Math professor Henry Pogorzelski to be remembered at ceremony

Henry Pogorzelski, a well-known University of Maine professor and mathematician, will be laid to rest during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 17, according to the Bangor Daily News. Pogorzelski, a professor and founder of the Research Institute for Mathematics, died Dec. 30 at a Bangor hospital. The 93-year-old, who was better known by students and colleagues as “Pogo,” spent 42 years as a member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the BDN reported. He left the university in 2011 at age 88. His obituary is online.