UMaine faculty, student to present with MSF headliner event April 8 and 13

University of Maine students and faculty will participate in pre- and post-show talks as part of the Maine Science Festival’s (MSF) headliner event, the play “Queen” by Madhuri Shekar, performed by the Penobscot Theatre Company from March 30–April 16.

On April 8 at 1 p.m. before the matinee show, Phillip Fanning, assistant professor of agricultural entomology, will present a talk about bees in Maine.

On April 13 after the 7 p.m. performance, Diane Rowland, dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and Anthony Pina, Ph.D. candidate in Department of Physics and Astronomy, will present about being the first members of their families to go to college or graduate school.

Additional UMaine presenters will be announced as more information becomes available. 

Tickets for “Queen” are available on the Penobscot Theatre Company website. There are a limited number of $20 tickets available with the following code: MSF2023)