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Harold W Borns Symposium

The Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium is an annual event that features presentations and discussion by Climate Change Institute graduate students and faculty on emerging research and topics related to global environmental change.   


View Harold W. Borns Jr. Symposium Abstracts & Mini-papers (1993 - 2016)


2016 Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium

Save the Date!   April 14th & 15th, 2016 - Stodder Hall, University of Maine

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Borns Symposium Schedule


LiveStreaming Info:

Link for Day 1

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Link for Day 2

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David Clayton Smith Lecture - Dr. Richard Judd, McBride Professor of History, History Department, University of Maine (PhD, University of California Irvine, 1979). "The Year Without a Summer": Agriculture, Environment, and New England, 1816 and After.  April 15, 2016 - 11:15 AM to 12:00 noon; Stodder Hall - Rm #57.

UMaine Alumni Lecture - Dr. Aaron Putnam, George H. Denton Assistant Professor, University of Maine (PhD, Earth Sciences, University of Maine, 2011).  "The Last Great Warming".  April 14, 2016 - 6:00 - 6:45 PM; Stodder Hall - Rm #57.



The Churchill Award for Outstanding Exploration (2016)
Catherine Hamley
Honorary Mention: Marissa Bovie
Harold W. Borns Symposium - Best Presentation Award (2016)
1st Place:  Benjamin Partan
2nd Place:  Kisei Tanaka
3rd Place:  Samuel Belknap III
Harold W. Borns Symposium - Best Poster Award (2016)
1st Place:  Carl Tugend
Student Outstanding Service Award (2016)
Catherine Hamley

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Professor David Clayton Smith: A Retrospective Poster


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