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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 - 2018)


2018 Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium - May 1 & May 2

Submission Guidelines
MiniPaper Template (MS Word)
Poster Format Guidelines
Borns Symposium Schedule


LiveStreaming Link (homepage link)

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3 -- Poster presentations - not streamed

Invited Lecture (Rolfe Mandel)

Session 4:  Dave Clayton Smith Lecture (Andrew Cohen)

Session 5

Session 6

Invited University of Maine Alumni Lecture (Bess Koffman)

Session 7




The Churchill Award for Outstanding Exploration (2018)

Kimberley Rain Miner

Mario A. Williams
Harold W. Borns Symposium - Best Presentation Award (2018)

Mariah Radue (1st Place)

Benjamin J. Seliger (2nd Place)
Julia Simonson (3rd Place)
Harold W. Borns Symposium - Best Poster Award (2018)
Clara B. Deck
Mariama C. Dryak
Student Outstanding Service Award (2018)
Anne M. St. Amand

Conference Photos

2018 Photos

2017 Photos

2016 Photos

2015 Photos

2014 Photos

2011 Photos

Professor David Clayton Smith: A Retrospective Poster


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