Celebrating 40 years of discovery


Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is celebrating its 40^th anniversary at its East Boothbay Campus on Friday June 27 from 2:30-6:00 pm. The event includes a formal speaking program with keynote address by Senator Angus King, followed by laboratory tours, and a reception.

Speaking Program 2:30-4:00 p.m. Senator Angus King Senator Susan Collins (audio message) Dr. Paula Bontempi, Program Manager for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry research program, (audio message) Dr. Graham Shimmield, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences James. D. Chaousis, II, Boothbay Town Manager Alex Vermont, Former Research Experience for Undergraduates student Robert E. Healing, Secretary, Board of Trustees, Chair, Development Committee Mary Bigelow, Granddaughter, Henry Bryant Bigelow for whom the Laboratory was named * David M. Coit, Chair, Board of Trustees

Laboratory Tours 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Champagne Toast and Reception 5:00-6:00 p.m.