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Nobel laureate to visit UMaine

ORONO, Maine (AP) -- Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom will visit the University of Maine this week.

Ostrom, co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel in economic sciences, will speak Thursday. Her topic will be sustaining our natural resources in a rapidly changing world.

Ostrom is speaking as part of the university's annual Sen. George Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability. Mitchell will attend the lecture and offer remarks, if his schedule permits.

Ostrom is a member of the faculty at both Indiana University and Arizona State University.