Martin Lecture Scheduled for April 10

Martin Lecture Scheduled for April 10

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold the 25th annual Martin Lecture on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 PM in the Southern Bank Auditorium in Raper Hall.


Dr. Michael Reiskind of the Public Health Entomology program at North Carolina State University will be the guest speaker.  Reiskind will speak on the complex relationships surrounding mosquito ecology and the implications our changing climate will have upon mosquito-borne disease transmission.


Dr. E. Lee Glover, as a tribute to his former professor Lorelle F. Martin, established the Martin Lecture in 1993.  Martin served for 30 years as Chair of the Department of Science and Mathematics at Mount Olive College before retiring in 1987.


This event is free and open to the public.  For more information about the lecture, please contact Dr. Jason Pajski at


The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College.  For more information, visit