Research Forum will be at USD this weekend Dr. Mary Lucas Powell of the University of Kentucky, will be the featured speaker at USD's 12th annual Graduate Sciences Research Forum, this Friday and Saturday April 9 and 10.
Dr. Powell's intriguing specialty is "bioarcheology", which she describes as "bringing the past to life."
In addition to Dr. Powell's talks on Friday afternoon and Saturday evening the Research Forum on Saturday in the Lee Medical Building, will give graduate students from all USD science departments an opportunity to present their research to peers and faculty, culminating in a banquet on Saturday evening.
Dr. Leo Kretzner, this year's forum chairman, describes the multidisciplinary event as "USD's annual science party. It's the one time each year when we all find out what's going on in the different science departments around campus."
The complete schedule and location of events is:
April 9, 3:15 p.m. � Farber Hall, Old Main, USD
Invited Lecture: Dr. Mary Lucas Powell, University of Kentucky, "Bioarchaeology: Bringing the Past to life.."
April 10, 9 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. � Room 129, Lee Medical Building
Graduate Sciences Research Forum: Student Presentations in Moderated Sessions.
April 10, 6:30-9 p.m. � GSRF and Sigma Xi Banquet, W.H. Over Museum
Social at 6:30 p.m., followed by privately catered dinner then featured speaker; Featured Lecture: Dr. Mary Lucas Powell, University of Kentucky "Trading Old Aches for New Pains: 2000 Years of Health and Disease."
The public is welcomed to attend Dr. Powell's Friday afternoon talk and the research forum on Saturday, both free. For further information, contact Dr. Leo Kretzner at 677-6617.