Document Type

Grant Application

Project/Presentation Title

Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture


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Project Period

FY 2010-2011

Event Sponsor

Cultural Affairs/ Distinguished Lecture Series

Project Abstract/ Summary

The Maine Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, will host Distinguished Lecturer, Professor Fraser Stoddart from Northwestem University from March 14-15,2011. He will give two talks. His major talk, presented at 7PM on Monday, March 14 in the Arthur St. John Hill auditorium is entitled, " Mingling Art with Science. " His other talk " Fashioning Functional Materials with Integrated ical System,s, " will be more technical and will be presented at 11 AM, Tuesday, March 15 in the Arthur St. John Hill auditorium. Both talks will be free and open to the public. Stoddart will also participate in a conversation with students, organized by the Honors College. Note the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Physics&Astronomy, and the Maine Section of the American Chemical Society have also agreed to cosponsor this visit.