Dean's Lecture presents the research of Caraher March 11

The first of the Graduate School's Dean’s Lectures will be held Wednesday, March 11, as a special presentation of the 2009 Scholarly Forum. The Dean’s Lectures are invited lectures given by pre-tenured members of the Graduate Faculty.

At noon March 11, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl, William Caraher, assistant professor of history, will present “Five Years at an Ancient Harbor in Cyprus.” Dr. Caraher will discuss his ongoing fieldwork at the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project.

At noon Thursday, March 26, in the Chester Fritz Library East Asian Room, Julia Xiaojun Zhao, assistant professor of chemistry, will present “Fabrication of Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications and Energy Conversion.” Dr. Zhao will discuss her ongoing research on the synthesis and characterization of silica-based nanoparticles and their potential for biomedical applications.

The lectures are free and open to the public.
-- Susan Caraher, Marketing & External Relations Specialist, The Graduate School,, 7-2524