Murdock College Science Research Program this weekend at Willamette

Willamette will host the 16th Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, sponsored by the Murdock College Science Program. Various activities will take place Friday and Saturday in Sparks Center, Smith Auditorium and Hudson Hall as Willamette welcomes 550 visitors from institutions across the Pacific Northwest.

The Neil O. Thorpe Honorary Lecture will feature biologist Hazel Barton, who will speak about "Amazing Caves: Amazing Microbes" Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:15 p.m. in Smith Auditorium. Barton is the Ashland Endowed Professor of Integrative Science at Northern Kentucky University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Students and faculty are invited to attend any or all poster and presentation sessions. For more information or a conference schedule contact Stasinos Stavrianeas via email or (503) 370-6392.