Mecham to Present Faculty Distinguished Lecture Jan. 26

Meredith College Professor of Biological Sciences John Mecham will present the 2010 Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium.

Mecham’s lecture is titled “The Waikiki Delicatessen: the Beginnings of Big Ideas.” The head of the Department of Biological Sciences, Mecham joined the Meredith faculty in 2000. He holds undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees from Virginia Tech.

The first Faculty Distinguished Lecture was presented by Norma Rose in December 1964. According to “Faculty Distinguished Lectures 1964-1981,” the lecture series was designed to “represent a significant achievement of research by a faculty member.”

The Faculty Distinguished Lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Johnson Hall Rotunda.

This event is sponsored by Meredith’s convocation committee.

Date Submitted: 2010-01-25

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