chemistry and physics department hosts seminar
(Nov. 6, 2001) - The chemistry and physics department of Florida
Southern College will hold a chemistry seminar Nov. 14 in the Polk
Science Building. The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Room
Dr. Mike Zaworotko, chair of the chemistry department at the University
of South Florida, will present a lecture on "Self-Assembly
of Crystals and Nanocrystals." Crystal engineering, the focus
of Zaworotko's lecture, is one of the fastest growing fields in
chemistry. Some of the applications of this field include biotechnology,
electronic noses (used to detect small chemicals in the environment),
catalysis, and pharmaceuticals.
is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. Carmen
Gauthier at (863) 680-4320.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.