Thursday, October 4 – Friday, October 5, the Department will hold it’s research retreat at the Graylyn International Conference Center in Winston- Salem, NC! Dr. Zhijian ‘James’ Chen from Southwestern University will give the keynote talk, we have planned excellent department talks and posters, and a host of activities to make for an engaging and exciting event.  We look forward to the seeing all attendees soon at this special retreat!

Here is a link to major facilities where we will have dinner/lunch (the Manor House), talks and poster sessions (the Mews), and team-building activities (the Pond):

Hotel Accommodations Courtyard Winston Salem (3111 University Parkway, Winston Salem, NC 27105) on the night of October 4th, which is about a 5 min drive from the Graylyn Estate.


The Retreat Committee: 

Pengda Liu, Chair 
Rob McGinty, Co-Chair
Dorsaf Ghallousi, Postdoc
Cathy Anderson, Student
Gabrielle Budziszewski, Student
Alexandra Skrajna, Student 
Jamie DeSoto, Staff
Susan Sarvis, Staff