The J. Mark Sowers Distinguished Lecture Series in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, enables the college to host a forum to exchange new and innovative ideas in scientific fields.
Generously supported by Mark and Debi Sowers, this series provides opportunities for the university community and general public to interact with and learn from eminent scholars and industry experts with experience in academia, science, business, government, and medicine, among other fields. Sowers is a Richmond, Virginia-based businessman and developer and longtime supporter of the College of Science, who is fascinated with the sciences, in particular, physical science.
All talks are free and open to the public.