About Sigma Xi Programs Meetings Member Services Chapters Giving Affiliates Resources American Scientist
   125th Anniversary    Recognitions:

About Sigma Xi » 125th Anniversary

125th Anniversary of Sigma Xi (1886-2011)

Sigma Xi marked our 125th year of service as the honor society of research scientists and engineers. To highlight this milestone, we planned several commemorative activities throughout the year.

Sigma Xi Timeline: 1886 - 2011

Fresh Faces of Sigma Xi
As part of the Sigma Xi 125th anniversary celebration, members were asked "to recognize those students and early-career members who have shown promise in their respective fields of study and dedication to Sigma Xi." Click here to see their names and biographical summaries of the Sigma Xi members who were selected for recognition..

Distinguished Members of Sigma Xi
As part of the anniversary celebration, we also asked our members "to recognize those more established members who have demonstrated notable achievement in their field of discipline and shown loyalty and dedication to Sigma Xi during their years of membership." Many Sigma Xi members were nominated and subsequently selected for recognition. Click here to see their names and biographical summaries.

Reflections from Members
To commemorate the milestone of Sigma Xi's 125th Anniversary, we challenged our newer members to engage more established members in brief interviews covering aspects of their careers and reflections on the Society. Click here to learn who was interviewed and what they had to say about Sigma Xi and their careers.

Special thank you to the Franklin and Marshall College Chapter and the University of Colorado Chapter for their donation to Sigma Xi's 125th Anniversary Fund.

125th Anniversary merchandise may be purchased at http://www.cafepress.com/125SigmaXi.

PDF of 125th Sigma Xi News Release

PDF of Chapter News Release Template