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Detroit Industry, North Wall (detail), 1932-1933, Diego M. Rivera, Gift of Edsel B. Ford, Photograph © 2001 The Detroit Institute of Arts

Industry. Innovation. Interdisciplinary Investigation.

Sigma Xi is proud to acknowledge
the 2006 Platinum Sponsor

Each November, Sigma Xi leaders and highly motivated undergraduate students gather to share information, ideas and camaraderie at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference. Delegates from Sigma Xi chapters decide key governance questions of the Society and attend educational sessions on leadership, chapter management and major issues facing the research enterprise. Simultaneously, undergraduates from over one hundred institutions around the world present their research, attend career-focused workshops, meet graduate school recruiters and network with Sigma Xi members.

...the interactions at the (2005) Annual Meeting in Seattle,
which contained a combination of posters, talks and
informal events, were a great way to get to know other
chapter officers. The meeting also helped us share and
better understand our own work and the ways that
Sigma Xi can enhance the academic experience.

—Kestas Bendinskas, SUNY at Oswego Chapter,
and James Mandel, Cornell University Chapter

Presentations from the Meeting

Photos from the Meeting

Program

Delegate Information

The Student Research Conference showcases some of the premier student research in the world, and connects senior researchers with students. (November 3-4, 2006)

2006 Exhibitors

Featured guests included:

William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
Susan Lindquist, professor of biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

John P. McGovern Science and Society Award
Alan Lightman, physicist, novelist, and essayist

Walston Chubb Award for Innovation
Mark T. Holtzapple, Texas A&M University

Young Investigator Award
William Raphael Hix, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Honorary Members
Claudia Dreifus, journalist, educator and lecturer
Richard Hill, The Oregonian

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