125th Anniversary of Sigma Xi (1886-2011)


Sigma Xi marked our 125th year of service as the honor society of research scientists and engineers. Several activities throughout the year commemorated this milestone, which culminated in a celebration at the 2011 Annual Meeting.

Sigma Xi Timeline: 1886 - 2011
A comparative timeline of milestones in the history of Sigma Xi with achievements in science and engineering.

Reflections from Members 
To commemorate the milestone of Sigma Xi's 125th Anniversary, we challenged our newer members to engage more established members in interviews covering aspects of their careers and reflections on the Society. 

The Responsible Researcher: Conscience and Collaboration
Presentations at the 2011 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting focused on Ethics, one of the cornerstone programs of the Society.

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.


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