June 15, 2015
Congratulations to the 13 Sigma Xi members who were elected this year as new members to the National Academy of Sciences. In total, 84 new members and 21 foreign associates were elected.
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Samuel A. Bowring; professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Adam Burrows; professor of astrophysical sciences, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Dorothy L. Cheney; professor of biology and member of the graduate group, Departments of Psychology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
R. Graham Cooks; Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
Ralph L. Holloway; professor of anthropology, Columbia University, New York City
Robert E. Kahn; president and CEO, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Reston, Va.
Steven A. Kliewer; Nancy B. and Jake L. Hamon Distinguished Chair in Basic Cancer Research and professor, Departments of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Warren J. Leonard; NIH Distinguished Investigator and chief, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, and director, Immunology Center, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Joachim Messing; university professor of molecular biology, Selman A. Waksman Chair in Molecular Genetics, and director, Waksman Institute, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway
Jennifer A. Richeson; professor, Department of Psychology and Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
John A. Rogers; Swanlund Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Jeffrey P. Severinghaus; professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
William R. Ward; institute scientist, Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colo.
Photo: Jennifer A. Richeson is one of the Sigma Xi members who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. Photo courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. No changes were made.