American Scientist Wins Four 2023 EXCEL Awards

June 28, 2023

For Immediate Release


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. ― American Scientist, a publication of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, has been recognized for its excellence and leadership in association publishing. For the third consecutive year, SIIA’s Association Media and Publishing (AM&P) presented the Society’s magazine with four EXCEL Awards during a live ceremony.

The 43rd annual awards, which is open to nonprofit and for-profit associations, presented 211 awards across 74 categories. Building upon its four silver awards in 2022, American Scientist took home one Gold, one Silver, and two Bronze Awards in 2023. The four awards were:

  • JOURNALS: Cover Design     

    • Gold Award

    • American Scientist November–December 2022,"The Future of Ukrainian Science"

  • JOURNALS: Design Excellence     

    • Silver Award

    • American Scientist January–February 2022, March–April 2022, May–June 2022 issues

  • JOURNALS: General Excellence

    • Bronze Award

    • American Scientist May–June 2022, July–August 2022, and September–October 2022 issues


    • Bronze Award

    • “Putting Eggs in Many Baskets,” by John Eadie, Bruce Edward Lyon, and Eli Samuel Bridge

Sigma Xi has published American Scientist since 1913. Six issues per year showcase articles written by the world’s leading researchers, who share descriptions of their work and their perspectives on today’s leading issues in science, technology, engineering, and math. With a combination of clear writing and editing, beautiful photography, and innovative graphics, American Scientist contributes toward Sigma Xi's mission to "promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.” Sigma Xi is a multidisciplinary, international honor society for scientists and engineers. In addition to promoting the public understanding of science, Sigma Xi supports the health of the research enterprise and fosters integrity in research.

AM&P has recognized American Scientist with EXCEL Awards in the past, including 10 Gold Awards, 10 Silver Awards, and 10 Bronze Awards since 2016. See the full list of 2023 winners

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety