Sigma Xi Today

Sigma Xi Today is a newsletter published in the Society's magazine, American Scientist

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2017

January-February 2017
Announcing the Chapter Award Winners
How Science Should Affect Public Policy
Professional and Student Researchers Gather in Atlanta
Registration Now Open for the 2017 Student Research Showcase
Watch Live Science Talks
Sigma Xi Welcomes Returning Chapters
Call for Grant Applications

March-April 2017
Judges Sought for Student Research Showcase
The Core Value of Science
Small Grants Make Big Difference
Sigma Xi Awards Research Grants to Students
Learn from Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturers
Sigma Xi Members Become AAAS Fellows

May-June 2017
Knowing When to Speak Out
K–12 Students Can Become Sigma Xi Explorers
Save the Date: Sigma Xi Symposium and Student Research Conference
March to Support and Celebrate Science
Meet the First Sigma Xi Explorer

July-August 2017
Join us in Raleigh
Interesting Times
New Executive Director and CEO Named
New Leadership Elected
Results of the 2017 Student Research Showcase
San Diego March for Science Celebrates Outreach
American Scientist Launches Website Redesign
Fund Your Research

September-October 2017
Stay in Touch with the Society 
From the President: We'll Always Have Paris
Chapter Grant Award Recipients Announced
Partnership Will Help Students Publish Research Faster
Students Can Earn Nominations to Sigma Xi
Sigma Xi Offers Research Grants to Students



2016

January-February 2016
Congratulations to Our Chapter Award Winners
From the President: Sigma Xi Annual Meeting Delivers a Punch
A Celebration of Research Accomplishments
Sigma Xi Hosts Online Q & A Sessions
Sigma Xi Member Wins Nobel Prize
Meet Your Fellow Companion: Dhruvajyoti Roy

March-April 2016
Students Receive Research Grants
What Can We Do for Our Institutions?
Student Research Showcase Returns in March
George Carruthers Receives Innovation Award
Hang Out with Sigma Xi's Distinguished Lecturers
Sigma Xi Members Become AAAS Fellows

May-June 2016

July-August 2016
Join us in Atlanta
Warning! Dangers Ahead for Science
Results of the 2016 Student Research Showcase
New Leadership Elected
Sigma Xi Supports the Innovative Spirit of Students
Serving Sigma Xi's Mission: 2016 Evan Ferguson Award Winner
Innovation Award Winner Sculpts New Ideas

September-October 2016
Sigma Xi Launches a Career Center
The Professionalization of Scientific Research
More than 100 Students Receive Sigma Xi Grants
Catch Up with Sigma Xi's First Chapters
Procter Prize Winner Pioneers Methods for Safer Air Travel
McGovern Award Winner Supports Scientific Invention
Young Investigator Develops Better Human–Machine Interactions

November–December 2016
Vote in the Sigma Xi 2016 Elections
Civility in Research
District of Columbia Chapter Sponsors Sister Chapter in Nigeria
What to See at the 2016 Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference
Sigma Xi's Initiative to Strengthen Research Outreach
Sigma Xi Invites Rising Researchers to Join Affiliate Circle
Sigma Xi Will Present First Gold Key Award at Annual Meeting



2015

January-February 2015
Recap of 2014 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting
Chapter Award Winners
Affective Computing: An Interview with 2014 Walston Chubb Award Winner Rosalind Picard

March-April 2015 
-Sigma Xi Awards Funding from the Grants-in-Aid of Research Program to 184 Students
-Election Results
-Advice from a Student Research Showcase Winner
-Members Connect in New Online Community
-Chapter Communities Launched
-Meet Your Fellow Companions: Holly Haberstroh Ioset and Magesh Thiyagarajan 

May-June 2015
-From the President: Planning for Sigma Xi's Future
-Delivering Credible Science to Communities: the Sigma Xi-ISGP Partnership
-See You in Kansas City: 2015 Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference announced
-First African American Member Honored by University
-It's Your Community: Tell Us What You Want in The Lab: Members to Members
Meet Your Fellow Companions: I.J. Wilk and Mary Lee Jensvold

July-August 2015
-Kansas City, Here We Come!
-From President-Elect Mark E. Peeples: Sigma Xi on the Rise
-Attaching Credible Science to Policy Making
-Young Investigator Award Goes to Environmental Decision Analyst
-Meet Your Fellow Companion: Robert E. Kahn

September-October 2015
-Sigma Xi Moves to New Headquarters
-From the President: Share Your Chapter's Success Stories
-Join Us in Kansas City!
-American Scientist Earns Awards
-An Award for His Service: Larry Johnson
-Journalist Miles O'Brien to be Inducted into Sigma Xi
-A Better Bug Cleanse (Interview with entomologist May Berenbaum)

November–December 2015
-Get Updates from Kansas City
-From the President: How to Invite Colleagues to Join Sigma Xi
-Seeing Through the Retina: Procter Prize Winner David Williams
-A Career of Forestry Research
-Citizen Science Opportunity
-Ways to Improve Science Communication with the Public
-Vote in Sigma Xi's 2015 Virtual Elections

2014

January-February
March-April
May-June
July-August
September-October
November-December

2013

January-February
March-April
May-June
July-August
September-October
November-December

2012

January-February
March-April
May-June
July-August
September-October
November-December

2011

January-February
March-April
May-June
July-August
September-October
November-December

2010

January-February
March-April
May-June
July-August
September-October
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Samelia Okpodu (SX 2010) is researching how critical molecular components of the human eye effect retinal development and the downstream effects of their absence. 
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