For the Fall semester of 2018 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from September 18 though December 11. Talks begin at approximately 12:10 pm and are open to all faculty, staff, and students. A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell Foyer. 

The schedule will be revised as talks are added. 

Schedule for Spring 2019

February 5
Joe O’Rourke
Interim Provost
Bill Peterson
Associate Provost
Patty DiBartolo
Associate Dean of Fac ulty

Follow-up discussion to Faculty Retreat

February 12 Albert Y. Kim
Statistical & Data Sciences
Self-Driving Cars & Forest Ecology: Modeling for Machine Learning
February 19 Kevin Shea
Science Center Director
Conversation about Course-based Research
February 26    
March 5  Ta-Shana Taylor
University of Miami
Blind spots to diversity and inclusion in geosciences.
March 12 No Talk Spring Recess
March 19    
March 26 Dan Vahaba
A bird’s-eye view on how hormones impact songbird communication.
April 2

Hélène Visentin
French Studies
Alexandra Keller 
Film and Media Studies

Why Do the Humanities Matter in a STEM World?
April 9 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting
April 16
Virginia Hayssen
Biological Sciences
April 23    
April 30