Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, meets regularly for DIV III talks and a complimentary lunch throughout the year. Talks are open to all faculty, staff and students. Talks are held on Tuesdays 12:20-1:00 pm in McConnell 103 (not in Ford 240 anymore!!). A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell foyer around 12:10 to the first 30 attendees (first come, first serve)


Spring 2024, Schedule

Sigma Xi Tuesday Talk dates are shown below.
In McConnell 103! More details coming soon.

If you would like to give a Sigma Xi talk next semester, please email Bruce Hawkins

1/30 (No Talk)
2/6 Geilan Aly (Joint Sponsorship PHY, MTH, STEM) 
“Introducing Compassionate Math”
2/13 Sarah Witkowski (ESS) RESCHEDULED to 4/30/24 due to inclement weather
2/20 Kevin Shea and others (CHM, others)
Open Educational Resources”
2/27 Mary Harrington (PSY)
“The Rhythm Method: Sleep your way to top performance”
3/5 Mariana Abarca (BIO)
“Assessing the effects of global change on local moths and butterflies”
3/12 Valerie Joseph & Dave Gorin (AEMES)
The AEMES Scholars Program and its Outcomes: Toward Racial Equity (?)”
3/19 No talk SPRING BREAK
3/26 Yael Granot (PSY)
“Seen of the Crime: Bias in Interpretations of Video Evidence”
4/2 Double Feature: “Organizational Meeting (All DIV III welcome!)” plus
“Solar Eclipse!” by James Lowenthal & Meg Thacher (AST)
4/9 Steve Williams (BIO)
“My 40 Years of Neglected Tropical Disease Research”
4/16 Elizabeth Jamieson and others (CHM, others)
“Science Research Ethics”
4/23 Maya Rosen (NSC)
“The neurodevelopmental mechanisms of executive function: role of cognitive stimulation and caregiver intrusiveness”
4/30 Sarah Witkowski (ESS)
“Midlife & the Menopause Mess: symptoms and implications for cardiovascular health through the transition”

Next up …


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