UM Chapter of Sigma Xi


University of Michigan Chapter
A 501(c)(3) Tax Deductible Organization since 1903.

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.

(last updated on May 26, 2022)

PLASTICS 101 (or 1, 2, 5)
Wednesday May 25, 2022 @ 4:00 PM
A recording is available; If you missed the Webinar,
contact gusb [at] and ask for the link

Webinar on Recycling and the Science behind the
solution to our problems with plastic and other recyclables.

Dr. Anne McNeil (U-M Chemistry Dept)
Mr. Bryan Weinert (Recycle Ann Arbor)
Some resources about plastics
and recycling

Annual Lecture - Wednesday May 4, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

Diana Reiss, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Hunter College, CUNY

Induction of new Members - Wednesday May 4, 2022 @ 5:30

Award Ceremony and brief talks by the 2022 Teachers-of-the-year

Award Ceremony and brief presentations by the 2022 Science Fair winners

Wednesday May 11, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Scientist Spotlight
March 13, 2022

The Chapter sponsored a Scientist Spotlight with 21 exhibits by young
scientists in the U-M Museum of Natural History's Science Communication
Fellows Program. Click here to see the Brochure.

Annual Banquets 2006-2019 [no banquets 2020-2022]

In May 2008, The University of Michigan Chapter of Sigma Xi was given
501(c)(3) status, formally backdated to our founding year, 1903.
Donations to the chapter's scientific and educational activities are
tax-deductible. Tax ID # 38-1741160

The Chapter has benefited in the past from donations from Pfizer Pharaceutical
Company and others in support of our programs and initiatives. In the recent past,
Dr. Peter Woo (retired chemist from Pfizer) has been the major donor for the
Teacher-of-the-Year Awards, and we are very grateful for his support.
The chapter is also very grateful for donations from Ms. Cathleen Zepelin
in honor of Harold Zepelin, a Sigma Xi member, who died in 2006;
these funds are used to support the recruitment of new members to the Society,

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For information about Sigma Xi activities elsewhere, visit the national Sigma Xi Web Page.

Renewal of Membership Dues and Information about Initiation Fees

Keyed In [Sigma Xi Blog]


Sigma Xi Values and Their Relation to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion [March 2021]

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[Our chapter is labeled as "Education & Youth"]

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This Web Page was last updated on May 3, 2022.