• Science is a Contact Sport -- Engage in Sigma Xi

    Sigma Xi is one of the oldest and largest scientific organizations in the world, and continues a more than 125-years of active engagement in activities at the interface of scientific research, communication, outreach and society.. Membership is open to scientists and engineers involved in the physical, natural and social-sciences, engineering and technology.  Membership benefits are numerous.  Active Chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. Founded in 1962, the Whitman College/Walla Walla University Chapter continues to engage and serve at the local, regional and national level.

    Please respond below if you are interested in learning more about or joining Sigma Xi, or actively engaging in our new initiative to foster interdisciplinary research, communication and outreach across our local community.

    New Opportunities for Membership:

    Our Chapter strives to engage our full local community with a broader portfolio of activities. Toward that end, we extend our invitation to faculty and students from all local academic institutions including high schools, professionals at local government offices such as the Army Corps of Engineers, Forest Service, and Dept. of Ecology, and interested community members.  Please share this invitation to membership with your students, colleagues and friends with science interests, and respond below to learn more about our local chapter or join Sigma X. Contact any of us for further information about joining.

    Name: _________________________________

    E-mail or other contact informaiton:_________________________________

    Expanded Opportunities for Student Involvement and Community Engagement:

    We invite students to become directly engaged in interdisciplinary research, and especially topics at the interface of science and society. Specific activities will be driven by responses to this email.  Please let us know if you would like to lead, assist with or otherwise actively engage in one or more of the following as new Sigma Xi initiatives: 

    ___Chapter Webpage Development or Maintenance

         ___Interdisciplinary seminar, reading, study or other discussion groups

         ___School or Community Outreach

         ___Field trips

        ___Workshops and other training in interdisciplinary collaboration

        ___ Other:__________________________________________________________

    Name: _________________________________


    On behalf of our Chapter, we thank you for your interest. Please feel free to contact any of us about Sigma Xi.

    Susan Weiler Chapter President 
    David Cowles Chapter Secretary   
    Heidi Dobson Chapter Treasurer  

    Please return the completed form to: