Denison Scientific Research Society Wins Recognition
Date of Event: October 22, 2008
Posted: October 22, 2008 / Last Updated: November 5, 2008
The Denison/Kenyon chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for 2008. The national office of Sigma Xi awarded this special recognition to the top 15 of 522 international chapters.
Sigma Xi was established in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. Today, Sigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary research society whose programs and activities promote the health of the scientific enterprise and honor scientific achievement. There are nearly 60,000 Sigma Xi members in more than 100 countries around the world. Sigma Xi chapters, more than 500 in all, can be found at colleges and universities, industrial research centers and government laboratories.
The Society endeavors to encourage support of original work across the spectrum of science and technology and to promote an appreciation within society at large for the role research has played in human progress.
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Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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