John Deere Chapter of Sigma Xi
Sigma Xi is the national scientific research society. The John Deere chapter (#250) is
in the Quad Cities -- Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa; Rock Island and Moline, Illinois.

Quad Cities Co-Lab Tour and Dinner. This event was at the new Co-Lab facilities near the Centennial Bridge in Davenport on May 12, 2016.  photos

Astronomy Lecture and Honor Cords.  All members were invited to the public astronomy lecture, "Probing Fundamental Physics with the Oldest Light in the Universe" by Dr. Thomas Crawford of the University of Chicago on April 21, 2016.

The 15 student members of Sigma Xi who are graduating in May were requested to come at 7:25 pm to receive their Sigma Xi honor cord.

Research Presentations On January 19, 2016 new associate members of the chapter presented their research results by either giving a talk or presenting a poster.  Here is the program for this event and some photos that were taken.

Annual New Member Induction.  This event was held on November 17, 2015.  New members that were inducted included 5 faculty and 18 students.  The invited speaker was Dr. José Boquin, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Augustana College.  The title was "Small Organic Molecules with Biological Relevance".

New members - full photo

American Scientist -- the magazine of Sigma Xi
Call for nominations of new members
Constitution and bylaws

CUR - Council on Undergraduate Research
Grants-in-Aid of Research - funds available to students

History of the chapter: 1966-1988
List of presidents - 1975-present
List of programs - 1996-present
Local dues ($8)
Membership list
Membership nomination form - Word, PDF
New members - 1996-present

Other chapters with home pages

Quad City Engineering and Science Council
     QCESC Banquet - 2016 awards (DR)
Qualifications for membership

Science Cafés
Sigma Xi - national office
Summer Research Gatherings

David R. Renneke, e-mail
Last update:  May 13, 2016