Events in 2008-2009
John Deere Chapter of Sigma Xi

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil

Dr. Patrick Megonigal
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland

Nov. 20, 2008
Wilson Center (banquet) and Olin Auditorium (lecture), Augustana College

New members

Research Presentations
Jan. 21, 2009
Augustana College

New associate members of the chapter inducted in November presented either a 10 minute talk or a poster describing the research that they have been doing.

NOVA ScienceNow
Apr. 22, 2009
St. Ambrose University

The third program of the year featured these three topics and local scientists.

"Dark Matter"
Lee Carkner

"First Primates"
Allison Beck

"Killer Microbe"
Shannon Mackey