Spring 2017 Induction Ceremony

Spring 2017 Induction Ceremony

Key note Speakers:

Biological Sciences Ceremony
Julie Morabito, Ph.D
Interdisciplinary Engineer, Food and Drug Administration
“Looking ahead: What’s next for a graduating scientist?”

Physical Sciences Ceremony
Lillian R. Ostrach, Ph.D.,

Physical Scientist, (Eugene M. Shoemaker Fellow)

"Imagine the Impossible"


Date: Friday, May 26th

Inductees at Sigma Xi ceremonyInductees at Sigma Xi ceremonyBrown Chapter Sigma Xi will host an Induction ceremony to initiate new members into the society in spring semester 2017.

Newly inducted members and their families are invited to attend.
Click here for Membership and Nomination information

The ceremony wias held on Friday of university graduation weekend and followed by an informal reception. 

Dress Code is Business Casual

If you were nominated for Sigma Xi and accepted membership but are not able to attend the Induction ceremony, please pick up your membership certificate at the Science Center room 327 by Friday, June 16th, 2017.

McMillian HallMcMillian Hall Location: 

MacMillan 117 (C.V. Starr Auditorium)
167 Thayer Street, PROVIDENCE, RI 02912




There will be two induction ceremonies.
Students and families will be invited to attend one or the other depending on the department by which they are nominated.

Inductee receives certificate and handshake from President of SocietyInductee receives certificate and handshake from President of Society





Schedule for ceremonies:

Ceremony Event Time
Ceremony 1-Biological Sciences
2:00 -3:00 pm
Reception 3:00 - 3:30 pm
Ceremony 2 - Physical Sciences
4:00 - 5:00 pm
5:00 - 5:30 pm

Physical Sciences ceremonyPhysical Sciences ceremony













For more information contact sigma_xi@brown.edu