Murray State Chapter Annual Events
During the fall reception, Murray State chapter members will elect the next president of the chapter, review the activities of the past year, and discuss plans for the coming year.
Murray State and UT Martin Scientific Research Symposium
This research symposium is co-hosted by the Sigma Xi chapters at Murray State and
UT Martin to share and discuss their scientific research through oral and poster presentations.
This event is held annually in the fall, alternating between the Murray State campus
in Murray, KY, and the UT Martin campus in Martin, TN.
Past events: 2015 Research Symposium
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Poster Session and Competition
Poster Competition Coordinator - Dr. Maeve McCarthy
Student researchers present their scientific work during Scholars Week, held annually
at Murray State to showcase Murray State student research, scholarly achievement and
creative accomplishments. The best graduate and undergraduate posters will be selected.
Each presenter and faculty mentor is invited to attend the Sigma Xi Recognition Banquet.
Past events: 2015 Scientific Research poster Session
Sigma Xi Recognition Banquet
The recognition banquet is considered the high point of Sigma Xi Murray State Chapter’s
annual activities. Student researchers and their faculty mentors are recognized at
the banquet. Awards are given for the outstanding student research project, best undergraduate
student poster, and best graduate student poster. The highlight of this event is the
keynote speech, delivered by an invited distinguished speaker.
Past events: 2015 Sigma Xi Recognition Banquet