Sigma Xi is the national scientific research honor society. The object of the society is to encourage original investigation in science, pure and applied.

The fields of activity of the society are the pure and applied natural sciences. These include the physical sciences, the life and agricultural sciences, the earth sciences, the medical sciences, mathematics and engineering.

The John Deere chapter (#250) is in the Quad Cities. The urban core consists of five principle cities: Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline in Illinois.

Research Presentations. On Mar. 5, 2018 new associate members of the chapter presented their research results by either giving a talk or displaying a poster. Here is the program.
Annual New Member Induction. This event was held on Nov. 14, 2017. After the induction ceremony, the program consisted of 10 minute presentations by Robert Mitchell and Yunye Shi of St. Ambrose and Andrew Sward and James van Howe of Augustana. 

These photos were taken at this event