Welcome to the New Mexico Highlands University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society


Please join us for the Spring 2015 Sigma Xi Lecture Series, Tuesday February 24 at Noon:

Show off your stylish love for research with our Sigma Xi NMHU Chapter travel mug!  Proceeds go to support student work! Sold at the Natural Sciences secretary's office, Hilton Science Building.

Sigma Xi student member Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu featured on Sigma Xi's "Meet your Fellow Companion!"  Read the interview here.
Master's student Paulus Yimesalu with NMHU Biology advisor, Dr. Carol Linder

Congratulations to the Spring 2013 Student Research Fund Recipients!

Adam Brister “Paleomagnetic, Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility, and structural Data Bearing on Magma Emplacement and the growth of the Miocene Hrad Trosky, a Monogenic Strombolain Cinder Cone”

Lorraine Garcia “Factors influencing diel fluctuation of arsenic in the Jemez River, New Mexico”.

Will Jaremko-Wright “Juniper encroachment in northeastern New Mexico rangelands; vegetation dynamics and dispersal ecology”.

Robert Ortega “The impacts invasive bullfrogs on the demographics of Northern Leopard Frog”.

Casey Taylor “Microsatellite population assessment for Northern New Mexico black Bears”.

Molly Wright “The impacts of upland fire severity on the population dynamics and relative abundance of amphibians in northeastern New Mexico”

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The New Mexico Highlands University Chapter of Sigma Xi was founded in 1960 and currently has 28 active members. 

Our chapter received a Sigma Xi Chapter Program Award for distinguished performance (2010-2011) for our student scholarship program.
Our chapter has also been awarded an Honorable Mention for distinguished performance during the year ending June 30, 2011,
and a Chapters Of Excellence Award (2007-2008) for our monthly lecture series, science café, and a research day with a student poster session.

Sigma Xi Mission
To enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public's understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.

About New Mexico Highlands University:
For more than a century, New Mexico Highlands University has served as a leading academic, cultural and economic institution for the communities of Northern New Mexico.