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2008 Congress Reports

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Abilene Christian University SPS Chapter
Abilene Christian University SPS Chapter

Sigma Pi Sigma 2008 Quadrennial Congress
Opening night and SETI research, giving back to the community that invests in us, and tolerating differing views.

By Daniel Jumper, SPS Reporter

Angelo State University SPS Chapter
Angelo State University SPS Chapter

2008 Sigma Pi Sigma Quadrennial Congress Report
Opening exhibits, Jill Tarter—Searching and Researching, and Diverse Voices in Physics.

By Kunal Bhatnagar, Logan Hancock, & Steven Jackson,
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Benedictine University SPS Chapter
Benedictine University SPS Chapter

Sigma Pi Sigma Congress 2008: Fermilab
A slide show of of Congress highlights.

By Scott Toth, Tricia Avanzado, Yousuf Ahmed, Amanda Pedersen, Muzamil Arshad, Ana Kiricova & Michael Berry, SPS Reporters

Chicago State University SPS Chapter
Chicago State University SPS Chapter

Through the Eyes of the Students!
Einstein as citizen: addressing race and racism; who are the future faces of physics; where physics can lead you; and Aziza Baccouche's vision.

By Erica Watkins, Chaan Thomas, Melissa Rangel, and Sean Gallardo, SPS Reporters

Drexel University SPS Chapter
Drexel University SPS Chapter

2008 Quadrennial Congress Meeting Highlights
Margaret Murnane and her dancing molecules, and the 2008 Congress Art Contest.

By Amanda White, Sajjan Mehta, Alyssa Wilson, & Jerome Mlack,
SPS Reporters

Grove City College SPS Chapter
Grove City College SPS Chapter

Grove City Sigma Pi Sigma Chapter Report: Fermi Lab 2008
A "compelling" meeting, science at Fermilab, and Dr. Leon Lederman's focus on education.

By Adam Argondizzo, Timothy Rudd, Matthew Aldrich, & Philip Clemmer, SPS Reporters

Juniata College SPS Chapter
Juniata College SPS Chapter

Sigma Pi Sigma Congress 2008: Fermilab
Seeing FermiLab's experiments and architecture, and hearing Young-Kee Kim.

By Mike Wilson!; Geneva White, Mike Madden, Jordan Yu & Kousuke Makoshi, SPS Reporters

Kansas University SPS Chapter
Kansas University SPS Chapter

Exploring Scientific Citizenship: KU SPS Chapter Report on the 2008 Sigma Pi Sigma Quadrennial Congress
Making connections between art and physics, a challenge for the future, and bringing it home.

By Sarah Reynolds, Ezra Huscher, Kristal Feldt, and Michael Murray, SPS reporters

Northeastern Illinois University SPS Chapter
Northeastern Illinois State University SPS Chapter

Tales From the Congress: Becoming an Energy Efficient Scientific Citizen
Fermilab art and nature, David Goldston on U.S. federal energy policy, and Julia Phillips on the energy efficiency of solid-state lighting.

By Steve Burkland, Greg Freimark, Sam Kolontouros, Narin Ratanavade & Scott Russell, SPS Reporters

Northern Arizona University SPS Chapter
Northern Arizona University SPS Chapter

SPS Quadrennial Congress Chapter Report
A once in a lifetime trip, a once in a generation setting, and renewed resolve as scientific citizens.

By Andrea Holmen & Eric Betz, SPS Reporters

North Carolina State University SPS Chapter
North Carolina State University SPS Chapter

Sigma Pi Sigma Congress Report: North Carolina State University
Tales from the road, enjoying the Poster Sessions, and taking the Congress back to NCSU.

By Leslie Watkins, Courtney Taylor, Guilhem Ribeill & Tony Allen,
SPS Reporter

Penn State University SPS Chapter
Penn State University SPS Chapter

Sigma Pi Sigma 2008 Quadrennial Congress
A great photo collection from the Congress set to music.
Note: This is a large file (6MB), and may take a minute or two to download.

By Lu Feng, Matt Noll, Zack Fifer, Karan Pankaj Jani, Jason Czak, & Therese Jones, SPS Reporters

St. Peters College SPS Chapter
St. Peters College SPS Chapter

Chapter Report: Sigma Pi Sigma Quadrennial Congress
Breakfast with FermiLab's scientists, Dick Garwin's Turning Point and Azziza Baccouche's Vision.

By David Jacome, Ronald Maldonado, Tony Maldonado, Quincy Iheme, & Brian McCullough, SPS Reporters

University of Southern Mississippi SPS Chapter
University of Southern Mississippi SPS Chapter

2008 Sigma Pi Sigma Quadrennial Congress Report
How we got to the Congress, highlights from the science curricula workshop, and what our chapter is doing for science education.

By Kileigh Peturis, Xandria McWaters, W. Tyler McCleery, SPS Reporters

   

 

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