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What is X-SIG?

The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg College (X-SIG) was established to help our community of students be research ready, research active and research connected. X-SIG oversees a set of initiatives designed to equip our students with the skills necessary for modern research, preparing them to integrate multiple disciplines in order to answer science’s most pressing questions. Specifically, the X-SIG Advisory Board will:

X-SIG was inaugurated in Fall 2012, with support from a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through their Precollege and Undergraduate Science Education program.

Summer Research Fellowships

HHMI Summer ResearchFellowships to support Gettysburg students in summer research in a STEM discipline are available by competitive application to X-SIG (Cross-disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg) Board.

Students majoring in a STEM discipline (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Mathematics, or Computer Science) and working on a natural or physical science project are eligible to apply. For summer 2012, a total of 28 fellows can be supported.

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Science House

The Science House is organized around the common intellectual interests of its residents, and hosts activities such as the journal club and science-related social gatherings.

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Summer research

Follow the X-SIG blog to keep up with undergraduate research on our campus.