What is X-SIG?

HHMIThe 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. The 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 Cross Disciplinary Science Institute:

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.

Science House

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

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Contact information

Email: xsig@gettysburg.edu

Summer Research

HHMI Summer ResearchFellowships to support Gettysburg students in summer research in a STEM discipline are available by competitive application to the X-SIG Board.

Students majoring in a STEM discipline and working on a natural or physical science project are eligible to apply.

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