Dr. Teresa Bixby, assistant professor of chemistry, was recently elected to Iota Sigma Piís National Council as Webmaster at the Iota Sigma Pi Honor Society for Women Chemistsí 31st Triennial Convention in Emeryville, Calif.
More than 40 women scientists attended the meeting to address the future direction of the society, plan the activities for the next three years and to elect new national officers. Dr. Bixby was a delegate for Aurum Iodide, the Chicago chapter of Iota Sigma Pi, which has an estimated 75 members locally.
Founded in 1902, Iota Sigma Pi is a national honor society for women in chemistry. Its major objectives are to promote interest in chemistry among women students; to foster mutual advancement in academic, business and social life; and to stimulate personal accomplishment in chemical fields. The society has initiated over 11,000 members and has established more than 46 local chapters in various colleges, universities and metropolitan areas. For more information about Iota Sigma Pi, visit www.iotasigmapi.info.
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