Posted March 30th, 2006
American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, announced a call for entries for the first George Bugliarello Prize to be awarded biennially beginning in 2007. The prize honors George Bugliarello, president emeritus and university professor of Polytechnic and president of Sigma Xi from 1992-93. A $5,000 first prize will be awarded to the author of a superior interdisciplinary essay, review of research or analytical article published during 2005 and 2006 in the society’s American Scientist magazine. The goal of the prize is to inspire thoughtful discourse about how technology, human society, our biological needs and the needs of other life on the planet can be advanced. Prospective authors should submit an outline or abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org.