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"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled" ~Plutarch

Announcements

Young Scientists and Educators Lecture Series

Young Scientists and Educators Lecture Series

The recording from the first lecture by Arina Nikitina is now available! The next lecture, by Alexander Suponya titled Uncanny Valley: When Will Robots Learn To Speak Our Language? will take place on January 14th, at 6 PM EST at the Simons Center. For more details, please see the Young Scientists and Educators Lecture Series page. 

How to Survive Hunger? Sporulation is the Bacterial Answer

How to Survive Hunger? Sporulation is the Bacterial Answer.

The Problem of the Month Lecture Series continues, with a lecture from Yaroslava Polosina on population Dynamics. The lecture will take place on Monday, November 15. For details, visit the PoM Lecture Series page.

SIgmaCamp SCREEM Halloween Event

SigmaCamp SCREEM Halloween Event

This year, Sigma is excited to host Sigma Campers’ REcreational Engineering Marathon (SCREEM), an in-person event at Stony Brook, NY, on October 31, 2021. Please visit https://sigmacamp.org/2021/screem for more details.

Problem of the Month Lecture Series

Problem of the Month Lecture Series

This year, Sigma's Problem of the Month is excited to announce that it will host a series of lectures: Problem of the Month Lecture Series. The first lecture will take place on October 8th.

Junior Counselor Application is Open

Junior Counselor Application is Open

The application page can be found here. The deadline for the application is December 1.

Problem of the Month 2021-2022 is Open

Problem of the Month 2021-2022 is Open

We are excited to announce the beginning of SigmaCamp’s Problem of the Month 2021-2022 season! "Problem of the Month” (PoM) is an online multidisciplinary STEM competition that is open to everyone who is in 10th grade or younger, regardless of what state/country they live in. The goal of the PoM contest is to stimulate inquisitive minds and cultivate interest in science and math.

A short film about SigmaCamp

A short film about SigmaCamp

Ekaterina Eremenko, an award-winning documentary filmmaker known for her films about math and mathematicians, had visited SigmaCamp in August 2017, and had produced a short movie about us: The SigmaFilm.

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