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    In the more than 230 years since the Society was founded, Phi Beta Kappa and its signature gold key have become pop culture icons as American as apple pie and Mickey Mouse. The name “Phi Beta Kappa” is now a common expression for “excellence” in any profession or endeavor. References to Phi Beta Kappa appear daily in American newspapers and in other popular media. Here are some recent stories about us and our members from around the country…

  • Columbia College announces 2019 Junior Phi Beta Kappa inductees - CU Columbia …

    (Posted on 12/2/2018 )

    CU Columbia SpectatorColumbia College announces 2019 Junior Phi Beta Kappa inducteesCU Columbia Spectator24 Columbia College seniors have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Monday. The national honor society was founded in 1776 and remains one of the most prestigious academic distinctions for undergraduate students nationwide ...

  • Fifth Morehouse College Rhodes Scholar Named - atlantadailyworld

    (Posted on 12/2/2018 )

    atlantadailyworldFifth Morehouse College Rhodes Scholar NamedatlantadailyworldHe was inducted into the Beta Kappa Chi and Phi Beta Kappa honor societies for his academic achievements. He also gained work experience as an engineering and technology intern at Google and Goldman Sachs. He later decided to defer graduate ...

  • UConn Senior Wins Prestigious Marshall Scholarship - UConn Today

    (Posted on 12/2/2018 )

    UConn TodayUConn Senior Wins Prestigious Marshall ScholarshipUConn TodayShe was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a junior. She says a couple of different things were instrumental in her decision to apply for the Marshall Scholarship: “I am dedicated to being a public servant in the future, and I appreciate the public ...

  • Nine seniors elected to prestigious Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society - …

    (Posted on 9/26/2018 )

    Hamilton College - The SpectatorNine seniors elected to prestigious Phi Beta Kappa academic honor societyHamilton College - The SpectatorPhi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society, recognizes students for exceptional academic performance across the liberal arts and sciences. This year, nine members of the Class of 2019 were elected: Ian Chen, Richard Court, Yongzheng ...

  • Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar Alán Aspuru-Guzik on the future of computer …

    (Posted on 9/26/2018 )

    The College of New Jersey NewsPhi Beta Kappa visiting scholar Alán Aspuru-Guzik on the future of computer simulation of matter, Oct. 1–2The College of New Jersey NewsThe College of New Jersey is pleased to welcome Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Alan Aspuru-Guzik, professor of chemistry and computer science at the University of Toronto, on October 1–2, 2018. Aspuru-Guzik's lecture, “(R)evolution? The …

  • Phi Beta Kappa chapter opens spring 2019 - The Panther

    (Posted on 9/3/2018 )

    The PantherPhi Beta Kappa chapter opens spring 2019The PantherPresident Emeritus Jim Doti originally pushed for a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, said Provost Glenn Pfeiffer, but the most recent application was led by professors who were Phi Beta Kappa members themselves. The professors included Lisa Leitz, chair of ...and more »

  • Princeton's Phi Beta Kappa chapter presents teaching awards to Cunningham, …

    (Posted on 5/31/2018 )

    Princeton UniversityPrinceton's Phi Beta Kappa chapter presents teaching awards to Cunningham, TarnitaPrinceton UniversityThe Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will present its annual awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching to Nijah Cunningham, lecturer in the Humanities Council, African American studies and English, and Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in ...

  • Middlebury Celebrates Sesquicentennial Phi Beta Kappa Induction - Middlebury …

    (Posted on 5/28/2018 )

    Middlebury College News and EventsMiddlebury Celebrates Sesquicentennial Phi Beta Kappa InductionMiddlebury College News and EventsMIDDLEBURY, Vt. – In a Commencement Weekend ceremony at Robison Concert Hall, 51 Middlebury College students participated in the 150th Middlebury Phi Beta Kappa induction. Phi Beta Kappa is the country's oldest honor society for the liberal arts, ...Phi Beta Kappa …

  • The poet and the paleontologist - Harvard Gazette

    (Posted on 5/21/2018 )

    Harvard GazetteThe poet and the paleontologistHarvard GazetteFounded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is a national honors society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of college undergraduates. Honorees are the “best of the best.” They must not only maintain excellent grades, but do so across a breadth ...

  • Phi Beta Kappa inductees told to open doors with new membership - GW Hatchet

    (Posted on 5/17/2018 )

    GW HatchetPhi Beta Kappa inductees told to open doors with new membershipGW HatchetThe Phi Beta Kappa society, which was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776, celebrates students who demonstrate academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Speakers at the ceremony encouraged inductees to be open to new ideas ...and more »

  • Four Columbia Student-Athletes Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa - Columbia …

    (Posted on 5/16/2018 )

    Columbia University AthleticsFour Columbia Student-Athletes Inducted into Phi Beta KappaColumbia University AthleticsNEW YORK—Four Columbia student-athletes—Colin Conroy, Chris Schroer, Abigail Sharkey and Mitchell Tuckerman—were initiated into the New York Delta Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society on Tuesday evening at the Columbia University Faculty ...

  • UW's Skinner Becomes Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Member - University of Wyoming News

    (Posted on 5/6/2018 )

    University of Wyoming NewsUW's Skinner Becomes Phi Beta Kappa Honorary MemberUniversity of Wyoming NewsLongtime University of Wyoming faculty member Donal Skinner, the first dean of UW's new Honors College, has been inducted as an honorary member of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. It's only the eighth ...and more »

  • Martha Haynes tours the heavens in Phi Beta Kappa lecture - Cornell Chronicle

    (Posted on 4/29/2018 )

    Cornell ChronicleMartha Haynes tours the heavens in Phi Beta Kappa lectureCornell ChronicleIn her Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Faculty Invitational Lecture Hayes discussed the evolution of the universe through the lens of the rapidly developing field of astronomy. An expert in observational cosmology, galaxy evolution and techniques of radio ...

  • Martha Haynes tours the heavens in Phi Beta Kappa lecture - Cornell Chronicle

    (Posted on 4/29/2018 )

    Cornell ChronicleMartha Haynes tours the heavens in Phi Beta Kappa lectureCornell ChronicleMartha Haynes, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, led an audience of students and faculty on a “journey across space and time” April 25 in Philip Lewis Hall. In her Phi Beta Kappa Distinguished Faculty Invitational Lecture Hayes discussed the ...

  • Science historian and author to present 2018 Phi Beta Kappa ... - AL.com (blog)

    (Posted on 4/9/2018 )

    Cornell College NewsScience historian and author to present 2018 Phi Beta Kappa ...AL.com (blog)Birmingham-Southern College will host George Dyson, an author and historian whose publications explore the evolution of technology, for two days in April as part of this year's Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program. His talk, "Project Orion: A Path ...19 students elected to Phi Beta Kappa |Cornell …

  • Duke to honor 3 pillars of Durham life. Who are they and what have they done? - …

    (Posted on 3/8/2018 )

    Durham Herald SunDuke to honor 3 pillars of Durham life. Who are they and what have they done?Durham Herald SunHe transferred from Princeton to Duke, where he received a bachelor's degree, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1954. He received his law degree from Duke in 1956, where he was editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal. Adichie is the author of three novels – “Purple ...