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From the Secretary: A Look Back at ΦΒΚ’s Values in a Year of Pandemic

Three lessons in particular emerge from the crisis, the first two of which concern the critical importance of the liberal arts and sciences for our time.

2021 Lebowitz Prize

Ned Block, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science at New York University, and Ian Phillips, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Psychological and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, are this year’s winning professors.

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Live the Heck Out of Each Day

Author, attorney, and two-time heart transplant survivor Amy Silverstein (ΦBK, New York University) prepares to launch a new Apple TV+ series based her latest memoir, My Glory Was I Had Such Friends.

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Youngest Inaugural Poet in U.S. History

Amanda Gorman (ΦBK, Harvard University) recited “The Hill We Climb” at the January 20 Inauguration of President Joe Biden.