Phi Beta Kappa's quarterly for members offers compelling news about the Society's diverse programs, the importance of our mission today, our accomplished alumni, and noteworthy books to satisfy a variety of interests in the liberal arts and sciences. The Key Reporter and all of Phi Beta Kappa's programs and activities are made possible by donors like you.

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Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internships

Intern with a nationally recognized organization in Washington, D.C., while working remotely! The Phi Beta Kappa Society is seeking writing interns to help publicize the work of the Society and write stories about our alumni members. Applicants must be new members of Phi Beta Kappa within their first or second year to be considered for this position.

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From the Secretary: Arts and Sciences Education for a Changing World

Liberal arts and sciences education fosters the sustained engagement of free individuals committed to our shared values of justice, liberty, human dignity, and the equality of persons

Book Awards 2023

Recommended Reading Fall 2023

Looking for you next great read? Try one of the titles on our 2023 ΦBK book awards short list.

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Finding Common Ground for Lifelong Learning

Education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences—including the education centered at the world’s great natural history museums—is essential for the strength of our workforce, the engagement of our citizenry, and the solution of the most vexing challenges to people and to the planet.