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Reporting for Change with Kristine Lazar

Kristine Lazar (ΦBK, University of California, Berkeley) is the Emmy award-winning investigative reporter for KCAL News.

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Rita Dove Receives National Book Award for Lifetime Achievement

Rita Dove (ΦBK, Miami University) is the 36th recipient of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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Writing Truth and Inspiring Change

Crystal A. deGregory (ΦBK, Fisk University) recently published her debut book, Magic and Mortal, which celebrates her journey through Black girlhood and womanhood.

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Interdisciplinary Study and Leadership

“One of the most important things about Phi Beta Kappa is that it keeps alive the importance of the liberal arts. It is a real mark of deep commitment to high quality learning and teaching.” —Marjorie Hass (ΦBK, Austin College), President of the Council of Independent Colleges

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Anne Tate Pearce on Finding Her Narrative

Simon & Schuster’s Deputy Director of Publicity Anne Tate Pearce (ΦΒΚ, Sewanee: The University of the South) discusses the importance of the liberal arts in her life and career.

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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On the Track and Beyond, Rotti Twins Set Their Own Standards

Now pursuing careers in medicine, Lia Rotti (ΦBK, Tufts University) and Jen Rotti (ΦBK, Tufts University) talk about their athletic success and their love for the sciences, and the exceptional mother who inspired them.

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ΦBK Members Win 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

For the “discovery and synthesis of quantum dots,” three laureates shared this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and two of them, Moungi G. Bawendi (ΦBK, Harvard College) and Louis E. Brus (ΦBK, Rice University) are Phi Beta Kappa members.

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Actor, Writer, and Phi Beta Kappa Member Genevieve Angelson

In early November at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California, Angelson is set to star opposite Matthew Broderick in a new play, Babbitt.

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Human Writing, Thinking, and the Dangers of AI

Naomi S. Baron (ΦBK, Brandeis University) discusses her latest book, Who Wrote This?: How AI and the Lure of Efficiency Threaten Human Writing.

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Meet Key Reporter’s Writers for Fall 2023

The Society’s Writing Internship Program is for new ΦBK members who are looking for an opportunity to gain professional experience and support ΦBK’s mission. Next deadline to apply is Nov. 3!

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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