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Digging Deeper on Wild New World with Author Dan Flores

Dan Flores’ Wild New World: The Epic Story of Animals and People in America was shortlisted for ΦBK’s 2023 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award. He recently spoke with Santa Ynez Valley Natural History Society.

Arizona State University’s ΦBK Chapter is Celebrating Its Golden Jubilee

Read about Arizona State University’s fifty years of Phi Beta Kappa and hear from President and Dean LePore on the immense value that Phi Beta Kappa has brought to Arizona and ASU students.

Amy Ng and Lydia Flock, Finding their Voices in Art and Theater

Amy Ng (ΦΒΚ, Yale University) and Lydia Flock (ΦΒΚ, University of Virginia) delve into their lives abroad in the United Kingdom and their pursuits of theater and the arts.

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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Book Notes: Read Dangerously by Azar Nafisi

Shortlisted for ΦBK’s 2023 Christian Gauss Award, Read Dangerously is a thought-provoking journey into some of the most remarkable and inflammatory writing of our time, the likes of James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, and more.

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From the Secretary: Academic Freedom and Free Expression on Campus

Phi Beta Kappa believes that a liberal arts and sciences education requires the ability to inquire deeply and to express oneself freely. This is why freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression have served among our indispensable hallmarks.

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A Critical Eye on AI

When it comes to human activities such as creating and critiquing, we flesh-and-blood mortals must remain the deciders as to how much power we are willing to cede to the machine.

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ΦBK Visiting Scholars 2024-2025

The ΦBK Visiting Scholar Program offers undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. Find out which scholars will be representing the program this year!

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Spring to Mind

While higher education faces significant challenges both on and off campus, supporters of the arts and sciences can change the conversation.

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Book Notes from Visiting Scholar Natalia Molina

Looking for your next great read? Find out what award-winning author and ΦBK Visiting Scholar Natalia Molina recommends.

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Unreal on Reel, with Director James Kerwin

Directing credits for James Kerwin (ΦBK, Texas Christian University) span short films, features, web series and theater, and for nearly 25 years, he’s worked almost entirely within the science-fiction genre.

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Recent ΦBK Graduates Teach and Serve as Cultural Ambassadors in Spain

English language teaching assistants Claire Nelson (ΦBK, Oregon State University), Miriam Klahr (ΦBK, Scripps College), Maiya Kohlenberg (ΦBK, Arizona State University), and Katherine Steen (ΦBK, University of Michigan) discuss their reasons for taking time to live abroad after graduation.