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!
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
Looking for you next great read? Try one of the titles on our 2023 ΦBK book awards short list.
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.
On September 13, the Society hosted Avenues to Advocacy and Nonprofit Careers, a national, virtual panel discussion that featured ΦΒΚ members who are engaged in mission-focused work addressing diverse issues via community programs, government affairs, messaging campaigns, and more.
With generous support from the Gray Foundation, Phi Beta Kappa’s Call to Serve networking reception was held June 22 on Capitol Hill as part of the 2023 Key into Public Service Conference.
“There’s something special about this moment and wanting to be involved in public service because the challenges are so big but the rewards are so promising.” — Gabe Amo (ΦBK, Wheaton College)
Lisa Hendrickson’s (ΦBK, DePauw University) latest book, Burning the Breeze, is a WILLA Literary Award Finalist in Creative Nonfiction.
A renowned child psychologist, Allen (ΦBK, University of Maine) is the founder of Children’s International Summer Villages and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
Spring into summer is typically the busiest time on chapter campuses, with more than 290 chapters inducting new Phi Beta Kappa members at ceremonies across the country as the academic year draws to a close. This year, as last year, we are pleased to welcome nearly 20,000 new student members who have excelled in their study of the liberal arts and sciences.
In December 2022, Sudip Bose was named the new editor of The American Scholar, the quarterly magazine of public affairs, literature, the arts and sciences, and culture published by Phi Beta Kappa since 1932.