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George Mason University To Establish Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

Mason has a strong and balanced program in general education and a host of undergraduate majors that actively carry out the liberal educational goals of Phi Beta Kappa.

Catherine White Berheide, Phi Beta Kappa’s New Vice President

Her vision will increase the involvement of members in the society’s activities and further the society’s support of a broad, liberal education.

Creighton University Installs New Chapter

Creighton educates students broadly in the liberal arts and fosters a passion for lifelong learning. Their new chapter will serve to reaffirm those values.

Author and Illustrator Bethanie Deeney Murguia

I am proud of my liberal arts background. We need to be thinkers as well as great technicians in the mediums we choose.

2012 Sibley Fellowship in French Studies

Jillian Rogers, a doctoral candidate at UCLA, will be using her $20,000 stipend to conduct research in Paris on French composer Maurice Ravel.

The Rise of the E-Book

While e-books are a logical progression in instructional technology, e-publishing poses a problem for academic texts.

The Fight for Foreign Language Programs in a Multilingual World

The strength of foreign language programs in the U.S. is waning, but it is essential to realize that the world is not becoming any more monolingual.

Judith F. Krug Medal

Joseph W. Gordon, Dean of Undergraduate Education at Yale, is the first recipient of the Krug Medal for exceptional service to Phi Beta Kappa.

National Advocacy Initiative

Phi Beta Kappa is in the planning stages of a major, national initiative to advocate renewed support for the liberal arts and sciences.

The Rise in Plagiarism Reaches Harvard

With the increase in technology, is plagiarism truly on the rise, or is “cheating” just the result of a more open and collaborative learning environment?

Jack B. Williams

Phi Beta Kappa member and creator of “Wednesday’s Child” received the Yankee Quill award on November 16 for lifetime achievement in broadcast journalism.

Have a Little Faith

Students from the Muslim world intent on earning degrees in the United States often opt to attend faith-based institutions steeped in Christian values rather than secular schools.