Articles

Practical and Historical Implications of Voter ID Laws

In the continuing effort to ensure voter credibility since the last election, our country must work to guarantee that the rights of American citizens are not abridged.

Phi Beta Kappa Welcomes Oklahoma State University to Its Ranks

OSU is home to one of three new Phi Beta Kappa chapters awarded in August at the 43rd Triennial Council. The chapter will induct its first new members on May 3.

Why Would You Ever Take Latin?

Why must an academic undertaking be a means to an end? Why not be brave? Why not pursue an academic undertaking because the pursuit itself is intrinsically wonderful?

Finding Purpose with Ben Michaelis

Find out how this ΦBK member and clinical psychologist embraces the liberal arts to help others pursue more satisfying lives.

ΦBK Honors Massachusetts Cultural Council for Arts and Sciences Efforts

On May 1, Phi Beta Kappa presented its second Key of Excellence award and $5,000 to the Massachusetts Cultural Council at Boston Symphony Hall.

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Two Phi Beta Kappa Members Win Nobel Prize in Economics

Eugene F. Fama (ΦBK, Tufts University 1959), Robert J. Shiller (ΦBK, University of Michigan, 1967), and Lars Peter Hansen share the 2013 Nobel in Economic Sciences.

U.S. Professor of the Year

Gintaras Duda, associate professor of physics at Creighton University and a ΦBK chapter officer, was named U.S. Professor of the Year in the master’s category. He is one of four national winners.

Finding Phi Beta Kappa in the Holiday Season

In the spirit of the season, ΦBK has a trivia question for you to share around the holiday table: Which Christmas film classic mentions Phi Beta Kappa? Yep. That’s right!

Key of Excellence Award

The first ever recipient of the Key of Excellence Award: Arizona State University’s Project Humanities.

Key of Excellence Award

Project Director Neal Lester accepted the inaugural Key of Excellence Award and a $5,000 prize for Arizona State University’s Project Humanities on December 4 in Washington, D.C.

Jennifer Richter’s Relief through Nature

ΦBK member’s poem greets new moms at Kaiser Permanente’s Westside Medical Center in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Benefits of Study Abroad

A student’s liberal arts curriculum in a different cultural context can put learning to the test.