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Spring 2021

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From the Secretary: Collaboration with Chapters and Campus Leadership

We are reaching out to engage at the campus level as more institutions confront hard choices and as those choices threaten to undermine the possibilities for a robust arts and sciences experience. Continue reading →

Member Spotlght

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Duke University Renames Building to Honor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

Among Duke’s most noteworthy ΦBK alumni, Reuben-Cooke enrolled 1963 as one of the school’s first five Black undergraduates and later returned as a trustee for the university. Continue reading →


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Spring to It

Liberal arts and sciences graduates like you can provide crucial advocacy roles as legislatures adopt state budgets from early spring to early summer. Continue reading →

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Application Cycle for New Chapters Now Open

This August, the Triennial Council will vote on granting new charters to institutions considered during the 2018-2021 cycle. Continue reading →

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ΦBK Visiting Scholars 2021-2022

Since 1956, the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program has been offering undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. Meet our visiting scholars for the upcoming academic year. Continue reading →

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. Continue reading →

Book Reviews

Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom

Sarah A. Seo. Harvard University Press, 2019. 339 pages. $28.95. Continue reading →

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading

Leah Price. Basic Books, 2019. 214 pages. $28.00. Continue reading →

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What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Donovan Moore. Harvard University Press, 2020. 298 pages. $29.95. Continue reading →

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