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Summer 2021

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From the Secretary: A Look Back at ΦΒΚ’s Values in a Year of Pandemic

Three lessons in particular emerge from the crisis, the first two of which concern the critical importance of the liberal arts and sciences for our time. Continue reading →

Member Spotlght

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Youngest Inaugural Poet in U.S. History

Amanda Gorman (ΦBK, Harvard University) recited “The Hill We Climb” at the January 20 Inauguration of President Joe Biden. Continue reading →


2021 Key into Public Service Scholars

The Society is pleased to announce the selection of 20 remarkable recipients of $5,000 undergraduate scholarships given to liberal arts and science majors with a demonstrated interest in public sector work. Continue reading →

2021 Lebowitz Prize

Ned Block, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science at New York University, and Ian Phillips, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Psychological and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, are this year’s winning professors. Continue reading →

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2021 Sibley & Jensen Winners

Camille Reiko Acosta from UCLA and Annie Laurens de Saussure from Lafayette College are this year’s fellowship recipients. Continue reading →

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From the Lab to the Law

In January of this year, H. Annita Zhong (ΦBK, MIT) was named one of 95 lawyers in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Minority Leaders of Influence.” Continue reading →

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Live the Heck Out of Each Day

Author, attorney, and two-time heart transplant survivor Amy Silverstein (ΦBK, New York University) prepares to launch a new Apple TV+ series based her latest memoir, My Glory Was I Had Such Friends. Continue reading →

Book Reviews

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