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Initiation 2015

by April 28, 2015
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On April 14th, the Wake Forest Chapter inducted 67 students into Phi Beta Kappa. Professsor James Powell, chair of the Classical Languages department, gave an inspiring speech on the meaning of the motto, “Pro Humanitate.”  Many parents, siblings and friends were in attendance.  Thanks to all for making this such Read more »

Jeffrey Alexander–Visiting Scholar

by September 2, 2014
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In November, 2014 Professor Jeffrey Alexander delivered the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture: “Cultural Trauma, Social Solidarity, and Moral Responsibility: Reactions to the Holocaust and other Modern Mass Murders.”  Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology at Yale, as well as founder and codirector of the Center Read more »

Initiation 2014

by April 4, 2014
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On April 15, 2014, 56 seniors and 20 juniors were inducted into the Wake Forest Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.  We also awarded an honorary membership to Mary Foskett, Professor of Religion and Director of the Humanities Institute. Family and friends joined faculty and staff chapter members in welcoming Read more »