Phi Beta Kappa is pleased to announce its Twenty-Eighth Annual Essay Competition for freshmen and sophomores. The Phi Beta Kappa competition was initiated by Professor Barbara Cooper to encourage freshmen and sophomores in general education (now Discovery) courses to strive for excellence in written work.
When Phi Beta Kappa secretary Susan Siggelakis was reviewing student files to determine eligibility in the spring of 2016, she became confused when she saw the file of Sameer Singh Panesar, a political science major and chemistry minor. "I am sure we inducted him last year," she thought to herself.
For the past seven years, the Souhegan High School Ethics Forum has hosted HYPE (Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts), inspiring high school students all over New England to participate in philosophical discussions that promote leadership, citizenry and ethics.
Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) has announced the selection of Kate Rohdenburg as the recipient of the PIRC Practitioner Award. Rohdenburg is a Program Director with WISE in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Eleanor Harrison-Buck, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to establish a public history museum in Belize that focuses on the Kriol (Creole) community.