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At the initiation ceremony, new members learn about Phi Beta Kappa history and symbols, sign the Drake roll book, and receive an embossed membership certificate. Fellow Society members include 17 U.S. Presidents, 41 Supreme Court Justices, and more than 140 Nobel Laureates.

Raleigh Tavern

Raleigh Tavern, c. 1917, Phi Beta Kappa's 1776 birthplace.
Public domain image.


The 2019 initiation ceremony will be held Thursday, April 18 at 4 pm in the Medbury Honors Lounge.


2018 Inductees

Rai Ahmed-Green: Law, Politics, and Society/Writing

Nora Jeanette Balboa: Psychology/English

Phani T. Chevuru: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Phoebe Clark: Law, Politics, and Society/Rhetoric, Media, and Social Change

Annelise Escher: Economics/International Relations

Paul Grewe: Acting/Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Jan Elyse Hendrickson: Health Sciences

Nicholas Dean Jenderko: Health Sciences

Jennifer Lynn Madaras: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Sarah Elizabeth Mann: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Clay Leslie Pasqual: Politics/Strategic Political Communication

Jordan Saeed: Neuroscience/Biology

Claire Elyse Schafer: International Business/International Relations

Paul Strey: Law, Politics, and Society/Economics/History

Alyson Paige Tisthammer: Health Sciences


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