Love of Learning is the Guide of Life

Since our founding in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa has celebrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championed freedom of thought. As America’s most prestigious academic honor society, we are uniquely equipped to advocate for the value and benefits of liberal arts and sciences education.

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    The Arts, Humanities and Sciences Need Your Voice Now

    Now more than ever, we must make the case about the value of the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa has the tools you need to make the case for the arts and sciences with local, state, and national policymakers. Find out how you can help spread the word and take action today at Sign up for our monthly newsletter below.

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    Want to help protect higher education against attacks on academic freedom? Your personalized emails and letters to elected officials can make a big impact. Visit our Toolkit to find sample emails that you can send to your legislators.

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Behind The Key

Dr. Termara Parker (ΦΒΚ, Howard University) is the Grants & Contracts Administrator at the Lieber Institute. She earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Yale and her B.S. in Biology (Honors) from Howard University. She has received many prestigious awards, including induction into the National Bouchet Graduate Honors Society. She is committed to outreach and mentorship of underrepresented communities in the sciences as the former Graduate Director of the Yale BBS Diversity and Inclusion Collective.

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