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Claudia Cabral Elected to Harvard's Phi Beta Kappa

May 27, 2022
"Election to Alpha Iota of Masachusetts signifies that an undergraduate's course of study is distinguished by excellence, reach, originality, and rigor. Membership in PBK is an honor bestowed on those whose coursework demonstrates not only high achievement, but also breadth of interest, depth of understanding, and intellectual honesty." Phi Beta Kappa Harvard College, 2022. Read more about Claudia Cabral Elected to Harvard's Phi Beta Kappa
Sterling Bland '23

Sterling Bland '23 PBK Junior 24

May 4, 2022
Sterling Bland '23, a joint concentrator in Sociology and African and African American Studies has been inducted into the Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. This year, there were 25 juniors inducted.
Abigail Mariam

Abigail Mariam Receives 2021 Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates

May 19, 2021

The role of graduate students in undergraduate education is central to the experience of Harvard College students, and fundamental to teaching in our Department. In 2007, Harvard University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences announced the establishment of the Derek C. Bok Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates. These awards, of which there are just five Harvard-wide, are made possible by an endowment gift from Jean Louise Friedman Nathan and David G. Nathan ('51, M.D. '55). Congratulations, Abi, and thank you!!!... Read more about Abigail Mariam Receives 2021 Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates

2021 Hoopes Prize Winners!

May 12, 2021
Gabrielle Fernandopulle and Katherine Lou have been awarded the 2021 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for their theses.Gabrielle Fernandopulle's project was entitled “Hidden Diversity Disparities in Elite College Athletics: Race, Belonging, and the Purpose of Sports in the Ivy League," nominated by Ethan Raker and Katherine Lou's project was entitled, “Motives Unmasked: Examining What Mask-Wearing Means to Americans during Covid-19," nominated by Sean Bock.... Read more about 2021 Hoopes Prize Winners!