Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 20 Students
- Associate Dean for Communications, MCS
Twenty students have been initiated into Carnegie Mellon University’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK), including six Mellon College of Science students.
The nation’s oldest honor society, PBK celebrates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Only 290 of the nation’s leading colleges and universities have a chapter, while each of those chapters select only 10 percent of their school’s arts and sciences graduates to join.
This year’s virtual initiation ceremony included remarks from William Alba, PBK chapter president; Jason D’Antonio, Mellon College of Science’s faculty representative to PBK and Joseph E. Devine, PBK chapter secretary and treasurer.
The MCS students initiated into PBK include the following:
Primary Major: Neuroscience
Primary Major: Chemistry
Primary Major: Physics
Minor: Russian Studies
Primary Major: Chemistry/Biological Chemistry Track
Minors: Chinese Studies; Cognitive Neuroscience
Primary Major: Physics/Astrophysics Track
Primary Major: Computational Finance
Additional Major: Statistics and Machine Learning
Minor: Computer Science