Voices and Ideas

  • Poetry and Progress

    Harlem Renaissance poet and novelist Jessie Redmon Fauset was the first African-American woman elected to ΦBK at Cornell University.

  • Ethics, War, and the Liberal Arts

    George R. Lucas, Jr. (ΦBK, College of William and Mary, 1971) a leading ethicist and scholar, has devoted his career to understanding one of life’s thorniest questions...

  • Women in Business: Wendy Wen

    Wendy Wen (ΦBK, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009) is making a name for herself in the fashion industry as COO and co-founder of Senreve.

  • Life and Legacy of Edward C. Taylor

    The work of Princeton chemist Edward C. Taylor (ΦBK, Cornell University, 1946) led to the development of Alimta, a cancer-fighting drug used worldwide.

  • Interview with Ken Asher

    Chairman of Humanities at SUNY Geneseo, Ken Asher (ΦBK, University of California-Berkeley, 1969) talks about his latest book, changing trends in the humanities, and ΦBK.