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Phi Beta Kappa Inductees Announced!

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Pretty key.

This year’s Phi Beta Kappa inductees have been officially named by Columbia College.  2% were named this fall, and the remaining 8% were announced today.  Students are chosen based on “the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs” as well as with recommendations from faculty members. Congratulations to all these smart and talented people.  Now forget your finals and go celebrate!

Update: General Studies has announced their 38 picks for PBK. See that list below the jump.

The Class of 2014 Columbia College Phi Beta Kappas are:

  • Ana Luiza Altaffer
  • Lara Andersson
  • Isaac Assor
  • Anabel Bacon
  • Supraja Balasubramanian
  • Rohitvarma Basavaraju
  • Esfandyar Batmanghelidj
  • Dana Benami
  • Natasha Bhatia
  • Marcus Bonvillian
  • Julia Chen
  • Daphne Chen
  • Zohaib Chida
  • Matthew Chou
  • Jeong Yun Chun
  • Alison Cooper
  • Danielle Cosentino
  • Abbee Cox
  • Benjamin de la Piedra
  • Jennet Dickinson
  • Joseph Eddy
  • Hannah Ellison
  • Feride Eralp
  • Minyue Feng
  • Abigail Fisch
  • Isabelle Fisher

  • Dylan Glendinning
  • Abigail Golden
  • Hana Goldstone
  • Juan Grana
  • Matthew Griechen
  • Lauren Hirsch
  • Solomon Hoffman
  • Chloe Howe-Haralambous
  • Marvellous Iheukwumere
  • Milo Inglehart
  • Eileen Jiang
  • Michael Kelly
  • Alexandra Koenig
  • Noah Kolatch
  • Gregory Koski
  • Sara Lavenhar
  • Emily Lazerwitz
  • Jordan Lebovic
  • Jieun Lim
  • Nai Liu
  • Luisa Lizoain
  • Caroline Lobel
  • Anna Louloudis
  • Eduardo Martinez
  • Lukas Matern
  • Colleen McGeehan
  • Maya Meredith
  • Zachary Newman
  • Conner Noteboom
  • Kyu Young Oh
  • Seokjoon Oh
  • Daniel Pahl
  • Joonwoo Park
  • Samantha Peltz
  • Boris Polyak
  • Alexander Porter
  • Giulia Prati
  • Jin Qian
  • Gustave Reed
  • Justin Ripley
  • Bernardo Sarmiento Hinojosa
  • Jennifer Schmeyer
  • Kai Schultz
  • Maxwell Segall
  • Jennifer Sekula
  • Alexa Semonche
  • Hope Silberstein
  • Michael Simpson
  • Jonah Smith
  • Misha Solomon
  • Emily Sorensen
  • Bob Sun
  • Kara Takashige Boehm
  • Angelo Tannuzzo
  • Kendall Tucker
  • Leah Wajnberg
  • Cynthia Wang
  • Victoria Wills
  • Henry Willson
  • Kevin Xu
  • Yuyun Yang
  • Siqing Yu
  • Samantha Zeller
  • Samuel Zeng
  • Kaicen Zhu
  • Emma Ziegellaub Eichler
  • Christin Zurbach

General Studies Phi Beta Kappa inductees:

  • Sandra Abramowicz
  • Jennifer Barrer-Gall
  • Lauren Beck
  • Sandra Bonito
  • Arjan Braamskamp
  • Xin Jian Cheng
  • Bennet Cho
  • Jonathan Cleveland
  • Neal Curtis
  • Hector Forero
  • Marlon Francisco
  • Veronica Glickenhaus
  • Eric Grossman
  • Ido Haimi
  • Yiming He
  • Wei Chung Hsu
  • Gabriel Jackson
  • Manuel Kaeppler
  • Birgitta Karlen
  • Ryan Kendall
  • Ho Joon Kim
  • Amanda Lowe
  • Vidal Meric
  • Diana Obranski
  • Lauren Podber
  • Nathan Proctor
  • Leslie Quade
  • Joung Bum Rhyu
  • William Tant
  • Ly Tran
  • Luba VanCoevern
  • Cecilia Varendh Mansson
  • Elizabeth Walsh
  • Linkun Wan
  • Alexander Weiss
  • Alexander Wells
  • Christy Wensley
  • Joseph Weygand
  • Xuanyi Zou

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  • :) says:

    @:) Joe Eddy, Alexa, Bernardo… Columbia Debate killing it!

    1. yes but says:

      @yes but i’m more of a duncan dickerson girl myself

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous *duncan tuncan dickerson

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous can you post barnard’s phi beta kappa???

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous I don’t understand why this is being downvoted.

      1. Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous Now I don’t understand why this is being downvoted. What’s up, people? Talk to me! Help me understand you.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I’m not here
    This isn’t happening
    I’m not here, I’m not here….

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous If you try the best you can
      If you try the best you can
      The best you can is good enough

  • yeah natasha!! says:

    @yeah natasha!! congrats natasha!!!!!

  • He's wicked smart... says:

    @He's wicked smart... Congratulations Noah Kolatch…you’re the man.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Sexy and smart? Kolatch you’re killin it…

  • !!! says:

    @!!! Congrats Isabelle, Abbee, Dylan and everyone else!



  • Anonymous says:


  • anonymous says:

    @anonymous Dan Pahl is amazing and deserves all the best in life! Congratulations!! <3

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I love you Marvellous!!! Congrats :)

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous YEAH MILO GET IT

  • The Misha Solomon Fan Club says:

    @The Misha Solomon Fan Club !!!!

  • Zachary says:

    @Zachary Kolatch is smart and has so much integrity. Keep it up

  • Are these only CC says:

    @Are these only CC or are some from GS?

    1. GS inductees were already announced . . . says:

      @GS inductees were already announced . . . privately via email.

      1. Got mine says:

        @Got mine Did you?

        1. Yeah says:

          @Yeah That’s how I know the notices went out.

  • wooohoooo says:

    @wooohoooo kevin xu rox my sox congrats cutieeeee :)

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous He’s also an Abercrombie model!

  • Skeef says:

    @Skeef Kolatch got PBK? oh wow, i might as well give up panoply right now

  • Skeef says:

    @Skeef oh wow! Kolatch got PBK. I might as well forfeit panoply right now

  • cs4lyfe says:

    @cs4lyfe yeah zack!

  • SEAS? says:

    @SEAS? can seas be phi beta kappa?

    1. No says:

      @No Phi Beta Kappa is for the liberal arts. The engineering equivalent is Tau Beta Phi, I believe.

      1. Tau Beta Pi* says:

        @Tau Beta Pi* oops

    2. To all econ majors says:

      @To all econ majors I was told by the department that the gap cutoff is a 3.85

  • STEEVE says:

    @STEEVE Big win for Steve! Good stuff…good stuff.

  • CC14 says:

    @CC14 Juan Grana beastin’ it. :-)

  • secret admirer says:

    @secret admirer I LOVE YOU ZACK NEWMAN

  • anon says:

    @anon Please post Barnard’s PBK list!

  • Daaaaamn... says:

    @Daaaaamn... Justin Ripley is a physics major. A physics major with a good enough GPA to get into Phi Beta Kappa???? Daaaaaammmmnnn



  • Mickey says:

    @Mickey WAY TO GO JUANNIE!!!!

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous please post Barnard’s PBK list!

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