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Junior Phi Beta Kappa Inductees Announced

Your prize for being so smart!

Your prize for being so smart!

Yesterday afternoon, Columbia College released the names of the 23 members of the Class of 2016 being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa for the Fall term. Of the 10% of the senior class who will be inducted into the national honor society this year, these 23 students make up just 2%; the other 8% will be inducted in the Spring term. The students were chosen by a faculty committee of PBK members “based on the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs, as well as recommendations from faculty members who have worked with closely them.” Congratulations early inductees–you’re the top 2%!

The 23 students include:

  • Karen Bao
  • Katherine Christianson
  • Emily Corning
  • Bernhard Fasenfest
  • Adriano Fernandes
  • Vahe Galstyan
  • Elena Goldstein
  • Ethan Herenstein
  • Maris Hubbard
  • Shea Jendrusina
  • Lena Ji
  • Felix Jin
  • Chate Khemakongkanonth
  • Junghoon Kim
  • Omeed Maghzian
  • Daniel Miron
  • Katherine Nevitt
  • Zoey Poll
  • Alexander Remec
  • Benjamin Rosenblum
  • Jacoby Shelton
  • Eric Wei
  • Lu Zhou

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  • Does says:

    @Does Anyone know any of these kids?

    1. CC'17 says:

      @CC'17 One of them was my RA sophomore year and smoked a lot of pot.

  • C2016 says:

    @C2016 Literally don’t know any of these people

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous Because they are in the library studying all the time and you are out partying.

      1. Gunning for summa or magna tho says:

        @Gunning for summa or magna tho I actually have no life, and I study in the library all the time.


    2. And? says:

      @And? Seriously, how does this require your social rubber-stamp?

    3. ??? says:

      @??? If u dont know Jacoby where the fuck have u been tho

      1. Sorry man says:

        @Sorry man In the library… :(
        But clearly not in the library Jacoby studies in :/

  • CC2016 says:

    @CC2016 Whooo! Congrats everyone! :)

  • I know 6 of them says:

    @I know 6 of them and i feel FUCKING RELEVANT.

  • philosophy is easy says:

    @philosophy is easy loads of philosophy majors in here — clearly philosophy dept. has an issue with grade inflation

    1. Loads says:

      @Loads if you consider two to be “loads”

  • Babyblue says:

    @Babyblue Ethan Herenstein is Voldemort

    1. quant says:

      @quant Not true!
      He said hi to me in the hallway once…

  • this may not be the place says:

    @this may not be the place but WHERE ARE MY GRADES???

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous John Jay Floor 6 scored 3 on this list, hell yeah

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