Fifteen members of the Class of 2019 have been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, joining nine classmates who were elected in the fall semester. An initiation ceremony was held on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Based on the book by English Professor Caroline Randall Williams, the contemporary ballet explores themes of love, otherness, equality and beauty as the narrator embarks on a journey to discover her own power and worth.
Michael Deimler, senior partner and managing director of the Boston Consulting Group, will be the Bryan Viewpoints speaker for the 2019 Easter Semester. His presentation, “When the Game Gets Tough, Change the Game,” will offer insights into creating business success with agile leadership. The public talk is at 4:30 p.m., Monday, February 4, in the Torian Room in duPont Library, followed by a reception.
The winner of the Sewanee Review’s 2019 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry is Carl Phillips. Phillips has authored 14 books of poetry and two books of criticism. He has received numerous literary honors, including the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Award.