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Phi Beta Kappa is regarded as one of the most prestigious undergraduate academic honor societies nationwide.

Twelve Barnard seniors were inducted as Junior Phi Beta Kappa, the college announced on Friday.

As one of the most prestigious undergraduate academic honor societies, Phi Beta Kappa inducts 10 percent of the graduating class each year. Faculty recommendations and exceptional academic success are factors in the selection process.

Only 2 percent of the senior class is inducted in the fall semester as Junior Phi Beta Kappa. The remaining 8 percent will be selected and inducted in the spring.

The names and majors of the fall 2020 inductees can be found below:

Julia Arnade-Colwill (Comparative literature: English and French)

Aliza Bloostein (Psychology)

Stephanie Calluori (Cellular and molecular biology)

Anja Chivukula (Philosophy and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies)

Amber Chong (Sociology)

Ariella Cohen (Computer science)

Eliza Ducnuigeen (Theatre)

Asha Futterman (Africana studies and English with a concentration in creative writing)

Cara Hudson-Erdman (Art history)

Aliza Isaacs (Computer science)

Nhu-Anh Nguyen (Linguistics)

Daniela-Cristina Zecheru (Economics)

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