Upcoming Activities

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Suisun City
Annual Meeting
Anything Goes
Asilomar 2015
Bordeaux tour


Twelve Scholars and Four Teachers Honored
Sunday May 4, 2014 at the Berkeley Faculty Club

The Scholarship awards for 2014 were presented to:

Awards are presented at the Berkeley Faculty Club
  • Megan Ammirati, UC Davis, Comparative Literature
  • Carissa Chu, UC San Francisco, Medicine (Elizabeth B. Reed Memorial Scholarship)
  • Emily Cibelli, UC Berkeley, Linguistics
  • Alex Djalali, Stanford, Linguistics
  • Melissa Eitzel, UC Berkeley, Statistical Ecology (William and Adeline Hendess Scholarship)
  • Dorothy Kronick, Stanford, Political Science
  • Serena Le, UC Berkeley, English
  • Alison Leaf, UC San Francisco, Cell Biology
  • Christopher Miller, UC Berkeley, English
  • Allison Rhines, Stanford, Biology
  • Hernan Sanchez Casalongue, Stanford, Chemistry
  • Sarah Selvidge, UC Berkeley, Latin America (Mary Turner Gilliland and Clinton Gilliland Scholarship Grant)
From 1982 through 2014, the Association awarded 281 scholarships totaling $993,600 to outstanding Phi Beta Kappa graduate students.
Campanile on the Berkeley campus

The Teaching Excellence awards for 2014 were presented to:

  • Andrius Galisanka, Department of Politcial Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Julie Anne Kennedy, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University
  • Patricia Simone, Department of Psychology, Santa Clara University
  • Dari Sylvester, Department of Political Science, University of the Pacific

The awards were presented on May 4, 2014 in the collegial setting of the UC Berkeley Faculty Club at our Annual Dinner. On that occasion we celebrated our primary mission: providing scholarships and teaching awards to deserving scholars and professors to recognize and enhance their educational and research activities.