Five Department of Economics students have accepted their invitations for membership in Phi Beta Kappa, an honorary society for top-achieving juniors and seniors in Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The students are Dawson Fischer, ag bus, econ; Nathalia Kimmell, econ; Laurence Vander Werff, stat, econ; Matias Ibarburu Siblis, stat, econ; and Jennifer Sprecher, stat, econ (Not shown).
Membership is by invitation only. Students are not required to apply for membership -- all juniors and seniors with majors in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) who qualify on academic performance will be reviewed. About 2% of LAS juniors and 5% of LAS seniors are invited; LAS pays membership fees for new members.
New members are invited in the first week of March, initiation takes place in late April.