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University Professor Daniel Patrick Moynihan to give fall Phi Beta Kappa Lecture
University Professor Daniel Patrick Moynihan to give fall Phi Beta Kappa LectureNovember 12, 2001Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
“The Surprising Uses of Sociology: A Conversation with Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan” will be the topic of the Phi Beta Kappa Fall 2001 Lecture at Syracuse University Nov. 13. Moynihan, retired U.S. senator who is now a University Professor in the Maxwell School, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of Winifred MacNaughton Hall. The lecture is open to the University community and the general public.
Kappa of New York is the local chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States. The chapter, which annually elects to its membership top Syracuse University students in areas of traditional liberal arts and sciences, sponsors the fall lecture and brings Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars or Phi Beta Lecture Associates to campus during the spring semester.
For more information, contact Marion Bickford, Jessie Heroy Professor Emeritus of Geology and president of the Kappa Chapter of New York, at 443-9290.