Three Behrman Undergraduate Fellows Named Rhodes Scholars The Council of the Humanities was proud to see that the three Princeton students just named as Rhodes Scholars—Joseph Barrett ’14, Rachel Skokowski ’15, and Sarah Yerima ’15—are all alumni or current members of the Council’s Behrman Undergraduate Society of Fellows. In addition, Rachel is pursuing a certificate in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities and won the Haarlow Prize for a paper she wrote while in HUM 216-219, the Humanities Sequence.
Council Chair to Lead Task Force on the Future of the Humanities As part of the University's strategic planning process, a newly formed Task Force on the Future of the Humanities has been charged with gathering data and formulating recommendations about academic initiatives and cross-campus collaborations in the humanities.
Grants of $7500 for Faculty to Team Teach in Humanistic Studies The Program in Humanistic Studies offers summer grants of $7500 for faculty members who team teach interdisciplinary courses, including the capstone seminar (HUM 470); "East Asian Humanities"; and "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture." Interested colleagues are encouraged to contact Kathleen Crown (email@example.com) for more information.