Phi Kappa Phi Forum and Its Relationship with the Society

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Phi Kappa Phi Forum is the multidisciplinary quarterly magazine of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Each edition of the award-winning journal reaches more than 100,000 active members. Other subscribers include government officials, corporate executives, learned organizations, and university administrators, scholars, educators, libraries, and charities - and more.

The journal is the flagship publication of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society, with chapters at more than 300 colleges and universities across the United States plus a few abroad. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at University of Maine, and upwards of one million members have been initiated since the Society's inception. Notable alumni include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, writer John Grisham, YouTube cofounder and former CEO Chad Hurley, and poet Rita Dove. The Society began publishing what's now called Phi Kappa Phi Forum in 1915.

The spring, summer, and fall editions feature articles across the disciplines by authorities, oftentimes Phi Kappa Phi members, who explore an overall theme. …