November 3, 2021
Sixteen students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Health have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the country’s oldest and most honored college honorary society. These students represent all four departments that offer a Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree.
From the Department of Biostatistics: Ali A. Khan, a senior with a biostatistics major and a chemistry minor; Michael Lee, a senior with a biostatistics major; Neha Vivek Mokashi, a junior with a biostatistics major and biology and computer science minors; and Yunzhe Qian, a senior with biostatistics and mathematics majors and a biology minor.
From the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering: Michael Byrd, a senior with an environmental science major; and Mansi Naushitkumar Sakarvadia, a junior with computer science and mathematics majors and an environmental science and studies minor.
From the Department of Health Policy and Management: Aneri Kothari, a senior with a health policy and management major and a chemistry minor; Morgan Elizabeth Parker, a May 2021 graduate with a health policy and management major; Ananya Tadikonda, a junior with health policy and management and biology majors and a chemistry minor; and Ruoyu Zhang, a junior with health policy and management and statistics and analytics majors and a business administration minor.
From the Department of Nutrition: Maliha Islam Bhuiyan, a junior with a nutrition major and biology and medical anthropology minors; Quinn Douglas, a senior with a nutrition major; Zijian Li, a senior with nutrition and chemistry majors and a German minor; Andy Tianyu Liu, a junior with nutrition and biology majors and a statistics and analytics minor; Nathan Gregory David Vance, a senior with a nutrition major and a chemistry minor; and Sylvia Wang, a senior with nutrition and music majors and a chemistry minor.
Phi Beta Kappa membership is open to undergraduates in college and professional degree programs who meet stringent eligibility requirements. Less than 1% of all college students qualify.
The recent induction ceremony featured remarks by Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Robert A. Blouin.
A total of 223 UNC-Chapel Hill undergraduates were inducted this fall as new members.
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