If Ben Had Had His Way

February 24, 2006 (Friday) / 4:00 pm6:00 pm

Class of 55 Room, 2nd floor, Van Pelt Library

If Ben Had Had His Way

A Symposium in Honor of the 300th Anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's Birth

Join us for this special symposium organized to mark the 300th anniversary of Franklin's birth. Distinguished panelists will include Rebecca Bushnell, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences; Peter Conn, Professor of English; Peter Stallybrass, Annenberg Professor in the Humanities; Michael Zuckerman, Professor of History; and Tal Raviv (Engineering '09), the first-prize winner of the inaugural PHF-Weiner undergraduate student essay contest, "If Ben Had Had His Way."


Prizes awarded as part of the Symposium ceremonies

First Prize:
Tal Raviv, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences '09, Chemical Engineering.

Honorable Mention:
Gena Katz, College '06, English. "Franklin's Ivy Leagues and the Junto of Education"
Dvorit Mausner, College '07, Biological Basis of Behavior. "Of Virtue, Wit, and Wisdom"