CAMBRIDGE, MA - The American Academy of Arts
and Sciences today announced the election of 175 new Fellows and 20 new Foreign
Honorary Members. Those elected include two former presidents of the United
States; the Chief Justice of the United States; a Nobel laureate; winners of
the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, drama, music, investigative reporting, and
non-fiction; a former US poet laureate; and a member of the French Senate.
Congratulations to two of our professors who were elected -- Stuart Freedman and Bob Lin.