The Ivan Galantic Special Achievement in Humanities Prize is awarded to students who reach for wisdom, not simply knowledge.

Ruby Belle Booth (A21), a History and WGSS major, seamlessly integrates methods of research and thinking across disciplines. At once grounded in the rigorous study of the past on its own terms, Ruby is also distinguished in the classroom by her efforts to continually incorporate new conceptual models. She has been an intellectual leader on this campus as a head fellow in the Writing Fellows program and as an independent teacher in the Experimental College.