The Scribner Seminars are the centerpiece of the First-Year Experience. Taught by faculty from virtually every discipline who design seminars to highlight their own intellectual curiosities and passions, they will help you explore ideas, challenge assumptions, and gain first-hand experience of faculty expectations of academic rigor and excellence.
London FYE January Orientation: Saturday, January 20 - Monday, January 22
Spring Semester Starts: Tuesday, January 23
Class of 2026 FYE Prize Winners
The First-Year Experience Prize, supported with the generosity of Candace Carlucci Backus ’66, is be awarded annually to up to three projects by first-year students in recognition of exceptional scholarly or artistic achievement in the fall’s Scribner Seminars.
Maia Haiduc-Dale ’26, Natalie Jones ’26, and Sayuri (Saya) Pfeiffer ‘26 received the award for their outstanding work in their fall Scribner Seminars.