- See also Wikipedia's article about "Herman Wouk".
Wouk entered Columbia College at age 16, writing for Spec and Jester. He was also a member of then then-primarily Jewish (and now defunct) Columbia chapter of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. Wouk graduated at age 20 with the Richard H. Fox Prize. Wouk considered Professor Irwin Edman a mentor and later dedicated a novel to him.
In the 70s, he endowed Beit Ephraim, a Jewish retreat for Columbia students.
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