Students who fulfill all the requirements of the Honors College, including successfully completing a senior thesis or project, earn the special distinction of graduating as an Honors College Scholar. This distinction is noted on student transcripts and the designation of Honors College Scholar is conferred at UVM's commencement ceremony.

The following is a collection of theses submitted by Honors College Scholars.

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Theses from 2015

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Narrative Language and the Use of Story Grammar and Evaluative Language in Children with Williams Syndrome and 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome, Kara E. Freeman, Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Factors Impacting Women's Participation in STEM Fields, Lila Carly Gilbreath, Secondary Education: Mathematics

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Strange Days: The American Media Debates The Doors, 1966-1971, Maximillian F. Grascher, History

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Semi-Firm, Aged Gold: Rural Economic Effects of AOC Comté and Their Implications for Vermont Agricultural Policy, Hailey P. Grohman

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Deconstructing Systemic Oppression Through Teaching Community Organizing: A students-teaching-students course, Francesca A. Hall, Environmental Studies

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The Forest in the Depths of Her Eyes: Sayoko’s Silence and Art-Making as a Reparative Force in Medoruma Shun’s Me no oku no mori, Alisa Holm, Japanese

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Design and Fabrication of Flow-Focusing Devices for Tissue Engineering Applications, Samuel Hotaling, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

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Investigation on Heat Flux Measurements in Plasma Ground Test Facilities for Aerospace Heating Applications, Camden B. Houghton Mr., College of Engineering

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A Pain in the Brain: How PACAP CeA Infusion Alters Mechanical and Thermal Sensitivity, Julia Grace Huessy, Neuroscience

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Deeper Effects of Climate Change: The Influence of Temperature and Diet Quality on Fish Metabolism, Frances M. Iannucci, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

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Research and Costume Design for "Our Town", Alyssa R. Korol, Theater

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The Muslim Brotherhood: How its Troubled History Suggests that it Will Not merely Survive but Thrive in the Twenty-First Century, Ben Morris Lindstrom-Ives, Global Studies

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Population Viability of Mega-Herbivores in Manyara Ranch, Tanzania, in a Climate Change Context, Ellen E. Loftis, Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

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Comparative Representations of Vermont Migrant Latino Farmworkers, Kerry Martin, English

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“Peace Capital”: American Media's Coverage of May 1968 in Paris, Geoffrey J. Matthews, History

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Anxiety Levels and Sibling Relationship Quality of Adults with Siblings with Down Syndrome Compared to those of Adult Siblings of Typically Developing Individuals, Katie L. McCormack, Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Quantifying Nutrient and Sediment Loads during Spring Runoff in the Missisquoi River Basin, Baxter G. Miatke, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences: Environmental Engineering

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Grace, Play, and the Body in the Writings of Albert Camus, Derek Neal, Romance Languages and Linguistics

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Creating a resilient food system in Vermont: Gleaning, community engagement, and the importance of embracing complexity, Esther A. Nemethy, Anthropology

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Differentiating the Roles of Redox-Active Cysteine Residues in Plasmodium falciparum Thioredoxin Reductase by using a "Seleno Effect", John P. O'Keefe, Biochemistry

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The Definition and Determination of Death, Brittney Jean Palermo, Philosophy

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Gender Differences in Snowboarding: An Empirical Analysis, Hailey Ronconi, School of Business

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Knowledge Retention over a Two Year Period Following Completion of an Online Course on The Science of Energy Balance, Allison Schrenzel, Nutrition and Food Sciences

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Behind the Lines: The Partitions of British India and Mandatory Palestine, 1937-1948, Jessica Solodkin, History

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Assessing Music Listening Habits in a Media Rich Society, Carolyn Spinelli, Community Development and Applied Economics