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 2022

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Attractive Investments: The Impact of CEO Facial Attractiveness on Risky Corporate Policies and Company Risk, Sean W. Anderson, Grossman School of Business

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Performance of Political Agroecological Principles at University Farms: Site Assessment of the Horticulture Research and Education Center, Avi H. Bauer, Community Development and Applied Economics

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Understanding Risk in a Pandemic: A Qualitative Examination of Risk Perception and Communication During COVID-19, Sara Bostock, Sociology

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ANALYSIS OF THE PROTEOMIC PROFILE AND COMPOSITION IN PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS, Elora G. Buscher, Department of Chemistry

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The Effects of Spruce-Fir Disturbances on Bicknell's Thrush (Catharus bicknelli) Occupancy at Mountain Birdwatch Sampling Sites in Vermont, Jake Campbell, Environmental Science

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A Comparative Analysis of Depolarization Strategies, Fallon E. Clark, Political Science

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The Relationship Between Adherence to COVID-19 Regulations and The Public Goods Game, Taylor Blaze Clark, Economics

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Examining the Effect of Public Hiking Trail Use on Soil Loss and Stream-Bottom Embeddedness in First-Order Vermont Streams, Sarah K. Clauss, Environmental Sciences

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Mental Health in America: The Case of UVM and Collegiate Mental Health Services, Elias Anders Colberg, Sociology

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Rethinking Burlington Area Food Programming for New Americans, Anitra Conover, Global Studies

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Park Personality: A Discourse of National Parks Through Social Media Images, Emily H. Cummings, Environmental Studies and Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

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Comparison of Drought Response between Delphinium nuttallianum and Taraxacum officinale, Patrick A. Daly, Biology

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Forcing Families to Choose Between Basic Rights: An Assessment of Vermont’s Nutritional Programs and their Barriers to Immigrants, Mia J. Dillon, Anthropology

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The Antimicrobial Effects of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil on Three Species of Non-aureus Staphylococci Associated with the Bovine Udder and Teat Skin, Leah C. Dollar, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

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Analyzing and Defining Collective Weakness of Will, Megan Dalton Doyle, Philosophy

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Characterizing the Effects of Vaccine Adjuvants on Skeletal Muscle Myotubes and Macrophages, Aliceson L. Drollette, Joseph J. Bivona, and Matthew E. Poynter, Biology

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Case Study: University of Vermont Faculty and Staff Transportation Modes and Carbon Emissions, Kathleen Enns, Environmental Studies

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Exploring code dissemination in open science: traces of GitHub projects in the literature, Alex P. Friedrichsen, James P. Bagrow Ph.D, and Laurent Hébert-Dufresne Ph.D, Data Science and Complex Systems

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Quantifying Photorealism, Carl G. Fung, Electrical Engineering

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Charles I – Dead is Better, Joe Gallo, History

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Health Behaviors and the Adolescent Brain: Predicting Cognition from Physical Activity and Diet in Children Enrolled in the ABCD® Study, Reese Joy Fields Green, Mathematics

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Daily Scale Dew Point Anomaly Driven Snowpack Ablation in Vermont, Anna Grunes, UVM Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

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Stacked Organic LED Microcavities with Blue Emitting Layer, Katherine G. Henry, Physics

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Parent Psychological Control as a Mediator Between Parental Stress and Children’s Rejection Sensitivity, Katherine E. Hewlett, Psychological Sciences

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Using Citizen Science Data to Predict the Probability of Occupancy, Colonization, and Extinction of Bicknell’s Thrush (Catharus bicknelli) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Garrett Timothy Higgins, Environmental Sciences