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 2019

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Interaction of Age and Cancer Treatment on Brain Function and Structure in Breast Cancer Survivors, Yara Alshaabi, Psychiatry

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Inhibitory activity of commensals isolated from the bovine teat skin microbiota against the major mastitis pathogen Staphylococcus aureus, Theresa J. Astmann and John W. Barlow, Animal and Veterinary Sciences

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Understanding Public Perceptions of Immigrant Criminality, Hayley S. Barriere, Global Studies

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The Interaction of Type II Diabetes and Gonadal Steroids on Cognition in Middle-Aged Women, Kara A. Bates, Department of Psychiatry

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"It's So Bomb": Exploring Corpus-Based Threat Detection on Twitter with Discourse Analysis, Addie Beach, Department of Romance Languages & Linguistics

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Beyond the High Water Mark: Access and the Enaction of Blue Space Benefits on Hawaiʻi Island Shorelines, Jill F. Brooks, Geography

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An Evolution of Jane and Lizzie: Adaptation Studies Need to Accommodate for the Rise of Internet-Based Media, Katherine Anne Bryce, English

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A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STUDY OF THE implimentation of the VERMONT NEWBORN PLAN OF SAFE CARE AMONG NURSING STAFF AT VERMONT HOSPITALS, Annik Buley, Nursing

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Targeting the Roots of Disaster: Community Work Dismantling Vulnerability in Mariana, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Rachael E. A. Carrell, Geography

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Dark Night of the Soul: Catholic Articulations of Atomic Trauma in Seirai Yuichi's "Ground Zero, Nagasaki", Stratton Elizabeth Coleman, Asian Languages and Literatures

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Measurement of Changes in Heme Ruffling Caused by the Staphylococcus aureus Heme-Degrading Enzyme, IsdG, Amanda Rose Cornetta, Chemistry

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Evolution of sociality in Anelosimus Spiders, Adelaide Speedie Cotter, Biology

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Refining a Phase Vocoder for Vocal Modulation, Benjamin E. Crystal, Electrical Engineering

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Validity of Heart Rate Measurements in a Fitbit Charge 2 and Apple iWatch in a Free-Living Setting, Dakota R. Dione, Rehabilitation and Movement Science

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Second Language Acquisition and Memory Training Transfer: Could working memory training facilitate the learning of a second language?, Jessica Godes, Romance Languages and Linguistics

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The Role of Threonyl-tRNA Synthetase in Regulating Autophagy in Ovarian Cancer, Keira L. Goodell, Department of Biology

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The Not-So Frozen Conflict: Russia’s Ambitions in the Arctic and their Implications for NATO in the Far North, Anya Gorodentsev, German and Russian Department

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Exercise Does Not Effect Context-dependent Episodic Memory, Michael D. Greenberg, Neuroscience

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A HEDONIC PRICE APPROACH TO FLOOD RISK AND PROPERTY VALUE IN THE GREATER MIAMI AREA, Straubing Rebecca G, Economics

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An Exploration of Demographic Risk as a Barrier to Engagement in Perinatal Wellness, XiXi Halvorson-Phelan, Neuroscience

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Analysis of PARylation and PTEN Mutation Effects on PARP and PARG Inhibition Treatment in Primary Brain Tumors, Henre Michael Hermanowski, Biochemistry

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Analyzing overlapping communities in networks using link communities, Olivia Hurd, Mathematics

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Control of Organic LED Emission Through Optically-Resonant Microcavity Confinement, Benjamin Isenhart, Physics

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Comparison of Low-Cost CO2 Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) Sensors for Ambient Greenhouse Gas Monitoring, Annaliese Keimel, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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In vitro methods of antimicrobial susceptibility produce different estimates of cinnamon bark oil minimum inhibitory concentration for Staphylococcus aureus isolates from organic dairy farms, Samantha Keum, Animal and Veterinary Sciences