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 2024

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The Power of Language in the Helping Profession: A Review of Current Literature and Proposed Application to the Field of Social Work, Jasmine Bombard, Social Work

Theses from 2023

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Assessment of Differences in Performance of Two Lake Trout Stocking Strategies in Lake Champlain Using Lipid Analysis, Jack B. Baker, Matthew Futia, and J. Ellen Marsden, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

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Science Communication and Social Media: Audience Reactions to Mpox on YouTube, Zoë Bui Barton, English

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Spatial and Working Memory in Mice post Traumatic Brain Injury, Sarah Baumann, Biology

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Why are Young Adults Using E-cigarettes? A Survey of Vermont Undergraduate Students, Max Gunnar Behrens, Psychological Science

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The Entanglement Entropy and Quantum Sticking of a Cold Atom, Alice Dennett Blake, Physics

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Risk Analysis of Clostridiodides Difficile Infections in a Hospital Setting and the Impact of Prior Choice on Predictive Capability, Trevor D. Blanchard, Statistics

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Green Tinted Glasses: Fashion Consumption Practices as Pro-Environmental Behaviors, Sadie Bloch, Community Development and Applied Economics

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The Effects of Mutations in a Highly Conserved Site on the Alpha-4 Helix of KIF18A, Olivia Anne Budington, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

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Jazz as an Imperfect Metaphor for Democracy: The Asian American Woman's Experience, Irene Choi, Music

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Effects of In-Stream Process-Based Restoration on the Geomorphology of a New England Headwater Stream, Evan S. Choquette, Environmental Sciences

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Paid Parental Leave and Gender-Just Degrowth, Eleanor Churchill, Environmental Studies and Economics

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Mechanisms of Vascular Endothelial Cell Plasma Membrane Activation Following Acute Exposure to Trauma Factors, Jade Cleary, Neuroscience

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Characterization of Lymantria Dispar Dispar Defoliation in Vermont: Comparing Unoccupied Aircraft Systems and Satellite Data, Lauren Cresanti, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

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REV1 inhibition elicits differential response to cancer therapy, Andrew J. Crompton and Nimrat Chatterjee Ph.D., Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

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Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics in Restored Wetlands in Vermont and the Implications for Phosphorus Cycling, Tenju S. Cuddihy, Environmental Science

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Do Wealth and Market Access Explain Inconsistent Relationships Between Crop Diversity and Dietary Diversity? Evidence from 10 Sub-Saharan African Countries, Isabel J. Curtin, Daniel Tobin, and Travis Reynolds, Community Development Applied Economics

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The Effect of EGFR Overexpression on Neural Phenotype in an In-Vivo Model, Emily E. Dean, Neurological Sciences

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Farmer adoption of water practices across four counties in California, Hannah Dekker and Meredith Niles, Nutrition and Food Sciences

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Acute Stress before Instrumental Conditioning Promotes Habit Expression in Female Rats, Russell J. Dougherty, Department of Psychological Science

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Molecular Mechanisms of Microtubule-Based Transport in a Genetic Model System, Bellana Driscoll, Biochemistry

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The Importance of Outcrossing of Highbush Blueberry Cultivars Blueray and Bluecrop, Mariel Rae Dunn, Biology

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Exploring Human Safe Compounds for Treatment in Type 1 Diabetes, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Tom Jetton, Larner College of Medicine

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Unraveling Drivers of Streamflow Drought in the Western U.S. using Time Series Clustering, Noah Robert Fritzhand, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Changes in AUTS2 Expression and Histone Dopaminylation Levels in High Ethanol Consumption Models, Elise Furr, Psychological Science