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 2020

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Postcolonial Entanglement: How the Carnivalesque Links Toni Morrison and Chris Abani in Disruptive Dialogue, Katherine B. Bamberger, English

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Recovering Endangered Siberian Marmot (Marmota sibirica): Status and Distribution in a Steppe Region of Mongolia, Reilly A. Becchina, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

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Children's Literature About Stuttering: A Content Analysis, Clara Behrman, Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Cross-Linguistic Pitch Differences in English and French Bilinguals: Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp, Kate Isabella Bellino, Linguistics

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“Yes, You Know a Dog Person When You See One, Don’t You?”: A Pragmatic Exploration of Dog-Related Speech, Alexander V. Benevento, Department of Romance Languages and Linguistics

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Temperature Dependent Charge Transport Characteristics of Ferroelectric Organic Field Effect Transistors, Jared C. Benson, Physics

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Temperature Dependent Charge Transport Characteristics of Ferroelectric Organic Field Effect Transistors, Jared C. Benson, Physics

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Changing Endowments in the Public Goods Game, Madeleine Bowe, Economics

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Economic Growth and Weight Gain: A Dynamic Approach to the Obesity Epidemic, Courtney M. Brady, Economics

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A Stitch Between, Erin Elizabeth Bundock, Art and Art History

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Theta Wave Coherence in Pre-Semantic Processing: An EEG study of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Azilee J. Curl Miss, Neuroscience; Communication Sciences & Disorders

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An fNIRS Investigation of the Prefrontal Cortical Processing Demands Associated with a Communication Based Assessment for Mild Cognitive Impairment, Julia K. Deziel, Neuroscience/Communication Sciences & Disorders

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The Effect of Reproductive Experience on Habit Formation, Elizabeth Dybas, Psychological Science

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Predictive Modeling of the Outcomes of University of Vermont Women’s Basketball Games, Jennifer Eberling, Mathematics and Statistics

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Effect of pre-exposure to methamphetamine in male rats at two training levels subthreshold to habit, Charlotte Evans, Neuroscience

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Field Guides for Leaving: A poetic exploration of the hyperlocal in Burlington, Vermont, Rachel A. Foster, English

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Ethnographic Storytelling: Sharing an Armenian Tradition through Collaborative Digital Media, Tali Gelenian, Anthropology

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Analyzing the Implementation of the Agile Methodology in a Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Course, Michael Vincent Gilarde, Mechanical Engineering

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Diagnosing and Addressing Mental Illness Among Vermont Refugees: A Study of Mental Health Screening and Community Resources in Burlington, VT, Zachary Johns, Political Science

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Mechanisms of Cold Tolerance in Temperate-Zone Insects, Jhanavi Hemal Kapadia, Biology

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our city, Kyle P. King, Film and Television Studies

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UVM's Roadmap to Zero Waste, Isabel Lisle, Environmental Studies

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The Cows Don’t Milk Themselves: Using Worker-Driven Social Responsibility to Fight Labor and Housing Injustice on Vermont’s Dairy Farms, Marisa Grace Loury, Anthropology

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Exploring the Pharmacophore of Novel Synthetic Peptide Activators of type I-alpha cGMP-Dependent Protein Kinase, Emily E. MacDonald, Pharmacology

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Honduras: Factors Underlying Immigration to the United States, Annika M. Meurs, Political Science