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 2017

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Tai Chi/Qi Gong in Mental Health Treatment and Prevention: A review of Meta-Analytic Evidence and an Analysis of Evidence Congruence with Training Practices, Colin A. Price, Psychological Science

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Conserving Vermont's Endangered Species through Designation of Critical Habitat, Amanda M. Ramsing-Lund, Environmental Studies

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Determining the habitat use of Varecia variegata in Maromizaha Protected Area, Madagascar, Rebecca E. Roman, Environmental Sciences

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Entertainment Law: Redefining the Role of Transactional Attorneys, Jonathan M. Savicky, The Department of Music and Dance

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A Nation in Concert: The Role of the National Song Festivals in the Estonian Independence Movement, 1987-1991, Sophie Loraine Scharlin-Pettee, Political Science

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Parent-Child Closeness and Coping Outcomes in Emerging Adulthood, Rebecca Lee Stormberg, Psychological Science

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Predicting Vulnerability to Math Stereotype Threat, Jane K. Strudwick, Psychological Science

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Demographic and Emotional-Behavioral Predictors of Emotion Identification Accuracy and Eye Movement in Children, Michelle A. Thompson, Psychological Science

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'Let Us Record the Atoms As They Fall Upon the Mind': Virginia Woolf Wrestles With James Joyce's Ulysses, Sophie Ryan Thorup, English

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A Route to Surface-bound Metalloporphyrins as Models for Oxygen Reduction Catalysts, Stephen J. Van Wyck, Chemistry

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How to Live a Fulfilling Life in a Time of Technology, Hope E.B. Ward, Philosophy

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Autumn Storms Trigger Enhanced Export of Iron, Phosphorus, and Carbon from a Forested Vermont Catchment, Austin E. Wilkes, Geology

Theses from 2016

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Lower-Socioeconomic Status Patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation: Clinical Characteristics, Attendance, and Implications for Future Practice, Hannah Lauren Apfelbaum, Psychological Science

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Necroptosis of Glycolytic Dendritic Cells Enhances Activation of Gamma Delta T Cells, Kathleen R. Bashant, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

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Differing Prefrontal Cortical Activation Across Multiple Forms of Discourse Production, Max Walter Breidenstein Mr., Neuroscience

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Writing Fantasy, Ethan H. Childs, English

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The Effectiveness of the Implementation of Drug Courts on the Opioid Epidemic in the State of Vermont, Jacqueline A. Collins, Community Development and Applied Economics

Blowing My Lines, Aidan Charles Dolbashian, English

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The Abolitionist Archetype: Andrew Delbanco and the Ethics of Political Protest, Ariel F. Eaton, Political Science

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The Impact of Full Practice Authority of Nurse Practitioners and Resulting Patient Satisfaction, Kayleigh Ehler-Vock, Nursing

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Making Something From Nothing: Exploring Food, Transition, and Globalization in Post-Socialist Poland, Julianna F. Fedrizzi, Global & Regional Studies

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Discourse Communication in Individuals with and without Traumatic Brain Injury, Emma L. Feldmann and Michael S. Cannizzaro, Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Farmer Resiliency in a Changing Climate: A Comparative Study of Massachusetts and Vermont Farmers, Ann G. Fitzgerald, Environmental Program

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Parental Tobacco Use: Impact on Child Emotion Identification Ability, Allison R. Giroux, Neuroscience

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The effect of cyclophosphamide on salt taste in mice, Michael Gomella, Biology