The Honors Thesis Process Varies by College & Major

No matter your undergraduate program or major, there is a path through the Honors Thesis process for you.  Whether you continue on to graduate school, professional school, or enter the work force, your Thesis is the centerpiece of your professional portfolio.

Latest Honors Thesis News

Using Your Personal Story

October 26, 2017
Hasmik at Convocation shaking hands with Dean

Using Your Personal Story By Giovanna Saccoccio You might hear your professors say that your personal story is your best asset and needs to be integrated in your scholarship. Through her Capstone, Hasmik Djoulakian (AS…

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Crisis Text Line Benefit Festival: So Much More than a Capstone

October 20, 2017

Crisis Text Line Benefit Festival: So Much More than a Capstone By: Dulce Morales & Giovanna Saccoccio You might hear your capstone advisors say, “You can do whatever you want to do for your capstone.”…

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Senior Collection Fashion Show 2017

April 10, 2017

Senior Collection Fashion Show 2017 APR 27, 2017 Senior fashion design majors (including Honors senior Laura Fidati) will present their collections at 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. shows. SHOW TIMES Matinee: 12:30 p.m. Evening: 7:30…

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Social Science Capstone Award Winner

October 28, 2016
Julia Jones on hill in Brazil

Social Science Capstone Award Winner Congratulations to Julia Jones (AS ’16), who won the Prize for Best Capstone Project in the Social Sciences. Julia’s project, “Sustainable Urban Alternatives: Rethinking Informality in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas,”…

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Applied Public Relations Takes the Prize

October 14, 2016
Meghan in front of Newhouse 3

Applied Public Relations Takes the Prize When Meghan Rimol (PC ’16) embarked on her  Capstone journey with advisor, Professor Rochelle L. Ford, she had no way of knowing where the trip would end. Happily, her…

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How could I start early?!

October 7, 2016

How could I start early?! As a freshman, the thought of completing a capstone project seemed like a far off concept that Emma Alscher (AS ’16) didn’t have to worry about for years. “However, college…

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Not a Burden but a Culminating Moment

October 30, 2015

Ashlee Newman (AS ‘15) worked with Prof. Jon Hanson to complete her Capstone in  political science entitled, Beyond State Boundaries: A Comparative Analysis between States on Domestic Violence. Her project seeks to answer the question of…

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Every position is ludicrous without evidence…

October 26, 2015
Chantelle Mendonsa

Chantelle Mendonsa  (AS ’15) completed her Capstone, Structural Impediments to Progress: Iran 2009 & 1979, in political science. Prof. Mehrzad Boroujerdi served as her advisor. Chantelle compared the methods and characteristics of both the 1979…

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Think Outside the Box of Your Discipline

October 23, 2015
Rachel Mandel

Rachel Elizabeth Mandel (AS ’15) completed a Capstone in Modern Jewish Studies entitled, From Maus to Magneto: Exploring Holocaust Representation in Comic Books and Graphic Novels. Prof. Zachary Braiterman served as her advisor. Rachel’s Capstone analyzed the…

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You’ll be so glad you did

October 22, 2015

We recently heard from Honors alumna, Katelyn Edel (AS ’15), who wrote, “I just wanted to take a moment to thank you and the entire Honors program for the Capstone requirement — I’m currently working…

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