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Student research on view

The Honors Thesis Symposium will kick off at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 8.

December 5, 2017

Honors Symposium posterAt the annual Honors Thesis Symposium, students present research in a public forum.

This semester’s symposium will feature one student panel and one faculty panel followed by a luncheon. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 8 in CAVEA.

The symposium is open to all University employees and the luncheon costs $10. 

9:30–10:30 a.m.
Student panel
“Challenging Ideas: From the Courtroom, to the Classroom, to the Chemistry Lab”


  • Dania El-Batal: “Synthesis of Azulene Bent-Core Dye Manifesting Helical Nanofilament Phase”
  • Brittney Finley: “Appealing to Student Interest through Popular Culture in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales”
  • Jason Ostrom: “Stabilizing Insanity: A Systematic Revision to the Insanity Defense”

10:45–11:45 a.m.
Interdisciplinary faculty panel featuring:

  • Psychology Professor Randi Smith: TBA
  • English Professor Christina Angel: TBA
  • Chemistry Professor Ethan Tsai: “Chemistry is Everywhere”

Noon–1:15 p.m.
Luncheon will be served in Tivoli 440/540. 

For more information, please visit Symposium’s event page

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