Outstanding All College Thesis Award
Every Spring semester, Clemens and Alcuin Libraries sponsor this $500 cash prize for the most outstanding All College Thesis of the year. The winning thesis is selected by a panel of librarians and faculty from those nominated by thesis advisors. The award-winning thesis is announced at the All College Thesis Luncheon at the end of the semester.
The Award is given based on the following criteria:
- Faculty Advisor's letter of recommendation
- Presentation quality (both written and oral)
- Significance and timeliness of the project
- Quality of research/creative process
- Effective use of library resources and services
Previous Outstanding Thesis Award Winners
2019 – Bryan J Crossman, "Angular Dependence of Third-Order Optical Nonlinearity in Indium Tin Oxide."
2017 – Timothy Immelman, “Who Wants to Join? Variation and Strength in Social Networks.”
2016 – Emily C. Schoenbeck, “The Women of Cheboksary.”
2015 – Molly L. Sullivan, “Who Will Make the Cut? Gender Bias and Contrast Effects in Hiring Behavior.”
2014 – Kevin Windhauser, “‘To Offer Salvation and Eternal Life Equally to All’: The New Purgatory in the Poetry of John Milton.”
2013 – Marie Meyer, “Nim on Groups.”