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    The Honors Fellowship

    All students who were approved to conduct departmental Honors in the 2013-2014 academic year were eligible to apply for fellowships through the William and Mary Honors Fellowship program. Representing a variety of disciplines, the Fellows receive funding to devote 10 full-time weeks during the summer for research and additional money during the year for project-related expenses.

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    The Blog

    All Honors Fellows will submit posts to the W&M Honors Fellows blog for a full year as they research and write their honors theses. Follow along as these students experience the highs and lows of creating, conducting, and completing an individual research project.

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    The 16th Annual Honors Colloquium

    Each February the Roy R. Charles Center hosts the Honors Colloquium, a presentation forum for Honors students working on theses. W&M Honors Fellows will participate in the Colloquium, presenting their work to an interdisciplinary audience of their peers, faculty, family, and friends. The Colloquium are open to the public, and everyone is welcome!

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    The Thesis

    The Departmental Honors Program provides qualified students the opportunity to complete a two-semester, six-credit research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor.  Each Honors project culminates in a thesis and oral defense.   Completing an Honors project can be one of the most academically rewarding experiences of a student’s undergraduate career.


The Status of the Vicarious Fear Learning Project

Hello everyone, At this point data collection for my project is well under way. Things that were not working well have been adjusted and now it is just a matter of collecting the data I need! One nice thing about my project is that, aside from giving verbal instructions, the majority of it is automated.…
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When Will Our Reflections Show / Who They Are Inside

It’s strange to be nearing the end of my undergraduate experience now, during this unseasonably warm October, when everyone else still has an entire semester after this one before graduating. I can hardly comprehend how quickly the end is approaching! If there are any other spring-fall students out there reading this, know you are not…
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September Update and SRS

Hello! Sorry this is several days after the end of September. It’s been a hectic few weeks, between midterm season and thesis writing and the Summer Research Showcase.


Summer Research Showcase

Last week was the summer research showcase. A big gathering of all of the students who did research over the summer getting together and sharing what they had learned through posters and oral presentations. It was exciting to see the variety of subjects being researched and a wonderful chance to share what I have done…
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Math Education and Humanization: September

A lot happened in September, and it’s difficult for me to sum everything up in one place. Last week, I presented my work so far as part of the Charles Center summer research showcase. I decided that, rather than try to cover everything I have learned since the spring, I would focus on a slice…
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