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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.

Feb
07

A Hectic January

Apologies for the late and short update — January has been incredibly hectic, as I’ve been traveling to graduate school interviews just about every weekend since classes began. This means that I, unfortunately, haven’t been able to devote as much time to lab work as I would like; however, I will be doubling down over…
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Jan
31

First draft done!

Hello from the other side- of draft completion that is! I am extremely excited to be able to write that this month (January) I turned in my first full draft of my thesis to my advisor. It was so satisfying to see all the work I have put in for months to come together in…
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Jan
31

Concluding Thoughts on the First Draft

I am wrapping up my first draft of the thesis and moving towards the editing I will need to do for the coming four months. In the final pages of the first draft, I take time to address the future of antifascist graffiti and how it may change in the coming years.  Here is an…
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Jan
31

New Year, Same Project :)

January 27, 2016 Happy New Year, everyone! Thanks so much for continuing to follow along in the development of my thesis! So excited to be able to continue conducting such meaningful work

Jan
31

2015 Wrap-Up!

December 7, 2015 Thus far, I spent this month exploring psychophysiological responses to racism/oppression. I also began exploring the importance of implementing socially just mental