Mar
25

Almost There

Hello everyone, I’m happy to tell you that I am very close to the end of data collection. I believe I am just 5 participants from reaching my goal of 80. Not bad! Ideally, we’d have more participants at this point but it’s possible that someone may continue collecting data for this project next semester. Compared to…
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Mar
21

The End?

Just over one year ago, the thesis process was beginning, specifically with this blog. This is the twelfth and penultimate post. My project is beginning to wrap up and will be officially finished within just a couple of weeks. Reflecting on my thoughts a year ago, I recall the excitement of what was to come. The crazy…
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Mar
01

It’s a Nano World

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve been planning to incorporate my dye into conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Basically, these strands of polymer form a spherical shape in water and the idea is that by adding the dye to the solution containing these nanos, it will be incorporated into the nano particle. The reason…
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Feb
27

An Argument

While I’ve been writing, I’ve been following a broad theme centered on radio criminalization over time. However, I’ve been struggling to find a succinct, one-line argument that sums up the whole project. Fortunately, I participated in the colloquium last week. Having to prepare an oral presentation for my committee made me sit down and think critically…
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Feb
26

Presentation and Potential Detection of Generalization

In my preparation for my honors colloquium presentation, I conducted some analyses which augur relationships I have yet to consider.