Apr
18

Tilings in a hexagonal grid

In my paper, I will research on tilings in more complicated geometry, a hexagonal grid. Denote the n-set as {p1, p2, …, pn}, where pi is a point on the hexagon grid. Any set, which is obtained by an n-set via reflection, translation and rotation, is considered as its congruent set. We will examine whether a…
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Apr
17

Characterization of Flame-resistant Polymers by Single-sided NMR

Hello, my name is Anna Tsutsui and I am a rising senior at the College of William & Mary, majoring in chemistry.

Apr
17

Wordsworth’s British Empire: Liberty, Property, and the Slave Question

My honors thesis will first and foremost track the progression of William Wordsworth’s ideologies on property and liberty in relation to the expansion of the British Empire in the 19th-century. Wordsworth continually emphasized the strength of the spirit of independence, particularly within the mind of man; however, my research will aim to determine if these constructions…
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Apr
17

The Effect of Tax Structure on Economic Growth Abstract

Tax policy is one of the most effective ways government adopts to regulate country’s economy. However, each kind of tax impacts the economy differently. This research examines the effect of tax structure on economic growth. The objective is to develop a regression model based on the data from 1970 through 2010 across the Reagan tax…
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Apr
17

The Second Sophistic, Identity, and Egypt: Sarapion’s Honorary Inscription and Local Identities in the Roman Empire

My Honors Thesis will investigate how Greek-speaking Egyptians in the Roman empire negotiated and performed their identities by looking at an inscription from Koptos, Egypt. This project allows detailed textual analysis and study of material culture to give us a view into the life and struggles of Greek-speaking Egyptians in the Roman empire, a type…
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