The Honors Thesis/Project Series: We'll Get You There!

CHC juniors: this series of workshops is just for you!

The offerings in "Honors Thesis/Project: We'll Get You There!" help students understand and prepare for the Honors Thesis/Project—from development of an idea through submission of the final paperwork.

All workshops are held:
Wednesdays
5:30-6:45 p.m.
CHC Events Hall

February 15: What is an Honors Thesis or Project? How do I get started?

  • Diane Flaherty, Associate Dean, Commonwealth Honors College
  • Neal Anderson, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Judiye Al-Bilali, Assistant Professor, Performance and Theatre for Social Change

This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Why a thesis?
  • Timeline for completing a thesis
  • Scope of thesis
  • A thesis seminar vs an individual thesis
  • A thesis in social and behavioral sciences
  • A thesis in a stem field
  • A thesis in the arts

March 8: Developing a Thesis Proposal

  • Nikolaos Artavanis, Professor of Finance in Isenberg will be presenting a session on how to develop a thesis proposal
  • In addition, three of his students will talk about their experiences in the thesis process

March 22: Time Management and Writing Habits

  • Travis Grandy, Assistant Director for Writing Across the Curriculum

April 5: Resources for Research

  • Travis Grandy, Assistant Director for Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Reference Librarian, WEB DuBois Library 

April 12: Research Skills

  • Featuring a variety of faculty who have sponsored theses from different disciplines