Holly Krohn presents her Senior Honors Project during Research Day 2009
For their Senior Honors Projects, students have produced videos; mounted photography, sculpture, and art exhibits; written poetry manuscripts and scientific papers; practiced nursing in the Dominican Republic; done field research in California and explored topics from hunger to the unsolved mystery of the yawn. A complete description of the project requirements can be found in the Senior Honors Project Handbook. Be sure to look at the abstracts linked below for great ideas and inspiration!
Before you can start working on your Senior Honors Project, you must download, complete, and submit a hard copy of the Senior Honors Proposal and Application to the Honors Program Office in Lippitt Hall, Room 300
Click the following links for more information:
Titles of 2009 Senior Honors Projects
Abstracts and complete text of Senior Honors Projects from 2007 to 2011
Senior Honors Project Handbook (.pdf)
Senior Honors Project Proposal and Application Form(.pdf)
Click here for information about funding opportunities for your project.
Senior Honors Project Budget Form - Required in order to be considered for funding!
Announcing: Spring 2014 courses!
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students:
Alyssa Neill, '14, a Nutrition & Dietetics major and Honors student was one of only 61 juniors nationwide to be awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship in 2013. Selected for her academic achievement, leadership ability and commitment to a career in public service, Alyssa received a $30,000 scholarship for graduate study, attended a Truman leadership institute, and has joined the ranks of a global network of Truman Scholars. Read more in the URI Press Release.
Juniors Christopher Bobba (Chemical Engineering/Biological Sciences) and Russell Dauksis (Marine Biology) who have been named as Goldwater Scholars, and to Farid Topchiev (Chemical Engineering and German) who has received a Goldwater Honorable Mention! See their URI Press release to learn more.
Brian Stack (senior History/Philosophy) who has received a prestigious Humanity in Action Fellowship!
Brittany O'Brien has been awarded a 2012 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Kenya for the fall semester. Brittany has also been granted an NSEP African Languages Initiative Summer Supplement to study Swahili at the University of Florida prior to her departure.
These six URI sophomores who won Hollings Scholarships from NOAA this year: Michael Canton, Eilea Knotts, Sarah Merolla, Benjamin Sevey, Callie Veelenturf and Brenton Wallin. Read more in their URI Press Release.
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