Outstanding All College Thesis Award

Every Spring semester, Clemens and Alcuin Libraries sponsor this $500 cash prize for the most outstanding All College Thesis of the year. The winning thesis is selected by a panel of librarians and faculty from those nominated by thesis advisors. The award-winning thesis is announced at the All College Thesis Luncheon at the end of the semester.

The Award is given based on the following criteria:

  • Faculty Advisor's letter of recommendation
  • Presentation quality (both written and oral)
  • Significance and timeliness of the project
  • Quality of research/creative process
  • Effective use of library resources and services

Previous Outstanding Thesis Award Winners

2017 – Timothy Immelman, “Who Wants to Join? Variation and Strength in Social Networks.

2016 – Emily C. Schoenbeck, “The Women of Cheboksary.

2015 – Molly L. Sullivan, “Who Will Make the Cut? Gender Bias and Contrast Effects in Hiring Behavior.

2014 – Kevin Windhauser, “‘To Offer Salvation and Eternal Life Equally to All’: The New Purgatory in the Poetry of John Milton.

2013 – Marie Meyer, “Nim on Groups.

2012 – Shannon McEvoy, “Latino/Latin American Muralism and Social Change: A Reflection on the Social Significance of the Cold Spring Mural.