Thesis Awards 2005/2006
- Kelly Boerman. Crash and Leave. Winner of the Joynes Creative Thesis Award for outstanding thesis relating to poetry and fiction.
- Whitney Brown. Tarnishing the ‘Golden Boy’: David Low’s Cartoon Satire of the Rise and Fall of Anthony Eden, 1936-1956.
- Kristin Cornelius. Amigos de las Américas in Paraguay: The Assessment of the Viability of an International Non-Governmental Organization.
- Sara Enright. Seguir Molestando: The Role of Watchdog Journalists in Argentina.
- Lauren Gilstrap. The Cost of Aging: A Political and Financial Analysis of the Proposed Solutions to the Social Security Crisis.
- Wassia Khaja. A Heavy Burden: Obesity as a Social Responsibility.
- Jessica Like. A Method in Madrid: Production of Ernest Hemingway’s " The Fifth Column".
- Allison Moore. The Topology of Finite Graphs with a View Towards the Hanna Neumann Conjecture.
- Barry Pelz. The Scalpel and the Pen: Medical Representations in Williams, Selzer and Conversation.
- Dana Pitts. Female Firefighters and Boys with Barbies: A Study of Gender Stereotypes in Preschoolers.
- Anya Rous. See Intimate Reality: David Grossman’s Child Heroes.
- Zachary Smith. A Missed Opportunity: Rodriguez v. San Antonio ISD and the subversion of Brown v. Board.
- JunJay Tan. The Artistic Value of Computer Visual Art.
- Marit Wilkerson. Reasons Why: An Ecologist’s Exploration. Winner of the Joynes Creative Thesis Award for outstanding thesis relating to poetry and fiction.
Winner of the Albert Prize for best thesis relating to medicine.
- Sunaina Bhuchar. Understanding Ayurveda: A Western Perspective on an Eastern Paradigm of Healing.
UNIVERSITY CO-OP GEORGE H. MITCHELL STUDENT AWARDS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE WINNERS FROM THE PLAN II CLASS OF 2006
Grand Prize Winners Recipients of $20,000
W Seth Howes
Germanic Studies, Plan II Honors
Seth Howes was nominated by Professor Kit Belgum for his work "Negativ- Dekadent: The Cultures of Punk in Halle/Saale, 1978-1989" - richly textured and sophisticated work of original scholarship in the field of contemporary cultural studies, with a focus on the punk music movement in the German Democratic Republic.