Archive for April, 2010

Change of Location

By • Apr 27th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hi folks!
Just a quick update: the location of my thesis defense tomorrow has been changed to a larger room thanks to popular demand. It will now be in McGlothlin-Street 20, and still at 1pm. Thanks!



Spotlight on…Freshman Monroe Summer Projects

By • Apr 21st, 2010 • Category: Uncategorized

The abstracts are up, folks, and it looks like this will another summer full of interesting insights by another bright group of young Monroe Scholars! Visit the Freshman Monroe Summer Projects blog to check out the independent research projects these students will undertake this summer.



The Mechanisms of Huntington’s Disease

By • Apr 21st, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Huntington’s Disease is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder.  The degradation of neurons in Huntington’s leads to an inability to control movements, emotional disturbances and a general lessening in metal facilities.  The disorder is caused dominant mutation in the gene huntingin which codes for a protein that is also called huntingin.  A mutation in the protein leads […]



Summer 2010 Introduction

By • Apr 19th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello Everyone!! My name is Dana Hardbower. I’m a junior and a biology major here at William and Mary. This is my fifth semester of undergraduate research. Welcome to the summer of 2010. I began this blog last summer to … Continue reading



All finished and the European Studies Conference

By • Apr 18th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Well it’s finally done.  It’s hard to imagine that after over a year of work and research, I have a reached the end.  It’s a nice feeling, but also a tiny bit sad.  I also find it hilarious that right after I submitted my final copy that this article popped up in my Google Reader: […]

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the end…or is it?

By • Apr 18th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

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ALL DONE!!

By • Apr 15th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hey everyone, Well, I’m all finished. I turned in my completed Honors thesis, “Closing the Communication Gap Between Undergraduates and Mathematics Professors,” a week ago today. Thanks to a lot of diligent work over the summer and winter breaks, I was able to send off my final draft to my committee a full EIGHT DAYS […]

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Quickly approaching the end….

By • Apr 14th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

With just three days left until the thesis is officially due, I’m busy making final edits.  It seems weird that soon I’ll be done with something that has been a major part of my life this past year.  At times its hard for me to comprehend all that I have done, but I know I’ll […]

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The Home Stretch

By • Apr 8th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Time has just flown by- I can’t believe that at this time last year I was planning my research trip to Paris. And I really can’t believe that I will be turning in my thesis next Friday! I forgot how time consuming it can be to edit, especially since I have never edited a 60-page […]

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Wrapping it all up

By • Apr 7th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hey everyone, This is my LAST retrospective post. Enjoy! A few weeks ago, I completed the testing sessions, and it was all very successful. Thanks to the help of my assistants, Anna Dausman and Jacob Lassin, everything went off without a hitch, and I now have 84 sets of assessments and questionnaire responses. I graded […]

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