Archive for January, 2012

What does it all mean???

By • Jan 29th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Well, the method works!  I’ve been working on the analysis end of the project for the past several weeks, and that’s what I’ve concluded.  (Hey, this is a pilot study.)  Basically, looking at the data very simply (box plots and scatter plots), I can see that the sherds from the Kiskiak site and the sherds…
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What does it all mean???

By • Jan 29th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Well, the method works!  I’ve been working on the analysis end of the project for the past several weeks, and that’s what I’ve concluded.  (Hey, this is a pilot study.)  Basically, looking at the data very simply (box plots and scatter plots), I can see that the sherds from the Kiskiak site and the sherds…
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Abstract: Public Health Needs and Non-Governmental Organizations

By • Jan 27th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

This summer, I will investigate the delivery methods non-governmental organizations employ in administering health services. More specifically, I will review NGOs that are international, non-state organizations providing health services in developing c…



The Home Stretch

By • Jan 26th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Not too much to update since my last post. I’ve been doing a bit more secondary reading and am nearing the completion of the first draft of chapter 2. Hoping to have it ready for my adviser by next weekend. It’s hard to believe I’ve started my final semester here and that in just a few weeks,…
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Joint Mathematics Meeting in Boston

By • Jan 25th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year. I spent most of my break from school planning and then participating in the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston. This is the biggest math conference in the United States and I was honored to be able to present a poster in…
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The Beginning of the End

By • Jan 25th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Fellow seniors, we are now on the downhill slope of our last year at the college, and let me be the first to say, it’s freaking me out! By now, most people have been accepted to a school, found a job, or have turned in their tall stack of applications and are patiently (or not…
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Ambiguous Alterity: Tobacco in Navarre (Conclusions)

By • Jan 21st, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

After two weeks in the archives of Pamplona, I have gathered information from four trials (two in the AGN and two in the ADP) involving contraband tobacco, as well as illicit tobacco use by members of the clergy.  These cases have provided me with a glimpse of the economic and social role of newly introduced […]



An Analysis of Colonial Gravestones

By • Jan 19th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hi, in my previous blog post: http://ccsummerresearch.blogs.wm.edu/2011/10/11/memorialization-practices/ I discussed my study of gravestones in the Colonial Triangle and how they function as memorialization practices. After statistically analyzing thes…



Discovering Pamplona: The past, the present and the food…Part II!

By • Jan 18th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

So you have all probably been sitting around your computers waiting for my next blog post, well here it is! I have eaten so much food since the last time I blogged it’s incredible. Everything from squid ink, to blue cheese, to chocolate mousse and a hamburger with onion rings. All of the food tastes […]



I think I’ll go to Boston…

By • Jan 18th, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello again! It’s been a few months since I last blogged. Final papers, exams and then all the holiday excitement have kept me away but I’m back to update you a little on my progress. First, I’d like to re-admit the truth: this is a hard process. Anyone who says differently is lying to you.…
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