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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.



Welcome…

By • Mar 18th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hello Everyone!
Welcome to the Upperclass Monroe Summer Projects blog. Consider this is a creative space to think “out-loud” as you work through your research questions and share your experience– gathering sources, reading, writing, and, ultimately, completing your project. Research can be a lonely endeavor, accompanied by moments of both great excitement and frustration. As you […]



Undergraduate Science Symposium 2010

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Uncategorized

Sign up now to present at the Science Symposium on Friday, February 26! All students who have conducted research in the hard sciences can present a poster or paper. Sign-up deadline is noon February 12. Click here to sign up. Oral presentations will take place from 12-5 in the York and James Rooms and poster […]



2010 Departmental Honors Colloquium

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Uncategorized

Check out the Honors Students’ thesis project presentations February 9-25! Honors students will present their works in progress to an interdisciplinary audience. Q&A will follow each presentation. This is a great opportunity for students interested in writing Honors Theses in the future to see what it is all about. Click here to see the full […]



New Blogging Guidelines

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Uncategorized

Please review these Blogging Guidelines before you start your blog. Information for POUR Bloggers One of the main purposes of the POUR site is to serve as a place where faculty and students can focus on the process of research and scholarship.  Those of us in academic settings spend our lives surrounded by the products […]



Recruitment, Part 1

By • Jan 23rd, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey everyone,
This is the latest in a series of retrospective blog posts, detailing my recruitment efforts for my thesis project. Enjoy!
Ah, the beginning of the school year.
It’s a time filled with anticipation, as returning students reconnect with old friends and brace for the new year, and new freshmen and transfers stand on the cusp of […]



A Left Turn

By • Jan 11th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey folks,
This is the fourth in a series of retrospective posts, taking you back to my time in Berkeley, California, where I took part in the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Linguistic Institute and sought to advance my research. Enjoy!
There are two crucial things I’ve been learning over the course of this project: first, that […]



Tweet!

By • Jan 9th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

We interrupt this regularly scheduled retrospective blogcast to bring you the following word: tweet.
This simple, unassuming verb was elevated to legendary status yesterday by the American Dialect Society, which selected “tweet” as its Word of the Year for 2009. And yours truly was one of the voters.
You see, I’m here in lovely (honestly!) Baltimore, home […]



Berkeley, Part 3

By • Dec 29th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey folks,
This is the third in a series of retrospective posts, taking you back to my time in Berkeley, California, where I took part in the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Linguistic Institute and sought to advance my research. This post covers the last 2 weeks (out of 6) of my time in Berkeley, in […]



Berkeley, Part 2

By • Dec 21st, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey folks,
This is the second in a series of retrospective posts, taking you back to my time in Berkeley, California, where I took part in the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Linguistic Institute and sought to advance my research. This post covers the middle 2 weeks (out of 6) of my time in Berkeley, in […]