Thesis Defense Week - Spring 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (All day)
Griffis Hall - Conference Room 201 // Nunnelee Hall - Classroom 302 // Griffis Hall - Classroom 307

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Honors Spring Thesis Defense Week

April 8-23, 2019

Griffis Hall - Conference Room 201 // Nunnellee Hall - Classroom 302 // Griffis Hall - Classroom 307


Thesis Defense Schedule:

Griffis Hall – Conference Room 201

Monday, April 8

12:30pm - Nicholas Ezzell: Extending and improving the uses of near-term quantum annealers

Wednesday, April 10

2:30pm - Liane Solomon: Intervention and Self Efficacy in Computing

Monday, April 15

12:30pm - Olivia Williams: The Cinderella Tale: oral, literary, and film traditions

2:30pm - Ciarra Smith: Neuroscience and You

Monday, April 22

12:30pm - Elizabeth Burford: Academically Productive Classroom Discourse

2:30pm - Benjamin Kromann: Towards a Metaethics Grounded in a Simplified Process Metaphysics

Tuesday, April 23

2:30pm - Martin McCandless: Model Validation of Thermospheric Neutral Mass Density


Nunnelee Hall – Classroom 302

Wednesday, April 17

8:30am - Anna Bills: Becoming Inhuman, Becoming Monstrous: Representation and Sacrifice in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace and Lauren Beukes's Broken Monsters

10:30am - Reilly Reeves: Using 3D Printing to Fabricate an Adjustable Hyperextension Orthotic for Patients with Hypotonia

Thursday, April 18

8:30am - Aaron Albee: The antifungal occidiofungin disrupts morphological switching in the polymorphic fungus, Candida albicans

10:30am - Heather White: Proteome Mapping Cotton Species Gossypium mustelinum

12:30pm - Rachel Booth: The Read Scare: Reading Stereotype Threat in College-Aged Males

2:30pm - Erin O’Quinn: Nanoindentation of Tungsten using Finite Element Analysis

Monday, April 22

8:30am - Mariah Warner: Trust in the Police: How Bad is it, and What Can We Do to Fix it?

10:30am - Isabella Durham: Evaluating the Impacts of Undergraduate Research Programs at Mississippi State University for Developing Science Professionals

Tuesday, April 23

10:30am - Hannah Kruse: Antibacterial effects of silver magnetic nanoparticles against Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and S. Anatum


Griffis Hall – Conference Room 201

Monday, April 15

3:30pm - Gentry Burkes: Gentry’s Mississippi: The Southern Gothic in Bobbie Gentry’s Ode to Billie Joe


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