Guide to the Stanford University Undergraduate Research Awards Nominee theses

Jenny Johnson
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
February 2014
Copyright © 2014 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1191
Creator: Stanford University--Students.
Title: Stanford University, Undergraduate Research Awards Nominee theses
Dates: 2012-2013
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Summary: Collection includes honors theses and research projects nominated for three undergraduate research awards including the Firestone Medals for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medals for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts, and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prizes.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. No photocopies may be made.

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Cite As

[identification of item], Stanford University, Undergraduate Research Awards Nominee theses (SC1191). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

The Firestone Medals for Excellence in Undergraduate Research recognizes graduating seniors nominated by their academic programs or departments for undertaking honors projects in engineering and the social, physical and natural sciences.
The Robert M. Golden Medals for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts recognizes students completing honors projects in the humanities or creative projects in the fine arts. The Golden Medal is awarded to the top ten percent of all honors theses in the humanities, senior projects or performance in the arts.
The Kenedy prize is given annually for outstanding honors theses in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Recipients of this award have accomplished significantly advanced research in the field and have demonstrated strong potential for publication in peer-reviewed scholarly works. The prize was established in recognition of David M. Kennedy, professor emeritus of history, and faculty co-director of Stanford's Bill Lane Center for the American West, and his longstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate writers.
Text excerpted from:
https://undergrad.stanford.edu/opportunities-research/awards-and-graduation-honors/golden-firestone-and-kennedy-thesis-awards
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2013/june/graduating-senior-awards-062513.html

Scope and Contents

Collection includes honors theses and research projects nominated for three undergraduate research awards including the Firestone Medals for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medals for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts, and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prizes.

Access Terms

Undergraduate Research Programs.
David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize
Firestone Medals for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Robert M. Golden Medals for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts
Student papers.


Collection Contents

 

Accn ARCH.2014-047 Nominated theses and honors projects

 

2012 Nominees 2012

Box 1, Folder 1

Bennet, Brittany, Elegy. (Golden) 2012

Box 1, Folder 2

Bleaman, Isaac, Vernacularity and authenticity in Sholem Aleichem's monologues: A variationist approach. (Golden) 2012

Box 1, Folder 3

Chan, Stephanie, The Waizhou Special: Exploring the effects of immigrant diffusion on Chinese restaurant workers in McMinnville, Tennessee. (Firestone, Kennedy) 2012

Box 1, Folder 4

Clark, Alexandra, Compassion at play: Cultivating compassion through theater with the fourth and fifth graders of Costano Elementary School. (Kennedy) 2012

Box 1, Folder 5

Dang, Vanessa Marie, Glutamine metabolism is a compenent of MYC associated oncogene addiction in renal adenocarcinoma. (Kennedy, Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 6

Feehan, Ross, Helping those who harm: Harmonizing the practice of ethics and aquaculture insurance in China. (Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 7

Gray, Colin, Responding to the monetary superpower: investigating the behavioral spillovers of U.S. monetary policy. (Kennedy, Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 8

Holtzman, Alexander, The unanticipated inequalities of electoral reform: Racial and ethnic disparities in voting behavior under Oakland's ranked choice voting program. (Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 9

Ibarra, Daniel Enrique, An assessment of late Pleistocene to Middle Holocene lake level fluctuations in Surprise Valley, California. (Kennedy, Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 10

Kotzin, Jonathan J., The role of CD4+ T cells in the development of protective immunity to 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza. (Kennedy, Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 11

Nichols, Samara, Does infant directed speech facilitate familiar word recognition by 14- to 15-month olds? (Golden) 2012

Box 1, Folder 12

Poland, Susannah, The secret lives of beads: tracing the histories of beaded body adornment among the Chagga people of northern Tanzania. (Firestone) 2012

Box 1, Folder 13

Reid, Otis, Monitoring, expropriating, and interfering: concentrated ownership, government holdings, and firm value on the Ghana Stock Exchange. (Kennedy) 2012

Box 1, Folder 14

Tuan, Eric, Beyond cadence: post-cadential extensions and Josquin's compositional style. (Golden) 2012

Box 1, Folder 15

Weber, Sadie, Assessing the role of wild plant taxa in predomestication cultivation during the pre pottery Neolithic A. (Firestone, Golden, Kennedy) 2012

 

2013 nominees 2013

Box 2, Folder 1

Katsma, Holst, Problems of loudness in the novel. (Golden, Kennedy) 2012

Box 2, Folder 2

Knudson, Elizabeth, National and ethnic identity in Africa. (Firestone) 2012

Box 2, Folder 3

Kramer, Anne Devon, A L'Aube de l'Age Atomique, "Entre L'Enfer et La Raison." (Kennedy) 2012

Box 2, Folder 4

Radcliffe, Ben, Texture, practice, type scene: A stuy of iconicity in Homeric sacrifice. (Golden) 2012

Box 2, Folder 5

Sapp, Richie, Acutely disrupting the function of PirB enhances ocular dominance plasticity. (Firestone, Kennedy) 2012

Box 2, Folder 6

Shelley-Abrahamson, Seth, Hopf modules and representations of finite groups of lie type. (Firestone) 2012

Box 2, Folder 7

Trugman, Daniel T., A pseudo-dynamic rupture model generator for earthquakes on geometrically complex faults. (Firestone, Golden, Kennedy) 2012

Box 2, Folder 8

Vaid-Menon, Alok, Rainbows are just refracted white light: settler homonationalism in Neo-Apartheid. South Africa (Golden) 2012