Graduate Student Resource Fair - Thursday, January 25, 11am-1pm, Kennedy Library 2nd Floor near Research Help Desk
The Graduate Education Office, Writing & Rhetoric Center, Kennedy Library, and Dr. Erika Rogers will be available to help you get organized for the new year. Stop by and enjoy some pastries and coffee while discovering all the resources available to you.
Thesis Coaching Clinics - Biweekly on Thursdays. 3:00pm – 8:00 p.m. in Kennedy Library, Rm. 303.
A thesis is the written product of a systematic study of a significant problem.It identifies the problem, states the major assumptions, explains the significance of the undertaking, sets forth the sources for and methods of gathering information, analyzes the data, and offers a conclusion or recommendation. The finished product evidences originality, critical and independent thinking, appropriate organization and format, and thorough documentation. Normally, an oral defense of the thesis is required.
A project is a significant undertaking appropriate to the fine and applied arts or to professional fields.It evidences originality and independent thinking, appropriate form and organization, and a rationale. It is described and summarized in a written abstract that includes the project's significance, objectives, methodology and a conclusion or recommendation. An oral defense of the project may be required.