College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Policy

Honors in ENSP

Departmental Honors gives you an opportunity to conduct your own (original) research, collect and analyze data, and discuss and write about it with like-minded othersSuccessful honors students are inquisitive, self-motivated, and good time-managers -- the kind of students with whom most faculty members enjoy working! Additionally, the coursework normally "counts" towards requirements in your concentration, so shouldn't affect your graduation. Contact Angela Mazur-Gray and read the materials below to learn more!

  • Writing an Honors Thesis - provides a great, overall introduction and suggestions for "keeping it do-able." (The Writing Center, UNC - Chapel Hill).
  • Zotero - a FREE research tool that collects, manages, and cites research sources; it's easy to use and lives in your Firefox browser - Univ of Arkansas
  • APA Style Guide - Purdue University OWL (Online Writing lab)
  • Social Science Research - a 2-page introduction to the various components in a social science research paper. (The Writing Center, University of North Alabama).
  • Scientific Writing - includes samples of formats required by scientific journals. (Biology Department, Bates College).
  • MLA Style Guide - Purdue University OWL (Online Writing lab)
  • Basic Legal Citation (Cornell University Law School Library)
  • The Defense - practical advice for a successful thesis defense (Wheaton College)

Successful Honors students include:

  • Leah Schliefer - Environmental Politics & Policy, May 2015
  • Sze Wing Yu - Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, May 2015

 

  • Sara Mack - Environmental Restoration & Management, December 2014.
  • Neda Movahed - Environmental Politics & Policy, May 2014.
  • Sabra Bushey - Environmental Politics & Policy, December 2013.
  • Kara Loyd - Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, May 2013.
  • William Brodie Marrow - Earth Surface Processes, May 2013.
  • Jason Chun Yu Wong - Environmental Economics, May 2013.
  • Whitney Beck - Soil, Water & Land Resources, May 1012.

 

  • Clara Kollm - Environmental Politics & Policy, May 2011.
  • Hanna Poffenbarger - Environment & Agriculture, May 2011.
  • Amanda M. Garzio-Hadzick - Soil, Water & Land Resources, May 2009.
  • Zane Hadzick - Soil, Water & Land Resources, May 2009.
  • Patrick McLaughlin - Environmental Economics, May 2009.
  • Toby Dachman - Environmental Politics & Policy, April 2008.
  • Vera Jaffe - Soil, Water & Land Resources, May 2008.

 

  • Amalia Pleake-Tamm - Environmental Politics & Policy, December 2006.
  • Rebecca Blank - Soil, Water & Land Resources, May 2005.
  • Cynthia Chang - Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, May 2005.
  • Kushi Desai - Environmental Politics & Policy, June 2004.
  • Jayni Shah - Environmental Politics & Policy, May 2004.
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