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Virtual Scholars Day

The Carl Goodson Honors Program hosts Ouachita's annual Scholars Day, which is also sponsored by Alpha Tau, a student academic honors organization here on campus. Scholars Day focuses on the academic achievements accomplished throughout the school year by students from various disciplines. Many of these projects are conducted one-on-one, under the guidance of or in partnership with faculty from across the university.

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 and the move to online course work, this year's Scholars Day has also moved to a virtual setting, and we are so excited for you to see the quality research, scholarship, and creative work of our students.

Click the links below to navigate directly to specific presentations or areas of study, but feel free to explore the other entries in Ouachita’s Scholarly Commons, as well! Enjoy your time at Virtual Scholars Day 2020!

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Honors Thesis Presentations

Click on the presentation link to watch or read the student thesis.

 

A Young Adult Scrutinizes the Michael L. Printz Award

 

CLAIRE ELAINE SEALE

 

 

An Overview of Foster Care

 

RACHEL SMITH

 

 

Beyond Stereotypical Picture Books: An Inquiry of Hidden Life Lessons from Patricia Polacco

 

RUTHIE LENARDS

 

 

Cracking the Case on Age-Appropriate Literature

 

SARA NEUMANN

 

 

Dance: The Universal Language of Storytellers

 

MEAGAN A. WOODARD

 

 

Daniel's Journey in First Grade / El Viaje de Daniel en primer Grado

 

HANNAH GALLAGHER

 

 

Developing a New Water-Soluble Porphyrin as a Potential Photodynamic Cancer Therapy Agent

 

CATHERINE SHIRLEY

 

 

Editing the Editor

 

ADELINE GOODMAN

 

 

Effects of Light Intensity on the Oxygen Production of Arthrosprira Platensis

 

SAVANNAH EDWARDS

 

 

Evaluating the Effect of Mutant EGFR on GPIT Subunit Expression in Glioblastoma Multiforme

 

SHELDON McCOWN

 

 

Inside Jobs: Historical Conspiracies and Their Effects on the Discipline of History

 

EMILY McGEE

 

 

Les Femmes Capables: A Supplementary Curriculum Teaching Survival English to Female Senegalese ELLs

 

ABIGAIL MORSE

 

 

Not Exceptions: Historic Views of Women in Art and the Impact on Contemporary Women Artists

 

ABBY LEAL

 

 

Parent Knowledge Regarding the Relationship Between Literacy and Language Development

 

EMILY PANKIEWICZ

 

 

Preparation and Cytotoxicity of Novel Carbon Nano-onion Materials

 

CAMMIE YORK

 

 

Protective Services or Protecting the Service? An Analysis of the United States Child Protection System

 

MARGARET ANN DONNELL

 

 

Reading between the Lines: Exploring Literacy, The Science of Reading, and the R.I.S.E. Initiative

 

ASHLY STRACENER

 

 

Spiders in a Window: How Dangerous Stories Lead to Dangerous Women

 

MATTIE MAE MOTL

 

 

Teachers' Knowledge and Perceptions of Children who Stutter

 

KATHRYN KNIGHT

 

 

The Effects of Communication Disorders in Individuals with Down Syndrome and How to Help Them Succeed

 

SHELBY BRADLEY

 

 

The Effects of Renal Cold Storage and Transplantation on Immunoproteasome and the Complement System

 

SAVANNAH STACKS

 

 

The Healing Potential of Online, Art-DBT: Developing a Program for Rumination and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury Reduction

 

LESLEY HOWARD

 

 

The Involvement of Notch Signaling in Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

 

OLIVIA PAIGE BROWN

 

 

The Search for Mere Purgatory

 

TUCKER DOUGLASS

 

 

The Sermon on the Mount: A Call to Obedience

 

RYLEE ROBERTS

 

 

Village Saints and a Little Black Magic: The Benefits of a Mission Trip Opportunity for Natural Science Students in a Culturally Diverse Southern Mexico

 

BROOKE SANDERFORD-BESTER

 

 

Art and Design Education for Grades 6-12 in Arkansas and Its Changes Since the Twentieth Century

 

CALLIE ANNA DUNLAP OXNER

 

 

Women in the U.S. Congress: A Study on the Role of Gender in Electoral and Legislative Processes

 

SELBY TUCKER

 

Campus tour

Since we are unable to walk you around our beautiful campus in person, watch this video as our Guest Experience Coordinator Adam Wheat gives you a personal campus tour.

               
  

Can’t make it to campus?

check out our virtual tour

 

EXPERIENCE OUACHITA IN 360°

Experience Ouachita in 360° and get an up-close peek at campus life. In just a few minutes, you can go from cheering for the Tigers on the football field, to the classroom working on a chemistry experiment.

Use a phone, computer or headset to watch as we show you what it’s like to be at Ouachita. Don’t forget to turn or swipe to look all around you!

Playback of 360° video is supported in the latest version of Chrome, Opera, Firefox or Internet Explorer on your computer. On mobile devices, use the latest version of the YouTube app for Android or iOS.

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