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(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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In order to analyze the results of this study, it was proposed to make a comparison with a senior thesis made by two optometrists from the Universidad de La Salle in 1973, which was later confirmed over time (in 1983, with a group of recycling people from Bogota; in 1984, with a group from the Albergue de Chicala; in 1985, in the Palermo Sur neighborhood; in 1986, in the city of Leticia, and in 1987 and 1988, in the Choco Department) (16).
Ye began working on methods to check number generators as part of her senior thesis at Princeton.
Comey's association with Niebuhr centers around his senior thesis on the figure during his time at the College of William and Mary.
For students who have been assigned a research paper in their psychology class, or are starting a senior thesis, Baldwin offers structure, advice, guidelines, and even some practice to help them write well, or at least better than they would have otherwise.
Donelan's work with Park also piqued her interest in sportswear, which culminated in a senior thesis project designing more comfortable track uniforms and, most recently, in a position as a technical developer at Nike in Beaverton, Oregon.
It's like senior thesis projects: they just put everything they have into it."
Manon DeFelice, founder of Ink Well, a recruiting agency that helps high-powered women stay in or re-enter the workforce, asks clients, "What was the topic of your high school senior thesis?" The answer often surprises people with the precision with which it points to a current passion.
In order to graduate, each of our majors must write a senior thesis of 30+ pages consisting of original research, written in the format of a peer-reviewed journal.
In this professional reference, Reale shares how she shifted from "one-shot" library instruction to becoming "embedded" within the senior thesis classroom.
Similar to the uniqueness of The Masters, an honors senior thesis introduces students into a world of scholarship and professional activity in a way that no single course, either semester- or year-long, can do (Anderson, Lyons, and Weiner).
Sayf al 'Adl: Al Qaeda's Top Operative," senior thesis presented to the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences of Brandeis University, p.
Uzodinma Iweala, now editor-in-chief of Ventures Africa, wrote the novel as his senior thesis while studying at Harvard in the US, inspired by meeting Ugandan former child soldier China Keitetsi to do further research.

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