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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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While a student at Princeton he wrote his senior thesis on St.
Since the silly season is upon us--I learned recently that my granddaughter who did her senior thesis on biking to work is actually a subversive who is plotting to have the United Nations run the world--let me make a wild and crazy proposal.
Many institutions offer accomplished students the option of doing a senior thesis, an honors thesis, or an independent project in the senior year.
Only research projects of a senior thesis as part of an undergraduate or Master's Degree will be accepted.
A man of many talents, Kal completed a 13-minute animated film AoIn the Days of DisgustusAo as part of his senior thesis at Harvard, which featured characters from his weekly cartoon strip by the same name that ran in The Harvard Crimson.
And to the fact that Stanishev's senior thesis at Moscow State University was on "The Role of the Uniform for the Combat Spirit of the Servicemen of the Red Army".
Quick, now 38, titled his senior thesis "Strong Man's Series," a reflection on adolescent years and personal hurdles on painted canvas.
One can find in the senior thesis the seminal outlook that governs much of A Theory of Justice, notably his altruistic concern for the material needs of others and the primacy he gives to community
The recent discovery and publication of Rawls's undergraduate senior thesis, "A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith: An Interpretation Based on the Concept of Community," submitted to the Department of Philosophy at Princeton University in December 1942, compels a reconsideration of the conventional wisdom.
It is, however, still an honors program; it offers the small, discussion-based classes that characterize honors across the country as well as the opportunity to pursue independent research in the form of the students' senior thesis projects.
This spring, she will travel to Adams State College to serve both as featured reader for the ASC senior thesis celebration, and to present a workshop on teaching writing online.
Ideal for use by students who must finish a senior thesis using experimental design methods or extensive data analysis, this book also contains many handy appendices of basic statistical equations and formulas to make the process more efficient and thorough.

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