Baylor Honors Students to Present Thesis Studies

April 9, 1998

Senior undergraduate students in the honors program at Baylor University will present their thesis studies from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 16, in Room 149 of the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Building. The presentations are part of the university's annual Honors Week, which highlights and promotes academic achievements of undergraduate students.

A committee from the School of Arts and Sciences selected the six presenters from a field of 35 graduating seniors in the honors program who were nominated by other students in the program.

Thesis presentations on Tuesday include: "The Long-Term Economic Viability of Small-Market National Hockey League Teams," by Holden, Mo., senior Matt Davis; "Male Mating Behavior in Female Biased Groups," by Point Vedra, Fla., senior Sarah Brosnon; and "Cicero's Pro Ligaro: An Introduction and Commentary," by Lubbock senior Jeff Johnson.

Presentations on Thursday include: "The Land and Political Independence: Agrarian Reform and Nationalism in Ireland, 1847-1893," by Oklahoma City senior Zack Marshall; "The Heptine Church: A New Perspective on the Formation of the Christian Movement," by Golden, Colo., senior Michael Livingston; and "Adolf Hitler: Influences on the Thinking of a Fuhrer, " by Macon, Ga., senior Neal Suit. All thesis presentations are free of charge and open to the public.

In addition to the thesis presentations, honors organizations on campus will hold convocations and awards banquets as part of Honors Week to recognize other outstanding students. These ceremonies are by invitation only.

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