Spring at Dartmouth: Research and Dialogues

Research Across Campus

Dartmouth students conduct research in all disciplines and present their work during Spring Term.

In addition to the department and program thesis presentations listed below, there are several campus-wide events that celebrate undergraduate research:

Studio Art Senior Majors Exhibition

Visit the exhibition of works by senior Studio Art majors.

  • May 15 - June 17, 2018
  • Opening reception at 4:45pm on May 15 in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries

Location:

  • Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center for the Arts 
  • Nearburg Gallery and Arts Forum, Black Family Visual Arts Center
     

Honors thesis presentations

The following is a list of honors thesis presentations. Each entry lists the name of the department/program, the format of the presentations, the audience for the presentations, and when the presentations will take place.

Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Literature
Short presentations with Q&A
Open to AMELL and AMES faculty and Majors/Minors only
Mid May

Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Oral presentations (30 minutes) with Q&A
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Anthropology
Short talks (15-20 minutes each)
Open to the campus community
Mid May (tentative schedule: May 16 and 17, 2:00-4:30pm)

Art History
Oral presentations (30 minutes each) followed by Q&A
Open to the campus community
Late May

Biology
Oral presentations (30 minutes each)
Open to the campus community
Mid May

Chemistry
Short talks (20 minutes each)
Open to the campus community, including friends and family
Mid to late May (10:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Classical Studies
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Tuesday, May 10 (tentative)

Cognitive Science
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Monday, April 16 and Thursday, May 10

Comparative Literature
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Tuesday, May 29 (tentative)

Computer Science
Oral presentations (30 to 50 minutes) followed by questions from the student's thesis committee
Open to the campus community
Mid to late May

Earth Sciences
Short talks (12 minutes) and poster presentation
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Economics
Short talks
Not open to the public
End of spring term

Engineering Sciences
Oral presentations (15 minutes)
Open to the campus community
Late May or early June

English and Creative Writing
Short talks
Open to the campus community, and families are welcome to attend
Week of May 7-11

Environmental Studies
Short talks (15 minutes) with Q&A
Open to the campus community
End of spring term

Film and Media Studies
Film screenings
Open to the campus community
Wednesday and Thursday, June 6 and 7

French and Italian
Oral presentations (30 minutes) with 10-15 minutes Q&A.
Open to the campus community
May 8 through May 22

Geography
Oral presentations (30 to 45 minutes) with 10-15 minutes Q&A
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Government
Oral presentations (one hour)
Open to the campus community, including friends and family
May 14 through May 25 in Silsby 215

History
Oral presentations (20-25 minutes) with 10-15 minute Q&A.
Open to the campus community
Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10 in the History Lounge (3rd floor of Carson Hall)

Linguistics
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Wednesday, May 23

Mathematics
Short presentations
Open to the campus community
Tuesday, May 29

Music
Presentation type varies (e.g. exhibitions, performances, short talks)
Open to the public
April 20-23

Native American Studies
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Philosophy
Oral presentations (20 minutes) with 20 minute Q&A
Open to the campus community
April 9 and April 10 at 4:30pm (tentative)

Physics/Astronomy
Oral presentations
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Psychological and Brain Sciences
Poster session for psychology and neuroscience majors
Open to the campus community
End of May

Quantitative Social Science Program
Oral presentations
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Religion
Oral presentations (20 minutes) with 20 minute Q&A
Open to the campus community
Wednesday, May 30

Russian
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Spanish and Portuguese
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Mid May

Studio Art
Senior major exhibition in the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Theater
Performances
Open to the campus community
May