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 (2019 dates tbd):

Studio Art Senior Majors Exhibition

Visit the exhibition of works by senior Studio Art majors.

  • May - June
  • Opening reception 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

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
Mid May

Cognitive Science
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Spring term

Comparative Literature
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Mid May

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
Mid May

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
Early June

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

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
Mid to late May

History
Oral presentations (20-25 minutes) with 10-15 minute Q&A.
Open to the campus community
In the History Lounge (3rd floor of Carson Hall)
Early April

Linguistics
Short talks
Open to the campus community
Late May

Mathematics
Short presentations
Open to the campus community
Late May

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

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
Early April

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
Late May

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