Six recent Auburn University graduates have been selected as winners of the Graduate School’s 2013 Master’s Thesis Awards.
Award winners are Zach DeVries, Meng Ding and Saranrat Wittayanukorn in the Life Sciences category; and Stefanie Christensen, Kate Taylor Harcourt and Kelly Martin in the Social Sciences, Business and Education category. DeVries and Martin will go on to compete for the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ 2014 Master’s Thesis Awards.
The Master’s Thesis Awards recognize the scholarship of master’s students whose theses make an unusually significant contribution to their respective disciplines. Auburn’s colleges and schools nominate students for the awards, and an award committee named by the Graduate School selects the winners for the two categories.
This year’s winning theses were:
Award winners receive an honorarium of $250 and a certificate, which is presented at the Graduate School’s annual awards ceremony each spring.
The categories for the Master’s Thesis Awards rotate each year. The Graduate School is now soliciting nominations for the 2014 categories: Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering; and Humanities/Fine Arts.
Last modified: April 5, 2016