Graduate School will present Distinguished Dissertation, Thesis and Creative Exhibition awards May 4
The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2012 Recipients of the Distinguished Dissertation, Thesis and Creative Exhibition Awards. The recipients were selected from doctoral dissertations and master's theses/exhibitions nominated by departments and completed between June 2010 and May 2011.
The 2012 awards will be presented at a ceremony on May 4 at 10 a.m. in the East Asian Room of the Chester Fritz Library; a reception will follow. All are welcome.
The awards and recipients are:
Distinguished Creative Exhibition:
Five Songs of Northeastern Brazilian Folklore by Ernani Braga, Harmonized for Voice and Piano: A Performance Guide, Sérgio Anderson De Moura Miranda, MM, Department of Music. Faculty Advisory Committee: Gary Towne (Chair), Laurine St. Pierre.
Distinguished Thesis Award:
Self-Objectification and Its Effects on Body Dissatisfaction and Cognitive Performance in Young and Older Women, Lauren Chilian, MA, Department of Psychology. Faculty Advisory Committee: Ric Ferraro (Chair), Joelle Ruthig, Jeffrey Holm.
Distinguished Dissertation Award:
Finding Your Home in a Book: Sociocultural Influences on Literacy Learning in a Rural School, Rachel Engle Waller, PhD, Department of Teaching & Learning. Faculty Advisory Committee: Shelby Barrentine (Chair), Anne Walker, Margaret Zidon, Kim Donehower-Weinstein.
-- Graduate School.