May 2017: ryan mcrae (senior, anthropology) was awarded the greg yamanaka senior essay prize and the peter and marion schwartz family foundation prize in biological anthropology for his essay growth, trauma, and death: a forensic analysis of gorilla skeletal remains in the yale peabody museum of natural history. This senior essay focuses on election day voter registration, the political philosophy behind this policy and the policy's affect on democratic party turnout in elections examining election results through regression analysis, the paper examines the common belief that election day voter registration benefits the democratic party by appealing. Yale course search online course information (oci) and yale blue blook (ybb) have been replaced by a new course search tool called yale course searchupdate any bookmarks or links to ensure you reach this new website in the future. The senior project may be a written essay or an alternative project such as a film, exhibition, catalog, atlas, or historical data reconstruction in the case of an alternative project, the student must identify a second reader in addition to the adviser before the project is approved by the senior project director. A: substantial writing or a senior essay means a paper with at least 5,000 words for a senior seminar course (psyc 400-489) or for psyc 499 most senior essays will consist of a literature review and/or empirical study.
Yale university search form linguistics alumni senior essays student senior project advisor history and contemporary usage. Application acknowledgment, yale admissions status portal, checklist, and admissions decisions beginning in mid-october, a student who has submitted an application will receive a confirmation email that includes a pin and instructions for activating a yale admissions status portal account. Quality improvement nursing essay admission hubert haderthauer dissertations online dating essay thesis essay writing on if i were a doctor international marketing reflective essay thesis vaclav havel power of the powerless essays lyrics anti pleasure dissertation causes of ww2 essay boy. Preparation of a one-term senior essay under the guidance of a faculty adviser students must receive the prior agreement of the director of undergraduate studies and of the faculty member who will serve as the senior essay adviser.
Yale university is a private ivy league research university located in new haven, connecticut it is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious and selective universities in the world founded in 1701 in the colony of connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher educ. For a senior essay or any major essay or piece of writing by an undergraduate in yale college, in the field of the social sciences, politics, political economy and economics, and emphasizing the link between political and economic ideas, and analysis and public policy. The inspiration for the paper is a regional rail system proposal published in 2001 by the maryland transit authority (mta) of the maryland department of transportation.
Senior essay resources the yale library system has a rich collection of original papers and primary sources for senior essay projects below are a small sampling of those extensive and diverse collections. The senior essay is often the longest and most complex paper a student will write during a yale career while the writing center supports all student writers, we're especially eager to help as you plan, develop, and revise your senior essay. Each year, 50-75 students write a senior essay in economics of these, 10-15 are nominated for a prize by both the student's advisor as well as a second reader from the department.
Richard hegel prize for a senior essay on new haven (2001) sponsored by the yale club of new haven, the hegel prize was awarded for the first time in celebration of yale's tercentennial year. Senior essay in history: home welcome to the yul guide for the senior essay in history click on the link below to schedule an appointment with your research librarian, and take a few minutes to look at the resources and tools highlighted on these pages as you start your research. The prizes are for an outstanding senior essay, on any topic (including yale history), based substantially on research done in manuscripts and archives each prizewinning author receives a certificate and a $500 cash prize, presented at the student's residential college commencement day ceremony. Most students who do a senior essay find it immensely rewarding and consider it one of their best experiences at yale we hope you will feel the same students who wish to write a senior essay are strongly advised to take two semesters of econometrics before their senior year. The senior essay is not a requirement for completing the english major, nor is it required for receiving distinction in the major it does, however, offer a satisfying way to fulfill one semester of the senior requirement.
The senior essay in humanities is a substantial scholarly work that reflects the author's personal concerns, talents, and interests it is also a serious work of intellectual argument and. Manuscripts and archives is pleased to announce the two members of the yale college class of 2016 who will be awarded this year's manuscripts and archives senior essay prizes. In association with gala (the yale gay and lesbian alumni/ae association), lgbt studies awards an annual gala senior essay prize any senior essay or senior project, submitted to any department or program in yale college, is eligible if it addresses a topic relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. Katharine walls, ecology & evolutionary biology (2018): a review of the pongo skeletal collection at the yale peabody museum of natural historyawarded the william r belknap prize and honorable mention for the greg yamanaka senior essay prize.
1 august 2019 dear history of art majors, this document is designed to guide you in writing your senior essay, which is itself meant to be one of the most rewarding parts of your career at yale. For ful l details on requirements, format, and deadlines for the senior essay in the history of art, see: guidelines for writing the senior essay note that these guidelines are updated each year. Download the senior essay handbook here please read through and review the entire senior essay handbook the handbook will provide you with due dates and deadlines, important forms, faculty fields of interest, information on prizes, and useful advice and guidelines to help you through the process of writing the senior essay.