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Christina Smith (BA '16) recipient of Golden Medal for senior thesis.

Christina Smith - alumna
Jul 15 2016

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Excerpted from Dayo Mitchell's full article

Thirty-five graduating seniors were recognized recently for their outstanding thesis projects. They are recipients of the 2016 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts; and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize.

The prizewinners represent 24 academic departments and all three schools with undergraduate programs – the School of Humanities and Sciences, the School of Engineering, and the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Several students also conducted research in conjunction with the Graduate School of Education and the School of Medicine.


Congratulations to Christina Smith (BA '16) who received a Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in the Humanities and Creative Arts. Christina's senior thesis is entitled “In decore suo: Bede and the Visual Arts at the Northumbrian Joint Monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow,” classics, and she was advised by Jennifer Trimble (classics) and George Brown (English).