People often think of science as a cold, soulless endeavor. And too often it is studied in the same way. One idea to bring life and zest back to the study of the world is to add some supplemental reading. By listening to the beautiful and enthusiastic voices of those who love nature, we can rekindle a student’s natural fascination with the world. And we follow in the steps of the greatest scientists of the past who were always lovers of literature, poetry, and drama.
The senior thesis is a capstone project, the crowning achievement in a student's academic journey. The path to the senior thesis begins with a strong foundation in writing, continues with a study of logic and how to build arguments, and culminates with the practice of rhetoric, the art of persuasion.