Spring 2008 senior honors presentations

The capstone project is the culmination of an honors student's experience and reflects substantive understanding. Successful completion of a capstone project requires research, creative thinking, and good writing skills. This year's honors presentations include one architecture student, one retail merchandising student, three graphic design students, and four interior design students. The presentations are open to the public.

Monday, April 28, 2008
9 a.m. 146 McNeal Hollie Marx (Retail Merchandising): The People's Republic of China: A Case Study in Global Trade
Gloria Williams, capstone adviser

1:15 p.m. 15 Rapson Mariah Marshall (Architecture): Frank Lloyd Wright's AD German Warehouse -- A History and Building Condition Report
Kate Solomonson, thesis adviser

Tuesday, April 29, 2008
9 a.m. 274 McNeal Sarah Huener (Graphic Design): Shades of Grey: Exploring the Intricacies of Good and Evil in Children's Book Illustration
James Boyd-Brent, capstone adviser

10:15 a.m. 274 McNeal Mandi Zanski (Interior Design): Research Brief on Culture and Design
Denise Guerin, capstone adviser

1 p.m. 274 McNeal Rachael Rodeck (Interior Design): Architecture and Interior Design Connections: Understanding Licensure
Caren Martin, capstone adviser

Wednesday, April 30, 2008
9 a.m. 146 McNeal Amanda Ward (Graphic Design): 25 Million Reasons: A Creative Campaign Aimed at Increasing Youth Involvement in Politics
Steven McCarthy, capstone adviser

2 p.m. 144 McNeal Tyler Stevermer (Interior Design): Spatiality of Illegality: Researching the Special Housing Needs of "Illegal" Mexican-Americans
Tasoulla Hadjyanni, capstone adviser

3:15 p.m. 144 McNeal Katie Kaiser (Interior Design): Analysis of the Legislative Process: The MN Interior Design Practice Act
Denise Guerin, capstone adviser

4:30 p.m. 144 McNeal Tyssa Erickson (Graphic Design): Now Playing Outside a Theater Near You
James Boyd-Brent, capstone adviser