All MALS students intending to complete their final project and final project defense during Summer 2012 or the Fall 2012 semester should closely review the "MALS Final Project Instructions" page (under Curriculum) noting especially the format requirements documented in the MALS Final Project Formatting Requirements Manual.

Student Projects and Final Project Defenses

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Final Project Defenses

Fall 2012

Jason Davis successfully defended his MALS final project titled "Josef Hentschel: French Fries, Flak, and a Runway in Memmingerberg (inspired by true events)" at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). No photos provided.

Tami Hinshaw successfully defended her MALS final project titled "A Creative Celebration of Advent through Art Journaling and Church Banners" during the week of December 10, 2012. As all participants are remotely located, the defense was conducted using Skype. Local attendance (UNCW) was not possible. No photos provided.


Summer 2012

There were no final project defenses during Summer 2012.


Spring 2012

All Spring 2012 final project defenses are complete. Congratulations !

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Page Lowry, Kimi Hemingway

Page Lowry successfully defended her MALS final project titled "It Wasn't Supposed to Happen This Way: A Memoir" at 2 pm on Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director), Page, and Kimi Hemingway (reader).

Dr. Mike Wentworth, Penney Vasquez


 

 

Penney Vasquez (Rhodes) successfully defended her final project titled "The Not So Bi-Polar Adventures of Penelope" at 3:30 pm on Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Mike Wentworth (project director) and Penney.

Dr. Mika Elovaara, Ashley Relf, Dr. Jenny Yates

Ashley Relf successfully defended her MALS final project titled "There's a Monster at the End of this Paper: The Presence and Effect of Monsters in Traditional Children's Literature" at 1:30 pm on Friday, April 20, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 103. Pictured are Dr. Mika Elovaara (reader), Ashley, and Dr. Jenny Yates (project director).

Rev.Dr. Jim Brewster,  Frank Buday, Dr. Patricia Turrisi

Frank Buday successfully defended his MALS final project titled "No, I Did Not Smack My Thumb With a Hammer, That's a Carpenter's Beauty Mark" at 1:30 pm on Friday, April 27, 2012 in Camp Lejeune's Education Center. Pictured are Rev. Dr. Jim Brewster (project director), Frank, and Dr. Patricia Turrisi (reader).

Dr. Mika Elovaara, Sara Brunkhorst, Dr. Patricia Turrisi

Sara Brunkhorst successfully defended her final project titled "Steampunk: Making an Alternative Past"at 12:30 pm on Monday, April 30, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Mika Elovaara (reader), Sara, and Dr. Patricia Turrisi (project director).

Dr. Mika Elovaara, Larry Pakowski, Dr. Mike Wentworth

Larry Pakowski successfully defended his final project titled "Framed: A Modern Murder Mystery" at 2 pm on Monday, April 30, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Mika Elovaara (project director), Larry, and Dr. Mike Wentworth (reader).

Rev. Dr. Jim Brewster, Sandra DeLeon, Dr. Mika Elovaara

Sandra DeLeon successfully defended her final project titled "The Persecution of Women as Witches as Evident through the Study of the Malleus Maeficarum" at 3 pm on Monday, April 30, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Rev. Dr. Jim Brewster (reader), Sandra, and Dr. Mika Elovaara (project director).

Dr. J. Persuit, Andrew Knoble, Dr. Mika Elovaara

Andrew Knoble successfully defended his final project titled "Raise Your Fists: The Cultural Significance of Punk and Metal" at 4:30 pm on Monday, April 30, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. J. Persuit (reader), Andrew, and Dr. Mika Elovaara (project director).

Dr. Patricia Turrisi, Jonathan DeRosa, Dr. Mika Elovaara

Jonathan DeRosa successfully defended his final project titled "The Thing About My Brother: Pursuing a Dream in a Realistic Fashion"at 9:30 am on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in Bear Hall, Room 110 (GLS Conference Room). Pictured are Dr. Patricia Turrisi (reader), Jonathan, and Dr. Mika Elovaara (project director).

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