Keystone Project

The goal of the Keystone Project is to provide students with a sustained experience of intellectual discovery and an opportunity to share their work with a broader audience. 

This process begins in the junior year, when students learn to balance the excitement of imaginative approaches to their intellectual interests with the rigor of field-specific methodologies and begin to work on the design of their thesis or project. It continues in the senior year, as students conduct their research, write their thesis or produce their creative project, and assess the significance of the work they have done. 

Each spring, Kilachand Honors College students present their Keystone Projects at the annual Kilachand Honors College Keystone Symposium. Below are remarks and presentations from the Kilachand classes of 2018, 2019, and 2021.