Theses will normally be Fall/Winter, or Winter/Spring, though with permission of the advisors they may be Spring/Fall or Fall/Spring. Failure to meet deadlines will result in the denial of Honors.

Fall 2022/Winter 2023

Declaration of Thesis Advisors (via email to IPE Director) End of the first full week of classes (by September 16, 2022)
First joint meeting with both advisors Coordinated by students before the end of the second full week of classes (by September 23, 2022)
First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors  End of third full week of classes (by September 30, 2022)
Second joint meeting with both advisors Scheduled by students between submitting First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography and Final Prospectus and Bibliography 
Final Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors and IPE Director End of fifth full week of classes (by October 14, 2022)
Draft of First Section (length and content to be negotiated with advisors) End of eighth full week of classes (by November 4, 2022)
Penultimate Draft of Full Thesis End of last day of fall term exam period (by Sunday, December 18, 2022)
Final Version of Full Thesis (Printed version to advisors, PDF to coordinator & IPE Director) End of third week of winter term classes (by January 27, 2023)
Oral Defense No later than the Friday of the week following submission of the Final Version: May 19, 2023
   

Winter 2023/Spring 2023

Declaration of Thesis Advisors (via email to IPE Director) End of the third day of classes (by January 9, 2023)
First joint meeting with both advisors Coordinated by students before the end of the second week of classes (by January 20, 2023)
First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors  End of third week of winter term classes (by January 27, 2023)
Second joint meeting with both advisors Scheduled by students between submitting First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography and Final Prospectus and Bibliography 
Final Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors and IPE Director End of first week of spring term classes (by February 17, 2023)
Draft of First Section (length and content to be negotiated with advisors) End of fourth week of spring term classes (by March 10, 2023)
Penultimate Draft of Full Thesis End of eighth week of spring term classes (by April 14, 2023)
Final Version of Full Thesis (Printed version to advisors, PDF to coordinator & IPE Director) Monday, May 15, 2023
Poster Session Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:30 (held jointly with Economics)
Oral Defense No later than the Friday of the week following submission of the Final Version: May 19, 2023

Spring 2023/Fall 2023

Declaration of Thesis Advisors (via email to IPE Director) End of the third day of classes (by February 15, 2023)
First joint meeting with both advisors Coordinated by students before the end of the second week of classes (by February 24, 2023)
First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors  End of third week of spring term classes (by March 3, 2023)
Second joint meeting with both advisors Scheduled by students between submitting First Draft of Prospectus and Bibliography and Final Prospectus and Bibliography 
Final Prospectus and Bibliography to advisors and IPE Director End of fifth week of classes (by March 17, 2023)
Draft of First Section (length and content to be negotiated with advisors) End of tenth week of classes (by April 28, 2023)
Penultimate Draft of Full Thesis End of eighth week of fall term classes (by November 3, 2023 - Tentative)
Final Version of Full Thesis (Printed version to advisors, PDF to coordinator & IPE Director) Monday of the last full week of fall term classes (by December 4, 2023 - Tentative)
Poster Session TBD mid-May (held jointly with Economics)
Oral Defense No later than the Friday of the week following submission of the Final Version: December 8, 2023