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Specific university-wide guidelines and procedures can be found on the Graduate Studies website.

It is appropriate to have early communication regarding your graduate thesis or project intentions with your advisor.

To view samples of completed thesis and graduate project recordings please visit the MyMedia site:  Health Education Health Promotion Thesis and Graduate Project Defense Recordings


Examples of past thesis:

A descriptive Study of Injuries and Deaths due to Falls among Adults 65 Years and Older in Lincoln County, Wisconsin (2010) by Shelley Hersil   Link to UWL Murphy Library's Digital Online PDF Copy of Shelley Hersil's Thesis

College Students’ Binge Drinking Behaviors: Exploring Factors affecting Alcohol Consumption at UW-L through the Theory of Planned Behavior (2014) by Jenna Willems   Link to UWL Murphy Library's Digital Online PDF Copy of Jenna Willems' Thesis

Evaluation Of Livestrong At The Ymca, A Cancer Survivorship Program At A Midwest Facility; A Retrospective Study(2016) by Lauren Lube   Link to UWL Murphy Library's Digital Online PDF Copy of Lauren Lube's Thesis

Results of a social cognitive theory-based smokeless tobacco prevention program for rural youth athletes. (2008) by Lynn Hrabik ~ 2009 Graduate Thesis Award Recipient.  Hard copy located in Murphy Library at:  UW La Crosse Murphy Library 2nd Floor Stacks (Call Number: WT2008 .H67)


Examples of past graduate projects:

The Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Individualized Self-Assessment Process for Life-Long Learning (2017) by Carrol Hunder (recorded presentation can be viewed here and at the above referenced MyMedia link)   Link to UWL Murphy Library's Digital Online PDF Copy of Carrol Hunder's graduate project 

A Social Marketing Campaign to Educate University of Wisconsin La Crosse Students about Signs of Emotional Distress and Community Mental Health Resources (2017) by Nicole Lundgren (recorded presentation can be viewed here and at the above referenced MyMedia link)

Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias Caregiver Workshop Facilitator Manual for the Beaver Dam Community Hospital (2014) by Whitney Thompson   Link to UWL Murphy Library's Digital Online PDF copy of Whitney Thompson's graduate project

Athletic-Care for Coaches: Providing Appropriate Prevention, Recognition, and Management of Athletic-Related Injuries and Conditions (2009)  by Stephanie Fall  hard copy located in Murphy Library at: UW La Crosse Special Collections University Publications (Call Number: WX2009 .F3)



UW-La Crosse Foundation Small Grants Program

Graduate Student Research Grant Program