Honors Projects


Eryn Pierce


The final project consists of an Herbarium Collection redesign and a mock-up of an Interactive App. As a double major in Graphic Design and Biology, the author set out to create a project that would encompass both fields of study while also solving a problem the author had personally experienced within the field of Science. Currently there are only a few traditional approaches utilized by most college professors to teach scientific information to students. These methods include textbook readings, lectures, and PowerPoint presentations. It has been shown that the ways in which technical information is disseminated significantly affects learner comprehension and without good design the learning process can be difficult and tedious.


Art – BFA in Graphic Design

First Advisor

Amy Fidler

First Advisor Department

School of Art

Second Advisor

Helen Michaels

Second Advisor Department

Biological Sciences

Third Advisor

Justin Leonard

Third Advisor Department

School of Art

Publication Date

Fall 12-10-2012