Maichele places 1st at Phi Alpha Theta history conference; Shipley finishes 3rd
For her paper, “’Redefining 'Woman's Work': Women in the Arts and Crafts", Melissa Maichele, a senior from Highlands Ranch, Colo., placed first at the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honorary’s Nebraska Regional Conference in Omaha. The conference, held in conjunction with the Missouri Valley History Conference, featured students from colleges in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri. Jessica Shipley, a senior from Edgar, Neb., placed third with her paper, “The Good and the Bad Immigrants: Eugenics in Progressive America."
Other Hastings College students who presented papers were:
Rachel Lee, a senior from Golden, Colo., “Opponents and Advocates of Eugenic Sterilization Legislation”
Dan Nealon, a senior from Westminster, Colo., “The Progressive Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt's Conservation Crusade”
Preston Peterson, a senior from Broken Bow, Neb., “Connecting Broken Bow, Nebraska and National Issues in Gilded Age America”
Congratulations to all!