8:50-10:10 AM Panel: "CIA and the Cold War"
- Katie Sherrod (History), “Operation TPAJAX: The CIA’s First Power Trip”
- Cody Fuelling (History/Seconday Education), “To the Brink: Turkish and Cuban Missiles during the Height of the Cold War”
- Seth Carpenter-Nichols (History), “The Cuban Missile Crisis: Kennedy's Quest for Peace”
- Korey Nowels (Secondary Education - Social Studies), “Combating an Independent Spirit: How the CIA’s Sense of Operational Autonomy Has Stymied Congressional Oversight”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Deborah Bauer (History)
10:20-11:20 AM Panel: "Heresy and War"
- Aaron Ostermeyer (History), “The Veneration of Icons in Byzantine Society”
- Alexander Welker (History), “Leningrad Under Siege: The Will to Survive the Nazi Onslaught"
- Andrew Hakes (History),“Babi Yar: A Closer Look at Holocaust in the Soviet Union”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Suzanne LaVere (History)
11:25-12:25 PM Panel: "Explorations in American Culture"
- Carmen Hamilton (History), “The Ouija Board: The Convergence of American Spiritualism and Capitalism in the Late-Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries”
- Fyodor S. Wheeler (History), “Empires of the Air: The Beginning of Radio”
- Fiona Sackett (History), “‘At Least They Aren’t Wearing Pants!’: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Malanson (History)
12:30-1:15 PM Panel: "Mexico: Domestic Transformations and International Relations"
- Bre Anne Briskey (Psychology), "The Struggle for Recognition”
- Heather Dewey (History), “The Historic and Contemporary Literature of the Causality of Article 27 and Re-emergence of the Mexican Ejido”
- Nathan Garstka (History), “The Zimmerman Telegram”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Richard Weiner (History)
2:20-3:40 PM Panel: "United States As a Work in Progress"
- Brittney Pearson Kattau (Secondary Education - Social Studies), "Lynching and the Racial Oppression of Black America”
- Delaney Cole (History), “The Little Rock Crisis: A Time of Defiance, Division and Unlikely Friendships"
- Melissa Norton (History/WOST), “Ballad of Jimmy Carter: Southern Rock and Presidential Election of 1976”
- Katlynn Rushing (Legal Studies), “Roe v. Wade: An Analytical Response of the United States Supreme Court Decision”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. David Schuster (History)