News from Current Undergraduates

James Anderson will attend Marquette Law School.

Taylor Boots was commissioned as a second lieutenant and will be attending flight school in Pensacola, Florida.

Maggie McClain spent the spring semester in Washington, D.C. as a student at the Les Aspin Center. As a part of the program,she interned with Congressman Aaron Schock (IL-18). “As a huge history buff,” she writes, “it has been AMAZING seeing all of the historical sites and museums D.C. has to offer.”

Caitlin Cushing presented “One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church: The Schism of 1054” at the 19th Annual Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference, held at Purdue University-Calumet. Her paper began as a research project in Phil Naylor’s Byzantine History class.

Anna Pauls will attend Dominican University for her Master's in Library and Information Science.

Tom Salamone will be a Teaching Assistant in Lille as part of the French Embassy’s cultural programs.

Robert Shimp spent much of the year completing his Senior Thesis, which centers on John Quincy Adams and his time spent as ambassador to Russia. Through the Mellon Undergraduate Research Fellowship, he was able to travel to Boston and conduct research at the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Adams National Historical Park. As a result of that trip, he will be working as a seasonal student park guide during the summer.  In the fall he will enter the PhD program at Boston University with a Dean's Fellowship.

Gregory Spevacek spent the spring semester at the Les Aspin Center in Washington D.C. and worked as an intern in the office of Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin).

Michael Veit will enter the University of Chicago with a full scholarship to pursue an A.M. in the Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences while staying at the International House. He plans to write his thesis on early twentieth-century Chinese history and historical theory. During the summer he will intern as a research librarian at either the Chicago Historical Museum or the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

 

 

 

 



 

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