8:30 am: Conference organizers meet
9:15 am – 9:45 am: Keynote Speaker
- Dr. Jennifer Schiff, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of
10:00 am – 11:15 am: First Panel
- Haylee Wilkie — "GMO's: Not a Global Solution for a Better Tomorrow"
- Rachel Utnage — "An Approach to the Global Concern of the Extinction of Honeybees:
A Short Story of a World Without Honeybees"
- Seth Rollins — "Equality in the Global World Workplace: Interdisciplinary Research
of LGBT Peoples"
- Dean Martin — "Aristotelian Applied Ethics: An Examination of Bioethical and Clinical
Ethics for a Culturally Diverse World"
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Second Panel
- Rachel Fields — "Spanish in U.S. schools: The Growing Need for Bilingual Speech Pathologists"
- Elizabeth Montgomery — "Modern Slavery's Impact on Human Rights & the Global Economy"
- Fiona Buchanan — "Making Her-story: An Overview of Grassroots Mobilization & the Women's
March on Washington"
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm: Dialogue with other WCU student organizations
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm: Closing remarks