Women’s basketball had four honorees voted to all-conference List. Junior Sloane Totta was selected for first-team all-conference honors, making her the 10th Truman player to earn this distinction. Rachel Edmundson and Brooke Bailey were both named to the second-team all-GLVC. Redshirt freshman Maddie Re was named to the all-freshman team.

Marc Becker, professor of history, chaired a session on “Imperialism and Resistance in Latin America” at the Missouri Conference on History in Kansas City, Mo., March 6-8. On the same panel, history major Shannon Fetzner delivered a paper entitled “Assimilation, Resistance, or Both? Indigenous Responses to Christianity in Colonial Peru.” On the session “Otherness and Othering in Diverse Settings and Contexts,” Truman was represented by current student Anne Morgan, whose paper “Modernizing Migrants: Truman’s Commission on Migratory Labor and an ‘American Standard of Living’” was based on research conducted during a summer internship at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Mo. Participating on the same panel were recent Truman graduate Houston Roberts, with a presentation based on the capstone paper he prepared under the supervision of Torbjorn Wandel, professor of history, and entitled “Birth of a Klavern: The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan in St. Joseph, Missouri, 1921–1925,” and Jason McDonald, assistant professor of history, with “Nature or Nurture? The Making of the Eugenicist Harry Laughlin.”

 Alicia Ortman, Leah Cargin, Shannon Fetzner and Marc Becker

Jason McDonald, Houston Roberts, Anne Morgan and Dustin Gann
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