Caleb Watney of Sterling, Kan., sophomore at Sterling College, took part in Exploring Liberty, an economic conference, from May 25-31. The conference was sponsored by the Institute of Humane Studies in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Wake Forest University and focused on exploring libertarian thought. It included sessions on the historical, economic and philosophical foundations for a free society.
Dr. Dale Levering, associate professor and McVay Chair of Business, challenged Watney to apply for the conference. Watney was chosen to attend through an essay application process which accepted less than half of the students who applied.
While at the conference, Watney attended seminars on the Industrial Revolution, the difference between legal and moral law, positive and negative rights,