Department of History & Political Science

KMST to present original ‘A Christmas Carol’ performance

Posted by on December 15, 2016

Gather around the radio and rekindle the spirit of the holidays by listening to KMST’s original production broadcast of “A Christmas Carol.” The classic Charles Dickens book has been adapted to a radio play specifically for a prerecorded performance.

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B.S. in history to be offered at Missouri S&T

Posted by on October 6, 2016

Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will soon be able to combine their technical know-how with a solid foundation in the humanities and social sciences by earning a bachelor of science degree in history. This new degree will help bridge the gap that often separates STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields from humanities and social sciences.

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Learn about constitutional history at Missouri S&T

Posted by on September 13, 2016

The history and political science department at Missouri University of Science and Technology is sponsoring a Constitution Day celebration at noon Friday, Sept. 16, in St. Pat’s Ballroom C of the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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World War II historian’s latest book looks at the realities of aerial combat

Posted by on August 3, 2016

“Deadly Sky: The American Combat Airman in World War II,” released in a new paperback edition on Tuesday, Aug. 2, takes an in-depth look at the dog fights that took place in the clouds above the European and the Pacific theaters of World War II. The book shares many personal accounts of American combat airmen between 1941 and 1945.

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For alumnus Tyrone Smith, a third trip to the Olympics

Posted by on July 14, 2016

A decade ago, Tyrone Smith was in the process of completing one of the top careers by a student-athlete at Missouri S&T, one that saw him earn three All-America awards in the long jump and finish as the national runner-up on two occasions.

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Missouri S&T professor teaching architecture course in Chicago

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Schramm, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is teaching a group of Missouri S&T students about the architectural and socioeconomic history of Chicago while in the city itself.

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Learn about environmental protection needs at S&T lecture

Posted by on April 15, 2016

The area community is invited to attend a lecture this month on the need for better environmental protection hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T’s Ahmad receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Dr. Diana Ahmad, Curators’ Teaching Professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2016 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Missouri S&T historian to travel to France as Fulbright scholar

Posted by on April 6, 2016

A researcher from Missouri University of Science and Technology will spend the fall 2016 semester in France as a Fulbright scholar to study the detractors of John Calvin during the Protestant Reformation.

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New book looks at the role of animals during westward expansion

Posted by on February 8, 2016

The relationship between animal companions and humans changed during the period of westward expansion in America, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Diana Ahmad. Ahmad’s new book, “Success Depends on the Animals,” examines the changing role of animals between 1840 and 1869.

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