Department of History and Political Science

41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 24, 2015

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Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-2015. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled t 1:30 p.m. p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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UMSL researcher to discuss the politics of climate change at S&T

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Dr. David Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of political science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), will present a talk on the politics of climate change at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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New book tells the stories of U.S. soldiers who liberated concentration camps

Posted by on October 15, 2015

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On April 4, 1945, American soldiers from the 89th Infantry Division and the 4th Armored Division seized Ohrdruf, the first Nazi concentration camp liberated in Germany during World War II. Military historian Dr. John C. McManus sheds new light on the experiences of the American soldiers who liberated and witnessed Ohrdruf, Buchenwald and Dachau in his new book, “Hell Before Their Very Eyes: American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945.”

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Missouri S&T to celebrate Constitution Day

Posted by on September 14, 2015

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The history and political science department at Missouri University of Science and Technology is sponsoring a Constitution Day celebration at noon Thursday, Sept. 17, in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.

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S&T military historian earns National Endowment for the Humanities grant

Posted by on July 28, 2015

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Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned a Public Scholar grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support McManus’ research for a new two-volume history of the U.S. Army in the Pacific and Asian theater during World War II. The NEH announced the award today (Tuesday, July 28).

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Students record international experiences on ‘Miners Abroad’ blog

Posted by on May 23, 2015

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Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology who are studying abroad this spring will be sharing their experiences through posts on the Missouri S&T Miners Abroad blog.

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Missouri S&T historian to deliver keynote at international music conference

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Patrick Huber will deliver the keynote address and moderate a panel on country music journalist and novelist Paul Hemphill at the International Country Music Conference.

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S&T author examines African civilization in new book

Posted by on April 23, 2015

The key to the modernization of Africa is an African renaissance, says Dr. Tseggai Isaac, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Isaac has recently co-authored and edited a collection of essays on the topic.

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Fogg named chair of history and political science at S&T

Posted by on April 8, 2015

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Dr. Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the history and political science department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment takes effect July 1.

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S&T’s Jeff Schramm joins We the Humanities platform as curator

Posted by on March 30, 2015

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Dr. Jeff Schramm, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join the international humanities Twitter account We the Humanities as guest curator April 6-12.

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