Tag: history

‘Fake news’ from 1738 offers lessons for modern historians, says Missouri S&T scholar

Posted by on September 15, 2017

A widely circulated 1738 newspaper account of a Native American uprising against British settlers on the New England island of Nantucket – a report that turned out to be false – offers important lessons for historians today, says an assistant professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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History professor publishes sourcebook on Reformation

Posted by on April 25, 2017

A Missouri University of Science and Technology history professor recently published a book intended for college-level classes on the Reformation period. Dr. Michael Bruening, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, edited A Reformation Sourcebook: Documents from an Age of Debate. The University of Toronto Press published the 273-page reader in April […]

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S&T historian’s latest book focuses on Jewish post-Holocaust reconstruction in France

Posted by on December 21, 2016

After World War II, French Holocaust survivors returned to their homes in Paris to find them stripped of personal belongings and occupied by new inhabitants. Attempts to reclaim those belongings were key in efforts to rebuild Jewish political and social inclusion after the war, says Dr. Shannon Fogg, chair and professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T student earns Department of State scholarship to study abroad

Posted by on December 20, 2016

Devin Potter, a sophomore in history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has earned the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This scholarship helps give students the opportunity to study aboard by providing up to $5,000 toward internships or studies in foreign locations.

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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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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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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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