Tag: book

Grinding jungle combat highlighted in new World War II book

Posted by on November 8, 2021

From the highest-ranking generals to the lowest-ranking foot soldiers, U.S. Army soldiers’ perspectives of war in the Pacific theater during World War II are shared in the latest book by military historian Dr. John McManus.

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S&T math professors publish two new books

Posted by on May 17, 2021

Two researchers from Missouri S&T have recently published new books focusing on advanced topics in mathematics.

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S&T researcher’s new book reimagines philosophy ‘basics’

Posted by on May 13, 2021

A new book written by a Missouri S&T researcher aims to better introduce students to philosophical ideas and concepts by reimagining what introductory material is presented in a beginner philosophy course.

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By the book: Missouri S&T senior shares guidance for new college students

Posted by on April 28, 2021

As she prepares to graduate from Missouri S&T this May, Ashley-Ann Davis has some important advice for next fall’s college freshmen. “Figure out what’s important to you, and once you figure that out, prioritize it,” says Davis, of Jefferson City, Missouri. “Once you prioritize what matters, you can focus more easily.” But setting priorities doesn’t […]

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History professor writes new ‘history of the losers’ of the Protestant Reformation

Posted by on March 24, 2021

A Missouri S&T history professor has written a new book about the history of the Protestant Reformation, using new digital tools to find patterns in centuries-old letters.

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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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Missouri S&T professor’s book uncovers the origin of ‘jazz’

Posted by on December 9, 2015

A new book written by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher explores how the term “jazz” became a common word in the English language. The book is a result of over 25 years of research on the subject.

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

Posted by on October 15, 2015

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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Productive maintenance needs highlighted in new book by S&T researcher

Posted by on June 25, 2015

A new book authored by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher discusses best practices on how to be an effective, results-oriented engineer by looking at real-world case studies of productive maintenance.

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Missouri S&T historian examines gangster Bugsy Siegel in new biography

Posted by on January 27, 2015

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a successful, charismatic and tough gangster, but he was neither a visionary who founded the Las Vegas Strip nor a pathological killer, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Larry Gragg in his biography of the mobster.

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