Tag: History and Political Science

Missouri S&T undergraduates exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 11, 2022

Nine undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri, on Monday, April 11, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.  The event, which is designed to inform Missouri’s lawmakers about research at Missouri universities, welcomes undergraduate students from all four University of Missouri System campuses. […]

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Experts to speak about the invasion of Ukraine on March 9

Posted by on March 2, 2022

A panel discussion comprised of various experts will discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine this March at Missouri S&T.

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James Madison fellowships available for teachers and future teachers

Posted by on February 16, 2022

March 1 is the deadline for interested college students and graduates to apply for the 2022 James Madison Graduate Fellowships, says Dr. Patrick Huber, professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology.   The fellowships are awarded by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation, a federally endowed program designed to strengthen instruction about the […]

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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 researcher highlights the first Black newspaperman in America

Posted by on November 2, 2021

A Missouri S&T history professor has recently made new discoveries about the life and work of America’s first Black newspaperman.

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Missouri S&T Constitution Day focuses on 14th Amendment

Posted by on September 10, 2021

Celebrate national Constitution Day at Missouri S&T and hear an S&T historian discuss two former students who were key to the campus’s desegregation in 1950.

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Missouri S&T hosts first in series of national critical minerals workshops

Posted by on July 19, 2021

What are critical minerals, where do we find them, and why are they considered critical? Leading critical-minerals experts from across the country discussed these questions and more during a virtual workshop hosted by Missouri S&T Aug. 2-3. The workshop provided insight and answers to issues surrounding materials such as cobalt for lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, germanium for transistors, tellurium for solar cells and rare earth elements for magnets and electronics.

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Sheppard named first Christensen Fellow at S&T

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard has been named Missouri S&T’s first Christensen Fellow of history and political science. The fellowship provides funding for faculty to travel to find and study original source materials to support their research, as well as to provide funding for research assistants, memberships in professional organizations, summer salaries and publishing costs.

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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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Missouri S&T students create digital story map to trace Trail of Tears journey through Missouri

Posted by on February 23, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology students created a digital exhibit to tell the story of how thousands of Native Americans travelled through Missouri nearly 200 years ago on a forced march westward that became known as the “Trail of Tears.” Students in Dr. Justin Pope’s Native American History course at Missouri S&T developed the […]

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