Tag: history

New book chronicles Missouri S&T’s 150-year history

Posted by on September 8, 2020

Dr. Larry Gragg tells the story of Missouri S&T from its founding in 1870 to today in a commemorative history book that will be available this fall for the university’s 150th anniversary. Gragg is a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T. His new book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, is the account of the campus’s commitment to its land grant mission.

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Rolla area community invited to celebrate Constitution Day

Posted by on September 13, 2019

The public is invited to celebrate national Constitution Day at an event hosted by Missouri S&T. The history and political science department at Missouri S&T is sponsoring the Constitution Day celebration at noon Tuesday, Sept. 17, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center on campus.

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In new book, military historian takes ‘boldly revisionist’ look at World War II in the Pacific

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle. Fire and […]

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Missouri S&T to host History Day contest

Posted by on February 19, 2019

Missouri S&T will host the Missouri Region 8 History Day contest Friday, Feb. 22, at the Havener Center. More than 120 students from schools in a seven-county area of the state will participate. This year’s theme is “Triumph and Tragedy in History.”

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James Madison fellowships available for future teachers

Posted by on February 13, 2019

March 1 is the deadline for interested college students and graduates to apply for the 2019 James Madison Fellowships, says Dr. Patrick Huber, professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T historian to appear in HISTORY’s ‘Presidents at War’ premiering Feb. 17

Posted by on February 7, 2019

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Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history at Missouri S&T and one of America’s most distinguished military historians, will help commemorate this year’s Presidents Day by sharing his expertise on screen in HISTORY’s landmark two-night television event, “Presidents at War.”

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Missouri S&T to celebrate Constitution Day

Posted by on September 6, 2018

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The public is invited to celebrate national Constitution Day at an event hosted by Missouri S&T. The history and political science department at Missouri S&T is sponsoring the Constitution Day celebration at noon Monday, Sept. 17, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on campus.

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Learn about the Ozarks’ Civil War history this summer

Posted by on June 1, 2018

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View an art gallery of Civil War impression paintings, learn about the Civil War across the Ozarks and discover the western border skirmishes that dotted Missouri at a series of events held at the Curtis Laws Wilson Library at Missouri S&T this summer.

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

Posted by on September 15, 2017

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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

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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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