Tag: history

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

Posted by on December 21, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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“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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