In the news: Epting, McManus, Yan
- Dr. Sahar Joakim interviewed Dr. Shane Epting, assistant professor of philosophy at S&T, on Dec. 14 about his book, The Morality of Urban Mobility. The video is posted on Joakim’s YouTube channel. Watch the interview. Joakim is an assistant professor of philosophy at St. Louis Community College – Meramec.
- Dr. John McManus’ latest book, Island Infernos: The U.S. Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944, has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The Dec. 17 edition of The Wall Street Journal included a detailed review of the book for WSJ subscribers by Michael F. Bishop, a historian and former executive director of the International Churchill Society. His book was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s “20 favorite new books from 2021,” published Dec. 6.
- Dr. Grace Yan, associate professor of civil engineering, was interviewed for a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article regarding Dec. 10 tornado damage to an Amazon warehouse in Illinois. Reporter Steph Kukuljan’s article was titled “‘Not invented for resisting tornadoes’: Officials, expert zero in on Amazon warehouse construction,” and appeared in media outlets throughout the U.S. She was also interviewed on the topic by reporter Russell Kinsaul for a story that aired on KMOV-TV on Dec. 15, titled “Design of collapsed Amazon warehouse coming under scrutiny.”