Diana Ahmad

Ahmad presents on squirrel migration

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Diana L. Ahmad, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of history, presented a paper at the British Animal Studies Network Conference at the University of Leeds, England, on Nov. 23.

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Bake-off to benefit Student Emergency Fund

Posted by on September 30, 2019

Get out your oven mitts and get ready to throw down (or preheat) for the Student Emergency Fund Bake-off 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the lobby of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. A vote will determine the winners.

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Ahmad publishes essay on heroic oxen

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Arizona State’s online magazine, Zocalo Public Square, published the essay “The Oxen Were the Unheralded Heroes of America’s Overland Trails,” by Dr. Diana Ahmad.

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Twice as nice – ‘We Love Your Class Award’ goes to Winiarz

Posted by on June 4, 2019

For the second consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz has received the “We Love Your Class” award from freshman engineering students. Other nominees are:

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Talk goes to the prairie dogs

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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All are invited to the next Research on Tap lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the loft of Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. Dr. Diana Ahmad, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of history, will give a talk titled “Prairie Dogs: Symbols of a Growing Nation.”

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In the news: Artificial moon, Business Officer magazine, naval history, successful IP policy, war loot restitution

Posted by on November 6, 2018

  • Dr. William Schonberg shared his expertise on space and celestial objects with NBC News for a story about Chengu’s plan to launch an illumination satellite in 2020.
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    Scoundrel or gentleman? Ahmad publishes on Navy captain

    Posted by on July 3, 2018

    Dr. Diana Ahmad’s article, “Scoundrel or Gentleman: The Reign of Captain Benjamin Franklin Tilley, U.S.N., on American Samoa, 1900-1901,” was published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Nautilus. Ahmad gives an account of Tilley’s time in American Samoa, which was not the typical story of Western interactions with Pacific Islanders.

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    Ahmad to discuss history, S&T in Japan

    Posted by on June 4, 2018

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    Dr. Diana Ahmad, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of history, has been invited to teach university classes for one week in July at the Hachinohe Institute of Technology (HIT) in Hachinohe, Japan.

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