history and political science

Bruening lectures virtually to Swiss class

Posted by on May 4, 2021

Dr. Michael Bruening gave a Zoom presentation on April 12 to the seminar on early modern history at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

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Bruening writes new ‘history of the losers’

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. Michael Bruening, interim chair and associate professor of history and political science, 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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Gragg featured in Ingram’s ‘Icons of Education’

Posted by on April 6, 2021

Dr. Larry Gragg, Chancellor’s Professor of history and political science, is one of eight educators featured in Ingram’s magazine’s “Icons of Education” for his contributions to Missouri S&T.

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VIDEO: Using Zoom’s chat function when teaching remotely

Posted by on April 1, 2021

In this video, Dr. Petra Dewitt, associate professor of history and political science, discusses how she has benefited from training on teaching remotely.

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Join watch party, discussion of ‘Suffragette’

Posted by on March 8, 2021

Join student diversity initiative’s Netflix party at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, to watch “Suffragette.” The film portrays women’s dangerous fight for their right to vote in early 20th-century Britain.

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In the news: Lathers, Roberts, Sheppard, Wernke

Posted by on March 2, 2021

St. Louis Public Radio reporter Evie Hemphill interviewed Dr. Marie Lathers about pandemic literature and the course she is teaching on the topic this semester. The story, “‘It’s The Same Fears’: A Missouri S&T Class Finds Solace in Pandemic Literature’’ aired on Feb. 5.

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Sheppard elected to ARCE chapter

Posted by on February 2, 2021

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, has been elected to the board of the new Missouri chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE).

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Bicentennial lecture series starts soon

Posted by on February 1, 2021

In honor of Missouri’s 200th anniversary, S&T will host a lecture series as part of the Missouri Bicentennial Alliance. The series will explore the cultural history of the Rolla region and the social and economic topics relative to Missourians. All presentations are free and open to the public. Talks will include:

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UM System to invest in humanities research

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Two research projects involving S&T faculty are among the research and creative works projects in the areas of arts, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences announced recently by the University of Missouri System.

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Outstanding teaching awards go to 44 faculty

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Forty-four faculty members will be honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2019-20 and 35 faculty members received an Outstanding Teaching Commendation. Additionally two faculty members are being honored with the Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award. Recipients are:

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