history and political science

Sheppard publishes new Egyptian exploration book

Posted by on July 2, 2024

A new historical non-fiction book reveals the never-before-told story of women Egyptologists who paved the way for exploration in Egypt and laid the foundation for modern Egyptology.

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Passing of Dr. Wayne Bledsoe

Posted by on June 10, 2024

Dr. Wayne Bledsoe, professor emeritus of history and political science, passed away Sunday, June 2, at age 83. He joined Missouri S&T as an assistant professor in 1968 and was named professor in 1982. He also served as chair of history and political science for four years. He was named professor emeritus in 2004. In […]

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McGinnis named 2024 Outstanding History Major

Posted by on May 7, 2024

Sean McGinnis, a senior in history, was recognized as the 2024 Outstanding History Major for the history and political science department.

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Learn about “Being Cherokee” today at 5 p.m.

Posted by on April 24, 2024

The history and political science department will host a talk titled “Being Cherokee” at 5 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 24) in Room 221 Computer Science Building.

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Krolikowski’s work garners international coverage

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Dr. Alanna Krolikowski, assistant professor of political science, and her coauthor, Dr. Martin Elvis, from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, published an article in the British Royal Society journal, Philosophical Transactions A.

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McManus’s book selected as finalist for Army award

Posted by on March 5, 2024

Dr. John McManus’s newest book, To the End of the Earth: The U.S. Army and the Downfall of Japan, 1945 has been chosen as a finalist for the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award. 

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McManus to present virtual book talk

Posted by on February 6, 2024

Hosted by the National Museum of the United States Army, Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, will give a talk on his book, titled To the End of the Earth: The U.S. Army an

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Gragg publishes in Missouri Historical Review

Posted by on February 6, 2024

The Missouri Historical Review recently published an article that Dr. Larry Gragg wrote about a 1968 basketball game between the University of Missouri-Rolla, now Missouri S&T, and Southwest Missouri State, now known as Missouri State University.

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Learn how dog ownership can lead to deeper meaning

Posted by on January 25, 2024

You’re invited to a talk by a candidate for the Weiner Distinguished Professor in Humanities at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29, in Room 140 Toomey Hall. Dr. Margret Grebowicz, associate professor of humanities at the University of Silesia and most recently a visiting assistant professor of political theology at Hampshire College, will present “What is Enrichment? Dogs, Humans, and Meaning”

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Learn the history of facial recognition on Jan. 22

Posted by on January 18, 2024

Dr. Sharrona Pearl, associate teaching professor of health administration at Drexel University, will present “Recognizers to the Rescue” at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in Room 140 Toomey Hall.

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