history and political science

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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In the news: Dachau liberation, mask fit, moon resources

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, discusses the liberation of Dachau by American troops in a history.com article published Nov. 6.

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History fellowship honors faculty member

Posted by on November 5, 2020

With a gift of $250,000, Missouri S&T history alumnus Cordell Smith has established the university’s first endowment to fund the research efforts of S&T history and political science faculty.

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History professor to talk S&T history

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Join Dr. Larry Gragg to learn how this “country academy” founded in 1870 became one of the nation’s top technological research universities. Gragg will give a talk titled “Missouri S&T Celebrates 150 Years,” at noon Wednesday, Oct. 28, via Zoom. Register online.

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Join discussion on Trail of Tears, watch film

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Student diversity initiatives will host a short film that re-tells the story of the Trail of Tears at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, via Zoom. Register for the event.

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