history and political science

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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Fogg named fellow of Paris institute

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Dr. Shannon Fogg has been named a fellow of the Paris Institute for Advanced Study. uring her fellowship, she will work with research partners in Paris on a project related to the geography of the Holocaust in Paris.

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In the news: As It Ought to Be, Campus Technology, CNN, NY Magazine, TheList.com, St. Louis Public Radio, Wall Street Journal

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Dr. Agnes Vojta, teaching professor of physics, discusses her recent volume of poetry, The Eden of Perhaps, in an interview with Chase Dimrock of As It Ought to Be magazine.

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S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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Seven S&T faculty win President’s Awards

Posted by on August 4, 2020

University of Missouri President Mun Choi has announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Awards to faculty members across the four universities of the UM System. The seven S&T awardees are:

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Thrice as nice – ‘We love your class’ award goes to Winiarz

Posted by on June 2, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz received the S&T’s Advising Center’s “We Love Your Class” award from freshman students, who voted for their favorite teacher. Dr. Agnes Vojta received second place. Other nominees include:

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COVID-19 in the news: Fox News’ Sunday, TODAY Show

Posted by on May 5, 2020

Dr. Michael Bruening was featured by Chris Wallace on Fox News’ Sunday morning show on May 3 as one of several teachers designated as “Power Players of the Week.”

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Summer courses in History and Political Science

Posted by on April 29, 2020

Need to fulfill your history/political science general education requirement? The department is offering two courses that would do so this summer. Dr. Petra DeWitt is teaching a 4-week, online, synchronous section of U.S. History to 1877 (Hist 1300) from July 6 to July 31. Dr. Michael Meagher is teaching American Government (Pol Sci 1200) as an in-person class during the 4-week late summer term from July 20 to August 14.

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