history

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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Learn about writing research proposals on March 31

Posted by on March 22, 2021

The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence (CAFE) will host a forum for early-career faculty titled “Writing a Research Proposal” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, via Zoom. The forum will feature three successful S&T researchers:

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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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Pandemic literature course this spring

Posted by on December 5, 2020

A new one-time course on Pandemic Literature will be offered this spring as History/English/ALP 3001. It will be taught by Marie Lathers, the Weiner Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Humanities, on MWF 2-2:50. We will read fiction about plagues and pandemics by Daniel Defoe, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London, Katherine Anne Porter, Albert Camus, Geraldine […]

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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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