history

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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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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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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Gragg publishes on early S&T director

Posted by on October 6, 2020

An article by Dr. Larry Gragg is featured in the October 2020 issue of the Missouri Historical Review. The article is titled “‘From the Hell’s Brew of Malice, Hatred, and Vindictiveness’: The 1906 Investigation of George E. Ladd, Director of the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.”

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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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