John McManus

In the news: Military women, Rock Island Trail, storytelling in higher education, wildfires

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Military history writing award goes to McManus

Posted by on November 6, 2018

Dr. John C. McManus received the Thomas Fleming Award for Outstanding Military History Writing for his article “The Man Who Would Be President.”

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‘We Love Your Class Award’ goes to Winiarz

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Freshmen engineering students recently cast their votes for their favorite teacher. Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz, associate professor of chemistry, received the Freshman Engineering Program’s “We Love Your Class” award for the 2017-18 academic year. Other nominees, listed in alphabetical order, include:

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U.S. Naval Academy names McManus visiting professor

Posted by on January 9, 2018

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The United States Naval Academy has appointed Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, for a visiting professorship. He will serve as the Dr. Leo A. Shifrin Chair for a 10-month period during the 2018-19 academic term.

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Forty-one faculty members have received the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016-17. The winners were recognized at a ceremony in November. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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McManus among speakers commemorating Antietam cemetery anniversary

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, was a featured speaker in September for the National Cemetery Anniversary Speaker Series in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. He presented “The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat” on Sept. 9 at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. His presentation was broadcast on C-SPAN. Watch the video.

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Video game based on McManus book

Posted by on September 2, 2017

American Courage, American Carnage, a book written by Dr. John McManus, is the basis for Burden of Command, a tactical wartime video game set for release in 2018. McManus is a Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science.

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In the news: Dachau liberation, DELTA Labs, Oroville Dam, ‘World of Warcraft’

Posted by on June 6, 2017

In the news: Boots, McManus, Schonberg, Schramm, Weidner, Short

Posted by on May 3, 2017

  • Aaron Boots, a junior in electrical engineering and a member of S&T’s Amateur Radio Club, is pictured and mentioned in a magazine published by AARL, the national association for amateur radio.
  • Bill Schonberg, professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, was recently interviewed by radio station KCBS in San Francisco regarding the planned launching of so-called “mega-constellation satellites” and their possible effect on the orbital debris environment.
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McManus goes on air about Pearl Harbor attacks

Posted by on December 23, 2016

Military historian Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, lent his expertise to reporters for articles commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks on Dec. 7. He was interviewed by Kelly Moffitt with St. Louis Public Radio for “75 Years Later: St. Louis Memories of the Pearl Harbor Attacks, the ‘Date Which will Live in Infamy.’” He was also quoted in “100,000 Put in Relocation Campus After 1941 Attack” by Lou Wilin in The Courier, based in Northwestern Ohio.

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