John McManus

In the news: Alligator gar, D-Day anniversary, graduation traditions, queer marriage in science

Posted by on July 2, 2019

  • St. Louis Public Radio’s Eli Chen interviewed Dr. Daivd Duvernell about Missouri’s efforts to raise the state’s population of alligator gar.
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    In the news: BYU Radio, C-Span, Scientific American, Spotify, St. Louis Public Radio

    Posted by on June 4, 2019

    • Why is folklore important in understanding the past and preparing for the future? Dr. Simon Bronner, author of Folklore: The Basics and Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities S&T,
      talks with BYU Radio host Marcus Smith in an interview on May 8.
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    John McManus lectures twice this week on Eisenhower’s WWII leadership

    Posted by on February 25, 2019

    Dr. John McManus, S&T’s Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, presents a lecture, “Echoes of Grant,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Kansas City Public Library’s Central Library location at
    14 West 10th St. in Kansas City, MO.

    McManus examines the parallels between Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower, delving in particular into Eisenhower’s World War II military campaigns. The presentation, in partnership with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, continues a series coinciding with the exhibit Eisenhower’s Middle Road at the Central Library. More details at:

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    Watch S&T professor on History Channel

    Posted by on February 7, 2019

    Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, will help commerate Presidents Day by sharing his expertise on screen in HISTORY’s television show, “Presidents at War,” which will air at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, and 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18.

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    In the news: History Channel, The Muse, St. Louis Public Radio

    Posted by on February 5, 2019

    • Dr. John McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history, will appear in the History Channel’s “Presidents at War” show at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. McManus also is quoted in the article, “How Gen. Eisenhower Spun a Humiliating WWII Defeat into Winning Military Strategy,” published Jan. 29 on the History Channel website.
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    Surprise! Eight faculty receive Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

    Posted by on January 8, 2019

    Eight Missouri S&T faculty were honored with the 2017-18 Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award at S&T’s faculty awards banquet on Dec. 4.

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    34 faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

    Posted by on December 4, 2018

    Thirty-four Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2017-18. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony tonight (Tuesday, Dec. 4).

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    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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