Larry Gragg

In the news: Copper supply, best-paid grads, original musical, static electricity, bridge collapse, ‘Bugsy’ Siegel

Posted by on April 2, 2024

Dr. Michael Moats, chair and professor of materials science and engineering, spoke with Crux Investor about the copper supply crunch.

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Gragg publishes in Missouri Historical Review

Posted by on February 6, 2024

The Missouri Historical Review recently published an article that Dr. Larry Gragg wrote about a 1968 basketball game between the University of Missouri-Rolla, now Missouri S&T, and Southwest Missouri State, now known as Missouri State University.

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Gragg publishes book on mobster, organized crime in Las Vegas

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Bugsy’s Shadow: Moe Sedway, “Bugsy” Siegel, and the Birth of Organized Crime in Las Vegas, by Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Larry Gragg, was released Oct. 1.

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Learn about gangsters and Nazis Oct. 25

Posted by on October 20, 2022

Dr. Larry Gragg, university historian and Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, will discuss American Jewish gangsters such as Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky and their anti-Nazi efforts at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library and via Zoom.

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Undergraduate Research Conference is April 14

Posted by on March 28, 2022

You’re invited to Missouri S&T’s 17th annual Undergraduate Research Conference Thursday, April 14. The conference will feature presentations and poster exhibitions that represent work from students representing nearly every major at S&T.

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Celebrate Constitution Day on Friday

Posted by on September 13, 2021

Celebrate national Constitution Day at Missouri S&T and hear Dr. Larry Gragg discuss two former students who were key to the campus’s desegregation in 1950. The presentation will take place at noon Friday, Sept. 17, in St. Pat’s Ballroom B and C of the Havener Center .

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VIDEO: Learn about Japanese-American student success in WWII

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Dr. Larry Gragg and Debra Griffith gave a presentation titled “Japanese-American Student Success at the Missouri School of Mines in World War II.” The program is available free on demand from the State Historical Society of Missouri. Watch the program.

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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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Professors to discuss mining on the Moon

Posted by on February 18, 2021

Learn how Missouri S&T prepared miners over the past 150 years and how it is now preparing engineers for a future in space mining during a talk titled “Mining: From Missouri to the Moon” 2-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, via Zoom.

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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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