Larry Gragg

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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Learn about Japanese-American student success in WWII

Posted by on October 19, 2020

Dr. Larry Gragg and Debra Griffith will give a talk titled “Japanese-American Student Success at the Missouri School of Mines in World War II” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, via Zoom.

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Meet the author on Saturday

Posted by on October 15, 2020

Join Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T, for a live discussion about his new book at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, via Zoom.

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Gragg to lecture on early university leader

Posted by on October 8, 2020

The State Historical Society of Missouri will host a presentation by Dr. Larry Gragg on George E. Ladd, the strong-willed, Harvard-educated director of Missouri S&T at the turn of the 20th century.

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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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Book sale ends today

Posted by on October 1, 2020

Pre-order Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years by Dr. Larry Gragg by Thursday, Oct. 1, to save $10 off the regular retail price of $49.99. The sale price is $39.99 and you will be automatically entered for prizes. Order online.

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Fall speaker series starts Wednesday

Posted by on September 14, 2020

Missouri S&T’s global learning department will host an online series of talks throughout the fall semester to discuss life during the pandemic, entrepreneurship, and diversity and inclusion. Each talk begins at noon, lasts approximately 30 minutes and includes a question-and-answer session at the end.

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Pre-order your commemorative history of S&T

Posted by on December 9, 2019

As we prepare to celebrate S&T’s 150th anniversary in 2020, a commemorative, coffee table-style history book about the university is now available for pre-order for campus departments and individuals. Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years is written by Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science.

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Learn abut WWI through exhibit, talks

Posted by on October 28, 2019

A Smithsonian poster exhibit named “World War I: Lessons and Legacies” will be displayed on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library from Friday, Nov. 1, through Monday, Dec. 2.

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Gragg publishes new book, talks at Mob Museum

Posted by on October 1, 2019

In his new book published in August, Dr. Larry Gragg tells the behind-the-scenes story of Las Vegas’ meteoric rise to becoming the multibillion dollar tourist industry it is today.

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