WWII

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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McManus honored for ‘Fire and Fortitude’

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history at S&T, has been awarded the seventh annual Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History for Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943.

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McManus publishes book on Army’s WWII role in Pacific

Posted by on August 6, 2019

Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian whose most recent books have dealt with the U.S. Army’s experience during World War II in Europe, now sets his sights on the Army’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II in a new book, the first of a two-volume history of the struggle.

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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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    Watch S&T professor on History Channel

    Posted by on February 7, 2019

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    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

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    • 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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    Step back in time, learn history of St. Pat’s Day

    Posted by on March 5, 2018

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    Are you ready for the best ever St. Pat’s? Join S&T’s library and archives staff to learn about the history of our university’s St. Pat’s celebrations. Journey back to 1908 and through World War II and experience how students, faculty and staff celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. Please register online for Monday, March 12, or Thursday, March 15. Each session will be held 11 a.m.-noon in Room 103 Curtis Laws Wilson Library. The event is free. For more information, please contact the library staff at library@mst.edu.

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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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