Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?
The Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Committee is promoting the Roberta Capps American History Scholarship for high school seniors through College Juniors who are citizens of the United States. It is open to students who are attending a Missouri college/university with at least 24 hours in American History. The scholarship is a one time $1000 payment to the … [Read more...] about Roberta Capps American History Scholarship
Recently, President Donald Trump tried to minimize the U.S. partnership with the Kurds by saying, “they didn’t help us in the Second World War. They didn’t help us in Normandy.” Dr. Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, comments on this statement in The Washington Post. … [Read more...] about Did the Kurds help the U.S. during World War II?
It is that time of the year again! Time to think about which classes to take next semester. Here is a list of those classes that we will be offering in the graduate program in spring 2020. Graduate students should remember they are only allowed to take a maximum of FOUR 600 level classes. According to the regulations of the graduate college over half one's degree MUST be at the … [Read more...] about Graduate Classes Spring 2020
Unwrapping Ancient Egypt is a two-part event taking place on October 19, 2019 at Missouri State University in Strong Hall. This event is open and free to the public, but registration is requested. First, from 9am-4pm, the Second Missouri Egyptological Symposium will bring together nearly a dozen Egyptologists local to the Missouri region for an entire day of exciting … [Read more...] about Come Unwrap Ancient Egypt on October 19th