Celebrating 150 Years

Missouri S&T was chartered on Feb. 24, 1870, as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. Classes were first called to order on Nov. 6, 1871. In 2020-21, we commemorate our 150-year legacy of discovery, creativity and innovation. Please join us as we honor the university’s past, celebrate its present and envision its future.

150th Events

Watch the 150th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration Streamed on Oct. 15

Oct

28

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

St. Pat’s Ballroom, Havener Center

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NIH’s first woman scientist

NIH’s first woman scientist

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Rebecca and Joe Hawkes-Cates

Rebecca and Joe Hawkes-Cates

Rebecca and Joe Hawkes-Cates met in 2009 while volunteering at a Miner football game. “We handed out fruit and…

Once-in-a-lifetime cab ride

Once-in-a-lifetime cab ride

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Sarah (Lewey) and Leslie “Les” McDaniel

Sarah (Lewey) and Leslie “Les” McDaniel

When Sarah (Lewey) and Leslie “Les” McDaniel met in 2013 at a local bar called the Grotto, it was…

Endurance was her middle name

Endurance was her middle name

The first woman to earn a degree from S&T, Eva Endurance Hirdler Greene, class of 1911, received the general…

Stonehenge, ‘tis a magic place…’

Stonehenge, ‘tis a magic place…’

When the band Spinal Tap sang of Stonehenge as a “magic place … where the moon doth rise with…

150th Anniversary Time Capsule

Sealed on Nov. 5, 2021, to be opened in 2071

Time Capsule Project

As part of Missouri S&T's 150th anniversary celebration, a time capsule was ceremoniously closed on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, and will be installed in the campus's new arrival district. The time capsule will be opened during S&T’s bicentennial in 2071.

150th anniversary time capsule, 33x23 inches.