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

Oct

28

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

St. Pat’s Ballroom, Havener Center

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Miner Stories

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Going nuclear

Going nuclear

Missouri S&T is home to the state’s first nuclear reactor. Operational since 1961 and one of only three nuclear…

From banker to ‘Bachelor’

From banker to ‘Bachelor’

Aaron Buerge, a 1997 mechanical engineering graduate and president of the First National Bank in Springfield, Missouri, was the…

Cheryl B. Schrader on strategic planning

Cheryl B. Schrader on strategic planning

Cheryl B. Schrader, who served as chancellor between 2012 and 2017, describes her approach to strategic…

First impressions: UM System President Mun Choi

First impressions: UM System President Mun Choi

Mun Choi, who has served as president of the University of Missouri System since 2017…

Tom Benton’s ‘Missouri,’ from mural to movie

Tom Benton’s ‘Missouri,’ from mural to movie

It was “over a few root beer floats” one night that James Bogan and Frank Fillo decided to make…

Clued in on Jeopardy!

Clued in on Jeopardy!

This Missouri S&T professor of foreign languages was once a clue on the popular TV game show Jeopardy! If…

150th Anniversary Time Capsule

Set to be sealed from Fall 2021 to 2071

Be a Part of History

Submit items or item ideas for the 150th anniversary time capsule, which is set to be sealed in fall 2021 with instructions to be opened during S&T’s bicentennial in 2071.

150th anniversary time capsule, 33x23 inches.