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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Miner Stories

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Chain reaction

Chain reaction

Take 60 sleep-deprived students — easy enough to find in Rolla — and add 450,000 strips of newsprint and…

Y2K debugger

Y2K debugger

As the clock ticked down to the year 2000, computer scientists around the world were fretting about the so-called…

Jack Ridley: a humanist among engineers

Jack Ridley: a humanist among engineers

Jack Ridley, who won many teaching awards during his career, describes the circumstances he faced as a new…

Cheryl D.S. Walker: engineer, curator, lawyer, poet

Cheryl D.S. Walker: engineer, curator, lawyer, poet

Cheryl D.S. Walker, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1986, has many talents and many pursuits….

From S&T soccer to the state capitol

From S&T soccer to the state capitol

You might think that with the thousands of graduates Missouri S&T has produced over its 150-year history, at least…

Setting new trends

Setting new trends

Tamiko Youngblood, MinE’92, MS EMgt’94, PhD EMgt’97, was a woman of many “firsts.” She was the first African American…

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.