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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John Park: a commitment to quality

John Park: a commitment to quality

John T. Park, who served as interim chancellor in 1985-1986 and in 1991-1992, notes the major…

Rebuilding a flooded town

Rebuilding a flooded town

At its happening, the Flood of ‘93 was one of the worst crises to have ever impacted the St….

Movie magic

Movie magic

The technology used to create Davy Jones from “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” and characters from other…

Surveying the future of mining

Surveying the future of mining

Karl F. Hasselmann, who graduated in 1925 with a degree in mining engineering, was oil prospecting in Europe when…

Alumni leading the telecommunications industry

Alumni leading the telecommunications industry

Roy Wilkens, EE’66, and Mario A. Padilla, MetE’60, worked for years to challenge and change the status of the…

Harvest Collier on student success

Harvest Collier on student success

Harvest Collier, a professor of chemistry, served several years in the early 21st century as vice provost…

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.