Tag: 150th anniversary

Missouri S&T theater honor society to present new play

Posted by on April 27, 2021

A play commissioned by Missouri S&T’s theater honor society and co-sponsored by Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary committee will make its debut this May.

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Poets and writers invited to participate in S&T contest

Posted by on April 26, 2021

Missouri S&T, in partnership with Arts Rolla, is accepting entries now through Sept. 1, 2021, for its 150th Anniversary Poetry and Writing Contest, which will culminate with the winning entries being included in the university’s time capsule this fall.

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University of Missouri Curators recognize Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary

Posted by on April 22, 2021

The University of Missouri Board of Curators recognized Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary with a resolution at the Board’s April meeting today (Thursday, April 22). The board honored Missouri S&T for the university’s longevity and success as one of the first technological learning institutions west of the Mississippi River.

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Missouri S&T 150th Anniversary Poster Contest winners announced

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Dawson Caldwell of Rolla, Missouri, is the winner of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Poster Contest. Students from the Missouri S&T teacher education and certification department selected the winner from entries submitted by students throughout south-central Missouri. Dawson, a student in Jessica Humphry’s art class at Rolla Middle School, received a […]

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2020 in the news: unprecedented in many ways

Posted by on December 22, 2020

It’s become a cliche to refer to all things 2020 as “unprecedented.” But for Missouri S&T, that phrase holds true this year — and not just because of the pandemic. Several firsts — including a milestone anniversary, groundbreaking gifts, a Miner in the NFL and of course our response to COVID-19 — top our list […]

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Innovation, the Rolla way

Posted by on November 3, 2020

From our founding, S&T and innovation have been tightly linked Note: Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, is Founders Day at Missouri S&T. It marks the 149th anniversary of the first day of classes at our university, then known as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. For more about our history and our 150th anniversary celebration, […]

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Missouri S&T to host virtual Homecoming celebration as part of 150th anniversary kickoff

Posted by on October 7, 2020

Missouri S&T students, faculty, friends and family will be able to participate in a trivia contest, tune in to a live author discussion, dedicate a new laboratory and take part in the official kickoff of the university’s 150th anniversary celebration, all from the comfort of their own homes this October during the university’s Homecoming 2020 celebration.

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Missouri S&T to host virtual race to help celebrate 150th anniversary

Posted by on September 16, 2020

Join Missouri S&T campus community, Miner Athletics, alumni and friends in a virtual 5K and support Missouri S&T students in the process. Participants can run, walk or bike their way to 3.1 miles anywhere and anytime they can.

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New book chronicles Missouri S&T’s 150-year history

Posted by on September 8, 2020

Dr. Larry Gragg tells the story of Missouri S&T from its founding in 1870 to today in a commemorative history book that will be available this fall for the university’s 150th anniversary. Gragg is a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science at Missouri S&T. His new book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, is the account of the campus’s commitment to its land grant mission.

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Op-ed: For 150 years, innovation has run through Rolla

Posted by on February 16, 2020

The following opinion piece by Missouri S&T Chancellor Mohammad Dehghani has appeared in several media outlets in Missouri, including The Missouri Times, Springfield News-Leader, The Rolla Daily News and Phelps County Focus. Doppler radar. Mobile payment systems. A GPS in the palm of your hand. We take these types of everyday technologies for granted. But […]

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