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Notable moments of 2023

Posted by on December 14, 2023

In 2023, Missouri S&T broke records for Career Fairs, broke ground for two new buildings and took education on the road with a STEM Mobile. These are among our many achievements this year. Read about 10 notable and newsworthy Missouri S&T moments from 2023.

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New book covers the life of entrepreneur Fred S. Kummer

Posted by on October 5, 2023

A new biography covers the life and work of Fred S. Kummer, a philanthropist, entrepreneur and 1955 Missouri S&T graduate. The book, titled Master Builder, will be available from the S&T Store for $15 starting on Kummer Day at Missouri S&T, Monday, Oct. 9.

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Missouri S&T’s 150th anniversary history book now available as an e-book

Posted by on September 28, 2023

Missouri S&T’s latest history book, Forged in Gold: Missouri S&T’s First 150 Years, is now accessible to a wider audience with the release of a digital edition designed for tablets and mobile and other electronic devices.

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New book offers mobster insights that you can’t refuse

Posted by on September 26, 2023

The namesake of a character in Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Moe Sedway, is the focus of a new biographical book that delves into the historic Las Vegas mobster scene. Bugsy’s Shadow: Moe Sedway, “Bugsy” Siegel, and the Birth of Organized Crime in Las Vegas, the latest book by Missouri S&T researcher Dr. Larry Gragg, will […]

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A history of the historian

Posted by on July 17, 2023

In the seventh grade, Dr. Larry Gragg knew he wanted to be a historian. His teacher assigned him to write about any person in popular culture and Gragg picked up his first biography to read about the New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig. What followed from that class project was a lifetime of research and interviews.

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George Horne receives Chancellor Medal from Missouri S&T  

Posted by on March 30, 2023

George Horne, one of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s first two black students, has been honored with the university’s Chancellor Medal for pioneering an integration movement at S&T when he enrolled in 1950. Missouri S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani presented Horne with the medal at his home in St. Louis on Monday, March 27. 

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Commencement speakers honor graduates at S&T sesquicentennial ceremonies

Posted by on December 20, 2021

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the university was the theme of speeches delivered during three commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Ceremonies were held Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Gale Bullman Building in Rolla.

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Tickets on sale now for Missouri S&T TEDx Talk Oct. 29

Posted by on October 15, 2021

What does it mean to move forward rather than remain in place? Seven speakers will speak on that topic from seven very different perspectives during TEDxMissouri S&T on Friday, Oct. 29. The event will begin with a reception at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, located at 400 W. 10th St. in Rolla. The talks will begin at 6 p.m., immediately following the reception.

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Missouri S&T Constitution Day focuses on 14th Amendment

Posted by on September 10, 2021

Celebrate national Constitution Day at Missouri S&T and hear an S&T historian discuss two former students who were key to the campus’s desegregation in 1950.

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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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