Landscaping: No. 38-43

From ornamental beds to oak trees, the landscape services department at Missouri S&T keeps the landscaping on our 280-acre campus looking great.

38_Dogwoods.jpgNo. 38: Dogwoods in spring

The dogwoods are in bloom. Can spring break be far behind?


No. 39: Rocks outside
Toomey Hall

A little bit of dolomite right in the middle of campus. This is the same type of rock used to build the foundations of the Rolla Building and Norwood Hall.

No. 40: Playing Frisbee
at the Puck

It’s the ultimate way to spend some
free time.

No. 41: Earth Day

St. Pat’s isn’t the only time we get
our green on. Every year, the campus hosts hundreds of kids who come to learn about the environment. Come to Earth Day and you might even get a
free tree.

No. 42: Oak trees outside Toomey Hall

Margie (Dickerson) Gordon, ChE’02, met her husband, John, EE’02, under
the big oak tree on the west side of the Puck in front of Toomey Hall during the freshman orientation picnic on her very first day on campus. Years later, they
had their engagement photos taken in
the very same spot.

43_PrettyCampus.jpgNo. 43: Pretty campus

The S&T landscaping team has worked wonders to beautify campus in recent years. They make dirt look good.

Around the Puck

By the numbers: Fall/Winter 2018

8,607 Students enrolled for the fall semester at Missouri S&T. Classes started Aug. 20. 91 Percentage of first-year freshmen who receive scholarships and financial aid.

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Making tornado alley safer

Growing up in northeast China, Guirong “Grace” Yan didn’t see many tornados in a country where the number of documented twisters is a fraction of those that hit the United States. But as her academic career took Yan to several postdoctoral fellowships and then faculty positions in Indiana, Missouri and Texas, the assistant professor of […]

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Living laboratory houses lead battery research

This past November, Missouri S&T installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the EcoVillage, a “living laboratory” that is home to S&T’s solar-powered homes.

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Partners for progress

An expansion of the partnership between Missouri S&T and Missouri State University will allow students to pursue a mechanical engineering degree on the Missouri State campus with courses taught by faculty from both institutions. Students began applying this fall. The program will begin in fall 2019.

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Chancellor search is underway

This past August, University of Missouri President Mun Choi announced the formation of a 23-member committee to lead a nationwide search for a chancellor at Missouri S&T.

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  1. KIM JENSEN says:

    We have visited the Missouri S&T campus several times and I have marveled at the beauty of a particular hearty shrub with dark green large leaves that are red at the tips. What is the name of this shrub?