Fall 2011

140 things we LOVE about S&T

Posted by on September 12, 2011

Happy 140th birthday, Missouri S&T! OK, technically we were founded 141 years ago, but the first classes at the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy didn’t begin until Nov. 6, 1871. Campus lore says it snowed that day. A lot. But that didn’t stop the group of students — the first-ever Miners — […]

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Mines and Met: No. 1-7

Posted by on September 12, 2011

Since our founding in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, we’ve grown to become one of the nation’s top technological research universities. But that doesn’t mean we’ve abandoned our roots in mining and metallurgy.

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History of campus: No. 8-19

Posted by on September 12, 2011

Names may change, but our foundation doesn’t. Whether you know us as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, the University of Missouri-Rolla, or now Missouri S&T, we’re still producing the scientists and engineers who will meet tomorrow’s challenges. No. 08: Three guys: Duncan, Gill and PeckToday we have an association of more than 50,000 […]

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Landmarks: No. 20-31

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Campus landmarks like Stonehenge, the Puck or even our “smokestacks” are among the special elements that unite the S&T community.

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Art: No. 32-37

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Art lovers visiting the Missouri S&T campus enjoy exploring everything from sculptures like Louis Smart’s Cosmic Dance to free films in Leach Theatre.

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Landscaping: No. 38-43

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

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Daily life: No. 44-58

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Missouri S&T is one of the few technological research universities in the nation. that’s why we offer a vastly different student experience than you’ll find on most campuses.

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Student life: No. 59-81

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S&T students usually spend about 16 hours per week in class or labs. Then there’s homework and cramming for tests – but there’s still time left for fun.

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Diversity: No. 82-92

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Missouri S&T draws students from nearly every county in Missouri and every state in the nation. With 7,200 students from 51 countries, it’s a cultural smorgasbord.

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Traditions: No. 93-103

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A lot has changed since our university’s founding, of course, but the stuff that hasn’t changed too much is what we call tradition, which is virtually unstoppable.

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