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Celebrating 150 Years

Posted by on August 5, 2020

From hardscrabble, “country academy” roots, how we became a global research university Rolla in 1871 was a rough-hewn, hardscrabble town. It had more taverns than churches, no paved streets, and seemingly “as many dogs, hogs, horses, ducks and geese as humans walking the dusty streets,” writes Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history […]

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Innovation, the Rolla way

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Since our founding, S&T and innovation have been tightly connected. From advances in materials, movies and microloans to wound-healing glass and the Hula-Hoop, Miners have created some of the world’s most significant innovations. Here are some notable achievements of our alumni and faculty.

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Keeping history alive

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Several authors have written history books about S&T, but no tome can contain all the information researched or preserve any physical items. 

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New book chronicles university’s history

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, tells the Missouri S&T story from its founding in 1870 to today in a commemorative history book that will be available by Homecoming 2020.

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What lies ahead for S&T’s next 150 years?

Posted by on August 5, 2020

 As Missouri S&T launches its 150th anniversary celebration, the world continues to recover from a devastating pandemic and the economic downturn that followed. Despite this environment, S&T leaders are optimistic about the university’s ability to deliver excellent instruction and become a world-class science and technology university.

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Celebrating 150 Years

Celebrating 150 Years

From hardscrabble, “country academy” roots, how we became a global research university Rolla in [...]
Innovation, the Rolla way

Innovation, the Rolla way

Since our founding, S&T and innovation have been tightly connected. From advances in materials,[...]
Keeping history alive

Keeping history alive

Several authors have written history books about S&T, but no tome can contain all the informati[...]
New book chronicles university's history

New book chronicles university's history

Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, [...]
What lies ahead for S&T's next 150 years?

What lies ahead for S&T's next 150 years?

 As Missouri S&T launches its 150th anniversary celebration, the world continues to recove[...]