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Stevens Celebrates 150 Years By Looking to the Future

Stevens announced the kickoff of its sesquicentennial celebration, commemorating the university's progress since its founding on February 15, 1870. The celebration began with the launch of, which includes 150 stories recognizing the university's storied past and present and highlighting the future built on a foundation of innovation, drive and collaboration.

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Going the Distance

Having captured six national championships for cross-country and track as a Stevens scholar-athlete, Amy Regan '17, now a program manager with Garmin International, will compete in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for a chance to compete for gold at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Report: Record Starting Salaries for 2019 Graduates

In a powerful testament to the demand for Stevens talent, 96% of the Class of 2019 has achieved employment, admission to graduate school or other first destination outcomes six months after graduation, with a record-breaking average starting salary of $76,400.

Smart Sensors Improve Resiliency and Alert Residents, Responders to Danger

Stevens researchers are exploring distributed sensing to help buildings, bridges, tunnels and roads signal when they're stressed.

A New Intercultural Space Opens at Stevens

The university community celebrated the opening of the new Intercultural Space, a supportive space for underrepresented students and their allies on campus to foster diversity and inclusion.

The Life and Legacy of Charles Stewart Mott, Class of 1897

The General Motors mogul and founder of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is the subject of a new biography, The Life of Charles Stewart Mott: Industrialist, Philanthropist, Mr. Flint, by Edward Renehan.

Stevens Through the Years

Stevens Institute of Technology is named for the distinguished family known as "America's First Family of Inventors." From steam-powered ferries to railroad tracks to the America’s Cup yacht competition, Colonel John Stevens and his family changed the face of American engineering forever, designing steamboats, locomotives, railroad tracks and a host of other technical innovations that powered a new nation. Learn more about "The Extraordinary Stevens Family."

Stevens 150

This year Stevens celebrates our 150th anniversary. For more historic stories visit us at

In the News

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The Way We Write History Has Changed

Gregory Prastacos: Mixing Technology and Tradition at Stevens — and Changing Business Education Nationwide

Meet the 9 Wikipedia Bots That Make the World's Largest Encyclopedia Possible

Science Says That Eating Meals Without Utensils Makes for a Better Dining Experience


2/21: Stevens150 Founder's Day Soiree

2/21: Stevens150 Founder's Day Ball

2/21: Stevens150 Graduate Student Founder's Day Reception

2/25: Visual Arts & Technology Lecture Series: Meet the Artist: Jon Cohrs

2/29: A Musical Journey with The Orient Express

3/11: Excellence Through Diversity Lecture Series: Margot Lee Shetterly: Recognizing Hidden Figures in STEM Today

3/12: OnStage at Stevens: Vivaldi's Four Seasons

3/25: Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar Series: Changing the Game for Flood Risk Mitigation

4/15: President's Distinguished Lecture Series: 5 Things to Tackle Climate Change

5/2: Stevens150 Stevens Awards Gala

Stevens on Social Media

The transformation of Stevens' 150-year-old campus is happening day by day with renovations of historic buildings completed and the ongoing construction of new infrastructure projects like the Student Housing and University Center. Stay connected to what's going on at Stevens - "Like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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