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Missouri woman is first American model with Down syndrome representing a skincare line

A 24-year-old Missouri woman has become the first American model with Down syndrome to represent a skincare line, according to KTVI ABC8.

Grace Strobel of Chesterfield, Mo., is representing the worldwide brand Obagi, that promotes “skinclusion” ” – meaning it supports the International Cultural Diversity Organization and Project Implicit, highlighting the need to appreciate cultural diversity and recognize unconscious bias.

Linda Strobel (Grace’s mother) wrote to Jaime Castle, the president of Obagi. She expressed to Castle that “People with disabilities are not represented. Would you consider Grace as one of your models?” Linda said “We have this huge population of people with disabilities that are often very invisible, and they want to be seen, they want to be heard, they want to be represented as part of the population.”

The letter received a positive response from Castle. “When [Castle] got the letter, she was ecstatic. She walked down the hall

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$300M gift to Missouri S&T sets record for MO university giving

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A St. Louis couple have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri University of Science and Technology, the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education.

The gift from Fred Kummer, who graduated from the institution now known as Missouri S&T in 1955, and his wife June was announced Monday.

The record-setting donation will allow the university to establish a school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, bolster the economic in Rolla and provide numerous scholarships and fellowships for students.

The Missouri University of Science and Technology, known as Missouri S&T, announced the gift Monday. (Photo: Missouri S&T)

“This gift is transformative for S&T, the Rolla region and our state,” said Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T chancellor, in a news release.

Missouri S&T was founded in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. The 8,000-student campus in Rolla is part

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Missouri University of Science and Technology gets $300M

Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla announced Monday it has received a gift of $300 million — which it says is the largest single donation to any college in the state.

The gift is from St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife, June, who are alumni of the school and longtime donors.

The money will start a foundation to support Missouri S&T, establish the Kummer Institute for Student Success, Research and Economic Development, as well as a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship. It also will develop new areas for research, provide numerous scholarships, and fellowships for high-achieving students, university officials said.

Some of the money will go toward expansion, renovation and construction of campus buildings. A new lecture series is to be established, and a shuttle service between S&T and St. Louis is planned to bring students from that metropolitan area to the campus.

“This gift

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Missouri University Of Science And Technology Receives $300 Million Gift, The Largest In Missouri Higher Education History

Missouri University of Science and Technology(Missouri S and T) announced today that it had received a $300 million donation, the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education. St. Louis businessman and Missouri S and T alum Fred Kummer and his wife June are giving the money to a foundation they created that will support several initiatives at the university.

The Kummers’ gift will be administered by The Kummer Institute Foundation. Funds from the foundation will support several new initiatives at Missouri S&T, including:

  • A new research and development entity modeled after other university-affiliated centers like the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. The new organization will be the home to four new research
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‘Transformational’ $300M gift to Missouri S&T sets new record for MO higher ed giving

A St. Louis couple have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri University of Science and Technology, the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education.



a view of a city: The Missouri University of Science and Technology, known as Missouri S&T, announced the gift Monday.


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The Missouri University of Science and Technology, known as Missouri S&T, announced the gift Monday.

The gift from Fred Kummer, who graduated from the institution now known as Missouri S&T in 1955, and his wife June was announced Monday.

The record-setting donation will allow the university to establish a school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, bolster the economic in Rolla and provide numerous scholarships and fellowships for students.

“This gift is transformative for S&T, the Rolla region and our state,” said Mo Dehghani, Missouri S&T chancellor, in a news release.

Missouri S&T was founded in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy. The 8,000-student campus in Rolla is part of

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Missouri S&T announces ‘transformative’ $300 million gift

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis businessman and his wife have donated $300 million to a foundation to support Missouri University of Science and Technology in what the university said is believed to be the largest single gift to a higher education institution in Missouri.

The school announced the gift Monday from Fred and June Kummer. He is the founder and chairman of St. Louis-based HBE Corp., a design and build firm for health care that he began in 1960.

Kummer is a 1955 civil engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, which was then known as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.

The university will use the gift to establish a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, and provide scholarships and fellowships for students.

Chancellor Mo Dehghani called it “transformative.” The funds will make Missouri S&T a leading center of innovation and entrepreneurship,

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Missouri S&T receives $300 million gift

“Transformative” donation is the largest ever in higher education in Missouri; boost also foreseen for local and state economies

St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). Photo by Terry Barner/Missouri S&T
St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). Photo by Terry Barner/Missouri S&T
St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). Photo by Terry Barner/Missouri S&T
The Kummer gift will enable Missouri S&T to establish a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, provide numerous scholarships and fellowships for students, and bolster the Rolla region’s economy. Photo by Missouri S&T
The Kummer gift will enable Missouri S&T to establish a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, provide numerous scholarships and fellowships for students, and bolster the Rolla region’s economy. Photo by Missouri S&T
The Kummer gift will enable Missouri S&T to establish a new school of innovation and entrepreneurship, develop new areas for research, provide numerous scholarships and fellowships for students, and
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LSU vs. Missouri odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 20-3 run

The Missouri Tigers host the No. 17 LSU Tigers in a key SEC matchup Saturday at Faurot Field with a noon ET kickoff. The game was scheduled to be played in Baton Rouge, La., but was moved earlier this week as Hurricane Delta bears down on the Gulf of Mexico. LSU is 7-1 against the spread in its last eight road games. Missouri is 1-8 against the spread in its last nine conference games.

LSU is a 14.5-point favorite in the latest LSU vs. Missouri odds from William Hill, down from 20.5 points when it opened with LSU as the home team. The over-under for total points scored is 54. Before making any Missouri vs. LSU picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has

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Tennessee vs. Missouri odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 16-2 run

The Tennessee Volunteers and the Missouri Tigers face off in the second game of the college football season for both programs. Tennessee survived a close-fought battle over the South Carolina Gamecocks in its season opener, prevailing by a 31-27 margin. Missouri was less fortunate, losing to the Alabama Crimson Tide by a final score of 38-19. 

Kick-off is at 12 p.m. ET in Knoxville, Tenn. William Hill lists Tennessee as a 11.5-point favorite, up from the opening line, while the over-under for total points scored is 48.5 in the latest Tennessee vs. Missouri odds. Before you make any Missouri vs. Tennessee picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,000 for $100 players on its top-rated college football

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Proven model backing Texas, Missouri

The Week 5 college football odds from William Hill are out, and bettors are on the hunt for early-season value as the SEC, Big 12 and ACC remain the only Power Five conferences playing right now. Lane Kiffin lost his Ole Miss debut against Florida last week, but the Rebels should see a step down in competition this week against Kentucky. The Rebels are 6.5-point road underdogs, according to the latest college football lines.



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In the ACC, Clemson returns after having a week off and the Tigers are laying 28 points at home against Virginia. Which college football football bets have the most value on the Week 5 college football schedule? Before making any Week 5 college football picks, be sure to see the latest college football predictions from SportsLine’s proven model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game

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