$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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‘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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Prime Day Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving for Amazon Stock



Amazon (AMZN) logistics center in Szczecin, Poland.


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Amazon (AMZN) logistics center in Szczecin, Poland.

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is having its best year yet. The novel coronavirus pandemic led to an unprecedented surge in online shopping, which was a big win for the e-commerce giant. With Prime Day just around the corner, investors are hoping for some big gains in the coming weeks. AMZN stock is up 62% to date, and the biggest shopping event of the year will push its value to new highs.



Amazon (AMZN) logistics center in Szczecin, Poland.


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Amazon (AMZN) logistics center in Szczecin, Poland.

Analysts concur with this sentiment and believe this stock could go as high as $4,500 this year. The company has already generated $8 billion in ad revenue and this is expected to hit $13 billion for the fiscal year 2020. With a lot of upside potential, an investment in Amazon is a no-brainer.

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Meg Thee Stallion is giving $10,000 scholarships to women of color. How to apply

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a woman posing for a picture: Megan Thee Stallion is awarding two $10,000 scholarships to women of color. (Charles Sykes / Invision / Associated Press)


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Megan Thee Stallion is awarding two $10,000 scholarships to women of color. (Charles Sykes / Invision / Associated Press)

Megan Thee Stallion kicked off the hot girl school year on Thursday by launching the Don’t Stop Scholarship fund for “women of color pursuing a degree in any field of study.”

Students from all over the world working toward an associate’s, bachelor’s or post-graduate degree are encouraged to apply online for the chance to win one of two $10,000 scholarships named after the rapper’s latest single, “Don’t Stop,” featuring Young Thug.

“In honor of all the young women out there who don’t stop working hard to get their education,” the application website reads. “Women remain underrepresented and undervalued in society and female students of color are at a larger disadvantage when it comes to access to financial resources.

“Still a college student

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We’re Giving Away a Serious Kosas Beauty Haul, and You Don’t Want To Miss It



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At Well+Good, we love to be your go-tos, keeping you up to date on everything wellness (and beauty!) related. So, no doubt, you’ve heard us name drop Kosas before. The brand is one of our faves because of the seriously smart formulations that work on lips, lashes, and let’s be real, every square inch of skin we can slather the brand’s dreamy Tinted Face Oil ($42) onto.

If you’re not familiar with Kosas, let us quickly bring you up to speed. The brand began by bringing hyper-pigmented, clean lipsticks to the market in 2015. Notoriously, concocting cleaner formulas that still have a solid color payoff has been difficult, but Kosas raised the expectation of what formulas can promise while excluding decidedly gross ingredients from their formulations (cough, cough: crushed bugs).

Ever since, the brand has led the charge in creating makeup that is also good

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Is there life beyond sweatpants? Four ways fashion designers are giving us hope

Spring and summer 2021 runway collection looks by Balmain, from left, Chloé, Thom Browne and Moschino. <span class="copyright">(From left: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images; Chloé; Thom Browne; Moschino by Marco Ovando)</span>
Spring and summer 2021 runway collection looks by Balmain, from left, Chloé, Thom Browne and Moschino. (From left: Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images; Chloé; Thom Browne; Moschino by Marco Ovando)

Things may be dark and dire now, but brighter days are coming. Therefore, put that sharp shoulder to the wheel, keep those polarized sunnies close at hand and stride optimistically toward the light at the end of the tunnel.

Finding hope in the thick of it seemed to be one of the overarching themes of the most memorable spring and summer 2021 collections presented at the mostly virtual Milan and Paris fashion weeks that officially ended Tuesday, and those spirit-buoying collections, whether they ultimately resonate at the cash register six months from now (or not), were a welcome bit of magic-making coming from a luxury fashion world all too often out of touch with the world beyond the runway’s

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Annual Coinstar Holiday Survey Reports COVID-19 Will Affect Holiday Plans and Gift Giving for Americans

Limited holiday gatherings, reduced gift giving, and virtual gift exchanges are all signs of the time

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The annual Coinstar® Holiday Survey fielded among 2,009 U.S. adults reports that the COVID-19 pandemic will influence how the majority of Americans will celebrate the holiday season this year. Among those respondents, 40% will not travel to visit relatives nor attend or host holiday gatherings. Despite these changes, nearly one-third (32%) of say they will make the best of the holidays season.

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Coinstar, LLC (PRNewsfoto/Coinstar, LLC)

Top Coinstar Holiday Survey findings:

  • Well over half (56%) say COVID-19 will influence how they celebrate the holiday season. Nearly one-third (31%) admit they would skip the holidays this year if it were a viable option

  • Nearly half (49%) of Americans would consider “Christmas in July” 2021 to have in-person holiday gatherings

  • Half (50%) of Americans plan to give fewer

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‘The Crown’ is giving fans the first look at Princess Diana in her wedding dress

“The Crown” is giving fans the first look at what actor Emma Corrin looks like dressed in a near replica of Princess Diana’s wedding dress from her 1981 royal wedding to Prince Charles.

Corrin, 24, who plays the Princess of Wales on the upcoming fourth season of the Netflix show bares a striking resemblance to the former Diana Spencer, even nailing her timid look away from the camera.

“A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin,” the show’s

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‘90210’ star Ian Ziering reflects on iconic show 30 years later: ‘It’s the gift that keeps on giving’

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Ziering had no idea what he was getting himself into when he set out to audition for “Beverly Hills, 90210″ three decades ago.

The “Sharknado” franchise star, 56, spoke with Fox News about landing the life-changing role of Steve Sanders on the beloved series and said playing alongside the iconic cast was more than he ever imagined.

“’90210,’ oh my God! That’s the gift that keeps on giving,” Ziering, said of the more than 10 years he spent on the series, including the 2019 reboot. “I’m all over the world. People are [waving] telling me, ‘Hey, Steve Sanders!’ But, you know what? Steve Sanders has been very good to me. I’m very appreciative of my time spent and of the relationships that I continue to nurture from that experience.”

The cast of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' are pictured here (Left to right): Tori Spelling, Brian Austin Green, Ian Ziering, Jennie Garth, Jason Priestley, Gabrielle Carteris, the late Luke Perry and Shannen Doherty.

The cast of ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ are pictured here (Left to right): Tori Spelling, Brian Austin Green, Ian Ziering,

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Women’s mental health improves after giving up alcohol, study finds

Many women drink alcohol to relax, feel good and take the edge off life, but recent evidence suggests skipping that daily glass of wine is a better way to boost their mental health.

With the start of Sober October — a month dedicated to going alcohol-free, much like Dry January — it may be another good reason to try a break from booze.

First, some sobering new statistics. Alcohol-related deaths are on the rise in the U.S., increasing by 43% from 2006 to 2018, a report published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. The impact was greatest on women.

Experts are also linking pandemic stress to a spike in alcohol use in 2020, with women’s stress drinking increasing significantly. The most problematic alcohol use happened around March and April of this year, one expert told NBC News.

The findings come as many Americans have been trying

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