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4:46 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Inspirational speaker Aimee Mullins visits Columbia

Aimee Mullins
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Athlete, model and activist Aimee Mullins will speak about adversity at MU’s Jesse Auditorium. Mullins was born without fibulae bones in both legs and had her legs amputated below the knee at age one. She has since broken world records at the 1996 Atlanta games and was the first amputee to compete in the NCAA for a division one track team. She is a brand ambassador for L’Oréal Paris and most recently was appointed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the Council to Empower Women & Girls through Sports.

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Science, Health and Technology
3:52 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Former Sen. Kit Bond sponsors alternative energy lecture series

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Thursday the University of Missouri hosted a lecture series, sponsored by former US senator, Kit Bond. The lectures covered topics about alternative forms of energy, and the impact current energy resources have on the economy and environment.

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