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Are you in the know?
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2005)
Savvy graduates will keep these 10 nuggets about Mizzou in a hip pocket.
Innervision and Innertext: Oral and Interpretive Modes of Storytelling Performance
"Within the past twenty years there has evolved a national--even, to a limited extent, an international--community of performers who position themselves under the sign of a self-conscious revival of traditional storytelling. ...
Orality and Literacy in Matter and Form: Ben Franklin's Way to Wealth
few exceptions, Franklin took these proverbs, the "active ingredients" of the piece, from printed sources. They came immediately from his own twenty-four previous almanacs, but originally he had taken them from a handful of books which scholars assure...
Ten reasons why biotechnology will not ensure food security, protect the environment and reduce poverty in the developing world
Advocates of biotechnology affirm that the application of genetic engineering to develop transgenic crops will increase world agricultural productivity, enhance food security, and move agriculture away from a dependence ...
Live at the Improv
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2001)
Homer's masterpieces the Iliad and Odyssey aren't the fine writing scholars always thought they were. But what are they? The answer explains everything from recipes to revolts.
Biotechnology offers U.S. farmers promises and problems
Transgenic crops promise to drastically change how farmers produce and market their feedgrains and oilseeds. These changes will produce challenges for United States (U.S.) farmers and the entire agricultural industry. ...
The making of a university
As the 175-year anniversary approaches, the University of Missouri prepares to celebrate its stature as a global leader in teaching and research.
Vocal and Choral Techniques in England: 1980-1910
The main task of this paper will lie in the summation of various vocal techniques, followed by a summation of various choral techniques. It will be argued that voice teachers significantly influenced choral conductors. ...
Mizzou's Chart Toppers : our newest hits, firsts and discoveries
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2016)
Mizzou is turning up the volume, loud and proud. We track our latest hits and superstars - A-list researchers, human-rights heroes, entertainers and athletes who spin us right round.
Biotechnology for a second green revolution in India: socioeconomic, political, and public policy issues
(University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, 2015)
Long-term stagnation in total factor productivity of major crops in Indian agriculture coupled with a price-incentive-based spurt in recent growth have been responsible for the reversal of secular decline in food prices ...
What treatment works best for tennis elbow?
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-03)
Topical or oral nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), corticosteroid injection, and acupuncture are more helpful than placebo in treating lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow (strength of recommendation ...
Early Christian Creeds and Controversies in the Light of the Orality-Literacy Hypothesis
The orality-literacy hypothesis developed in the largely complementary works of Walter J. Ong, S.J., and Eric A. Havelock grows out of the field research of Milman Parry (1971). Better than half a century ago, Parry initiated ...
Beyond the standard IAU framework
(Cambridge university Press, 2010)
We discuss three conceivable scenarios of extension and/or modification of the IAU relativistic resolutions on time scales and spatial coordinates beyond the Standard IAU Framework. These scenarios include: (1) the formalism ...
History and the Tibetan epic Gesar