The items in this collection are publications created by the partners of the Mizzou Advantage initiatives, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items can contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Managing Innovation: Navigating Disruptive and Transformational Technologies 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2011)
    Major technological changes unleash large-scale social, cultural, economic and political consequences. Digitized computing is the most recent example of disruptive technology; the wheel could be regarded as one of the ...
  • Digital libraries and special collections: Print for the People: a Mizzou Advantage project 

    Holland, Michael E.; Boesch, Zac; Wright, Alexa (2010-12)
    Investigating ways for the University of Missouri to widen access to rare or special collections owned by the University is a primary goal of the Print for the People Mizzou Advantage project. An additional goal is to ...
  • What is Mizzou Advantage? 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-04)
    This booklet provides detailed information about the Mizzou Advantage and the projects awarded grants in rounds 1 and 2 of the program.
  • Eat, think, and be wary: the Food and Society Series 

    Roth, LuAnne K., 1968- (2010)
    This flyer explains the concept behind the Food and Society Series and provides a schedule of events for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters.
  • Understanding and managing disruptive and transformational technologies 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-01)
    Major technological changes unleash large-scale social, cultural, economic and political consequences. Digitized computing is the most recent example of disruptive technology; the wheel could be regarded as one of the ...
  • Sustainable energy 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-01)
    Sustainable Energy addresses energy issues broadly, building on the work at MU's Research Reactor; MU's biomass power plant; research in biofuels, biomass and energy efficiency; the College of Engineering; and education ...
  • One health, one medicine 

    Office of the Provost (2011-01)
    MU offers unmatched opportunities for collaboration in animal and human health. It is Missouri's major public research university with the state's only College of Veterinary Medicine; Colleges of Agriculture, Food and ...
  • Media of the future 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-01)
    Media of the Future draws on the School of Journalism's century of international leadership in media research and hands-on training, along with other campus strengths in digital technologies, business, public policy, graphic ...
  • Food for the Future 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011-01)
    The University of Missouri is home to world-class faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, including more than 14,500 acres of university-owned research centers, farms and forests across the state. Faculty work each day ...
  • 2010-2011 Mizzou Advantage: preparing future faculty postdoctoral fellows 

    Graduate School (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This brochure profiles the five post-doctoral fellows working with the Mizzou Advantage teams.
  • Sustainable energy: making it a reality 

    Klein, Cerry M. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This brochure describes the efforts of the Mizzou Advantage Sustainable Energy group in addressing sustainable energy issues.
  • Some notes on seed grants 

    Foster, Brian L. (2010-08)
    As the Mizzou Advantage process has unfolded, we funded a significant number of seed grants. A second request for proposals (RFP) was issued in May for additional seed grants to total as much as $1.5 million dollars. In ...
  • Mizzou Advantage [Factsheet] 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2010-06)
    During a three-year process, University of Missouri faculty, students and alumni identified the top five competitive assets, or key strengths, that set MU apart from other universities. Collectively, these assets are ...
  • Mizzou Advantage Facilitators 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2010)
    Brief biographies of the facilitators for the five strategic areas of Mizzou Advantage as well as the Education Coordinator for Mizzou Advantage are presented in this document.
  • A celebration of Mizzou Advantage 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2010-05)
    The program for the celebration marking the first round of Mizzou Advantage grant awards includes abstracts of the awarded proposals.
  • The Mizzou Advantage 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2010)
    This fact sheet outlines the five competitive assets identified as the Mizzou Advantage and explains the purpose of Mizzou Advantage.
  • Request for Proposals: Mizzou Advantage 

    Foster, Brian L. (University of Missouri, 2009-12)
    The goal of the Mizzou Advantage is to raise MU's stature and impact by enhancing our activities in the five areas in which we have world-class research and education programs today and building networks of very high-achieving ...
  • Roll-out of the “Mizzou Advantage” 

    Foster, Brian L. (University of Missouri, 2009-09)
    Approximately three years ago, MU began an exercise to define “strategic advantages” that could place the University within higher education in an extremely strong, competitive position. The idea was to identify MU's ...
  • Request for Proposals: Mizzou Advantage Round 2 Funding Opportunities 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2010-05)
    The second call for proposals for Mizzou Advantage grant funding requests two types of proposals: network grants and seed (formerly "fellow") grants. Network grants foster communication between scholars in diverse areas, ...
  • Mizzou Advantage Proposals Awarded: Spring, 2010 

    Office of the Provost (University of Missouri, 2000)
    In response to the initial Mizzou Advantage RFP for network and fellow proposals, seventy-eight submissions were received. Twenty‐six proposals were funded, with PIs and Co‐PIs representing dozens of disciplines.

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