September 2015

The Business of Research

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September 25, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

  A college professor’s enthusiasm can come from odd places, like the thrill of strengthening collagen cells by affixing them with gold nanoparticles in...

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Growth Mode

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September 25, 2015  BY Christi Kelly Kemper

In July, local biotech company ABC Laboratories finalized its sale to Evans Analytical Group, a California-based laboratory network. The merger makes ABC Labs a...

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A Modern Influence

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September 25, 2015  BY Brenna McDermott
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  In 2011, Influence & Co. co-founder and CEO John Hall walked in most mornings wearing a suit, a Bluetooth in his ear and...

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The Steam on the Bus

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September 25, 2015  BY Beth Bramstedt
Photography by Tifani Carter

  My curiosity was piqued from the very first email. Asked to write about a new “makerspace” for the kids of our community, I...

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Out of the Box

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September 25, 2015  BY Lauren Puckett
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  When Sarah Hill first announced she was quitting her job and creating a startup, it was hard to imagine the equipment in her...

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August 2015

Game Day Green

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August 25, 2015  BY Matthew Patston
Photography by Tifani Carter

On Saturdays in the fall, the flood of football fans around Memorial Stadium creates a world apart from normal life: an RV is more...

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Lessons from the Field

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August 25, 2015  BY Brandon Hoops
Photography by Anthony Jinson

The day comes for every athlete when the all-consuming focus they give to a sport, whether it’s throwing 95 mph fastballs or eluding 240-pound...

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Join the Club

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August 25, 2015  BY Beth Bramstedt
Photography by Casey Buckman

  It’s a hot, sunny day, with clear blue skies and humidity that makes your skin crawl. The greens are lush, glistening in the distance...

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July 2015

Loftin’s View from the Top

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July 24, 2015  BY Sarah Redohl
Photography by Anthony Jinson

University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin talks college culture, entrepreneurship, diversity issues and the story behind those infamous bowties.

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Masters Series

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July 24, 2015  BY CBT Staff

In 2015, the CBT held its first Masters Series class, sponsored by Columbia College, for small-business owners and leaders to sharpen key business skills.

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