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The Butterfly Effect: MTSU Professor Looks Into the Idea
The Butterfly Effect: MTSU Professor Looks Into the Idea

One small change could lead to one large impact. With more on this thought, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Dr. Larry Burriss...

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MTSU-led math conference makes IMPACT with K-8 teachers
MTSU-led math conference makes IMPACT with K-8 teachers

With multiple MTSU degrees mostly in the science fields but taking a new position as an instructional coach at Nashville Collegiate Academy, Chatoria Franklin "had light bulbs going off" Thursday (June 14) during the Project IMPACT summer conference at Coffee County Middle School.

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MTSU Board of Trustees Meetings Announced for Wednesday, May 30th
MTSU Board of Trustees Meetings Announced for Wednesday, May 30th

The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees announces the following Wednesday, May 30, committee meetings.

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MTSU president to stress cultural outreach, partnerships during China visit
MTSU president to stress cultural outreach, partnerships during China visit

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee began a lecture series Wednesday (May 9) that will take him to four Chinese universities as part of a concerted effort to share American culture with high-ability students who are considering potential study-abroad opportunities.

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MTSU's Huber shares Scouts' impact on him during awards luncheon keynote
MTSU's Huber shares Scouts' impact on him during awards luncheon keynote

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Huber, MTSU's senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives, was the keynote speaker at Tuesday's Rutherford County 2018 Good Scout Award Luncheon, held by the Trail of Tears District of the Middle Tennessee Council of the Boy Scouts of America at World Outreach Church.

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Civil rights activist, colleague visit MTSU Thursday to reflect on MLK and social justice
Civil rights activist, colleague visit MTSU Thursday to reflect on MLK and social justice

A civil rights activist, educator and political leader from Mississippi and a Minnesota colleague helping to ensure those activists' place in history will visit MTSU this Thursday, April 5, to discuss Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and social justice in America.

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Bill that would have allowed MTSU to sell alcohol on campus FAILS
Bill that would have allowed MTSU to sell alcohol on campus FAILS

A bill in the state legislature that would have allowed for MTSU to sell alcohol on their campus during sporting events or other social gatherings has failed. State Representative Mike Sparks stated...

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MTSU Committees to Meet Next Week - Discuss Alcohol being sold at Campus Events
MTSU Committees to Meet Next Week - Discuss Alcohol being sold at Campus Events

A key item that will be addressed is the sale of alcohol at athletic events held on the campus along with selling or serving alcohol at events that surround the arts.

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MTSU ROTC Building named After Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest to REMAIN Forrest Hall
MTSU ROTC Building named After Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest to REMAIN Forrest Hall

Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was known to have close ties to the original formation of the Ku Klux Klan, was also known for his battle tactics.

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Governor's budget proposal includes new MTSU academic building
Governor's budget proposal includes new MTSU academic building

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed state budget released Tuesday includes a $38 million recommendation to build a new academic classroom building for MTSU's College of Behavioral and Health Sciences.

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MTSU's Huber shares how sudden heart attack changed perspective on life
MTSU's Huber shares how sudden heart attack changed perspective on life

Huber described how he fell ill Sept. 19 while attending an evening fundraising event hosted by country music great Charlie Daniels.

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MTSU research to increase Tennessee farm profit  with USDA's $148K 'green gold' ginseng grant
MTSU research to increase Tennessee farm profit with USDA's $148K 'green gold' ginseng grant

A special $148,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for Middle Tennessee State University researchers to experiment with ginseng will improve farmers' income across the state and conserve wild ginseng, which is considered an endangered species, in Tennessee.

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MTSU Board of Trustees OK's Academic Program Changes, Policy Updates
MTSU Board of Trustees OK's Academic Program Changes, Policy Updates

Middle Tennessee State University's Board of Trustees reviewed or approved several academic program changes at its quarterly meeting Tuesday (Dec. 5), including new names of departments and additional degree concentrations and minors.

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Cheering City Schools' crowd propels Lady Raiders
Cheering City Schools' crowd propels Lady Raiders

If Murfreesboro School Director Linda Gilbert and about 7,000 screaming Murfreesboro City Schools' students have their way, the Education Day partnership with MTSU and the Lady Raiders basketball team will never end.

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Register now for upcoming five-day Spanish class course at MTSU
Register now for upcoming five-day Spanish class course at MTSU

For those looking to build their Spanish-speaking skills, the Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition at MTSU has the fix for you this winter.

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MTSU dance artists celebrate autumn at Fall Dance Concert Nov. 30-Dec. 2
MTSU dance artists celebrate autumn at Fall Dance Concert Nov. 30-Dec. 2

MTSU Dance Theatre students and faculty and visiting guest artist Alia Kache are celebrating autumn with original works at the Fall Dance Concert, which is set Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in the university's Tucker Theatre.

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MTSU unwraps 'Joys of the Season' arts gifts to community Dec. 3 in Tucker Theatre
MTSU unwraps 'Joys of the Season' arts gifts to community Dec. 3 in Tucker Theatre

"Our special guest, (men's basketball coach) Kermit Davis, will be reading 'The Night Before Christmas,' as he did last year..."

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MTSU student first female to receive Sale-Tinney photography scholarship
MTSU student first female to receive Sale-Tinney photography scholarship

Thanks to the Outdoor Journalist Education Foundation of America, MTSU sophomore Angele Latham traveled to a regional conference earlier this year, gaining insight from veteran photographers while also becoming the first female photographer to be awarded the stipend that made the trip possible.

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MTSU students, volunteers hammer home altruism with Habitat panel build
MTSU students, volunteers hammer home altruism with Habitat panel build

"Doing something like this and being able to donate time and energy is really rewarding," said Ferguson, who serves as president of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

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MTSU grads urge community to donate blood, save lives Nov. 13-15 in 'Bleed Blue, Beat WKU' drive
MTSU grads urge community to donate blood, save lives Nov. 13-15 in 'Bleed Blue, Beat WKU' drive

Get a free MTSU Bleed Blue T-Shirt when you give blood. Another reason to give the gift of life... MTSU alumni Shane Blissard and Danielle Boyd-Garrett will answer that question in a flash: to save lives.

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MTSU master's in management program ranked among Top 50 nationally
MTSU master's in management program ranked among Top 50 nationally

A Middle Tennessee State University graduate program in management is ranked No. 21 among the Top 50 such programs in the nation, according to recent measurements by an online business education and career guide.

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MTSU president highlights academic progress, fiscal challenges ahead at faculty meeting
MTSU president highlights academic progress, fiscal challenges ahead at faculty meeting

"I think it is fair to say that the creation of the new board and our newfound independence as an institution is the second most important event behind our founding in the history of the University in 1911," McPhee said. "It represents a new era for the university."

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New Programs at MTSU Equals More Jobs
New Programs at MTSU Equals More Jobs

New programs are extremely successful at MTSU in Murfreesboro. University President Sidney McPhee told WGNS some of the new majors that are growing...

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MTSU Art Alums 2017: A Celebration
MTSU Art Alums 2017: A Celebration

This 30-year span is specific to the formative years of the department's graphic design program and ceases at a point that acknowledges each graduate's further artistic and professional career development over the last five years.

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MTSU Graduation this past weekend was simple, yet encouraging
MTSU Graduation this past weekend was simple, yet encouraging

Those in attendance heard simple but profound advice from a renowned mathematics professor at their summer 2017 commencement ceremony on Aug. 12: Don't stop learning.

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MTSU's Lyons attends HERS Institute for leadership training
MTSU's Lyons attends HERS Institute for leadership training

An MTSU professor spent her summer in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, but the glorious scenery wasn't the only benefit.

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TENN. BUSINESS BAROMETER: Optimism dips but still strong as managers search for qualified workers
TENN. BUSINESS BAROMETER: Optimism dips but still strong as managers search for qualified workers

The latest Tennessee Business Barometer Index reversed its upward trend amid reduced optimism among Tennessee business leaders as well lingering concerns about finding qualified workers...

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Teleportation of things or matter as discussed by an MTSU professor
Teleportation of things or matter as discussed by an MTSU professor

Scientists have been "doing" teleportation since 2006, so why did China get so much media attention when they talked about it recently? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...

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MTSU, Pellissippi State promote smoother transfer paths for students
MTSU, Pellissippi State promote smoother transfer paths for students

Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville and Middle Tennessee State University are promoting new dual admission transfer pathways for students.

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Festivities honor late Nashville Scene editor Ridley, endow MTSU memorial scholarship
Festivities honor late Nashville Scene editor Ridley, endow MTSU memorial scholarship

UPDATE: A special music-, food-, film- and fun-filled celebration Friday, July 14, honored the late Nashville Scene editor and acclaimed MTSU alumnus Jim Ridley, while also raising roughly $10,000 in funds for a memorial scholarship for young journalism hopefuls, organizers said.

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MTSU Men's Basketball to Host Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids
MTSU Men's Basketball to Host Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids

Coach Kermit Davis and his MTSU Men's Basketball players will spend time with 80 campers who have special needs next week.

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The life and legacy of MTSU Alumnus Jim Ridley
The life and legacy of MTSU Alumnus Jim Ridley

MTSU's College of Media and Entertainment and White Avenue Studio will celebrate the late Nashville Scene editor and MTSU alumnus Jim Ridley's life...

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MTSU hosting Chinese delegation for sixth year of unique cultural exchange
MTSU hosting Chinese delegation for sixth year of unique cultural exchange

Middle Tennessee State University is playing host this week to a delegation of schoolchildren, teachers and administrators from China's Dongcheng Educational Group for the sixth in a series of reciprocal visits between the institutions.

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Woman who killed MTSU Lady Raider Basketball Player filed another appeal for relief
Woman who killed MTSU Lady Raider Basketball Player filed another appeal for relief

The appeals court heard more in regards to the Madden case in April of 2017. Despite briefs assigned just four months ago...

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MORE: MTSU has a massive economic impact on Murfreesboro
MORE: MTSU has a massive economic impact on Murfreesboro

We have more news on how MTSU is responsible for about 8,400 jobs across the state, which generates a lot of money for Murfreesboro and the state of Tennessee.

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MTSU Creates $1 Billion Economic Impact, 8,400 jobs
MTSU Creates $1 Billion Economic Impact, 8,400 jobs

Middle Tennessee State University is responsible for about 8,400 jobs across the state, which generates $1.12 billion in revenues and over $408 million in wages and salaries, a new economic report released Tuesday (June 27) shows.

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MTSU gives CAP cadets taste of aerospace, engineering during weeklong events
MTSU gives CAP cadets taste of aerospace, engineering during weeklong events

Middle Tennessee State University has been home base to Civil Air Patrol cadets from across the country attending classes and participating in aerospace and engineering activities tied to the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.

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MTSU summer camp provides fascinating forensic experience for high schoolers
MTSU summer camp provides fascinating forensic experience for high schoolers

MTSU's Forensic Institute for Research and Education, or FIRE, just wrapped up the 2017 CSI:MTSU summer camp in which high schoolers get an exciting, hands-on experience in forensic science.

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MORE on the Debut of the MTSU Creamery where milk will be bottled
MORE on the Debut of the MTSU Creamery where milk will be bottled

VIDEO: The debut of the MTSU Creamery where milk will be bottled took place on Wednesday in Murfreesboro.

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MTSU aviation camp gives high schoolers a chance to soar
MTSU aviation camp gives high schoolers a chance to soar

As long as he can remember, teenager Preston Davis has always dreamt about flying an aircraft.

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MTSU adjunct/state archaeologist will reveal historic tattoo practices in June 24 public talk
MTSU adjunct/state archaeologist will reveal historic tattoo practices in June 24 public talk

The free public discussion of "Tattooing in Antiquity" will begin at noon June 24 at the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro, located just off the Public Square at 225 W. College St.

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Army Second Lieutenant Kyle Wolfenbarger got his soccer start in Murfreesboro  and is still playing soccer for the United States Army
Army Second Lieutenant Kyle Wolfenbarger got his soccer start in Murfreesboro and is still playing soccer for the United States Army

Kyle Wolfenbarger started playing soccer with Murfreesboro Soccer Club when he was five years old. Today, at age 23, he's on the All-Army Soccer Team.

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MTSU seeing increase in high-ability students, McPhee shares with Board of Trustees
MTSU seeing increase in high-ability students, McPhee shares with Board of Trustees

Middle Tennessee State University's president told the Board of Trustees Monday (June 5) that the institution remains committed to recruiting high-ability students and is on track for enrollment gains in the fall.

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MTSU online master's degree in HR ranked among most affordable in U.S.
MTSU online master's degree in HR ranked among most affordable in U.S.

MTSU has been ranked by OnlineU among the Top 25 universities nationally for offering great value with its online master's degrees in human resources.

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A Bachelors of Science Degree in Dance at MTSU
A Bachelors of Science Degree in Dance at MTSU

MTSU is the only undergraduate school in the state of Tennessee that offers such a degree.

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Defending the Importance of a Liberal Arts Degree at MTSU
Defending the Importance of a Liberal Arts Degree at MTSU

More than 2,500 students major in fields housed in the ten academic departments of the MTSU College of Liberal Arts

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MTSU Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies this Friday & Saturday, May 5 & 6
MTSU Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies this Friday & Saturday, May 5 & 6

Two thousand five hundred forty-three (2,543) students will graduate from the university during the two days' events, including 2,171 undergraduates and 372 graduate students.

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MTSU president, retired general parachute with Army Golden Knights
MTSU president, retired general parachute with Army Golden Knights

They encountered a leap of faith, literally, Tuesday (April 25), as they tandem jumped with members of the Army Golden Knights precision parachute team at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport.

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 MTSU, Blackman Collegiate Academy honor top scholars at 'Academic Signing Day'
MTSU, Blackman Collegiate Academy honor top scholars at 'Academic Signing Day'

MTSU rolled out the True Blue carpet for about a dozen prospective students during Blackman High School's inaugural Academic Signing Day for its Collegiate Academy graduates

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MTSU announces 2017 Homecoming will be Oct. 7 versus FIU
MTSU announces 2017 Homecoming will be Oct. 7 versus FIU

Middle Tennessee State University's 2017 Homecoming will be on Saturday, Oct. 7, when the Blue Raiders host Florida International University.

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MTSU Student Priyanka Modi presents Series of Photographic Works at Murfree Art Gallery
MTSU Student Priyanka Modi presents Series of Photographic Works at Murfree Art Gallery

British photographer-designer Priyanka Modi has been selected by professors at Middle Tennessee State University to present her photographic series "Temporary Memories..."

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Youth and Childrens' Awards and Exhibition at MTSU
Youth and Childrens' Awards and Exhibition at MTSU

The MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces the Winner's Circle, an invitational exhibit of artwork from students of Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools.

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MTSU Board of Trustees holds inaugural meeting; elects chair and student representative
MTSU Board of Trustees holds inaugural meeting; elects chair and student representative

Formal oversight of Middle Tennessee State University shifted from the Tennessee Board of Regents to a local Board of Trustees after its new governance board convened its inaugural session Monday.

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MTSU Daniels Center hosts veteran alumni tailgate, baseball game April 8
MTSU Daniels Center hosts veteran alumni tailgate, baseball game April 8

Student and alumni veterans and others are invited to the Veteran Alumni Tailgate and Baseball Game starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8.

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MTSU Textiles Merchandising, Design Runway Show set April 1
MTSU Textiles Merchandising, Design Runway Show set April 1

Career-conscious MTSU student fashion majors' and others' work will be on display at The Garden Party: the annual Textiles, Merchandising and Design, or TXMD, Runway Show.

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UPDATE: New Fermentation Science Degree at MTSU is HUGE
UPDATE: New Fermentation Science Degree at MTSU is HUGE

When residents heard about a new degree dealing with fermentation at MTSU, many focused their thoughts on only alcohol.

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Scholars Week begins for MTSU researchers
Scholars Week begins for MTSU researchers

Research, special events and performances will be showcased March 27-April 1 during the annual MTSU Scholars Week.

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Noted author's keynote helps kick off MTSU Scholars Week March 27
Noted author's keynote helps kick off MTSU Scholars Week March 27

Best-selling author and culture critic Nicholas "Nick" Carr will deliver the MTSU Scholars Week keynote address at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the Student Union Ballroom.

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MTSU Crime on Campus is DOWN
MTSU Crime on Campus is DOWN

We now have am more focused look on the recent "Crime on Campus" report from the TBI and information of MTSU looks positive.

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Harrington named MTSU accounting department chair
Harrington named MTSU accounting department chair

MTSU professor Jeannie Harrington has been named chair of the Department of Accounting in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business, Dean David Urban announced.

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 MTSU concrete, construction students seek internships through speed-interviewing process
MTSU concrete, construction students seek internships through speed-interviewing process

Companies from across the South and Midwest sent representatives to interview 45 Concrete Industry Management and 12 construction management students Thursday (March 2) in the James Union Building's Tennessee Room.

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MTSU welcomes TSSAA tourneys March 8-18
MTSU welcomes TSSAA tourneys March 8-18

TSSAA high school basketball tournaments are returning like robins this spring to the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, and the university is making temporary parking and traffic changes to accommodate its welcome guests.

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MTSU Todd Art Gallery: Examining the concept of
MTSU Todd Art Gallery: Examining the concept of "embodied cartography"

The MTSU Department of Art announces a Todd Art Gallery exhibit showcasing the ongoing collaborative studies of Dr. Brooke Hofsess, Appalachian State University; Dr. Kelly Guyotte, University of Alabama;

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New degree at MTSU in Fermentation
New degree at MTSU in Fermentation

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Tennessee Higher Education both approved the new Fermentation Science degree at MTSU.

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 Johns Hopkins research, project manager discusses science-related gender equity
Johns Hopkins research, project manager discusses science-related gender equity

Dontarie Stallings, Johns Hopkins University OXIDE research and project manager, will speak on "Advancing Inclusive Excellence Through Gender Equity" at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at MTSU.

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Homebuilder Floyd pledges $1M to help launch MTSU Center for Student Coaching and Success
Homebuilder Floyd pledges $1M to help launch MTSU Center for Student Coaching and Success

Floyd has pledged $1 million to help launch the Center for Student Coaching and Success (CSCS) at MTSU, which was officially opened during a Tuesday, Feb. 21, ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new home inside the Andrew Woodfin Miller Sr. Education Center on Bell Street.

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 Country music's Atkins learns about MTSU veterans center
Country music's Atkins learns about MTSU veterans center

When MTSU's Keith M. Huber met country music entertainer Rodney Atkins for the first time Thursday (Feb. 16), they discovered they had much in common.

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MTSU reopens renovated Davis, Wiser-Patten buildings, unveils Science Corridor of Innovation
MTSU reopens renovated Davis, Wiser-Patten buildings, unveils Science Corridor of Innovation

With a grand reopening Wednesday, Feb. 15, the university publicly unveiled Davis Science Building and Wiser-Patten Science Hall, which underwent renovations totaling $20 million to $25 million the past two years. To go with the $147 million Science Building

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Daniels Center Veterans Transitioning Home will help students locate jobs
Daniels Center Veterans Transitioning Home will help students locate jobs

Expansion of the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center will further help veterans -- on campus and in the community -- in the transition from the military to civilian life.

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Indigenous Peoples' Powwow at MTSU
Indigenous Peoples' Powwow at MTSU

The Native American Student Association of Middle Tennessee State University will be hosting the Indigenous Peoples' Powwow this February 24-26, 2017 at the Middle Tennessee State University Tennessee Livestock Center.

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Feb. 20 Honors open house targets high-ability prospective students
Feb. 20 Honors open house targets high-ability prospective students

More than 500 prospective students and their parents will be attending the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, all across the MTSU campus.

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Latest MTSU 'Global Commerce' report assesses Tennessee-Mexico trade
Latest MTSU 'Global Commerce' report assesses Tennessee-Mexico trade

MTSU's Business and Economic Research Center explores the trade relationship between Tennessee and Mexico in its latest "Global Commerce" report

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MTSU Honors Lecture Series on 'rhetoric in contemporary culture' is open to the public
MTSU Honors Lecture Series on 'rhetoric in contemporary culture' is open to the public

The general public is welcome to join an MTSU Honors College class for the weekly spring Honors Lecture Series on "Rhetoric in Contemporary Culture."

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MTSU Professor Digs into the Gatlinburg Fires Case
MTSU Professor Digs into the Gatlinburg Fires Case

The fires that made headlines in Gatlinburg several months ago ended with two arrests. It is beyond dispute some kinds of pre-trial publicity could jeopardize a prosecution. MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss digs into the case...

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MTSU Go Red for Women Day event raises awareness about women's heart health
MTSU Go Red for Women Day event raises awareness about women's heart health

The normally True Blue MTSU campus added a dash of red to the color scheme Friday, Feb. 3, to celebrate National Wear Red Day.

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Blackman students listen, learn, produce during MTSU visit
Blackman students listen, learn, produce during MTSU visit

Working in pairs of two, 10 Blackman High School students tackled an assignment from William McDowell, professor and chairholder of the Wright Chair of Entrepreneurship in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business at MTSU.

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60 slots left for Feb. 24 MTSU 'Girl Day' for aspiring female engineers
60 slots left for Feb. 24 MTSU 'Girl Day' for aspiring female engineers

Only 60 openings are available for the 2017 MTSU Girl Day, part of the worldwide campaign to introduce girls to the world of engineering.

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Tech-savvy college students brainstorm at second Hack-MT
Tech-savvy college students brainstorm at second Hack-MT

For 36 hours Friday through Sunday, Feb. 3-5, in the MTSU Science Building, Hack-MT will gather software developers, visual designers, programmers, computer science and computer information systems students from area universities, including MTSU, to form teams to invent new Web platforms, mobile apps and electronic gadgets.

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Feb. 15 deadline looms for MTSU Guaranteed Transfer Promise Scholarship applications
Feb. 15 deadline looms for MTSU Guaranteed Transfer Promise Scholarship applications

The deadline for prospective Middle Tennessee State University students to apply and receive the Guaranteed Transfer Promise Scholarship is Feb. 15, university officials said.

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Community invited to hear 'eminent' pianist Charles Asche Jan. 29 in MTSU's 'Keyboard Artist Series'
Community invited to hear 'eminent' pianist Charles Asche Jan. 29 in MTSU's 'Keyboard Artist Series'

Internationally acclaimed pianist Charles Asche will bring the works of Beethoven and Chopin to life in the third public concert of MTSU's 2016-17 Keyboard Artist Series, set Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Wright Building's Hinton Music Hall.

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Insurors of Tennessee group gives $10K to MTSU program
Insurors of Tennessee group gives $10K to MTSU program

A state insurance advocacy group has given a boost to the insurance program within MTSU's Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

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MTSU Honors Transfer Fellowship has Feb. 15 application deadline
MTSU Honors Transfer Fellowship has Feb. 15 application deadline

A special incentive in the form of a $3,500 scholarship for up to four semesters awaits prospective MTSU transfer students who meet the eligibility criteria and apply by the Feb. 15 deadline.

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New, returning MTSU student veterans invited to Jan. 19 newcomers briefing
New, returning MTSU student veterans invited to Jan. 19 newcomers briefing

New and returning MTSU student veterans and their families are welcome to attend a "newcomers briefing" provided by the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center.

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MTSU alumnus Pete Fisher named CEO of Academy of Country Music
MTSU alumnus Pete Fisher named CEO of Academy of Country Music

MTSU alumnus Pete Fisher is leaving his executive position with the Grand Ole Opry to become CEO of the Academy of Country Music in California, the academy announced Monday.

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 Upswing continues as rise in TN home prices outpaces national market
Upswing continues as rise in TN home prices outpaces national market

Tennessee's housing market continued to perform well in the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest statewide quarterly report from the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center.

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1,891 MTSU students to graduate Dec. 10th
1,891 MTSU students to graduate Dec. 10th

U.S. Rep. Diane Black and Rutherford County Deputy Mayor Jeff Davidson will be on hand Saturday, Dec. 10, to celebrate with an estimated 1,891 MTSU students receiving their degrees in dual fall 2016 commencement ceremonies inside the university's Murphy Center.

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UPDATE: MTSU enhances security with active shooter guides, adding 400 cameras
UPDATE: MTSU enhances security with active shooter guides, adding 400 cameras

Middle Tennessee State University announced Thursday (Dec. 1) the creation and distribution of an active shooter guide as well as increased video surveillance and plans to reintroduce emergency call stations to the campus.

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MTSU's recording industry program earns 3rd consecutive spot on 'Hollywood Reporter' list
MTSU's recording industry program earns 3rd consecutive spot on 'Hollywood Reporter' list

For the third straight year, MTSU's Department of Recording Industry is part of an international list of acclaimed music schools praised by The Hollywood Reporter that includes Juilliard, Berklee and London's Royal College of Music.

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MTSU turns to Butler for research, College of Graduate Studies leadership
MTSU turns to Butler for research, College of Graduate Studies leadership

Middle Tennessee State University's future academic growth and challenges in its College of Graduate Studies and research efforts will rest in the hands of David Butler.

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Dec. 1 deadline looms for prospective MTSU students applying for guaranteed scholarships
Dec. 1 deadline looms for prospective MTSU students applying for guaranteed scholarships

Guaranteed scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000 a year for four years.

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MTSU Closing for the Thanksgiving Holiday
MTSU Closing for the Thanksgiving Holiday

MTSU students and faculty will enjoy a four-day break Nov. 23-26, and MTSU will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25, as the university family observes the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Local Take on the Future of Polling in Wake of Presidental Election
Local Take on the Future of Polling in Wake of Presidental Election

The future of polling has been under intense scrutiny following the election of Donald Trump as President, despite many polls showing Hillary Clinton had the edge.

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MTSU-based wheelchair rugby program rolling toward bright future
MTSU-based wheelchair rugby program rolling toward bright future

Wheelchair rugby is considered one of the most physically demanding quadriplegic sports. Games are played inside on hardwood courts and physical contact between wheelchairs is an essential part of the game.

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 Young artists of MTSU's ACE Learning Center use talents to help fund playground update
Young artists of MTSU's ACE Learning Center use talents to help fund playground update

Parents, grandparents, friends and supporters opened their wallets for a special art show -- and a special cause -- as the youngsters of MTSU's Ann Campbell Early Learning Center used their talents to help renovate their playground.

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MTSU Executive Education program offers Dec. 14 workplace violence training
MTSU Executive Education program offers Dec. 14 workplace violence training

Middle Tennessee State University's Executive Education Program is offering a half-day workplace violence training seminar to the public.

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Remembering transgender individuals killed in hate crimes at MTSU next Saturday
Remembering transgender individuals killed in hate crimes at MTSU next Saturday

A day of remembering transgender individuals who have been killed out of hate will take place on the MTSU campus next Saturday (11/19/16).

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Man accused of robbing MTSU student on campus denied new trial
Man accused of robbing MTSU student on campus denied new trial

Spicer was convicted of aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm on the MTSU campus in 2014.

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UCLA visiting scholar discusses 'Understanding Putin¹ and America¹s policy at MTSU Nov. 7
UCLA visiting scholar discusses 'Understanding Putin¹ and America¹s policy at MTSU Nov. 7

A U.S. scholar will explain how America must understand economic policy and political motivations to understand Russian President Vladimir Putin in a free public lecture set Monday, Nov. 7, at MTSU.

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Award-winning photographer Adams to create MTSU archive of his Appalachian images
Award-winning photographer Adams to create MTSU archive of his Appalachian images

Award-winning environmental portrait photographer Shelby Lee Adams will create at Middle Tennessee State University a special archive of his works that explore rural Appalachian family life.

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Songwriting trios help local veterans heal at MTSU 'Operation Song' session
Songwriting trios help local veterans heal at MTSU 'Operation Song' session

The day could've been another workday for seven Nashville songwriters and another co-writing assignment in an MTSU experiential learning course for seven advanced commercial songwriting students.

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35th MTSU Salute to Armed Services Nov. 5 events make vets feel special
35th MTSU Salute to Armed Services Nov. 5 events make vets feel special

The day will be all about America's veterans.

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Nashville students learn about MTSU's 150 programs
Nashville students learn about MTSU's 150 programs

High school and community college students and their families from Nashville and Middle Tennessee attended the annual Middle Tennessee State University True Blue Tour Tuesday (Nov. 1) at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.

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Hundreds of MTSU students, alumni explore opportunities at Fall Career Fair
Hundreds of MTSU students, alumni explore opportunities at Fall Career Fair

Resume in hand as well as a few nerves, MTSU senior Brandon Miller of Clarksville, Tennessee, joined hundreds of his classmates and hundreds more alumni making the rounds of the Murphy Center track Thursday to talk with the dozens of employers on hand for the annual Fall Career Fair.

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Speakers tout passion, purpose at MTSU 'Work That Matters' event
Speakers tout passion, purpose at MTSU 'Work That Matters' event

"It opened my eyes up to how much a person can do," he said. "It's all about time management and she did a great job of explaining that you do have time."

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MTSU True Blue Tour visits Nashville Nov. 1
MTSU True Blue Tour visits Nashville Nov. 1

Middle Tennessee State University's annual True Blue Tour to recruit prospective high school and community college students from Davidson and surrounding counties visits Nashville Tuesday, Nov. 1.

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Critical Notification System TEST at MTSU

MTSU will briefly test its emergency alert system Wednesday, Oct. 26, with a special message for the university's 26,800-plus registered users via email, text and automated phone calls.

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MTSU-Blackman High partnership highlighted at LEAD conference in Nashville
MTSU-Blackman High partnership highlighted at LEAD conference in Nashville

The partnership between Blackman High School in Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee State University in the creation of the Blackman Collegiate Academy was highlighted Monday (Oct. 24) at the 2016 LEAD Conference sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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MetLife insurance dumps Snoopy - Hear what an MTSU Professor Says
MetLife insurance dumps Snoopy - Hear what an MTSU Professor Says

After more than 30 years together, the MetLife insurance company is unceremoniously dumping Snoopy and the entire Peanuts gang. MTSU Professor Larry Burriss has the details to this separation...

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300-plus girls discover career options during 20th annual math-science event at MTSU
300-plus girls discover career options during 20th annual math-science event at MTSU

Keynote speaker Dr. Rhea Seddon did not realize it at the time, but her words were directly aimed at Zeina Ahmad and probably dozens more girls attending the 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference at MTSU.

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Red Cross Disaster Relief Trailer Stolen from MTSU Campus
Red Cross Disaster Relief Trailer Stolen from MTSU Campus

The trailer was taken from an MTSU parking lot this past September and police only know that the culprit drove away in a Dodge Truck.

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Exporting from Tennessee - A Report from MTSU
Exporting from Tennessee - A Report from MTSU

Using the recently released U.S. Commerce Department 2014 exporter database, which includes the location of every American firm that exported during that year, report author Steven Livingston was able to determine that just under 3,000 Tennessee manufacturers exported in 2014.

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MTSU School of Music's 'Dolly Project' CD inspired by Parton works
MTSU School of Music's 'Dolly Project' CD inspired by Parton works

"Inspirations from Tennessee," an arts-inclusive project funded by an MTSU grant, is releasing a musical CD with the same title in January 2017 featuring seven newly commissioned works inspired by country music superstar Dolly Parton's repertoire.

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Mock Presidential Debate on Thursday at MTSU
Mock Presidential Debate on Thursday at MTSU

A mock presidential debate will take place on Thursday evening in the MTSU State Farm room of the Business and Aerospace building.

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Obama approval edges up in Tenn. but stays well under 50 percent
Obama approval edges up in Tenn. but stays well under 50 percent

Tennessee voters have warmed a little bit toward President Barack Obama on the eve of his departure from the White House, but a majority still disapprove of his performance as president, the latest MTSU Poll shows.

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Mass Hysteria of Clowns in Rutherford County
Mass Hysteria of Clowns in Rutherford County

Mass hysteria about lurking clowns is making a mark on Rutherford County. MTSU Professor Larry Burriss has more...

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MTSU professors to study Mexican War soldier remains returned Wednesday to U.S.
MTSU professors to study Mexican War soldier remains returned Wednesday to U.S.

With dignified precision befitting the honors due to fallen American soldiers, as many as 13 skeletal remains unearthed from what was a Mexican War battlefield were welcomed home Wednesday (Sept. 28) after 170 years.

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B-52s frontman Fred Schneider talks music, business at MTSU Sept. 29
B-52s frontman Fred Schneider talks music, business at MTSU Sept. 29

MTSU will hear plenty of good stuff from B-52s frontman Fred Schneider when he visits campus Thursday, Sept. 29, for a special lecture sponsored by the university's Department of Recording Industry and the Center for Popular Music.

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MTSU Scholars Academy booming in numbers, retention
MTSU Scholars Academy booming in numbers, retention

As the 2016-17 MTSU academic year rolls along, more than 300 freshmen are much more prepared to succeed at university life after participating in the expanding MTSU Scholars Academy over the summer.

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MTSU Theatre is 'Walking in Sunlight' with new bio-musical of Uncle Dave Macon
MTSU Theatre is 'Walking in Sunlight' with new bio-musical of Uncle Dave Macon

Rambunctious country music pioneer uncle Dave Macon is most often associated with stage lights, but a new MTSU-produced play shows that the bowler-wearing banjoist much preferred "Walking in Sunlight."

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Police Shooting Database to be discussed by Washington Post Editor on the MTSU Campus
Police Shooting Database to be discussed by Washington Post Editor on the MTSU Campus

A deputy investigative editor at The Washington Post will discuss the newspaper's Pulitzer Prize-winning -- and unprecedented -- database of nearly 1,000 fatal police shootings Tuesday, Sept. 20, in a special free public event at MTSU.

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Dairy Hill Stampede 5/10K runners start at MTSU Dairy Sept. 17
Dairy Hill Stampede 5/10K runners start at MTSU Dairy Sept. 17

The fourth annual Dairy Hill Stampede 5K and 10K race will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center atop the hill adjacent to the MTSU Dairy, 3211 Guy James Road in Lascassas, Tennessee.

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Big Changes for MTSU Tailgating this Saturday and This Season
Big Changes for MTSU Tailgating this Saturday and This Season

With a new season set to get underway Saturday against Alabama A&M, patrons and fans to Middle Tennessee football games can expect some noticeable changes to game day operations, including bag checks at the gate and relocation of some tailgating areas.

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Paula Mansfield joins MTSU to enhance university-industry connection
Paula Mansfield joins MTSU to enhance university-industry connection

On the job now for three months, Mansfield said she was attracted to the position "by the potential to create a roadmap where industry and the university could intersect for mutual gain" by tapping into the unique resources that both offer.

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MTSU, 60 colleges recruit students Sept. 7 during Rutherford County College Night
MTSU, 60 colleges recruit students Sept. 7 during Rutherford County College Night

Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night -- one of the first college recruiting fairs in the Middle Tennessee region this fall.

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MTSU unveils plaque, logo recognizing Daniels-led vet center gifts
MTSU unveils plaque, logo recognizing Daniels-led vet center gifts

With the unveiling of a plaque and a new logo for MTSU's Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center named for them, MTSU formally recognized the couple and The Journey Home Project he co-founded to assist veterans during a Tuesday (Aug. 23)

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Astronaut Rhea Seddon to address girls and young women in Murfreesboro
Astronaut Rhea Seddon to address girls and young women in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro native, physician and 19-year NASA veteran Rhea Seddon -- a two-time mission specialist (1985 and '91) and payload commander in charge of all science activities in her final space flight ('93) -- has agreed to provide the keynote at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22...

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Hundreds of New Students Focus on Media at MTSU
Hundreds of New Students Focus on Media at MTSU

The students have returned to MTSU this week and hundreds of new students are preparing for careers in mass communication. With more, here's MTSU Professor Larry Burris...

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 Summer Reading Program co-author headlines Aug. 21 MTSU Convocation
Summer Reading Program co-author headlines Aug. 21 MTSU Convocation

More than 3,000 new MTSU students who have participated in the 2016 Summer Reading Program will finally get to meet one of the book authors.

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MTSU solar boat soars to second in world once again
MTSU solar boat soars to second in world once again

For the second straight year, MTSU finished No. 2 and earned a number of awards in the 23rd Solar Splash World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating at Eastwood Park in Dayton, Ohio, earlier this summer.

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MTSU Fan Day is This Sunday at 2PM
MTSU Fan Day is This Sunday at 2PM

On Sunday, August 14th, the Middle Tennessee Athletics Department will host its annual Fan Day inside of Floyd Stadium from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Admission is free.

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Board of Regents approves Thomas as VP for business and finance at MTSU
Board of Regents approves Thomas as VP for business and finance at MTSU

The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved Alan R. Thomas as MTSU's vice president for business and finance, President Sidney A. McPhee announced Tuesday (Aug. 9).

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MTSU Professor talks about the
MTSU Professor talks about the "Nuclear Button" in America

Professor Larry Burris at MTSU has a lot to say about current politics. For starters, the president is nowhere near a nuclear button.

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MTSU named a 'Model of Excellence' by University Business magazine
MTSU named a 'Model of Excellence' by University Business magazine

Middle Tennessee State University is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Business magazine in its Summer 2016 Models of Excellence recognition program.

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MTSU recognizes student veterans with Stole Ceremony
MTSU recognizes student veterans with Stole Ceremony

MTSU's leadership honored 10 of 28 graduating student veterans during the fifth Stole Ceremony, recognizing their "commitment, recognition and appreciation," said Keith M. Huber, senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives.

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 MTSU student receives $10K diversity scholar award from BlueCross
MTSU student receives $10K diversity scholar award from BlueCross

The diversity scholarship program was launched to help address the growing need for a qualified and more inclusive workforce to deliver health care in Tennessee.

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International Music and Entertainment Association to Host Awards Night in Murfreesboro
International Music and Entertainment Association to Host Awards Night in Murfreesboro

The International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) recently announced that the 4th Annual IMEA Awards will take place in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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New China Aviation College Seeks MTSU Partnership
New China Aviation College Seeks MTSU Partnership

Organizers of a China college opening this fall to help the country meet its demand for aerospace professionals approached Middle Tennessee State University on July 20th to form one of its first foreign partnerships.

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Arts turn STEM into STEAM Week at MTSU
Arts turn STEM into STEAM Week at MTSU

More than 30 Murfreesboro and Rutherford Country youngsters in grades K-7 are experienced STEAM Week at MTSU this past week.

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MTSU's China cultural exchange program enters fifth year
MTSU's China cultural exchange program enters fifth year

Several Rutherford County schoolchildren, parents and teachers were welcomed to China last Tuesday as part of a unique educational exchange organized by MTSU.

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MTSU, TN Tech researchers discover new bacteria in cooling towers, hot tubs
MTSU, TN Tech researchers discover new bacteria in cooling towers, hot tubs

Like hot tubs? Dr. Sharon Berk at MTSU said that new organisms are being found in cooling towers and hot tubs during recent research.

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MTSU Jones College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB accreditation
MTSU Jones College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB accreditation

The Jennings A. Jones College of Business at Middle Tennessee State University has maintained its business and accounting accreditations by AACSB International--The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit at MTSU
Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit at MTSU

Tools of the Trade: An Art Faculty Exhibit launches Todd Art Gallery's fall 2016 calendar with an artists' reception scheduled Wednesday, August 24, 2016, 5-7 p.m. The artwork at MTSU will then remain on display through Thursday, September 8.

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Tennessee Historical Commission Awards Grants to Preserve Historic Sites
Tennessee Historical Commission Awards Grants to Preserve Historic Sites

The Tennessee Historical Commission has awarded 31 grants from the federal Historic Preservation Fund to community and civic organizations for projects that support the preservation of historic and archaeological resources. MTSU is the recipient of 2 of the 31 grants.

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The FOCUS Act and MTSU
The FOCUS Act and MTSU

The FOCUS act in Tennessee will allow more control at the local level for universities like MTSU.

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MTSU Pigskin Pre-Game
MTSU Pigskin Pre-Game

The annual Pigskin Pre-Game will once again kick off the MTSU Blue Raiders football season for alumni and friends of the university.

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 VA, MTSU celebrate national honor for student veterans partnership
VA, MTSU celebrate national honor for student veterans partnership

Officials with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Murfreesboro presented MTSU representatives with a special commendation certificate to celebrate a national honor announced in May.

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Veteran MTSU professor earns national chemistry distinction
Veteran MTSU professor earns national chemistry distinction

It only took a moment for Judith Iriarte-Gross to open the envelope that arrived in the mail at her Murfreesboro home.

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MTSU Student wins top LaunchTN prize for tasty twist on Asperger's
MTSU Student wins top LaunchTN prize for tasty twist on Asperger's

MTSU junior Theresa Daniels continues to put her unique "twist" on her business idea to raise awareness about and address the challenges and opportunities for those with Asperger's syndrome.

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Tennessee Board of Regents Agrees to MTSU Forrest Hall Building Name Change
Tennessee Board of Regents Agrees to MTSU Forrest Hall Building Name Change

New Name? The Tennessee Board of Regents met on Friday morning (6/24/16) and agreed to MTSU's request for a name change to Forrest Hall.

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Providing new link to MTSU-led K-8 Summer Institute
Providing new link to MTSU-led K-8 Summer Institute

For 10 days in June, elementary and middle school teachers from more than five southern Middle Tennessee counties covered a hand-painted brain with sticky notes showing mistakes they had made during each day.

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UPDATE: 0th Air Race Classic pilots make Murfreesboro stops June 23-24
UPDATE: 0th Air Race Classic pilots make Murfreesboro stops June 23-24

Pilots will make stops in Murfreesboro on June 23rd (Thursday) and Friday the 24th. The landings will be between 8:30 in the morning and 1 each of the two afternoons at the Murfreesboro Airport.

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Teens in Murfreesboro learning to fly, thanks to MTSU
Teens in Murfreesboro learning to fly, thanks to MTSU

"We've gotten to fly a lot and learned a lot," said Alsup, 15, who said she "absolutely" plans to consider attending MTSU after graduating.

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Pop-Up Books on Display at the MTSU Walker Library Now
Pop-Up Books on Display at the MTSU Walker Library Now

The brilliantly whimsical world of pop-up books is on exhibit at MTSU's James E. Walker Library through August.

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MTSU, Bonnaroo pact provides 'remarkable learning opportunity' for students
MTSU, Bonnaroo pact provides 'remarkable learning opportunity' for students

Year three of Middle Tennessee State University's partnership with Bonnaroo is again providing students with a uniquely immersive experience that can't be found in any on-campus classroom.

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MTSU, Bridgestone collaborate to develop workforce leadership program
MTSU, Bridgestone collaborate to develop workforce leadership program

Middle Tennessee State University, working with leading tire and rubber company Bridgestone Americas, has created an innovative leadership development program to help women and men already in the workforce enhance their skills and even earn a degree.

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Our WGNS / Rion Flower Shop Good Neighbor of the Day is Chris Rochelle at the MT One Stop on the MTSU campus
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MTSU boosts efforts toward minority student retention, graduation
MTSU boosts efforts toward minority student retention, graduation

As part of the ongoing Quest for Student Success initiative, MTSU continues to enhance its efforts in the recruitment, retention and graduation of minority students through a variety of innovative and retooled programs.

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15 Year old MTSU Student invited to Special Event in Maryland
15 Year old MTSU Student invited to Special Event in Maryland

MTSU's youngest student has been invited to help make a welcoming speech at this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington, D.C.

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Scholarship recipients kick off MTSU CUSTOMS orientations
Scholarship recipients kick off MTSU CUSTOMS orientations

MTSU welcomed to campus more than 300 freshman scholarship recipients and family members from across the state, South and other parts of the country Wednesday (May 18) for the first of a two-day CUSTOMS orientation session.

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MTSU Professor chimes in on Bias in the Media
MTSU Professor chimes in on Bias in the Media

Bias in the media and even FaceBook? With more, here is Dr. Larry Burris, an MTSU Professor of Journalism...

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Rape defense course for Murfreesboro area residents
Rape defense course for Murfreesboro area residents

This summer 2016 course is set each Monday beginning June 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is open to all female MTSU students, faculty and staff, along with the general public.

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MTSU shares 'Farm2School' life with 1,200 City Schools' children
MTSU shares 'Farm2School' life with 1,200 City Schools' children

About 600 Murfreesboro City Schools' third-graders learned about the MTSU gardens and another 600 took in the dairy portion of the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center Thursday (May 12).

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MTSU, University of Memphis shine spotlight on 1866 Memphis massacre
MTSU, University of Memphis shine spotlight on 1866 Memphis massacre

MTSU and the University of Memphis will co-sponsor the first-ever public recognition of the historic impact of the 1866 rampage against African-Americans in Memphis.

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 MTSU, China university strengthen academic, cultural exchanges
MTSU, China university strengthen academic, cultural exchanges

Middle Tennessee State University and Hangzhou Normal University, already partners in the operation of a Confucius Institute on the Murfreesboro campus, took steps Tuesday (May 10) to strengthen the relationship.

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14 MTSU cadets commissioned into U.S. Army
14 MTSU cadets commissioned into U.S. Army

MTSU's military science program commissioned 14 graduating seniors as second lieutenants into the U.S. Army during the Blue Raider Detachment Spring Commissioning Ceremony May 6 at the Military Memorial site outside the Tom H. Jackson Building.

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1,200 School Children to visit the MTSU Dairy Farm Thursday
1,200 School Children to visit the MTSU Dairy Farm Thursday

The annual trip provides an opportunity for school children, most of who live in the city, to visit a working farm and discover where many of their food products and other farm things come from.

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MTSU Graduation This Friday and Saturday
MTSU Graduation This Friday and Saturday

MTSU will award an estimated 2,383 degrees during its three spring 2016 commencement ceremonies this Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, inside Murphy Center.

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MTSU aerospace dedicates new Flight Simulator Building
MTSU aerospace dedicates new Flight Simulator Building

MTSU students are the beneficiaries of a new $700,000 Department of Aerospace Flight Simulator Building dedicated Thursday (May 5) at Murfreesboro Airport.

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Campus School celebrating '50s with May 10 'Reunion Picnic on the Lawn'
Campus School celebrating '50s with May 10 'Reunion Picnic on the Lawn'

Homer Pittard Campus School is inviting former students, staff members and friends to an upcoming throwback picnic celebration on its grounds.

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WSI Fusion added to the MTSU Aerospace Program
WSI Fusion added to the MTSU Aerospace Program

This fall, Middle Tennessee State University's aerospace students will have the distinct opportunity to utilize an industry leading aviation operations management solution, WSI Fusion, in their simulation lab.

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MTSU Professor looks at Free Speech in America during a political season
MTSU Professor looks at Free Speech in America during a political season

Professor Larry Burriss at MTSU stated, "This past week we've seen a disturbing trend in American politics: a candidate for office has had to cancel rallies because of threats of violence."

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Students thank long-term MTSU donors at 1911 Society Luncheon
Students thank long-term MTSU donors at 1911 Society Luncheon

"These past four years I have been able to focus solely on my education and take advantage of every opportunity," Michelle Kelley told those attending the fourth annual 1911 Society Luncheon held recently at the MT Center on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.

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128.4 pounds collected during MTSU drug take-back event
128.4 pounds collected during MTSU drug take-back event

By event's end, a record 128.4 pounds was generated in what has become a twice-a-year event coinciding with national drug take-back day.

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Alum lands 14th MTSU Fulbright; national director visits April 28
Alum lands 14th MTSU Fulbright; national director visits April 28

As MTSU Honors College officials learned 2015 graduate Dalton Lauderback had been selected to receive a Fulbright Award, they also announced one of the top Fulbright administrators would be coming to campus Thursday, April 28.

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Advice on 'Preserving African-American Historic Places'
Advice on 'Preserving African-American Historic Places'

"Preserving African-American Historic Places: Suggestions and Sources" is an omnibus online site with information on collections care, museum management, heritage tourism and fundraising.

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MTSU Honors class drives science at Bellwood Discovery School
MTSU Honors class drives science at Bellwood Discovery School

Using superheroes as an educational tool, an MTSU honors science class brought STEM Extravaganza to Bellwood Discovery School for the second year.

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MTSU engineering technology holds April 28 open house, awards ceremony
MTSU engineering technology holds April 28 open house, awards ceremony

Mechatronics engineering senior projects will be one of the highlights of the annual MTSU Department of Engineering Technology Open House and scholarship awards ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28.

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MTSU Professor of Music Business talks about the Legacy of Artist Prince
MTSU Professor of Music Business talks about the Legacy of Artist Prince

MTSU's Stacy Merida, an assistant professor of music business in the Department of Recording Industry, shared her thoughts about the legacy of music icon Prince...

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MTSU rugby team playing in Elite Eight this weekend in Ohio
MTSU rugby team playing in Elite Eight this weekend in Ohio

The MTSU Rugby Club will play Notre Dame College (Ohio) on Saturday, April 23, in Bowling Green, Ohio, with a victory securing the team a first-ever spot in the Final Four and a chance to compete for the Men's Division 1-AA national title in California.

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MTSU students turn out in a big way for 'BIG Event' at Old Fort Park
MTSU students turn out in a big way for 'BIG Event' at Old Fort Park

MTSU students made sure a heavily used local green space was covered in blue over the weekend as dozens volunteered to do their part for this year's BIG Event at Old Fort Park.

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Guide to Rutherford County's Civil War battles available from Heritage Center
Guide to Rutherford County's Civil War battles available from Heritage Center

MTSU has produced a new pamphlet that will enhance any Civil War buff's understanding of the combat that took place in Rutherford County.

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MTSU Forrest Hall task force to hold final meeting Tuesday
MTSU Forrest Hall task force to hold final meeting Tuesday

The MTSU Forrest Hall task force will hold its final meeting Tuesday, April 19, at which it will decide its recommendation to the university's president regarding a possible name change to the ROTC building on campus.

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MTSU students 'go green' at playground for 'The BIG Event' April 16
MTSU students 'go green' at playground for 'The BIG Event' April 16

MTSU's Student Government Association will do its part to enhance the greenery around one of Murfreesboro's most popular recreation spots.

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Graduating MTSU student veterans recognized during Stole Ceremony
Graduating MTSU student veterans recognized during Stole Ceremony

Nearly 50 student veterans were joined by family and friends and university administrators and staff for the budding tradition of recognizing them before graduation during the fourth Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday (April 13) in Cantrell Hall of the Tom H. Jackson Building.

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MTSU lunar rover team banks on new airless tire design at NASA event
MTSU lunar rover team banks on new airless tire design at NASA event

MTSU Experimental Vehicles Program lunar rover team members hope a new airless tire design and parts assembly will lead to a 'wheel of fortune' at this year's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

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Veteran-turned-writer separates fact from fiction in April 14 address
Veteran-turned-writer separates fact from fiction in April 14 address

A retired U.S. Marine who turned his military career into critically acclaimed literature will share his experiences at MTSU.

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Woman who was born a man will speak to LGBT Students at MTSU about her journey
Woman who was born a man will speak to LGBT Students at MTSU about her journey

An executive with a national health care firm whose personal journey includes gender reassignment will deliver the keynote address at MTSU's 2016 LGBT+ College Conference, which is slated for April 7-9. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

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Posters, performances conclude MTSU Scholars Week
Posters, performances conclude MTSU Scholars Week

Several hundred MTSU students and faculty wrapped up the annual Scholars Week Friday (April 1) with performances and 200 poster presentations in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Virtual experiences in art, literature, science and geography are not Real
Virtual experiences in art, literature, science and geography are not Real

Virtual experiences in art, literature, science and geography are not real. For example, most of us have probably seen images of the Mona Lisa...

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MTSU Student Food Pantry needs 'food for finals' as stockpiles run low
MTSU Student Food Pantry needs 'food for finals' as stockpiles run low

As the end of the spring 2016 semester draws near, some MTSU students will need help with nourishment to sustain them through their studies and their upcoming final exams in late April and early May.

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New Artwork at the MTSU Todd Art Gallery
New Artwork at the MTSU Todd Art Gallery

The graphic design BFA entitled, Venture: A Design Expedition will be on display April 26-May 5, 2016. It features students that have concluded their design studies through a "Senior Project" class.

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Grooming the Next Generation of Female Leaders in Rutherford County
Grooming the Next Generation of Female Leaders in Rutherford County

The Jennings A. Jones College of Business at MTSU is partnering with Rutherford Cable women's professional leadership organization to help groom the next generation of female leaders.

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MTSU LGBT+ College Conference to examine 'all identities' April 7-9
MTSU LGBT+ College Conference to examine 'all identities' April 7-9

A man who took up his father's mission of working to ensure equal rights for all Americans will headline MTSU's 2016 LGBT+ College Conference, which is slated for April 7-9. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

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Crisis management expert Judy Smith gets message across at MTSU March 28
Crisis management expert Judy Smith gets message across at MTSU March 28

Getting the message right was the message crisis management expert Judy Smith delivered at MTSU.

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25th annual Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day at MTSU in April
25th annual Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day at MTSU in April

The 25th annual Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day at Middle Tennessee State University will be held Thursday, April 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., in the State Farm Lecture Hall of the Business and Aerospace Building.

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Men to Wear High Heels to Raise Awareness of Rape and Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro
Men to Wear High Heels to Raise Awareness of Rape and Sexual Assault in Murfreesboro

The event marks MTSU's participation in the International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence, an enterprise of the nonprofit organization Venture Humanity Inc...

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MTSU, Walters State form concrete partnership
MTSU, Walters State form concrete partnership

MTSU and Walters State Community College are partnering to help fill a rising demand for Concrete Management professionals among large-scale construction projects nationwide.

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Judy Smith, woman behind 'Scandal' character, speaks at MTSU March 28
Judy Smith, woman behind 'Scandal' character, speaks at MTSU March 28

Crisis management expert Judy Smith will deliver the keynote address for the university's celebration of National Women's History Month at 6:45 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building.

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Hear what MTSU Coaches and Directors have to say about the winning season
Hear what MTSU Coaches and Directors have to say about the winning season

The exciting Celebration of Champions event took place inside the MTSU Murphy Center Wednesday night. As heard on WGNS, both the men's and women's basketball team's won conference championships...

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Planning a Trip to Cuba? Here What an MTSU Professor Says About Cuba...
Planning a Trip to Cuba? Here What an MTSU Professor Says About Cuba...

Study groups from MTSU have been to Cuba many times before and Dr. Jim Chaney in Murfreesboro told WGNS that the Art Deco look will likely remain in Cuba when travel is fully opened between America and the foreign country...

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Alum, vet paints mural outside MTSU Veterans and Military Family Center
Alum, vet paints mural outside MTSU Veterans and Military Family Center

"It's pretty cool that we have a veteran, an alumnus and a professional artist that's doing this work," Miller said of Purcell's mural thus far. "We want folks to see this and hope people will stop by to visit."

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MTSU Professor Chimes in on the Fight Between Apple and the FBI
MTSU Professor Chimes in on the Fight Between Apple and the FBI

As you have heard, Apple is being asked to break the lock code to get into the iPhone of a deceased terrorist.

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MTSU students exude all business at 2016 BEST Career Fair
MTSU students exude all business at 2016 BEST Career Fair

Dozens of MTSU students again took advantage of an opportunity to make sell themselves to potential future employers at the Business Exchange for Student Talent, or BEST, Career Fair held recently in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Bell, chimes ring on Bell Street for Chinese music center opening at MTSU
Bell, chimes ring on Bell Street for Chinese music center opening at MTSU

The grand opening of the Center for Chinese Music and Culture was attended by a standing-room-only crowd of international dignitaries and university supporters on the first floor of the new Andrew Woodfin Miller Sr. Education Center at 503 Bell St.

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Registration remains open for MTSU Spring Preview Day
Registration remains open for MTSU Spring Preview Day

Registration remains open for the MTSU Spring Preview Day scheduled Saturday, March 19, as the university awaits a campus visit from hundreds of prospective students and their families.

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Country music star Eric Paslay presented MTSU alumni award at Opry
Country music star Eric Paslay presented MTSU alumni award at Opry

MTSU recording industry alumnus and country music hit-maker Eric Paslay took a pause from his Tuesday night (March 15) performance at the Grand Ole Opry to belatedly accept one of the top recognitions given by his alma mater.

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Visiting MTSU lecturer to focus on Arab-Israeli relations March 22
Visiting MTSU lecturer to focus on Arab-Israeli relations March 22

A Palestinian citizen of Israel who writes in Hebrew and recently migrated to the United States will share his unique perspective on Arab-Israeli relations with an audience at MTSU

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Speed networking helps MTSU students gain 'concrete' leads for internship opportunities
Speed networking helps MTSU students gain 'concrete' leads for internship opportunities

To get a jump-start for summer employment, 26 MTSU Concrete Industry Management students utilized a speed-networking environment to catch recruiters' attention.

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Final ROTC Forrest Hall Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Name Change
Final ROTC Forrest Hall Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Name Change

The MTSU Forrest Hall task force has set a final public meeting at which it will review written and oral feedback from community organizations regarding a possible name change to the university's ROTC building.

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MTSU geosciences alumna discusses career path to Washington, D.C.
MTSU geosciences alumna discusses career path to Washington, D.C.

In the midst of a four-day visit to the MTSU campus she attended as an undergraduate from 2004-08, Jessica Morrison will share about the career path that has taken her from Tennessee to Washington, D.C.

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Equal Pay for Women - Discussion at MTSU
Equal Pay for Women - Discussion at MTSU

"Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government" is the theme of MTSU's 2016 observance of National Women's History Month.

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MTSU: Young inventors urged to 'follow your passion' at MTSU's 24th annual Invention Convention
MTSU: Young inventors urged to 'follow your passion' at MTSU's 24th annual Invention Convention

The time-crunched, stressed-out world is waiting for the solutions created by 480-plus "brilliant" Midstate youngsters at MTSU's 24th regional Invention Convention Thursday, Feb. 25, observers and guests unanimously agreed.

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MTSU advertising majors' Fight Stereotypes in Murfreesboro and Beyond
MTSU advertising majors' Fight Stereotypes in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Hundreds marched in protest in 2010 and 2011 after Rutherford County officials approved plans for a new mosque on Bradyville Pike near South Rutherford Boulevard.

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MTSU Alumna photographer's work is focus of new exhibit at MTSU's Baldwin Gallery
MTSU Alumna photographer's work is focus of new exhibit at MTSU's Baldwin Gallery

"The country has stereotyped the South as hillbilly, religious fanatic and racist, and there is evidence in support of those claims," said Reynolds, a graduate of MTSU...

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Four MTSU students named Fulbright semifinalists
Four MTSU students named Fulbright semifinalists

The U.S. Fulbright Committee has named four MTSU students or recent graduates as Fulbright semifinalists and has advanced their names for consideration by their host countries, Honors College Dean John Vile said.

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Smith tells MTSU audience Black History Month more about the future than past
Smith tells MTSU audience Black History Month more about the future than past

"Corporate America doesn't give a damn about you," said Smith. "It does not care about your feelings. It wants productivity, and whoever doesn't produce is going to be pushed out and the way is going to be paved for somebody else to step into your shoes who can do the job."

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All in the family at Honors open house: McDonald sister joins brothers as MTSU Buchanan Scholars
All in the family at Honors open house: McDonald sister joins brothers as MTSU Buchanan Scholars

When 17 year old Delanie McDonald enrolls at MTSU this fall, she will be part of a rare occurrence for the University Honors College.

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Middle Tennessee State University raised more than $105 million in its Centennial Campaign
Middle Tennessee State University raised more than $105 million in its Centennial Campaign

The $105,465,308 raised during the campaign, which concluded on Dec. 31, represents the largest fundraising effort in university history, far surpassing a $30 million campaign mark that was set in 2001.

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MTSU to begin holding separate commencement ceremony for grad students
MTSU to begin holding separate commencement ceremony for grad students

Starting with the May commencement ceremony, Middle Tennessee State University will begin a new tradition of holding a separate ceremony for grad students in the spring and fall.

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MTSU international students find something to talk about in Writing Center
MTSU international students find something to talk about in Writing Center

One of the simplest ways to help international students at MTSU feel more at home is to talk with them and listen to them.

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MTSU alumni, friends push Garrigus Scholarship toward $100K Centennial plateau
MTSU alumni, friends push Garrigus Scholarship toward $100K Centennial plateau

MTSU alumnus and retired U.S. Army Gen. Les Fuller called it "a huge night" in Fayetteville, Tennessee.

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New Exhibit at MTSU Todd Art Gallery in Murfreesboro
New Exhibit at MTSU Todd Art Gallery in Murfreesboro

All Todd Art Gallery exhibits, receptions, and other related events are open to the public.

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Learn to speak Spanish in no time at all at MTSU
Learn to speak Spanish in no time at all at MTSU

Want to learn to speak Spanish muy rapido (very fast)? MTSU's Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition is offering a five-day accelerated Spanish class over the university's spring break March 7-11.

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MTSU alumna Merritt named Fraternity & Sorority Life director
MTSU alumna Merritt named Fraternity & Sorority Life director

Fondly recalling her experiences in Kappa Delta sorority a decade ago at MTSU, alumna Leslie Merritt is thrilled to now have the opportunity to play an integral role in shaping a positive experience for present and future fraternity and sorority members as well as the university's community as a whole.

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MTSU POLL on Gun Laws, Abortion and Refugees in Tennessee
MTSU POLL on Gun Laws, Abortion and Refugees in Tennessee

Asked whether they thought abortion should be legal in all cases, legal in most cases, illegal in most cases, or illegal in all cases...

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Governor's Budget includes funds for Accounting Chair of Excellence at MTSU and the Rutherford County Veteran's Court says Sen. Ketron
Governor's Budget includes funds for Accounting Chair of Excellence at MTSU and the Rutherford County Veteran's Court says Sen. Ketron

The budget proposal presented by Governor Bill Haslam to lawmakers Monday night includes $90,000 to $120,000 to aid Rutherford County's Veterans Court and $1.5 million for the Joey A. Jacobs Chair of Accounting at MTSU said Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro).

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Traffic problems for the next few weeks around MTSU as construction starts
Traffic problems for the next few weeks around MTSU as construction starts

The 30-month, $15.7 million project will upgrade the .8-mile section of the thoroughfare between East Main and Greenland Drive.

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Who is Tennessee for when it comes to presidential candidates?
Who is Tennessee for when it comes to presidential candidates?

On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders, but her statewide disapproval ratings are the highest of any top candidate on either ticket.

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MTSU professor's 'Portraits' features trail-blazing black classical singers in free Feb. 1 screening
MTSU professor's 'Portraits' features trail-blazing black classical singers in free Feb. 1 screening

MTSU School of Music vocal professor Dina Cancryn has a new song in her heart for Black History Month: sharing the stories of some of the first classical singers of color.

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UPDATE: Quilts of Valor at MTSU
UPDATE: Quilts of Valor at MTSU

A group of area women (though men are invited) and possibly MTSU students will be gathering at the university next month to do their part to add a bit of comfort to active military personnel and veterans.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author to discuss politics during upcoming MTSU visit
Pulitzer Prize-winning author to discuss politics during upcoming MTSU visit

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian and journalist Jon Meacham will discuss presidential politics and his new book, The New York Times No. 1 best-seller "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in February.

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MTSU Black History Month events take Americans to 'hallowed grounds'
MTSU Black History Month events take Americans to 'hallowed grounds'

"Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories" is the theme of MTSU's 2016 Black History Month observances in February.

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Latest MTSU Tennessee Business Barometer: Anxiety growing in new year
Latest MTSU Tennessee Business Barometer: Anxiety growing in new year

Tennessee business leaders have grown increasingly anxious about the current economy and their ability to find qualified workers, according to the latest online survey by MTSU's Jones College of Business.

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Interfaith luncheon provides tasty basis for learning about religions, cultures
Interfaith luncheon provides tasty basis for learning about religions, cultures

The American Democracy Project and the Center for Historic Preservation joined forces with the Family of Abraham and Wat Amphawan of America for a day of workshops and civil dialogue earlier this month at a Buddhist temple in Murfreesboro.

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MTSU to open at 11:30 Monday morning
MTSU to open at 11:30 Monday morning

Middle Tennessee State University will open at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, said university President Sidney A. McPhee. Classes resume and staff report at that time.

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MTSU's 'Paint the Community Colleges True Blue' tour nears
MTSU's 'Paint the Community Colleges True Blue' tour nears

MTSU soon will add a personal touch as it courts community college students at campuses across the Tennessee.

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MTSU Professor dives into Edgar Allan Poe
MTSU Professor dives into Edgar Allan Poe

Professor Larry Burriss at MTSU (School of Journalism), talks about poet Edgar Allan Poe...

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MTSU Preparing students for a media career in a changing enviroment
MTSU Preparing students for a media career in a changing enviroment

To prepare its students for successful careers in an ever-changing media landscape, MTSU's College of Media and Entertainment will launch this month (January) a "teaching hospital" approach to journalism that focuses on mobile storytelling about issues facing millennials.

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A new dome is being constructed for MTSU students to fly drones in
A new dome is being constructed for MTSU students to fly drones in

Aerospace's unmanned aircraft (drone) program will use the dome for testing and evaluation purposes in the enclosed environment, said Doug Campbell, who manages the UAS program.

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Registration deadline nears for Jan. 30 MTSU Literacy Research Conference
Registration deadline nears for Jan. 30 MTSU Literacy Research Conference

Researchers and others interested in literacy education are again invited to attend the Literacy Research Conference set for Jan. 30 at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Wedding Dresses through the Decades
Wedding Dresses through the Decades

It's about fashion, fabric and one of the most fantastic days in a couple's life.

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Need help in seeking financial assistance to pay for college?
Need help in seeking financial assistance to pay for college?

MTSU and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation will help make the daunting task of applying for financial aid a little bit easier during College Goal TN 2016.

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Is the United States Really on the Verge of Collapse? Hear what this MTSU Professor says...
Is the United States Really on the Verge of Collapse? Hear what this MTSU Professor says...

MTSU Professor Larry Burris says that if letters to the editor are any indication, it appears there is some kind of consensus growing that the republic is on the verge of collapse, and civilization as we know it will soon come to an end.

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State lawmaker in Rutherford County earned his college degree this past weekend at MTSU
State lawmaker in Rutherford County earned his college degree this past weekend at MTSU

For one member of the Tennessee General Assembly, going back to college has been an education in more ways than one.

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SU concrete program building lucrative careers for grads
SU concrete program building lucrative careers for grads

Fourteen of 19 grads will have a starting salary averaging nearly $53,500 -- nearly $8,100 more than an MTSU concrete graduate's average starting salary of $45,347. The remaining five grads are mulling offers.

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7,300 Elementary School Students to attend MTSU Basketball Game
7,300 Elementary School Students to attend MTSU Basketball Game

About 7,300 Murfreesboro City Schools' students will visit MTSU Thursday, Dec. 17, for the fourth annual Education Day featuring the 11 a.m. women's college basketball game between the Lady Raiders and nonconference foe Missouri State in Murphy Center.

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MTSU Graduation is This Saturday
MTSU Graduation is This Saturday

MTSU will award an estimated 1,841 degrees during its two fall 2015 commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 12, inside Murphy Center.

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Determination, faith propel injured MTSU student to Dec. 12 graduation
Determination, faith propel injured MTSU student to Dec. 12 graduation

The aura of an Academy Award-winning actress will be in evidence at Murphy Center during MTSU's fall 2015 commencement Saturday, Dec. 12.

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Competition a learning experience for MTSU students, Goodwill
Competition a learning experience for MTSU students, Goodwill

It was a scene that could have played out in a Wall Street or Silicon Valley boardroom. But these consultants were college seniors, and the setting was a classroom at the Middle Tennessee State University's Jones College of Business.

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Nissan, Yates pursue MTSU students for part-time internships
Nissan, Yates pursue MTSU students for part-time internships

Nissan North America in Smyrna, Tennessee, came calling recently along with industry partner Yates Services. They were courting MTSU students, who watched, listened to oral and PowerPoint presentations and later asked many questions.

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A mechatronics first: Bridgestone intern follows dual-enrollment path to MTSU
A mechatronics first: Bridgestone intern follows dual-enrollment path to MTSU

Still a teenager and with a strong interest in the mushrooming mechatronics field, Jacob Dean has made a virtual seamless leap from high school to community college and now to university starting in January.

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MTSU 'salutes' graduating student veterans during Stole Ceremony
MTSU 'salutes' graduating student veterans during Stole Ceremony

Karen Broadway and Teddy Jasper fell at opposite ends of the age spectrum when attending MTSU's third Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony. But each shares maturity and values found in those who serve their country.

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MTSU Police arrest man on a rape charge
MTSU Police arrest man on a rape charge

Cornelius Lorenzo McEwen, 20, of West Warren Street was arrested Dec. 2 by campus police at MTSU while he attended a basketball game at the school.

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MTSU student recognized for plan to restore book rights to 'Tao of Pooh' author
MTSU student recognized for plan to restore book rights to 'Tao of Pooh' author

MTSU senior Michael A. Green is the recipient of MTSU's 2015 Chitwood Award for Excellence for his plan to help best-selling author Benjamin Hoff reclaim ownership of his renowned book "The Tao of Pooh."

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Corker, Scott will address 1,800+ MTSU grads at Dec. 12 commencement ceremonies
Corker, Scott will address 1,800+ MTSU grads at Dec. 12 commencement ceremonies

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and Judge Donna Scott Davenport will be on hand Saturday, Dec. 12, to celebrate with an estimated 1,833 MTSU students receiving their degrees in dual fall 2015 commencement ceremonies inside the university's Murphy Center.

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MTSU music business program again praised as one of world's best
MTSU music business program again praised as one of world's best

MTSU's Department of Recording Industry is once again on an international list of acclaimed music industry schools touted by The Hollywood Reporter that includes Juilliard, Berklee, the Seoul Institute for the Arts and the Conservatoire de Paris.

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open Forums for the Public to Discuss the Name of Forrest Hall on the MTSU Campus
open Forums for the Public to Discuss the Name of Forrest Hall on the MTSU Campus

Members of the task force considering whether to change the name of MTSU's Forrest Hall set Dec. 1 for the first of two open forums on the topic.

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Handel's
Handel's "Messiah," set Monday, Nov. 30 in Murfreesboro

The MTSU Concert Chorale, MTSU Schola Cantorum and the Middle Tennessee Choral Society will celebrate the upcoming holiday season with their 31st annual performance of Handel's "Messiah," set Monday, Nov. 30.

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Huddleston Named President of Women in Higher Education in TN
Huddleston Named President of Women in Higher Education in TN

MTSU's Connie Huddleston is the new president of the Women in Higher Education in Tennessee professional development organization.

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MTSU Students say they want to  eliminate Islamophobia
MTSU Students say they want to eliminate Islamophobia

Middle Tennessee State University students are working to eliminate Islamophobia in Middle Tennessee with a social media campaign targeting stereotypes as part of a project for their advertising club.

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 MTSU receives Military Times' 'Best for Vets 2016' recognition
MTSU receives Military Times' 'Best for Vets 2016' recognition

Military Times again recognized MTSU in its sixth annual "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" listing announced Nov. 10. The university was also recognized in 2014 and 2015.

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MTSU and Middle Tennessee State University and Southwest Tennessee Community College sign agreement
MTSU and Middle Tennessee State University and Southwest Tennessee Community College sign agreement

Middle Tennessee State University and Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis announced agreements Monday (Nov. 9) to make it easier for community college students to transfer and successfully earn an advanced degree at the university.

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Murfree Gallery in Rutherford County Property Assessors Office has a new exhibit
Murfree Gallery in Rutherford County Property Assessors Office has a new exhibit

MTSU's Murfree Gallery will be showcasing the works of local artist Karen Brackman starting Friday, November 13. The reception will be held from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Rutherford County Property Assessors Office.

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34th MTSU Salute to Armed Services Nov. 7 events make vets feel special
34th MTSU Salute to Armed Services Nov. 7 events make vets feel special

From the midmorning memorial service to a picnic featuring the Dr. Joe Nunley Award to the MTSU Band of Blue halftime salute, the 34th annual Salute to Armed Services Game is all about making veterans and their families feel special.

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MTSU music lecture focuses on composer Copland's opera 'The Tender Land'
MTSU music lecture focuses on composer Copland's opera 'The Tender Land'

An expert on composer Aaron Copland's dramatic works will present a free public lecture on his opera "The Tender Land" Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Hinton Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

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Pianist Drew Le sets free Nov. 15 performance in MTSU Keyboard Artist Series
Pianist Drew Le sets free Nov. 15 performance in MTSU Keyboard Artist Series

Le, winner of the 2004 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, is currently an associate professor of piano at Hope College in Holland, Michigan...

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MTSU's $329K Veterans and Military Family Center to hold Dedication Nov. 5th
MTSU's $329K Veterans and Military Family Center to hold Dedication Nov. 5th

The Journey Home Project, co-founded by country music legend Charlie Daniels, donated $50,000 to help equip the new Veterans and Military Family Center at MTSU.

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MTSU screens 'Wrecking Crew' documentary with director, musician Q&A Wednesday night
MTSU screens 'Wrecking Crew' documentary with director, musician Q&A Wednesday night

"The Wrecking Crew" was the nickname coined by drummer Hal Blaine for the Los Angeles studio and session musicians behind some of the biggest hits of the 1960s and '70s, including "Be My Baby," "California Girls," "Strangers in the Night," "Mrs. Robinson," "Up, Up and Away," "Viva Las Vegas" and "Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man."

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MTSU plans alert notification test Wednesday for campus community
MTSU plans alert notification test Wednesday for campus community

Beginning at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, MTSU's Critical Notification System, provided by Rave Mobile Safety, will send a test message to the university's 26,000-plus registered users via email, text and automated phone calls.

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Volunteers needed to plant trees in Murfreesboro
Volunteers needed to plant trees in Murfreesboro

The MTSU Stormwater Program is coordinating the event, which will last from 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Volunteers should meet in the Kroger parking lot at 2050 Lascassas Pike at North Rutherford Boulevard.

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Exciting new exhibit headed to the MTSU Todd Art Gallery in November
Exciting new exhibit headed to the MTSU Todd Art Gallery in November

The International Chawan Expo Project arrives at MTSU's Todd Art Gallery, Monday, November 30, 2015. With an opening reception scheduled 5-7 p.m. that evening the work remains in place through December 8.

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Civil rights legend, voting rights panel highlight MTSU undergrad symposium Oct. 28-29
Civil rights legend, voting rights panel highlight MTSU undergrad symposium Oct. 28-29

With a theme of "Voting Rights 1965-2015: Commemorating 50 Years," this year's symposium will celebrate the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act while looking at the work that still needs to be done, organizers said.

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Trombonist Ferber opens MTSU Jazz Artist Series Oct. 29, joined by university ensembles
Trombonist Ferber opens MTSU Jazz Artist Series Oct. 29, joined by university ensembles

Recognized as one of the leading trombonists of his generation by Down Beat magazine's International Critics and Readers Poll, Ferber also is an accomplished arranger and composer.

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MTSU Making it Easier on Students who Aim for Success Across the State
MTSU Making it Easier on Students who Aim for Success Across the State

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Walters State President Wade McCamey authorized agreements creating dual admissions and reverse transfer options between WSCC -- with four East Tennessee campuses -- and MTSU, located in Murfreesboro.

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Imagine a time when news was less frequent
Imagine a time when news was less frequent

In this day and age, it would be hard for the President of the United States to hide a news story that involves other countries, but imagine what it was like many years...

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One of the most prolific and influential people in American music will be at MTSU Wednesday
One of the most prolific and influential people in American music will be at MTSU Wednesday

"Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)," the Supremes' "Stop! In the Name of Love," Martha and the Vandellas' "Nowhere to Run," Marvin Gaye's "Can I Get a Witness..."

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Tennessee Business Barometer: Less optimism about future economy
Tennessee Business Barometer: Less optimism about future economy

While two-thirds of survey respondents rated the current economy in Tennessee as "good," expectations for the future "dropped noticeably," said Dr. Tim Graeff, professor of marketing in MTSU's Jones College of Business...

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MTSU Holocaust Studies Conference remembers atrocities Oct. 21-23
MTSU Holocaust Studies Conference remembers atrocities Oct. 21-23

Scholars from around the world are expected to attend this examination of the systematic murder of millions of Jews and other non-Aryans, the disabled, homosexuals and others by Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime in pursuit of a "master race" in the 1930s and 1940s.

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MTSU students to display knowledge of women's and gender studies Oct. 15
MTSU students to display knowledge of women's and gender studies Oct. 15

Violence in literature, media coverage and First Amendment issues are among the topics to be addressed by MTSU graduate students this week.

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Generational differences within workforces
Generational differences within workforces

Registration is open for an upcoming half-day conference hosted by MTSU aimed at helping business leaders understand and navigate generational differences within their workforces.

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MTSU and Cleveland State Community College Sign Agreement
MTSU and Cleveland State Community College Sign Agreement

The presidents of Middle Tennessee State University and Cleveland State Community College signed agreements Tuesday (Sept. 29) to make it easier for community college students to transfer and successfully earn an advanced degree at the university.

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Paying a little homage to China at MTSU
Paying a little homage to China at MTSU

MTSU returned a favor to the Guangxi Botanical Garden of Medicinal Plants on Monday, affixing a plaque at a special laboratory on campus that recognizes their partnership in the study of ancient Chinese herbal remedies.

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Lady Antebellum lead singer Hillary Scott is giving back to MTSU
Lady Antebellum lead singer Hillary Scott is giving back to MTSU

Former MTSU student and current Lady Antebellum lead singer Hillary Scott is giving back to her alma mater by establishing a scholarship for aspiring female music industry students within the university's recently renamed College of Media and Entertainment.

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MTSU to offer classes at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
MTSU to offer classes at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

MTSU's Jennings A. Jones College of Business is offering a series of courses this fall at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce to enhance the skills of business owners, executives and managers in the areas of online surveys, leadership and lean project management.

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Father's legacy leads to needed scholarship for MTSU recording industry major
Father's legacy leads to needed scholarship for MTSU recording industry major

Ian, a freshman recording industry major from Greer, South Carolina, lost his 42-year-old father, N. Ian Muller, to pneumonia nearly three years ago due to a misdiagnosis. "I loved him more than anything else in the world," Ian said.

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Too Hot, Mistreated Islands, and the Art Studio Tour
Too Hot, Mistreated Islands, and the Art Studio Tour

What's it like to be overlooked, disregarded, or too experience the sting of cultural stereotype as a minority; in America or around the World?

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Bronze Bust Unveiled on the MTSU Campus
Bronze Bust Unveiled on the MTSU Campus

As a lasting tribute to Buchanan (Class of 1940), an American economist who was the recipient of the 1986 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and who died Jan. 9, 2013, the Honors College commissioned Sugg to create a clay bust that would eventually be turned into a bronze bust.

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MTSU Professor chimes in on the internet and people be connected
MTSU Professor chimes in on the internet and people be connected

Dr. Larry Burris at MTSU said we may not be as connected as we once thought with the growth of the internet.

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MTSU mechatronics students modify Special Kids' cars
MTSU mechatronics students modify Special Kids' cars

It did not take MTSU mechatronics engineering program director Ahad Nasab long to have his students form a special bond with Murfreesboro's Special Kids organization.

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Drones for use on Lascassas farm operated by MTSU to be discussed at event
Drones for use on Lascassas farm operated by MTSU to be discussed at event

Unmanned aerial vehicles and a new crop being used for agricultural research are just two of the featured attractions available to people attending the annual MTSU Farm Laboratories Open House in Lascassas, Tennessee.

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Outcome of the Civil Rights Talk at MTSU on Thursday
Outcome of the Civil Rights Talk at MTSU on Thursday

Two of the founding fathers of the modern civil rights movement capped off Constitution Day festivities at MTSU with lessons from the past for the benefit of future generations.

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Decorated war veteran to speak at MTSU Thursday night
Decorated war veteran to speak at MTSU Thursday night

Decorated war veteran and officer Carl G. Schneider is a featured MTSU guest speaker at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Business and Aerospace Building's State Farm Lecture Hall.

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MTSU to Hold 9/11 Event on Friday Morning
MTSU to Hold 9/11 Event on Friday Morning

The general public is invited to join the MTSU community in the university's first 9/11 observance starting at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at the Military Memorial site outside the Tom H. Jackson Building.

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 Guest piano-cello duo begin MTSU School of Music's fall free concerts Sept. 13
Guest piano-cello duo begin MTSU School of Music's fall free concerts Sept. 13

Cellist John Winninger and pianist Diane Rivera will help kick off the MTSU School of Music's fall 2015 free concerts with their performance set for Sunday, Sept. 13, in the university's Wright Music Building.

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MTSU Awarded $225,000 Grant to help Students
MTSU Awarded $225,000 Grant to help Students

MTSU has been awarded a $225,000 grant over the next three years to support its more targeted efforts to help students stay on track to earn their college degrees.

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MTSU names 2015-16 Distinguished, Young Alumni honorees; four True Blue Citations of Distinction recipients named
MTSU names 2015-16 Distinguished, Young Alumni honorees; four True Blue Citations of Distinction recipients named

Middle Tennessee State University is again recognizing outstanding alumni who bring the university prestige and distinction through their professional careers, loyal support and service to the wider community.

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 'Search for Extraterrestrial Life' starts MTSU star parties Sept. 4
'Search for Extraterrestrial Life' starts MTSU star parties Sept. 4

Professor John Wallin's "Search for Extraterrestrial Life" begins the schedule for the Department of Physics and Astronomy's fall First Friday Star Party.

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Boyle transitions from University College dean to faculty post
Boyle transitions from University College dean to faculty post

Mike Boyle has enjoyed his 10 years of leading MTSU's University College and its push to reach out to adult learners, but for a while now he's known that it was time to begin that next career chapter in higher education.

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MTSU's Jones College boosts business teaching with upgraded, hands-on 'trading room' classroom
MTSU's Jones College boosts business teaching with upgraded, hands-on 'trading room' classroom

Walk into the north lobby of the MTSU Business and Aerospace Building these days and your eye is immediately drawn to the circular digital stock ticker on the ceiling scrolling the latest green and red ups and downs from various financial indices and equities.

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Former lead singer of Kansas to perform on MTSU Campus for a fundraiser
Former lead singer of Kansas to perform on MTSU Campus for a fundraiser

John EleFante is the former lead singer of the band KANSAS. He will be backed by super-group SIXWIRE, currently seen on the hit TV show 'Nashville'.

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Two MTSU colleges welcomes students with new event, name change
Two MTSU colleges welcomes students with new event, name change

Two MTSU colleges provided midday refreshments, giveaways and fellowship to welcome a new crop of students with some newness of their own during the first week of fall classes.

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 MTSU, 45 colleges recruit students Aug. 31 during Rutherford County College Night
MTSU, 45 colleges recruit students Aug. 31 during Rutherford County College Night

For one of the first college recruiting fairs in the Middle Tennessee region, area high school students and their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night.

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Anything you post online can be stolen
Anything you post online can be stolen

Dr. Larry Burris at MTSU told WGNS, "Anything you post on the Internet can be stolen, no matter how many security promises the provider makes."

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Thousands of MTSU students will arrive on campus this week
Thousands of MTSU students will arrive on campus this week

Week of Welcome activities will run from Friday, Aug. 21, through Monday, Sept. 7, when "Eighties Night" -- a fun time in what's typically a quiet zone -- takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the James E. Walker Library to conclude the special events.

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Veteran MTSU professors accept interim aerospace, agriculture leadership roles
Veteran MTSU professors accept interim aerospace, agriculture leadership roles

Carter's vision includes helping faculty secure external funds for research and continuing the development and improvement of the Experiential Learning and Research Center (the MTSU Farm and Dairy) in Lascassas, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame ceremony honors legacies of 9 posthumous inductees
Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame ceremony honors legacies of 9 posthumous inductees

Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg was humbled and delighted to accept the awards for his late father and grandfather during the Class of 2015 induction ceremony for the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame.

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 The Art of Moonshine at MTSU
The Art of Moonshine at MTSU

Featuring a thematic fine art collection of work juried by and containing selected pieces from renowned artists Dr. Brian Harnetty and Elias Hansen, Still Life has been described as an exhibit from the Heart of Middle Tennessee and Beyond to the Far Corners of the American Psyche.

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MTSU awarded $91K grant to boost success of student-veterans
MTSU awarded $91K grant to boost success of student-veterans

Middle Tennessee State University will receive a $91,000 state grant to support its ongoing efforts to help student-veterans successfully pursue their higher education degrees.

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Kids should stay off the computer until age 7 - Dr. Burris from MTSU comments
Kids should stay off the computer until age 7 - Dr. Burris from MTSU comments

Some experts tell parents to make sure their kids stay OFF the computer until they turn 7. Dr. Larry Burris at MTSU comments...

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Spear Says: Newest MTSU grads should 'be greedy' in making life choices
Spear Says: Newest MTSU grads should 'be greedy' in making life choices

Newly minted MTSU graduates can treasure the "years of dedication, sacrifice and hard work" that earned their new degrees and still "be greedy" when facing new choices, a longtime sociology professor said this past Saturday (8/8/15).

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Summer celebration showcases MTSU student, faculty research
Summer celebration showcases MTSU student, faculty research

Performing a chemistry research project --synthesizing or making rapid compounds in order to kill the organism (three different varieties of fungi) -- with mentor and assistant professor Kevin Bicker for the past 18 months led her to this point.

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Military Veterans Graduating from MTSU
Military Veterans Graduating from MTSU

MTSU celebrated its student-veterans approaching commencement with the second Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony Wednesday (Aug. 5) and Howard, 28, was among 11 student-veterans attending.

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Special Display in Murfreesboro: Artwork of young artists with Disabilities
Special Display in Murfreesboro: Artwork of young artists with Disabilities

The MTSU Todd Art Gallery proudly announces "The Journey," an exhibition of artwork by an elite group of young emerging artists with disabilities.

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Greater incentive for area police officers to obtain degree from MTSU
Greater incentive for area police officers to obtain degree from MTSU

Middle Tennessee State University and the Metropolitan Police Department Training Division have reached an agreement that gives officers greater incentive to get their college degrees.

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MTSU exhibit celebrating survivors of domestic and sexual violence
MTSU exhibit celebrating survivors of domestic and sexual violence

Reclaiming Ourselves, a multi-media art exhibition celebrating survivors of domestic and sexual violence will be featured at MTSU.

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MTSU Pigskin Pre-Game
MTSU Pigskin Pre-Game

MTSU Alumni Relations assistant director Paul Wydra uses a plastic tie to make an adjustment on the sign for this year's Pigskin Pre-Game, a prelude to the 2015 Blue Raiders football season.

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Dr. Newtona
Dr. Newtona "Tina" Johnson as interim vice provost for academic affairs

MTSU Provost Brad Bartel has named Dr. Newtona "Tina" Johnson as interim vice provost for academic affairs.

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News outlets sometimes mix words up - Dr. Larry Burris Reports
News outlets sometimes mix words up - Dr. Larry Burris Reports

News outlets sometimes get words wrong. With more, here is Dr. Larry Burris from MTSU...

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Digital Textbooks at MTSU
Digital Textbooks at MTSU

In an effort to reduce student textbook costs and keep students on track to complete their classes, Middle Tennessee State University is piloting a program that offers digital textbooks as a part of tuition or fees.

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United Way and MTSU Athletics teaming up
United Way and MTSU Athletics teaming up

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce's Business Before Hours in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University Athletics...

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MTSU and the TN Chamber of Commerce Launch the Tennessee Business Barometer
MTSU and the TN Chamber of Commerce Launch the Tennessee Business Barometer

Middle Tennessee State University and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry have partnered to launch the Tennessee Business Barometer, a new quarterly index capturing the mood and outlook of business leaders statewide through online surveys.

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MTSU staffer to discuss African-American archaeology in Tennessee this Thursday
MTSU staffer to discuss African-American archaeology in Tennessee this Thursday

MTSU staffer Zada Law will discuss the latest research on African-American life in Civil War-era Tennessee Thursday, July 16, as the special guest of the Rutherford County Archaeological Society.

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MTSU offers course on how to create, analyze online surveys
MTSU offers course on how to create, analyze online surveys

The course, "Online Marketing Research Methods: Developing Online Surveys and Analyzing Respondent Data," will be taught during a pair of two-hour sessions July 21 and July 28 on the MTSU campus. Registration deadline is July 16.

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More flexible way to get a Masters Degree from MTSU
More flexible way to get a Masters Degree from MTSU

The new Master of Arts in Liberal Arts is an innovative program allowing anyone with a bachelor's degree to earn a graduate degree through a course of study built around subjects they find most captivating.

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The MTSU Crime Scene Investigator Camp (CSI) was AWESOME
The MTSU Crime Scene Investigator Camp (CSI) was AWESOME

Within the first hour of the eighth annual CSI: MTSU summer camp, the 36 young participants found themselves in the shoes of the professionals at an alarming crime scene...

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MTSU solar boat team claims second place, eight national awards
MTSU solar boat team claims second place, eight national awards

MTSU's solar boat team sailed confidently against a strong field competing in a recent national competition in Dayton, Ohio.

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MTSU Considering changing the name of Forrest Hall
MTSU Considering changing the name of Forrest Hall

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, in a statement released Wednesday, said it was "right and appropriate" to engage the university community on the name of Forrest Hall, the campus building that houses the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program.

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MTSU and Moonshine, a special reception
MTSU and Moonshine, a special reception

Still Life: The Art of Moonshine kicks off the fall with an opening reception Wednesday, August 26, 5-7 p.m.

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Youth 'Scratch' the surface at MTSU Coding Camp
Youth 'Scratch' the surface at MTSU Coding Camp

Youngsters from Murfreesboro and Franklin, Tennessee, are attending the camp, which is being taught by Gayle Porterfield, who teachers sixth-graders at Mitchell-Neilson Elementary School.

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Local teachers to learn experiential learning concepts
Local teachers to learn experiential learning concepts

Registration is open for an upcoming daylong institute at Middle Tennessee State University for community college and university educators interested in incorporating experiential learning concepts into their classrooms.

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Camp PRiSM at MTSU teaches all kinds of things to kids, even ooey and gooey things
Camp PRiSM at MTSU teaches all kinds of things to kids, even ooey and gooey things

Hough helped teach the students how to make slime. Of course, he was a little more technical in his description...

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Local teacher leading Camp STEM at MTSU
Local teacher leading Camp STEM at MTSU

Led by Director David Lockett, a fourth-grade teacher at Homer Pittard Campus School, Camp STEM pushes children interested in the STEM disciplines to increase their knowledge and have fun at the same time.

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Teachers from Middle Tennessee headed to China with MTSU
Teachers from Middle Tennessee headed to China with MTSU

Some Tennessee school administrators will devote a small part of their summer to learning more about education in China. The Confucius Institute at MTSU is leading a delegation of educators...

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MTSU wins 28 awards for its marketing, communications efforts
MTSU wins 28 awards for its marketing, communications efforts

MTSU received 28 awards in the Tennessee College Public Relations Association's annual competition recognizing excellence in marketing and communications among the state's public and private higher education entities.

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MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event
MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event

Retired Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, MTSU's senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives, will be speaking during the 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, Stones River National Battlefield and Cemetery events to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Summer orientation for new MTSU students on Thursday
Summer orientation for new MTSU students on Thursday

The Middle Tennessee State University summer orientation for the new freshman class begins this week as major scholarship recipients kick off the first of 10 sessions scheduled through the end of July.

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MTSU Enters into an agreement with a South Korean secondary school
MTSU Enters into an agreement with a South Korean secondary school

MTSU's College of Behavioral and Health Sciences has entered an exchange agreement with a South Korean secondary school that specializes in sports science.

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MTSU recording industry students get advice from professionals in 'executive workshop'
MTSU recording industry students get advice from professionals in 'executive workshop'

MTSU students took advantage of an opportunity to ask questions of several recording industry executives during a special workshop conducted on campus by digital music distributor TuneCore.

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Tuition-free online courses at MTSU?
Tuition-free online courses at MTSU?

Qualified high school juniors and seniors statewide will be able to take tuition-free online courses for college credit through Middle Tennessee State University's recently expanded dual-enrollment program.

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City School 3rd Graders To Visit Farm
City School 3rd Graders To Visit Farm

On Tuesday (May 12, 2015), 1,200 third grade school students from Murfreesboro City Schools will hit the road for a real farm tour. The kids will go to the MTSU Farm and Dairy.

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Registration deadline looms May 15 for MTSU aerospace camps
Registration deadline looms May 15 for MTSU aerospace camps

The deadline is nearing for students in grades eight through 12 to be registered for the MTSU Introduction to Aviation and Professional Pilot Advanced Camps.

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Recent MTSU 'honor flights' bring smiles to veterans, family members
Recent MTSU 'honor flights' bring smiles to veterans, family members

Eight veterans who served their country with pride received an airplane ride they'll cherish the rest of their lives Wednesday (May 6).

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12 MTSU Honors ducklings lead their own 'hatch-uation' procession
12 MTSU Honors ducklings lead their own 'hatch-uation' procession

A month long wait was rewarded Monday (May 4) when 12 of 13 eggs hatched from a mallard duck dubbed Ivy, who chose to nest in the ivy at the base of the columns in front of the MTSU Honors College.

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Special guests will address 2,500+ grads at May 9 MTSU commencement ceremonies
Special guests will address 2,500+ grads at May 9 MTSU commencement ceremonies

A special pair of guests will be on hand Saturday, May 9, to celebrate with an estimated 2,520 students receiving their degrees in two spring 2015 commencement ceremonies inside MTSU's Murphy Center.

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Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index on the Increase, according to MTSU
Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index on the Increase, according to MTSU

The overall Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index rose to 355, up from 322 in February. That compares to an index of 203 in May 2014 and 144 in February 2013.

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Biology professor Ryan Otter honored with MTSU President's Silver Column Award
Biology professor Ryan Otter honored with MTSU President's Silver Column Award

Ryan Otter's work as a teacher, researcher and advocate for student success has led to special recognition by MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, the university announced Wednesday.

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Middle and High School girls should register for the Expanding Your Horizons in Math in Science at MTSU event
Middle and High School girls should register for the Expanding Your Horizons in Math in Science at MTSU event

Registration is already underway for the 19th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math in Science at MTSU, and middle school and high school girls should act early to secure their place.

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OPEN HOUSE: MTSU Department of Engineering Technology
OPEN HOUSE: MTSU Department of Engineering Technology

The MTSU Department of Engineering Technology will hold its annual open house and awards ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Cantrell Hall of the Tom H. Jackson Building.

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 New from MTSU: MTSU's future educators celebrate their accomplishments at annual award ceremony
New from MTSU: MTSU's future educators celebrate their accomplishments at annual award ceremony

Education Dean Lana Seivers presided over the April 20 late-afternoon assembly, which included scholarship announcements, Scholars Week recognition and academic honors for nearly 100 students, including several seniors ready to graduate May 9.

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MTSU celebrates $614K NSF grant for mechatronics scholarships
MTSU celebrates $614K NSF grant for mechatronics scholarships

The focus of the $614,172 National Science Foundation award is to increase numbers, diversity, retention and graduation rates of students graduating from MTSU with a mechatronics engineering degree. At least 15 incoming freshmen...

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Register now for fun, five-day foreign language courses at MTSU this summer
Register now for fun, five-day foreign language courses at MTSU this summer

Research shows the best way to learn a language is the same way you learned your native language -- with lots of hands-on methods that are enjoyable and take place in a fun, low-stress atmosphere using movement, songs, games and stories.

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MTSU - Jones College of Business academic adviser receives regional award
MTSU - Jones College of Business academic adviser receives regional award

Jones College of Business academic adviser Paula Calahan routinely answers emails after hours and on weekends "just to keep in touch with what's going on with the students."

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A special degree in drone operations at MTSU in Murfreesboro
A special degree in drone operations at MTSU in Murfreesboro

Regardless of how you feel about drones and the government, a state funded institution is teaching potential students how to operate unmanned aircraft in Murfreesboro.

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MTSU gets federal grant to promote understanding of religious pluralism
MTSU gets federal grant to promote understanding of religious pluralism

Religious pluralism generally refers to the belief in two or more religious worldviews as being equally valid or acceptable. More than mere tolerance, religious pluralism accepts multiple paths to God or gods as a possibility and is usually contrasted with "exclusivism," the idea that there is only one true religion or way to know God.

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UPDATE: MTSU Confirms they will take disciplinary action against student involved in alleged Florida gang rape
UPDATE: MTSU Confirms they will take disciplinary action against student involved in alleged Florida gang rape

As was reported this past week, an MTSU student was one of three arrested in the alleged gang rape of an unconscious woman in Panama City Beach, Florida. MTSU confirms they will take disciplinary action against the suspect.

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PARTNERS: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and MTSU
PARTNERS: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and MTSU

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) announced Thursday a partnership that will expand individual opportunities for earning course credit and certifications through TDEC's Fleming Training Center in Murfreesboro, online and at other statewide locations.

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Farm animals captivate 900 students at MTSU Agricultural Education Spring Fling
Farm animals captivate 900 students at MTSU Agricultural Education Spring Fling

Nearly 900 youngsters in all, from pre-kindergarten through second-graders, attended. They came for the second MTSU Agricultural Education Spring Fling April 14 in the Tennessee Livestock Center on Greenland Drive.

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Survey: Millennials have goals, but lack comprehensive financial plan
Survey: Millennials have goals, but lack comprehensive financial plan

While almost three quarters (72 percent) of millennials set financial goals, very few (20 percent) have a plan to achieve those goals, according to online financial adviser iQuantifi in a report released Tuesday (April 7) in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University.

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MTSU Students want to see equal pay for females in TN an beyond
MTSU Students want to see equal pay for females in TN an beyond

According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, the median salaries of year-round, full-time women workers are only 77 percent of their male counterparts' salaries.

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Amber Hurdle, certified coach, business consultant and business owner to speak at upcoming event
Amber Hurdle, certified coach, business consultant and business owner to speak at upcoming event

Amber Hurdle, certified coach, business consultant and business owner, as well as MTSU graduate, is the keynote speaker for RutherfordCABLE's April meeting, Tuesday, April 14 at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro. The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. and concludes at 9 a.m.

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Death Scene Investigation Workshop in Murfreesboro
Death Scene Investigation Workshop in Murfreesboro

MTSU's 2015 Death Scene Investigation Workshop, set Wednesday, April 22, wants to help the people who examine highly dangerous sites of deaths stay safe while they do their jobs.

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Adult learners can stay mentally vibrant with MTSU Lifelong Learning Program
Adult learners can stay mentally vibrant with MTSU Lifelong Learning Program

Dr. Fred Colvin, MTSU professor emeritus of history, will teach a class on Tennessee history.

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MTSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences gets green light for $43,000 grant

The MTSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (CBHS) received a grant from The Baptist Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1.07 Million in its most recent grant cycle.

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CNN's "This is Life with Lisa Ling" spoke to MTSU students in Murfreesboro

Ling said the ability to travel, which was not financially possible when she was younger, "opened my eyes in a profound way."

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Fraternities, sororities serve community during MTSU's Greek Week
Fraternities, sororities serve community during MTSU's Greek Week

Public service that is performed year round by fraternities and sororities will be on display during MTSU's Greek Week March 30-April 3.

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National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action to hold event at MTSU
National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action to hold event at MTSU

Representatives from the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action's (NRA-ILA) Grassroots Division will conduct a free "NRA University" (NRA U) training seminar at MTSU...

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Recent MTSU surveys show quite interesting results
Recent MTSU surveys show quite interesting results

26 percent of Tennessee residents support an increase in the gas tax. 57 percent favor requiring a woman's doctor to discuss abortion risks. 48 percent favor requiring a woman to undergo an ultrasound

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Nymphs, sirens, water sprites visit MTSU in 'La Mer' dance March 26-28
Nymphs, sirens, water sprites visit MTSU in 'La Mer' dance March 26-28

The students will embrace Fuller's style of free-flowing garments and multicolored lighting to depict nymphs, sprites and sirens darting through ocean waters.

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MTSU's second annual LGBT+ College Conference - Military achievement and more
MTSU's second annual LGBT+ College Conference - Military achievement and more

Brig. General Tammy Smith is the armed forces' first active-duty, openly gay flag officer to acknowledge her homosexuality publicly since the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy in 2011.

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NY Times multimedia expert plans March 23 lecture, classroom visits at MTSU
NY Times multimedia expert plans March 23 lecture, classroom visits at MTSU

He's received four Emmy nominations, and the Society of News Design, the Online News Association, Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association, among others, have recognized his work.

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COOL: MTSU students with 'designs' on careers exhibit interior design ideas March 28
COOL: MTSU students with 'designs' on careers exhibit interior design ideas March 28

Professional interior designers-in-training at MTSU are ready to display what they've learned about creating viable work and living spaces.

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The Dublin Vs. MTSU Debate
The Dublin Vs. MTSU Debate

The best of the Emerald Isle will take on the best of the Blue Raider Nation in what promises to be a rollicking talkfest.

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MTSU launches True Blue Tour of area community colleges
MTSU launches True Blue Tour of area community colleges

"MTSU is the No. 1 choice of our state's transfer students," McPhee said. "We are proud that so many Tennesseans have chosen our university as the next step in their academic pursuits.

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MTSU: Tennessee Wing of Civil Air Patrol makes historic appointment
MTSU: Tennessee Wing of Civil Air Patrol makes historic appointment

"Lt. Col. Bailey exemplifies the tradition of volunteer service that is prevalent in the Tennessee Wing," Lane said. "She has excelled in a variety of challenging assignments, such as serving as CAP incident commander during the Deep Water oil spill and as air crew for damage assessments after hurricanes in Florida. She is well suited for command of our wing."

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Recent advice from an MTSU alumnus and Grammy winner
Recent advice from an MTSU alumnus and Grammy winner

Grammy-winning co-writer and MTSU alumnus Torrance Esmond had a few words of advice for students crowding into a mass communications classroom...

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Parking changes at MTSU for TSSAA action
Parking changes at MTSU for TSSAA action

The TSSAA High School Basketball Tournaments -- March 4-7 for the girls and March 11-14 for boys -- will cause changes in parking and traffic patterns on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, which is again hosting the events.

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MTSU students, professor, alumna capture honors in dietetics field
MTSU students, professor, alumna capture honors in dietetics field

Ashley Vairin, a senior from Nashville, Tennessee, won the Outstanding Dietetics Student Award and Haley Overby, a senior from Smyrna, Tennessee, won the Student Scholarship at the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spring meeting Feb. 10 at Maggiano's Restaurant in Nashville.

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MTSU Launching NEW emergency alert testing
MTSU Launching NEW emergency alert testing

MTSU is launching a new emergency-alert testing process that will allow the university community to ensure that students, faculty and staff are staying safe by receiving urgent communications properly each semester.

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9,000 Year old skeleton to to be discussed at MTSU
9,000 Year old skeleton to to be discussed at MTSU

Dr. Hugh Berryman is the author of a chapter in "Kennewick Man: The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton," which was published in late 2014 by Texas A&M University Press.

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Remembering the History of Central Magnet School
Remembering the History of Central Magnet School

MTSU students are seeking assistance from Murfreesboro and Rutherford County residents in preserving the history of what is now Central Magnet School.

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MTSU Students fly small unmanned aircraft in Argentina
MTSU Students fly small unmanned aircraft in Argentina

Opening the door for future study abroad opportunities, MTSU aerospace and agricultural students flew unmanned aircraft in Mendoza, Argentina, while performing research during winter break.

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Curriculum Integration Grants at MTSU

The deadline is Monday, Feb. 9, for faculty to apply for the Curriculum Integration Grants offered by the university's President's Commission on the Status of Women.

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Tours for nursing and more at MTSU
Tours for nursing and more at MTSU

Johnson, a Dobyns-Bennett High School senior, took in a child drama class taught by Department of Speech and Theatre professor Jette Halladay.

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Carnegie Foundation recognizes MTSU for community engagement
Carnegie Foundation recognizes MTSU for community engagement

Middle Tennessee State University has been recognized nationally for its community engagement efforts by a higher education research center.

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University women learning how to persuade lawmakers in Murfreesboro and beyond
University women learning how to persuade lawmakers in Murfreesboro and beyond

As the Tennessee General Assembly continues its 109th session, local university women will be learning how to persuade their lawmakers.

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Donated gifts for children

The annual effort targets the children of low-income MTSU students as well as the children of parents receiving assistance from the local Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program.

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Dr. McPhee talks to students about career choices after graduation
Dr. McPhee talks to students about career choices after graduation

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee sat down with several students, including nine Rutherford County residents, to discuss their plans after their Dec. 13 graduation with honors from the university.

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MTSU pushes applying by Dec. 1 to enhance scholarship chances
MTSU pushes applying by Dec. 1 to enhance scholarship chances

Middle Tennessee State University officials urge prospective high school seniors and their parents or guardians to apply by Monday, Dec. 1, if they plan to start at MTSU in fall 2015.

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FBI Contacted by MTSU and Police after suspicious item found on MTSU campus Tuesday
FBI Contacted by MTSU and Police after suspicious item found on MTSU campus Tuesday

About 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, University Police were notified that there was a suspicious bucket found on a sidewalk in the courtyard area near the Business and Aerospace Building.

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MTSU Veterans Program
MTSU Veterans Program

The activities, which will begin with the Veterans' Memorial Service at 2 p.m., will be a prelude to the 6 p.m. kickoff for the Conference USA football game between MTSU and Florida Atlantic University.

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MTSU group explores possibility of 'fifth dimension' Nov. 23
MTSU group explores possibility of 'fifth dimension' Nov. 23

A UT physics professor will be at MTSU to examine the possibility that the space-time continuum is not limited to the four dimensions accepted by physicists and cosmologists (length, width, height and time).

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MTSU Press Conference on Monday, November 17, 2014
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Why do some areas stand out for the positive more than others?
Why do some areas stand out for the positive more than others?

What makes a region stand out from the crowd? Although many regions have a similar institutional structure and business environment..

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TSSAA State Cheerleading and Dance Championships in Murfreesboro NOW

This event brings in 1,200 athletes and more than 4,600 spectators to Rutherford County.

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MTSU is BEST for Veterans
MTSU is BEST for Veterans

Middle Tennessee State University has again been named among the best colleges nationally for supporting student veterans by the Military Times.

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Student documentations to be featured at MTSU
Student documentations to be featured at MTSU

Three student documentaries produced under the supervision of Tom Neff, an associate professor in the Department of Electronic Media Communication and founder of the Documentary Channel, are scheduled to be shown back-to-back...

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Conflict of Archaeology to be discussed at MTSU
Conflict of Archaeology to be discussed at MTSU

To discuss the approach and significance of Conflict Archaeology, the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation is proud to host Damian Shiels, an archaeologist with the Ireland-based firm Rubicon Heritage, for a special public lecture on November 13, 2014.

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Making it across the country on animal fat - Murfreesboro, Washington State, Florida and more
Making it across the country on animal fat - Murfreesboro, Washington State, Florida and more

Middle Tennessee State University professor Cliff Ricketts has driven coast-to-coast on fumes -- in 2012 on only 2.15 gallons of petroleum; and in 2013, no gas at all.

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MTSU Receives a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant
MTSU Receives a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant

There was cause -- and nearly $200,000 reasons -- for celebration on the MTSU campus this past Thursday (Oct. 30).

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$12-Million renovation of the MTSU Murphy Center unveiled
$12-Million renovation of the MTSU Murphy Center unveiled

The grand re-opening was part of Thursday's Murphy Madness event. These are a few photos from the Murphy Center.

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MTSU students, alumni make connections at packed Fall Career Fair
MTSU students, alumni make connections at packed Fall Career Fair

Dressed in an MTSU blue business blazer and with copies of resume tucked firmly in hand, Hayley Marshall of Murfreesboro left last week's Fall Career Fair at Middle Tennessee State University with a better perspective of what options await her in the area job market.

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Free ride to the polls to vote for MTSU students today (Wednesday)

In an effort to encourage voter turnout among eligible voters ages 18 to 24, Lenda Sherrell, Democrat for Tennessee's 4th Congressional District 4, is partnering with MTSU...

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MTSU students 'take the pledge' to stop sexual assault, saying 'It's On Us'
MTSU students 'take the pledge' to stop sexual assault, saying 'It's On Us'

"I pledge to recognize that nonconsensual sex is sexual assault..."

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MTSU Social Science Symposium:
MTSU Social Science Symposium: "Worth Every Penny?: Debt, Education and Opportunity"

MTSU student, faculty and visiting scholars will discuss whether the opportunities that higher education provides are worth the debt it often requires...

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Two men convicted, sentenced in 2013 armed robbery at MTSU
Two men convicted, sentenced in 2013 armed robbery at MTSU

"Mr. Spicer and Mr. Preston had no affiliation with MTSU, and it appeared their only reason for being on campus that morning was to rob an innocent victim," MTSU Police Capt. Jason Wofford stated.

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Expert speaker on green and renewable chemistry to appear at MTSU Friday
Expert speaker on green and renewable chemistry to appear at MTSU Friday

An expert in green and renewable chemistry will appear at MTSU Friday, Oct. 24, to talk about how science can help reduce waste and create more environmentally friendly processes and products.

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All females in the community encouraged to participate in free MTSU Rape Defense class

The MTSU Police Department is offering another free five-week fall series of RAD, or Rape Aggression Defense, classes...

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INTERESTING: Nobel Prize winning chemist to be first featured speaker in NEW MTSU Science Building Monday evening
INTERESTING: Nobel Prize winning chemist to be first featured speaker in NEW MTSU Science Building Monday evening

Kroto shared the 1996 Nobel Prize with Robert F. Curl Jr. and Richard E. Smalley for their discovery of fullerenes, a series of carbon molecules...

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Job fair for MTSU Students and Alumni
Job fair for MTSU Students and Alumni

MTSU students and alumni on the job hunt should dress their best and update their resumes for the long list of employers who will be on hand Oct. 23 at this year's Fall Career Fair on campus.

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Grand opening of the NEW MTSU Science Building was held on Wednesday
Grand opening of the NEW MTSU Science Building was held on Wednesday

The grand opening of the new $147-million science building on the MTSU campus was held on Wednesday morning.

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By 2020 - A new set of values will lead the world!
By 2020 - A new set of values will lead the world!

By 2020, the so-called 'Millennial' generation -- young adults raised in a digital age and motivated by a different set of values from generations past -- will make up 40 percent of the workforce.

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MTSU Scores Awesome New Partnership with Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville
MTSU Scores Awesome New Partnership with Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville

A new partnership between Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville and MTSU's Department of Recording Industry will allow students to submit two of their songs directly to Sony/ATV's creative team.

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Holocaust survivor, Watergate journalist Harry Rosenfeld to speak at MTSU Oct. 8
Holocaust survivor, Watergate journalist Harry Rosenfeld to speak at MTSU Oct. 8

From the war-torn streets of Berlin to the monument-lined streets of Washington, D.C., Harry Rosenfeld has been an eyewitness to history.

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Great speech by Breaking Bad star on the MTSU campus
Great speech by Breaking Bad star on the MTSU campus

"I hate to tell you this, but we're all disabled in some way, really," Mitte chuckled.

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Agreement signed between MTSU and Northeast State Community College
Agreement signed between MTSU and Northeast State Community College

The presidents of Middle Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College signed agreements to ease the transition for students seeking to transfer from the community college to the university.

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TUESDAY: Sept. 30 Grad Fair at MTSU offers insights on pursuing advanced degrees
TUESDAY: Sept. 30 Grad Fair at MTSU offers insights on pursuing advanced degrees

MTSU students, staff, alumni and members of the local community looking to pursue advanced degrees are encouraged to stop by the Student Union Tuesday, Sept. 30, for this year's Grad Fair.

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Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales met with some mild protest at MTSU
Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales met with some mild protest at MTSU

"Controversial decisions? Right? That's your legacy, man," one young man said as MTSU Police escorted him and two friends out of the room.

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MTSU president stresses adaptability, funding at higher ed panel
MTSU president stresses adaptability, funding at higher ed panel

From rising tuition to curriculum innovation to partnerships with business, Middle Tennessee State University President Sidney A. McPhee joined three other higher education...

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Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will discuss
Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will discuss "Law School and the Legal Profession" at MTSU

Gonzales served as counsel to George W. Bush during his days as governor of Texas and then joined him in Washington, D.C., as the first Hispanic White House counsel, serving as U.S. attorney general...

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UPDATE: Supreme Court files an answer on the latest appeal involving the murder of MTSU Lady Raider Tina Stewart
UPDATE: Supreme Court files an answer on the latest appeal involving the murder of MTSU Lady Raider Tina Stewart

The woman who killed MTSU Lady Raider Basketball star Tina Stewart asked the courts again for a new trial this past May.

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts "In/finite Earth" Coming to MTSU

This program now in its twelfth year opens its Murfreesboro stay with a reception September 24, 5-7 p.m.

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Good news for the local economy
Good news for the local economy

The overall Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index rose to 226 for September, up from 203 in May.

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Well known commercial photographers to speak at MTSU
Well known commercial photographers to speak at MTSU

Both Foote, an established commercial photographer, and Peven, director of the photography program at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville...

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Breaking Bad star on MTSU Campus
Breaking Bad star on MTSU Campus

The centerpiece of the week will be "An Evening with RJ Mitte," the actor who portrayed Walter White Jr. on the program, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Tucker Theatre.

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GAME CHANGER: MTSU to help incoming students with $1,000 supplement - details...
GAME CHANGER: MTSU to help incoming students with $1,000 supplement - details...

Middle Tennessee State University will supplement by $1,000 the Hope Lottery Scholarships of incoming students who stay on track to graduate in four years - and pay a Finish Line Scholarship to graduating seniors that will return any tuition increases over that span.

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MTSU to celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution
MTSU to celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution

MTSU observes the Constitution's 1787 signing every year with special events and programs organized by the university chapter of the American Democracy Project...

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MTSU president part of Sept. 24 TN higher education panel
MTSU president part of Sept. 24 TN higher education panel

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee will be among a group of academic leaders across the state gathering to discuss the state of higher education and the push to produce career-ready graduates.

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Program for students help MTSU freshman males adapt
Program for students help MTSU freshman males adapt

Not all the retention and graduation initiatives at MTSU are the work of the faculty and administration. A student group is taking its own proactive steps.

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The music, stories and photos of Depression-era Southern field workers... In Murfreesboro
The music, stories and photos of Depression-era Southern field workers... In Murfreesboro
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Beautiful performance by musicians at MTSU on Tuesday
Beautiful performance by musicians at MTSU on Tuesday

Duo Damiana, a flute/guitar group, will present a free public concert Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

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MTSU students find many opportunities to volunteer at fair
MTSU students find many opportunities to volunteer at fair

Andrea Hampton had a list of potential nonprofit organizations she was considering helping as a volunteer -- and it kept growing.

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Todd Art Gallery plays host to In/finite Earth
Todd Art Gallery plays host to In/finite Earth

The MTSU Department of Art's Todd Art Gallery plays host to In/finite Earth September 16-October 1, 2014.

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Leaders begin mapping auto manufacturing strategy at MTSU
Leaders begin mapping auto manufacturing strategy at MTSU

"We (MTSU) have an opportunity to gain federal grant money for the purpose of workforce development, boosting research assets and utilizing the supply chain," Perry said.

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Female MTSU Employees, students and the females in the general public invited to take FREE rape defense class
Female MTSU Employees, students and the females in the general public invited to take FREE rape defense class

The MTSU Police Department is offering a free five-week fall series of RAD, or Rape Aggression Defense, classes beginning Thursday, Sept. 11...

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MTSU Students to stage Italian campaign
MTSU Students to stage Italian campaign

"The soft underbelly of Europe," as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill described Italy, is an often underappreciated theatre of operations in the war, Dr. Derek Frisby of MTSU said.

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MTSU Science Building leaves quite a first-day impression
MTSU Science Building leaves quite a first-day impression

Wiser-Patten Science Hall, built in 1932, and Davis Science Building, built in 1967, have served generations of students.

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MTSU President McPhee helps new students move into dorms
MTSU President McPhee helps new students move into dorms

Halfway up seven-story Corlew Hall in the heart of the MTSU campus, university President Sidney A. McPhee made his way to Caleb Wilson's new room for the next year.

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MTSU president emphasizes retention, graduation, jobs to faculty
MTSU president emphasizes retention, graduation, jobs to faculty

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee had a straightforward message to faculty and leaders during the Fall Faculty Meeting inside Tucker Theatre: "We must ensure that we recruit, retain..."

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New cadets at MTSU in the Military Science Program
New cadets at MTSU in the Military Science Program

Four new cadets have contracted to be a part of the Blue Raider Battalion in MTSU's outstanding military science program.

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Elliott's hard work recognized with MTSU quarterly employee award
Elliott's hard work recognized with MTSU quarterly employee award

An MTSU employee has been recognized for outstanding service to her department, colleagues, students and the university.

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Prank with AirSoft Guns goes too far in Murfreesboro? You decide...
Prank with AirSoft Guns goes too far in Murfreesboro? You decide...

Several armed subjects who were wearing ski mask alarmed residents in Murfreesboro on Tuesday night. MTSU Football Coach Rick Stockstill has issued a statement after confirming that multiple players were involved in this prank.

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MTSU's Keel among 'Women in Music City' honorees
MTSU's Keel among 'Women in Music City' honorees

MTSU professor Beverly Keel, chair of the university's highly touted Department of Recording Industry, has been named among the winners of The Nashville Business Journal's inaugural Women in Music City Awards.

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MTSU, 50 colleges recruit students Aug. 27 at Miller Coliseum
MTSU, 50 colleges recruit students Aug. 27 at Miller Coliseum

Area high school students and their parents and guardians are welcome to attend the annual Rutherford County College Night.

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MTSU Professor expanding her "interim" role to become interim vice provost for research and dean of the College of Graduate Studies

"Dr. Eller brings her wealth of administrative and graduate education experience to this position, and I know the entire MTSU community will support her," University Provost Brad Bartel said.

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Tuesday = Tornado Siren Testing
Tuesday = Tornado Siren Testing

MTSU plans to test its tornado sirens on campus on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 12:20 p.m.

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MTSU Administrators and Deans to travel the state
MTSU Administrators and Deans to travel the state

Middle Tennessee State University's top administrators and deans will meet with prospective students in six Tennessee cities in September and October as part of the university's annual True Blue Tour.

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MTSU Students collecting food for students in need of help
MTSU Students collecting food for students in need of help

The pantry has collected more than 12,000 pounds of food since opening and has served more than 700 students who’ve found themselves in need of a decent meal but without the resources to feed themselves.

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MTSU Men's Basketball Team to help Special Needs Children with basketball
MTSU Men's Basketball Team to help Special Needs Children with basketball

Coach Kermit Davis and members of the MTSU Men’s Basketball Team will facilitate a basketball clinic for children with special needs at Special Kids’ Camp Ability this Wednesday, July 30, from 1-2:30 p.m.

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New from MTSU: Scandinavian study-abroad trip finds 'happiness' for new exhibit in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery
New from MTSU: Scandinavian study-abroad trip finds 'happiness' for new exhibit in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery

MTSU students learned firsthand why the people of Scandinavia’s cozy countries continually top the United Nations’ “World Happiness Report..."

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MTSU’s 2014 Death Scene Investigation
MTSU’s 2014 Death Scene Investigation

Interesting: The Death Scene Investigation Workshop aims to help the people who work with death sites get ready to secure, investigate and prosecute deadly crimes.

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Saddle Up for ACE Learning Center (formerly Project Help)
Saddle Up for ACE Learning Center (formerly Project Help)

"Saddle Up" gets underway at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, at the MTSU Foundation House...

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MTSU pact with Guangxi University to yield 140 students
MTSU pact with Guangxi University to yield 140 students

The Guangxi students will enroll at MTSU as soon as they complete course requirements on their campus.

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MTSU extends research contract with the world’s largest medicinal herb garden in China
MTSU extends research contract with the world’s largest medicinal herb garden in China

Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Monday to extend its research partnership with the world’s largest medicinal herb garden in China through 2021.

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Rotary Club spends the day on the farm with MTSU
Rotary Club spends the day on the farm with MTSU

Rising with the roosters, members of the Murfreesboro business community spent part of their workday at MTSU Farm.

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MTSU James Union Building closed for repairs

The roughly 52,000-square-foot facility opened in 1952 as MTSU’s first student union and has remained in constant use since for campus and community special events...

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MTSU workshop trains teachers to help struggling readers
MTSU workshop trains teachers to help struggling readers

Ron Yoshimoto, the statewide special education literacy resource teacher trainer for Hawaii, conducted a 40-hour training program at MTSU to train teachers how to help youngsters having problems with reading.

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Couple staying the night in Murfreesboro on 1,000 mile covered wagon and mule journey
Couple staying the night in Murfreesboro on 1,000 mile covered wagon and mule journey

On Wednesday night, the Glasscocks and their mules stayed on the MTSU campus in a covered barn. On Thursday night, they plan to stay in Smyrna.

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Veteran takes an honor flight (check out these pictures)
Veteran takes an honor flight (check out these pictures)

An honor flight took place at the Murfreesboro airport on Wednesday. This U.S. Veteran enjoyed turning back the clock and flying again. He flew on a MTSU prop plane. 

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UPDATE*UPDATE: Alleged robbery occurred in Murfreesboro Monday morning
UPDATE*UPDATE: Alleged robbery occurred in Murfreesboro Monday morning

One woman awoke to a robber pointing a handgun at her face and ordering her to be quiet Monday morning on Yearwood Avenue, a Rutherford County sheriff’s sergeant said.

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Saddle Up for ACE Learning Center (formerly Project Help)
Saddle Up for ACE Learning Center (formerly Project Help)

The eighth annual Saddle Up event to benefit ACE Learning Center (formerly Project Help) is slated for Thursday, July 31st at 6:30 pm at MTSU’s Foundation House...

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SURF-ing through body fluids at MTSU?
SURF-ing through body fluids at MTSU?

An MTSU senior is SURF-ing through samples of a body fluid this summer in a research project that will ultimately help her assist investigators in their quests to solve crimes.

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LOCAL ART: MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces the Fellowship of Artists exhibit at Murfree Gallery
LOCAL ART: MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces the Fellowship of Artists exhibit at Murfree Gallery

In partnership with the Rutherford County Property Assessor’s office the MTSU Todd Art Gallery announces the Fellowship of Artists exhibit at Murfree Gallery June 27-July 28, 2014. 

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Congratulations to MTSU Professor Dr. Thomas Tang
Congratulations to MTSU Professor Dr. Thomas Tang

Dr. Thomas Tang, a professor in the Department of Management and Marketing in the MTSU Jones College of Business, was recently named a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology.

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MTSU professor named Fellow of international psychology association
MTSU professor named Fellow of international psychology association

Dr. Thomas Tang, a professor in the Department of Management and Marketing in the MTSU Jones College of Business, was recently named a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology.

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MTSU main computer lab getting summer facelift for students
MTSU main computer lab getting summer facelift for students

When MTSU students return to campus this fall, they’ll find the Jones College of Business University Computer Lab upgraded considerably, complete with revised operating hours to better serve the campus.

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 MTSU, City Schools alliance promotes STEM at Camp PRiSM
MTSU, City Schools alliance promotes STEM at Camp PRiSM

This is the kind of impact Camp PRiSM  — Practices in Science and Math — can have on the Murfreesboro City Schools children who attend each year.

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Giant "Google" Looks to MTSU and Hires New Graduates

Nathan Reale and Matt Houglum are the latest alumni from MTSU and its computer science program to tap the career pipeline to Web service giant Google.

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Alexander joins MTSU in welcoming Governor’s School arts students in 30th year
Alexander joins MTSU in welcoming Governor’s School arts students in 30th year

For almost three decades, the Governor's School for the Arts has nurtured the “creative spark” of young Tennesseans with a love for music, theatre, visual arts, dance and filmmaking.

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AT MTSU THIS WEEK: Tennessee Guitar Festival and Competition May 29-31
AT MTSU THIS WEEK: Tennessee Guitar Festival and Competition May 29-31

MURFREESBORO - Dr. Ciulei said his love for guitar started at a young age when he acted like his brothers guitar was a motorcycle...

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MTSU Signs Agreement with Shanghai Second Polytechnic University
MTSU Signs Agreement with Shanghai Second Polytechnic University

Middle Tennessee State University gained an international partner with expertise in mechatronics engineering through a pact signed Thursday with Shanghai Second Polytechnic University.

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Looking for something to keep the kids in shape? How about Strength and Speed camp?
Looking for something to keep the kids in shape? How about Strength and Speed camp?

Middle Tennessee will host its 21st annual Strength and Speed camp for all athletes ages 10 through 18 this summer.

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MTSU and Southwest Georgia’s Albany Technical College ink deal
MTSU and Southwest Georgia’s Albany Technical College ink deal

Officials from MTSU and Southwest Georgia’s Albany Technical College signed an agreement allowing students who graduate with an associate degree from Albany Tech to transfer to MTSU to earn their bachelor’s degree in electromechanical engineering technology.

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MTSU chemistry professor earns ATHENA International Award
MTSU chemistry professor earns ATHENA International Award

MTSU chemistry professor Judith Iriarte-Gross found herself “totally surprised” when her name was announced as the inaugural recipient of the ATHENA International Leadership Award.

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MTSU and Hangzhou Normal University officials extend partnership, discuss future music cultural center
MTSU and Hangzhou Normal University officials extend partnership, discuss future music cultural center

Middle Tennessee State University and Hangzhou Normal University on Monday extended its Confucius Institute partnership — and discussed an idea to expand it with the creation of a Chinese music and cultural center at MTSU.

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Register Now For MTSU Youth Writers Camp
Register Now For MTSU Youth Writers Camp

Young people across Middle Tennessee who enjoy reading and writing still have time to register for MTSU’s annual Youth Writers’ Camps June 9-19.

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UPDATE: MTSU Signs Agreement with Meliksah University and Firat University in Turkey to pursue partnership
UPDATE: MTSU Signs Agreement with Meliksah University and Firat University in Turkey to pursue partnership

MTSU has signed a letter of intent with Meliksah University and Firat University in Turkey to pursue an academic and industrial partnership to further develop Dr. Charles Perry’s retrofit wheel-hub motor. 

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MTSU signed agreement Thursday with China’s top communication university for Master's Degree program
MTSU signed agreement Thursday with China’s top communication university for Master's Degree program

Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Thursday that allows select juniors from China’s top communication university to complete their bachelor’s degree studies in Murfreesboro — and earn a master’s degree from MTSU — in one year.

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You may know about an MTSU football player being drafted into the NFL, but do you know the rest of the story?
You may know about an MTSU football player being drafted into the NFL, but do you know the rest of the story?

Middle Tennessee Blue Raider defensive tackle Jimmy Staten became the first MTSU player to be drafted since 2011, as he was selected 172nd overall in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.

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Madam Xu Lin from China sang an Elvis Presley song during the MTSU graduation ceremony
Madam Xu Lin from China sang an Elvis Presley song during the MTSU graduation ceremony

Perhaps the most memorable section of the graduation was a speech by Madam Xu Lin from China.That memorable portion came in the form of an Elvis Presley song... Only You, that she sang to the graduates.

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MTSU Students WIN BIG with Shure Studio Equiptment
MTSU Students WIN BIG with Shure Studio Equiptment

MTSU’s Studio A looked and sounded a bit like Christmas morning as a team of seniors from the Department of Recording Industry tore open boxes of grand-prize equipment from Shure Inc.’s national “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.” 

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MTSU Reaches New Agreement for Aerospace Program with Civil Air Patrol
MTSU Reaches New Agreement for Aerospace Program with Civil Air Patrol

Established in 1942, the Department of Aerospace is a signature department at MTSU and has grown into one of the most respected programs in the nation.

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MTSU announces five-year, $500K extension of the Hangzhou Normal University Confucius Institute
MTSU announces five-year, $500K extension of the Hangzhou Normal University Confucius Institute

The partnership between Middle Tennessee State University and Hangzhou Normal University for a Confucius Institute on the Murfreesboro campus has been recommended for a five-year, $500,000 extension, President Sidney A. McPhee said Monday.

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MTSU Graduation is Saturday, May 10

MTSU’s upcoming spring 2014 commencement ceremonies, set for Saturday, May 10, will celebrate the culmination of a lifetime of educational accomplishments for almost 2,300 students.

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Internships fulfill MTSU master¹s in professional science obligation
Internships fulfill MTSU master¹s in professional science obligation

Brigette Thompson called it a wonderful experience. For David O’Brien, it was fantastic.

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 MTSU ROTC cadet earns major leadership award
MTSU ROTC cadet earns major leadership award

MTSU senior ROTC cadet Teana Harle represented the Blue Raider Battalion at the prestigious Army Cadet Command George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar in mid-April.

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Education abroad trip to Scotland 'life-changing' for MTSU mass comm student
Education abroad trip to Scotland 'life-changing' for MTSU mass comm student

Even though her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, represents a personal slice of heaven, MTSU sophomore Hannah Morris knows the breath-taking landscapes...

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Our hats off to four top notch MTSU employees!
Our hats off to four top notch MTSU employees!

MTSU honored four of its top employees during a special Employee Recognition Award Reception held in the James Union Building.

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Free lunchtime concert at MTSU this Friday

Anne MacFie, a folk singer, songwriter and storyteller from eastern Kentucky, will present a lunchtime concert at MTSU's Center for Popular Music at noon Friday, April 25. 

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BIG Retirement Numbers at MTSU
BIG Retirement Numbers at MTSU

MTSU's annual ceremony recognizing its retiring employees was a springtime celebration even more joyous than usual, perhaps because of those 57 workers' 1,205 combined years of service devoted to students and the campus community.

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MTSU Recognized for emergency personnel training video
MTSU Recognized for emergency personnel training video

Middle Tennessee State University has been recognized by the state of Tennessee’s Emergency Medical Services Board for its efforts to help train emergency medical personnel on new statewide licensure standards...

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U.S. Department of State announces special visit to Murfreesboro

The U.S. Department of State "Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations" have notified WGNS that they plan to address the public on Tuesday, April 22 in Murfreesboro.

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Award winning NASA Aerospace Engineer visited Hobgood Elementary School in Murfreesboro on Thursday!
Award winning NASA Aerospace Engineer visited Hobgood Elementary School in Murfreesboro on Thursday!

MTSU students and faculty and the students at nearby Hobgood Elementary School (a NASA Explorer School) received a special treat Wednesday and Thursday, April 16-17...

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MTSU Honors College unveils ‘Last Lecture Series’ April 16 and 23
MTSU Honors College unveils ‘Last Lecture Series’ April 16 and 23

The University Honors College at MTSU is initiating a new lecture series to offer retiring Honors faculty members an opportunity to speak to both the campus community and general public.

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U.S. Army three-star General and a top education official from China to receive honorary doctorates from MTSU
U.S. Army three-star General and a top education official from China to receive honorary doctorates from MTSU

This will mark only the third and fourth honorary doctorates presented by MTSU, with the first two presented last year...

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Behind-the-scenes scramble to oust Tennessee governor is MTSU Windham Lecture topic
Behind-the-scenes scramble to oust Tennessee governor is MTSU Windham Lecture topic

Public affairs consultant and former journalist Keel Hunt will bring the story of Tennessee’s unprecedented bipartisan ouster of a corrupt governor to MTSU’s renowned Windham Lecture Series at a free public event on Thursday, April 17.

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The MTSU Moon Buggy is now in Alabama, after a Wednesday road trip
The MTSU Moon Buggy is now in Alabama, after a Wednesday road trip

High hopes and great expectations are how 14 MTSU students left Murfreesboro Thursday (April 10), heading for Huntsville, Ala., and the two-day NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge...

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Local United Way President and CEO Meagan Flippin Speaks to MTSU Students
Local United Way President and CEO Meagan Flippin Speaks to MTSU Students

Now president and CEO of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, Meagan Flippin told MTSU students Friday that career opportunities abound in the nonprofit sector for those students willing to build relationships...

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“The Drowsy Chaperone,” a five-time 2006 Tony Award-winning musical featured at MTSU
“The Drowsy Chaperone,” a five-time 2006 Tony Award-winning musical featured at MTSU

A starstruck musical theater lover’s imagination comes to life on MTSU’s Tucker Theatre stage April 9-13 with a family-friendly comedy that’s a dream come true for at least two of its actors.

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Project Help at MTSU Highlights Autism Awareness
Project Help at MTSU Highlights Autism Awareness

The month of April is national Autism Awareness month and Project Help celebrated with lots of activities at both their Baird Lane and Fairview Center locations this week.

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Interns from MTSU Dive Into Politics and Lend a Helping Hand
Interns from MTSU Dive Into Politics and Lend a Helping Hand

State Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, was so impressed with intern Sara Mejia-Gomez that he involved her in the research for his proposal to study the feasibility of a monorail from Murfreesboro to Nashville.

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New from MTSU: Musician George Dennehy shares infectious message of joy at MTSU

George Dennehy offers many messages in his music — love, gratitude, determination, acceptance, faithfulness — but the one that seems to permeate the young singer/songwriter's conversation is joy.

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Exhibit at MTSU Todd Art Gallery: Trust Without Borders
Exhibit at MTSU Todd Art Gallery: Trust Without Borders

The exhibition focuses on personal identity and spiritual awareness and will feature both abstract and realistic styles, as well as different methods of painting, including encaustic, a wax medium.

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MTSU concrete industry students seek internships with speedy interview process
MTSU concrete industry students seek internships with speedy interview process

The action was fast and furious recently for the 23 dressed-for-success MTSU Concrete Industry Management program students. 

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MTSU Professor talks about one country's effort to BAN Twitter.com

Professor Larry Burriss at MTSU (School of Journalism), talks about one country and their plans to eradicate Twitter.com.

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COOL: MTSU Develops App for Law Enforcement to Use
COOL: MTSU Develops App for Law Enforcement to Use

MTSU's Forensic Institute for Research and Education, known as FIRE, worked with seasoned investigators across the country to find a system to guide first-responding law enforcement officers through an often chaotic and confusing situation.

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New Science Building on MTSU Campus Spotlighted During Preview Day Tours
New Science Building on MTSU Campus Spotlighted During Preview Day Tours

Rising on the south side of the MTSU campus, the next coming attraction — the 257,000-square-foot Science Building just off Alumni Drive — is being completed by construction crews for future science students.

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Six Decades of Country Music on Display at MTSU
Six Decades of Country Music on Display at MTSU

A new exhibit showcasing photos from six decades of country music captured by the lenses of three distinguished photographers opens Thursday, March 20, in MTSU’s nationally renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

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Over 1,000 to participate in MTSU Spring Preview Day
Over 1,000 to participate in MTSU Spring Preview Day

MTSU admissions, enrollment and academic officials are gearing up for what will be one of the university’s largest preview days.

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MTSU Students helping during Spring Break, not partying
MTSU Students helping during Spring Break, not partying

“It’s been great. I’ve enjoyed doing it a lot,” he said. “You can really tell that you actually are making a difference. I’ve had three full bags of trash already.”

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MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss comments on the first “World Wide Web” pages…

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What was the FIRST Web Page?

MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss comments on the first “World Wide Web” page in this audio editorial on WGNSradio.com...

 

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Great career event was recently held at MTSU for agribusiness students and more
Great career event was recently held at MTSU for agribusiness students and more

MTSU School of Agribusiness and Agriscience students, especially upperclassmen, gained a greater insight into the job market with the recent sixth annual Ag Career Fair.

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MTSU Offering New Master's Degree
MTSU Offering New Master's Degree

As the local job market improves and the region continues to attract good-paying jobs, MTSU hopes its new master’s degree in management will become increasingly attractive...

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Special MTSU Art Exhibit

The Revival exhibition is collaboration between students of MTSU’s English and Art departments. 

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 MTSU opens $16M Student Services and Admissions Center, MT One Stop
MTSU opens $16M Student Services and Admissions Center, MT One Stop

Located on Blue Raider Drive, the 58,000-square-foot facility with brick exterior opened for students and visitors. Added features include an approximately 270-foot bridge extending to the Student Union and an approximately 35-foot bridge connecting the east side of the new building to an adjacent parking deck for the MTSU Boulevard Garage.

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New SAT Test for High School Students

Starting in 2016, high school students will face a new Scholastic Assessment Test, the dreaded SAT. Dr. Larry Burris, a professor in the School of Journalism at MTSU, comments on this change...

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Update: The woman who killed Lady Raider Basketball Player Tina Stewart to Remain Behind Bars - Her Appeal was DENIED
Update: The woman who killed Lady Raider Basketball Player Tina Stewart to Remain Behind Bars - Her Appeal was DENIED

Madden, who was sentenced to serve 29-years behind bars, later filed an appeal suggesting that Judge Ash should have recused himself because of his ties to MTSU and the fact that he was FaceBook friends with MTSU Lady Raider Coach Rick Insell.

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First Amendment scholar Ken Paulson, dean of the MTSU College of Mass Comm talks about FREE SPEECH
First Amendment scholar Ken Paulson, dean of the MTSU College of Mass Comm talks about FREE SPEECH

First Amendment scholar Ken Paulson, dean of the MTSU College of Mass Communication, is among panelists discussing the free speech rights of student fans on a recent edition of ESPN’s award-winning “Outside the Lines” investigative news program.

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A well deserved award to a hard working farmer and his wife in Rutherford County! Great story for our WGNS friends...
A well deserved award to a hard working farmer and his wife in Rutherford County! Great story for our WGNS friends...

On the pristine Rutherford County Century Farm where MTSU alumnus Katherine Batey Whitt grew up in the Blackman community outside of Murfreesboro, she and husband and fellow alumnus Brandon Whitt received a special prize Wednesday (March 5) for being nationally recognized.

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A well deserved award to a hard working farmer and his wife in Rutherford County! Great story for our WGNS friends...
A well deserved award to a hard working farmer and his wife in Rutherford County! Great story for our WGNS friends...

On the pristine Rutherford County Century Farm where MTSU alumnus Katherine Batey Whitt grew up in the Blackman community outside of Murfreesboro, she and husband and fellow alumnus Brandon Whitt received a special prize Wednesday (March 5) for being nationally recognized.

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"Jesus Christ Super Star" is BACK in Murfreesboro

Last year’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar, one of the largest-grossing shows staged by The Center for the Arts in 2013, returns this Easter weekend with its principal cast and crew for a limited four-day run.

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How cool is this? Meet the Beatles’ engineer, author at special free MTSU lecture March 19
How cool is this? Meet the Beatles’ engineer, author at special free MTSU lecture March 19

Ken Scott, who started out as one of the five main engineers for the Beatles, became one of the pre-eminent recording engineers and producers of the 20th century. He worked on the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” album, among others

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MTSU's Sekou Franklin Honored with Faculty Award for Excellence
MTSU's Sekou Franklin Honored with Faculty Award for Excellence

Lauded as a “Renaissance man” by the educator who established the honor, MTSU political science professor Sekou Franklin was recognized recently as the 2014 recipient of the university’s John Pleas Faculty Recognition Award.

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Grammy Award-winning Violinist to perform with MTSU Faculty Tuesday
Grammy Award-winning Violinist to perform with MTSU Faculty Tuesday

MTSU School of Music faculty cellist Christine Kim and pianist Arunesh Nadgir will be joined by Grammy Award-winning violinist Karen Kim for a free public concert of chamber music at 8 p.m. Tuesday, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

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Will you volunteer on Saturday? It is a tree planting event!
Will you volunteer on Saturday? It is a tree planting event!

Community volunteers are needed Saturday, March 1, for a tree planting event along Garrison Creek in east Murfreesboro aimed at protecting the local water supply.

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Agreement signed between MTSU and Columbia State (with audio)
Agreement signed between MTSU and Columbia State (with audio)

An agreement signed Thursday (Feb. 27) between Middle Tennessee State University and Columbia State will allow community college students to earn a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness without ever having to leave Marshall County.

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State Representative Dawn White Recognizes MTSU on Tuesday
State Representative Dawn White Recognizes MTSU on Tuesday

MTSU’s Quest for Student Success efforts were recognized Tuesday by state Rep. Dawn White during a hearing of the House Education Committee at the Capitol.

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Do you think people use cell phones and check emails too much? One MTSU Professor does...
Do you think people use cell phones and check emails too much? One MTSU Professor does...

So what’s up with cell phones? A local professor by the name of Larry Burriss at MTSU chimes in on the rise of cell phone use. He stated, “How did we get into such a state that we became so dependent on these machines?” 

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TN Veteran Education Task Force discusses its vision, support for student vets
TN Veteran Education Task Force discusses its vision, support for student vets

Clarifying its vision and brainstorming about ways to better support student veterans within higher education, the Tennessee Veteran Education Task Force met Friday (Feb. 21) at the James Union Building on the MTSU campus.

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MTSU Meets Music City at the Todd Art Gallery and Beyond
MTSU Meets Music City at the Todd Art Gallery and Beyond

MTSU Todd Art Gallery mixes in a little of the Music City for the latest Art Gallery display...

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Same Sex Marraige, Marijuana and Guns! What More Can You Ask in the Polls?

Additionally, the poll measured attitudes toward abortion, further restricting access to pseudoephedrine, allowing grocery stores to sell wine, and repealing the new federal healthcare law.

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MTSU Mardi Gras Night - The Pictures of the Fans Tell the Story of Excitement
MTSU Mardi Gras Night - The Pictures of the Fans Tell the Story of Excitement

The MTSU Mardi Gras night was a blast for fans, players and students on Thursday evening. We captured the enthusiastic kids, students and fans on camera. The expressions and excitement is priceless... 

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A New MTSU Poll Shows that Gov. Bill Haslam's Job Approval Rating has been on the Decline

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s job approval has dropped 14 points to 47 percent, with support from Democrats and independents sharply down for the Republican governor since last spring, according to the latest MTSU Poll.

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Play 4Kay Power of Pink Game at MTSU!
Play 4Kay Power of Pink Game at MTSU!

The 25th ranked Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team hosts its annual Play 4Kay Power of Pink game on Saturday, Feb. 8, when Rice visits for a 2 p.m. Conference USA game.

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Do You Have What it Takes to be Miss MTSU or Miss Murfreesboro
Do You Have What it Takes to be Miss MTSU or Miss Murfreesboro

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Be a female and a U.S. citizen;

• High school graduate or equivalent by June 30, 2014;

• No younger than 17 on Jan. 11, 2014, and no older than 24 by Dec. 31, 2014;

• Not be married, never have been married, never have had a marriage annulled, never cohabitated or have had a child;

• Miss MTSU must be a student of Middle Tennessee State University; and

• Miss Murfreesboro must be a resident of the state of Tennessee or attend a university in the state of Tennessee.

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MTSU Groundhog Luncheon was a Success on Tuesday (with audio and pictures)
MTSU Groundhog Luncheon was a Success on Tuesday (with audio and pictures)

The annual MTSU Groundhog Luncheon was a success on Tuesday. Looking back, the first Groundhog luncheon benefiting the Raider Baseball team took place 41-years ago. Coach Jim McGuire commented on the first luncheon…

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Oriental Monsoon Blowing Into MTSU's Tucker Theater on Thursday
Oriental Monsoon Blowing Into MTSU's Tucker Theater on Thursday

The forecast calls for “An Oriental Monsoon” at MTSU as a powerful, swirling display of light and sound heads for Murfreesboro.

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MTSU Poll on Common Core in Tennessee - Results to be Released SOON
MTSU Poll on Common Core in Tennessee - Results to be Released SOON

This will be the first public release of these data; analyses and press releases will be available to those in attendance at Thursday’s presentation. Findings will be released to other media and the general public later in the day.

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You Show Me Yours, I'll Show You Mine - MTSU Exhibit

You Show Me Yours, I’ll Show You Mine: YOUR MOVE is a collaborative and interactive exhibit organized by the Drawing III students of Department of Art Assistant Professor Melissa Newman.

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MTSU Honors College hosts Feb. 17 Presidents’ Day Open House
MTSU Honors College hosts Feb. 17 Presidents’ Day Open House

High school and transfer students and their families from across Tennessee are invited to the fifth annual Presidents’ Day Open House at Middle Tennessee State University’s Honors College and Student Union from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17.

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Six MTSU Flight Instructors Hired by ExpressJet in Georgia
Six MTSU Flight Instructors Hired by ExpressJet in Georgia

An agreement between the Middle Tennessee State University aerospace department and College Park, Ga.-based ExpressJet recently paid dividends when six university flight instructors were hired after all completed the same-day interview process.

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MTSU Student Killed While Crossing the Street to be Remembered on Wednesday in Murfreesboro
MTSU Student Killed While Crossing the Street to be Remembered on Wednesday in Murfreesboro

The 28-year old man who died while crossing the street near the MTSU Murphy Center this past week in Murfreesboro will be remembered on Wednesday during a special service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

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MTSU Statement After Student is Killed at Middle Tennessee at Greenland

MTSU was informed by Murfreesboro Police that David R. Chitwood died this morning as a result of a collision at the intersection of Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Greenland Drive on the northwest edge of campus.

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Project Help at MTSU Announces Major Name Change

Project Help on the MTSU campus is officially changing their name. Kerry Boylan, who not only does a show on WGNS every Friday morning, but also works at Project Help, stated...

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MTSU Students and Faculty Committed to Non-Violence in Rutherford County
MTSU Students and Faculty Committed to Non-Violence in Rutherford County

A commitment to nonviolence is one of four core values expressed in the True Blue Pledge, which is recited each year at MTSU’s Convocation Ceremony. A task force of faculty, staff and students developed the pledge in 2011 following the death of Lady Raider basketball player Tina Stewart.

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MTSU Todd Art Gallery to Open Exhibit Tuesday, January 21
MTSU Todd Art Gallery to Open Exhibit Tuesday, January 21

The MTSU Department of Art’s Todd Art Gallery (TAG) opens the spring semester Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 5-7 p.m. with an Artists Awards Reception for the first Shoebox...

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MTSU Students Reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Message

As the nation pauses to again reflect on the change-through-nonviolence message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., students, faculty and staff at Middle Tennessee State University will have an opportunity to embrace that message in a way that’s uniquely True Blue.

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MTSU Has Huge Concert Series Planned for 2014 Year
MTSU Has Huge Concert Series Planned for 2014 Year

The MTSU School of Music has a busy 2014 year. Dr. Michael Parkinson is the new director for the School of Music and he stated…

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Zumbathon for Project Help in Murfreesboro
Zumbathon for Project Help in Murfreesboro
Want to shed a few pounds after the holidays? One way to kick-start any exercise program is to Zumba! 
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MTSU Participating in Event that is Celebrating Unity Among Congregations in the Murfreesboro Area - At World Outreach Church

Participating Pastors: 

  • The Rev. Brady Cooper, New Vision Baptist Church
  • The Rev. Craig Goff, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
  • The Rev. Allen Jackson, World Outreach Church
  • The Rev. James McCarroll, First Baptist Church
  • The Rev. Dean Sisk, Belle Aire Baptist Church
  • And The Rev. Vincent Windrow, Olive Branch Baptist Church
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Survey ranks MTSU Mass Comm program in Top 20 nationally
Survey ranks MTSU Mass Comm program in Top 20 nationally
Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Mass Communication is gaining national attention, ranking among the top 20 programs in the U.S., according to a survey by a popular news industry trade publication.
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MTSU honored at national higher ed conference
MTSU honored at national higher ed conference
Middle Tennessee State University received two top awards at this year’s Association of Continuing Higher Education conference in Lexington, Ky.
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MTSU propels long-distance learner’s pursuit of degree  -  Memphis man becomes first aerospace online master’s recipient
MTSU propels long-distance learner’s pursuit of degree - Memphis man becomes first aerospace online master’s recipient
Approaching his mid-60s and well into his second career after retiring as an airline pilot, Memphis’ Ed Owen decided to tackle another challenge in life — an advanced degree.
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MTSU Military Commissioning Ceremony Went Well - See Pictures
MTSU Military Commissioning Ceremony Went Well - See Pictures
U.S. Army Col. Richard “Rich” Juergens of Fort Bragg spoke just before the swearing in and pinning of the new commissionees.
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Over 10,000 Attended Thursday Lady Raider Game at MTSU  -  At Halftime - HOVERCRAFT BOWLING
Over 10,000 Attended Thursday Lady Raider Game at MTSU - At Halftime - HOVERCRAFT BOWLING
Children danced, screamed, high-fived and even learned a thing or two about math and science before, during and after the game, which saw the MT Lady Raiders defeat visiting Kennesaw (Ga.) State University, 68-32...
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U.S. Naval Academy Vs. MTSU!
U.S. Naval Academy Vs. MTSU!
The Midshipmen will meet the Blue Raiders in the 2013 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl to be played in Fort Worth, on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Yes, you'll hear the game "live" on WGNS.
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MTSU student entrepreneurs win cash for best business ideas
MTSU student entrepreneurs win cash for best business ideas
Three MTSU students earned cash for their business concepts after pitching them during the university’s first Student Business Idea Competition.
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 MTSU Ag Facilities Impress Mr. Dong, A Chinese Researcher
MTSU Ag Facilities Impress Mr. Dong, A Chinese Researcher
Dong, head of energy engineering and low carbon technology at his university, said the dairy facility at the farm is “advanced” and was impressed by the fact about 40 Food and Drug Administration personnel were receiving training on campus during his visit.
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New Student Ministry Group on MTSU Campus Making Introduction with
New Student Ministry Group on MTSU Campus Making Introduction with "Thicker Than Water" Viewing Party with the Tankards
A new student ministry group at Middle Tennessee State University is introducing itself to campus by hosting a viewing party Sunday night for a new reality TV show with heavy local ties.
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MTSU Takes on Southern Mississippi Saturday, Hear What the Coach Says...
MTSU Takes on Southern Mississippi Saturday, Hear What the Coach Says...
MTSU is playing Southern Mississippi on Saturday in Football. Head Football Coach Rick Stockstill stated..
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Dr. Sidney and Elizabeth McPhee to be Honored by The City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro
Dr. Sidney and Elizabeth McPhee to be Honored by The City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro
"Dr. Sidney and Elizabeth McPhee are strong leaders in education and our community. We are thrilled to have this opportunity to honor their service," says Doug Young, Chairman, The City Schools Foundation.
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Widow of George Jones Announces Special Scholarship at MTSU (With Pictures and Video)
Widow of George Jones Announces Special Scholarship at MTSU (With Pictures and Video)
The widow of country music icon George Jones announced Monday that her family has established a scholarship fund at Middle Tennessee State University, which they hope will become a living memorial to the late singer.
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Dr. McPhee, President of MTSU Says Higher Paying Jobs Are Available in TN, But Many Residents Lack the Education
Dr. McPhee, President of MTSU Says Higher Paying Jobs Are Available in TN, But Many Residents Lack the Education
MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee says lots of jobs are available in our state, but many residents lack the proper education…
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MTSU Confirms the Exploration and Study of Ginseng
Middle Tennessee State University will immediately begin the exploration and study of growing ginseng at the university’s Experiential Learning and Research Center in Lascassas, Tenn.
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To Be Held: The First Student Business Idea Competition at Middle Tennessee State University
To Be Held: The First Student Business Idea Competition at Middle Tennessee State University
Business-minded MTSU students of any discipline looking for start-up cash have until Friday, Nov. 15, to register online for the first Student Business Idea Competition at Middle Tennessee State University.
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SEE IT: Sculpture Exhibit on Display Now in Murfreesboro
SEE IT: Sculpture Exhibit on Display Now in Murfreesboro
Repository is an exhibition showcasing the works of several sculpture students curated by and including Sara Huggins.  
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Did you Miss the Barry Gibb Performance at MTSU on Monday? We Have a Video of Him Singing a BeeGee Classic HERE!
Did you Miss the Barry Gibb Performance at MTSU on Monday? We Have a Video of Him Singing a BeeGee Classic HERE!
Time for a walk down memory lane... Music icon Barry Gibb easily traced the genealogy of the Bee Gees classic “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?” for more than 900 fans and friends at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Monday night. Here is the video from that event!
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$1.5 MILLION Grant Going Towards MTSU Science Building
$1.5 MILLION Grant Going Towards MTSU Science Building
The university estimates that 80 percent of MTSU students will take a class in the science building, which will replace the existing Wiser-Patten Science Hall and Davis Science Building built in 1932 and 1967 respectively. 
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"Help" Project Help with the Donation of Hypo Allergenic Baby Wipes
Project Help is asking for the publics assistance. Project Help is an inclusive preschool for young children and has been part of both MTSU and the Rutherford County community for nearly 30 years.
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Blind MTSU Professor Finishes Top 10 in Para-triathlon World Championships in London
Blind MTSU Professor Finishes Top 10 in Para-triathlon World Championships in London
MTSU math education professor Jeremy Winters, who is legally blind, continues to show his athletic prowess, finishing among the Top 10 overall at this year’s paratriathlon world championships in London. Paratriathlon is a variant of the triathlon for athletes with a physical disability.
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Designing the Perfect Christmas Ornament at MTSU - What a Challenge to be Met!
Designing the Perfect Christmas Ornament at MTSU - What a Challenge to be Met!
MTSU students will have a hand in creating Tennessee's ornaments for the national Christmas tree when they assist 24 young artists from across the state in a special workshop on Monday, Oct. 21, inside the Tom Jackson Building on campus. 
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MTSU Featured on the
MTSU Featured on the "Nancy" Comic Strip
MTSU went worldwide on Tuesday — thanks to one of the most beloved comic strips that’s been around since the 1930s.
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Chili Cook-Off at Stones River Mall Was Spicy Fun on Tuesday!
Chili Cook-Off at Stones River Mall Was Spicy Fun on Tuesday!
The Chili Cook-Off at the Stones River Mall on Tuesday was a great success. Students from MTSU and families from throughout Rutherford County had a blast!
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The Supreme Court on the MTSU Campus Today? Why?
The Supreme Court on the MTSU Campus Today? Why?

At 10:15 a.m., the state Supreme Court will hear Garcia v. Tennessee, which involves the immigration consequences of a guilty plea. Juan Alberto Blanco Garcia was an unauthorized alien illegally in the United States in 2008 when he was accused of multiple offenses in Warren County. 

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Last Week's MTSU Economic Conference Shows Rutherford County is DOING GREAT!!!!
Last Week's MTSU Economic Conference Shows Rutherford County is DOING GREAT!!!!

Job growth is “booming” in the Midstate, Penn said, pointing out that Rutherford County ranked sixth nationally among the largest 334 U.S. counties for rate of overall job growth, with Williamson County ranking 15th. 

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MTSU Jazz Voice Department Performing at Local Coffee Shop on Saturday Evening

The MTSU Jazz Voice Department has partnered with JoZoara Coffee Shop in Murfreesboro to provide just such an atmosphere, featuring student performances every fourth Saturday evening, beginning Sept. 28.

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MTSU Production of ‘Les Misérables’ Drew Record Crowd to Campus
MTSU Production of ‘Les Misérables’ Drew Record Crowd to Campus
It was a record performance that drew record crowds to campus, as MTSU’s theatrical rendition of the award-winning “Les Misérables” sold out four consecutive shows inside Tucker Theatre.
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Big Game on Friday, Is MTSU Ready? Hear The Press Conference and You Decide!
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MTSU STUDY: Consumers Excited About Economy
MTSU STUDY: Consumers Excited About Economy
Midstate consumers continue to gain a more positive outlook on the economy continues, albeit slowly, according to the latest three-county survey by MTSU.
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Art Reception at MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery Monday
Art Reception at MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery Monday
Foundations Showcase 2013: Select Works from the Beginning Fine Arts Courses is an exhibition of artwork from the MTSU Department of Art’s Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Two-Dimensional Design and Three-Dimensional Design classes. Collectively these four are grouped as “Foundations” because they develop a proper understanding of the basic principles of art.
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Public invited to MTSU Ag Farm Open House Sept. 19 in Lascassas
Public invited to MTSU Ag Farm Open House Sept. 19 in Lascassas
A free dinner, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, soft drinks and chocolate milk, will be served at 6 p.m. om Thursday night.
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ATTENTION "Les Mis" Lovers: MTSU To Hold Full Length Performance of Les Misérables!
You may have seen the Oscar-winning film or perhaps a touring company's production of the Tony-winning musical, but wait until you see the passion, sacrifice and redemption in the MTSU Arts full-length performance of "Les Misérables" in Tucker Theatre!
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MTSU Minority Student Population Appears to be UP
MTSU Minority Student Population Appears to be UP
African-American students have increased to 5,014, an increase of 1.6 percent over 2012. Freshmen African-American is up 881 vs. 853 (3.3 percent increase). African-American enrollment (5,014) represents 21 percent of total enrollment, and increased 1.6 percent over 2012. African-American first-time freshmen (881) represent 27.71 percent of total first-time freshmen (3,179).
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Wednesday Night: Three Soloists to Perform for Free in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building
Wednesday Night: Three Soloists to Perform for Free in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building
Three soloists from the Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra will be performing as a trio in a free public concert set for 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
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This is Cool: Sony Music Nashville Chairman — and MTSU Alumnus to Speak at MTSU on Tuesday Evening
This is Cool: Sony Music Nashville Chairman — and MTSU Alumnus to Speak at MTSU on Tuesday Evening
Sony Music Nashville chairman — and MTSU alumnus — Gary Overton will speak at MTSU on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. in Room 221 of the McWherter Learning Resources Center. 
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MTSU DEBATE: DREAM Act Undocumented Immigrant Program - Yea or Nay?
MTSU DEBATE: DREAM Act Undocumented Immigrant Program - Yea or Nay?
“Not only is the DREAM Act a national topic, but a topic that is very important to Tennessee,” Richey said of the debate topic choice. “We live in a state with a large immigrant population. One only need to look around the campus of MTSU to see this.”
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Murfreesboro’s Water and Sewer Department and MTSU Talk Storm Water
Murfreesboro’s Water and Sewer Department and MTSU Talk Storm Water
MTSU and the City of Murfreesboro’s Water and Sewer Department are inviting the public to attend an upcoming meeting on how MTSU campus stormwater is being handled. Did you know this impacts areas outside the campus? 
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Great Honor: MTSU President Sidney McPhee Named a Paul Harris Fellow
Great Honor: MTSU President Sidney McPhee Named a Paul Harris Fellow
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee on Tuesday was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Murfreesboro Rotary Club in recognition of his international outreach on behalf of the university.
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INTERESTING: Stress on a Female's Brain is TOUGH
INTERESTING: Stress on a Female's Brain is TOUGH
A California-based researcher will discuss the physical and emotional impact of stress on women’s brain function at a free public lecture this month at MTSU.
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MTSU Vs. North Carolina This Saturday (Hear What the Coach Said)
MTSU Vs. North Carolina This Saturday (Hear What the Coach Said)
MTSU takes on North Carolina in the Carolina’s this Saturday morning at 11:30. Coach Stockstill stated at a recent press conference…
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Almost Like a Rock Concert: MTSU GOES ON TOUR, Academically Speaking of Course
Almost Like a Rock Concert: MTSU GOES ON TOUR, Academically Speaking of Course
The statewide tour, organized by the university’s Admissions Office, will include student receptions in Chattanooga on Sept. 17; Johnson City on Sept. 23; Knoxville on Sept. 24; Nashville on Oct. 8; Memphis on Oct. 21; and Jackson on Oct. 22.
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What is the Marilyn Wood Award for Outstanding Department Contributions at MTSU? Hmmm....
What is the Marilyn Wood Award for Outstanding Department Contributions at MTSU? Hmmm....
MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is handing out a sweet new award — and rewards — this academic year to faculty and staff who help inspire students and colleagues.
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Ahhh, The Joys of that First Week of Real Freedom at College! MTSU Students LOVE IT!
Ahhh, The Joys of that First Week of Real Freedom at College! MTSU Students LOVE IT!
“It’s a way for you to experience what Murfreesboro has to offer,” said Breyana Beverley, a sophomore pre-nursing major from Murfreesboro making the rounds with fellow ‘Boro resident Michael Joyner, a sophomore business management major.
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9 New Cadets Officially Join the MTSU ROTC Program - See Video
9 New Cadets Officially Join the MTSU ROTC Program - See Video
“I already was in the National Guard,” said Youngston, who is a social work major. “I just did it to better my career and advance faster.”
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Speaker to Discuss his “moment of insanity” to Incoming Students at MTSU on Sunday
Speaker to Discuss his “moment of insanity” to Incoming Students at MTSU on Sunday
Author R. Dwayne Betts, whose one “moment of insanity” ultimately changed his life for the good, will help welcome MTSU’s newest scholars at the annual University Convocation inside Murphy Center on Sunday, Aug. 25. 
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Congrats to MTSU: Close to $14-Million in Gifts Raised at MTSU During 2012-2013 Fiscal Year
Congrats to MTSU: Close to $14-Million in Gifts Raised at MTSU During 2012-2013 Fiscal Year
Middle Tennessee State University recorded its second-largest fundraising total in its history during the 2012-13 fiscal year, bringing in almost $14 million in gifts from more than 9,000 donors, officials announced Wednesday.
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869 MTSU Students Graduated on Saturday (See the pictures)
869 MTSU Students Graduated on Saturday (See the pictures)
Over 850 degree candidates graduated during MTSU’s summer 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 17, according to a report from the university’s Registrar’s Office.
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MTSU Economic Outlook Conference to Welcome Morgan Stanley Executive to Event
MTSU Economic Outlook Conference to Welcome Morgan Stanley Executive to Event
Financial expert and author David Darst, managing director and chief investment strategist for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in New York, will be the luncheon speaker for this year’s MTSU Economic Outlook Conference.
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New MTSU Science Building On Schedule with Construction - See Pictures!
New MTSU Science Building On Schedule with Construction - See Pictures!
Construction on MTSU’s new $147 million Science Building remains on schedule, with move-in set for fall 2014 and opening for classes in spring 2015.
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He Will be Missed: John Harris, Director of MTSU Disabled Student Services Calls it Quits After Years of Helping Others
He Will be Missed: John Harris, Director of MTSU Disabled Student Services Calls it Quits After Years of Helping Others

Blind since birth, John Harris attended MTSU in the late 1970s and later returned to become the university's first Disabled Student Services director in 1985.

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MTSU Professor Part of Prestigious Conference in Boston
MTSU Professor Part of Prestigious Conference in Boston
The 88th annual ALSB Conference is being held through Aug. 11 in Boston, Mass.
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UPDATE: Two New MTSU Parking Garages are NOW OPEN  - See The Video
UPDATE: Two New MTSU Parking Garages are NOW OPEN - See The Video
Students can enter the new parking garages with the swipe of a university ID card.
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New Principal Takes Over at Homer Pittard Campus School
New Principal Takes Over at Homer Pittard Campus School
The school year is officially underway and with that being said, a school rich in history now has a new captain at the helm. 
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$23.5 Million in Parking Options Now Available on the MTSU Campus
$23.5 Million in Parking Options Now Available on the MTSU Campus
Built by Messer Construction, the $23.5 million garages were paid for with student fees instituted a few years ago.
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Project Help Baird Lane Renovations
Some Project Help kids are enjoying new digs today. Finishing touches after a major renovations to the Baird Lane facility were completed over the weekend. 
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Brief Video Tour and Interview with Project Help
Brief Video Tour and Interview with Project Help
Watch our tour and interview at Project Help. The children will back at their Baird Lane location on Monday. 
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MTSU Football Coach Told Fans He is Excited About the Season on Wednesday
MTSU Football Coach Told Fans He is Excited About the Season on Wednesday
MTSU Football Coach Rick Stockstill spoke to Raider supporters on Wednesday and suggested that fans have an exciting year to look forward to.
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Special Kids Camp Ability Continues - Visit from the MTSU Basketball Team This Week
The MTSU basketball team will visit local nonprofit Special Kids’ summer day camp, Camp Ability, on Thursday.
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Keith Urban Visits Location for Video in Murfreesboro
Careful observers of country music star Keith Urban’s new video that premiered Wednesday (July 24) might recognize a familiar MTSU landmark in the background.
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A "Farm Laboratory Director?" MTSU Alumnus Matthew Wade Takes the Lead!
MTSU did not have to look far to find the new farm laboratory director in the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience.
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New Interim Development Director for MTSU Liberal Arts Named
New Interim Development Director for MTSU Liberal Arts Named
“Meredith will be tasked with partnering with Liberal Arts Dean Mark Byrnes to build on the foundation that has been laid,” Perlick said.
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MTSU Football Players to Meet With Children from Special Kids

The MTSU football team will visit local nonprofit Special Kids’ summer day camp, Camp Ability, on Thursday...

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Mecha' WHAT? Mechatronics at MTSU is a New Program?

Dr. Walter Boles who is the engineering technology chair at Middle Tennessee State University told WGNS about a new program at the school that focuses on mechatronics.

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MTSU Dean Chimes in on the First Amendment in America

34 percent of Americans say the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees, up from 13 percent in last year’s survey.

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MTSU Hires Six New Police Officers for Campus

All six also must complete the MTSU police 16-week field training program. 

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So, Is Print Really Dead?

How many times have you heard that PRINT IS DEAD? 

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MTSU Officially Becomes Member of Conference USA (With Interview)
MTSU Officially Becomes Member of Conference USA (With Interview)

WGNS spoke to Athletic Director Chris Massaro and Raiders Football Coach Rick Stockstill 

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Renovations Underway at Project Help, Part of MTSU on North Baird Lane
Renovations Underway at Project Help, Part of MTSU on North Baird Lane

MTSU’s Project Help, a location for exciting, cute, fun and remarkable youngsters is taking on a new summer project: remodeling its main facility on North Baird Lane to give teachers and students more much-needed elbow room. 

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Mechatronics to the Next Level at MTSU

Mechatronics is a design process that includes a combination of mechanical, electrical, control and computer engineering. 

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MTSU Professor Chimes in On Government Employees Leaking Top Secret Information
An MTSU professor in Murfreesboro has decided to weigh in on the issue of espionage (spying) and government leaks. Sound somewhat interesting? Dr. Larry Burriss commented…
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College Tuition Hikes Confirmed
The highest upswing in tuition will be at our very own Middle Tennessee State University with a...
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New Developtment Director at MTSU in Charge of Securing Private Donations for Science Department and More!
MTSU now has a new staff member in charge of securing private donations for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.
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Saddle Up for Project Help Will Be In July! GET YOUR BOOTS READY!
Proceeds from the event will benefit Project Help, a center-based early intervention program located on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. 
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MTSU Athletic Trainer Bit by Dog on the Greenway
The poodle was with a man who apparently fled the scene with the dog in tow directly after the bite.
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If You Sing Happy Birthday in Public, You Could be Sued? MTSU Professor Chimes in on this Issue...
If You Sing Happy Birthday in Public, You Could be Sued? MTSU Professor Chimes in on this Issue...
A professor of journalism at MTSU says there is a lawsuit roaring right now around the issue of publicly singing the song “Happy Birthday” and you could be the target of that suit if you sing it in public.
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You've Heard About It, But What is the Community Assessment Project of Rutherford County?
The goal is to meet needs, to plan and develop, and to increase engagement, resulting in a greater quality of life and sense of community.
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Murfreesboro Resident and Nashville Resident (Both Products of MTSU) to Fly in 37th Annual Air Race Classic for Women
Murfreesboro Resident and Nashville Resident (Both Products of MTSU) to Fly in 37th Annual Air Race Classic for Women
MTSU aerospace products Alison Taylor of Murfreesboro and Alexis Hutchinson of Nashville will soon be on the ride (or the flight) of their relatively young lives.
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$2,000,000 National Science Foundation Grant Helps Students and Faculty at MTSU
FirstSTEP program is a five-year, $2 million grant funded by the National Science Foundation.
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VERY COOL: New funds help MTSU Center for Popular Music save, share history
Dr. Dale Cockrell of MTSU’s Center for Popular Music gently holds a weathered palm-sized journal filled with musical notations in one hand and a parchment-like handmade flier with newspaper clippings and music about the battle of Fredericksburg in the other. 
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MTSU Forms Another Valuable Relationship for Students of Another LOCAL Educational Institute
Some students attending Nashville State Community College’s satellite campus in southeast Davidson County can now turn their associate degree into a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University...
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Summer Camp for Older Kids Interested in CSI Police Action!
CSI:MTSU is a four-day program for area students who'll be entering ninth through 12th grades or their college freshman year. This year's camp is scheduled June 18-21 at MTSU.
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Alysha Clark Hired as Assistant Lady Raider Basketball Coach
MTSU has a new coach… Voice of the Blue Raider’s Chip Walters commented…
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Local Teacher to Learn MORE About the Much Publicized "Common Core Education Standards"
A group of 150 local teachers will learn the latest teaching techniques to improve their students’ performance in Murfreesboro. 
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Local Students Win Top Prize on Promotion of Natural Gas!
MTSU students have won top honors and a $5,000 prize in a nationwide collegiate advertising competition to promote natural gas usage.
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Electrical Project Calls for Saturday Power Outage
Similar brief outages have occurred this year while the electrical project moved into its final phases.
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MTSU Centennial Campaign Closer to Fundraising Goal of $80,000,000
Middle Tennessee State University is inching closer and closer to their goal of raising $80-million in their Centennial Campaign. 
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New MTSU Mass Communication dean Paulson helped stage new Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
The incoming dean of MTSU’s College of Mass Communication, Ken Paulson, played a key role in the development of the new Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame that was unveiled Sunday.
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HONORED UPDATE: Eleven Senior Cadets Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
UPDATE From Friday: “Today you will embark on a new journey of your own,” he said. “You have chosen the most honored profession that any person can choose and that is service to your country.”
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One of MTSU’s FIRST Honorary Doctoral Degrees Awarded Saturday Morning
So, the big QUESTION - - Who received one of MTSU's FIRST Honorary Doctoral Degrees on Saturday morning? Hmmm... who could it be?
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11 Cadets to be Commissioned as U.S. Army Second Lieutenants on Friday at MTSU
MTSU alumnus and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Terry A. Ethridge will serve as guest speaker. He is director of the joint staff for the Tennessee National Guard.
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A Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is Headed to MTSU
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to the late James M. Buchanan in 1986 is heading to Middle Tennessee State University.
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Do Not Panic on Wednesday When You Hear This Sound On or Near the MTSU Campus
Note: This is a test, this is only a test. 
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Campus Life 5K Open to All of Rutherford County Walkers and Runners
The course is a certified and professionally timed, family friendly, 5K Run/Walk.
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Writers' Camp - A Positive Experience for Young Persons! Sign Up Now!
Young people across the Midstate with a flair for writing — and a love for reading — are invited to MTSU’s annual Youth Writers’ Camps June 10-20 on the university’s Murfreesboro campus.
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NICE GOING: Dr. Ricketts of MTSU Received Special Award on Tuesday
Dr. Cliff Ricketts’ five decades of alternative fuels research and exemplary classroom teaching have been acknowledged in a special way by MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee.
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BIG FINANCIAL DONATIONS TO MTSU... The Inaugural 1911 Society Luncheon was Recently Held at MTSU
MTSU held the inaugural 1911 Society Luncheon recently to recognize those community members who have made financial commitments to the university for the long term.
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UPDATE: The MTSU Moonbuggy from Murfreesboro Does Good in Huntsville
MTSU’s new entry for the 2013 Great Moon buggy Race was on display — and in action — outside the Voorhies Engineering Technology and WGNS got a picture of it... Now - - it is in ACTION!
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BIG NEWS: MTSU selects former USA Today Editor as Mass Communication Dean
Ken Paulson, a lawyer who combined his passions for journalism, free expression and popular music to become a national advocate for the First Amendment, will be the next dean of the College of Mass Communication at Middle Tennessee State University, officials announced Tuesday.
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CYBER EVERYTHING at MTSU in May!
The free event, which is open to the public, will be of particular interest to government agencies at all levels, as well as the utility, education, health care, transportation and financial services industries — and others — that want to protect their operations from online attack.
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GOT BLOOD? MTSU Does...
Criminal procedure TV shows have made us all armchair forensic pathologists, chattering about bullet trajectories and blood spatter and black-light revelations like “experts.”

 
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Local resident calls MTSU Vietnam study-abroad class “the greatest experience of my life”
Nine students signed up for a pioneering history course that requires them to compare Vietnam and the Vietnam War as depicted in American media with what they learn on a 14-day tour of the country that ended March 24.
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The NO-GAS journey to California is a success for MTSU faculty member
The NO-GAS journey to California is a success for MTSU faculty member
Should all go as planned, Ricketts a longtime agriculture faculty member and 35-year alternative fuels researcher, will complete a 2,600-mile journey without using any gasoline.
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Positive Follow Up: 17th annual Unity Luncheon held this past week in Murfreesboro
Positive Follow Up: 17th annual Unity Luncheon held this past week in Murfreesboro
With more than 200 admirers and supporters looking on, four area pastors were honored this past Tuesday for their community service work during the 17th annual Unity Luncheon inside MTSU’s James Union Building.
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Construction on the Increase in Rutherford County
There appears to be a building boom in Rutherford County. WGNS’ Ron Jordon reports…
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