Podcast: Discover True Blue TV and Inside MTSU's Research Experience for Undergraduates

Jun 17, 2024 at 10:22 am by WGNS News

In the first segment of our podcast, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to Ty Whitaker, senior manager of True Blue TV at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), who discuss.... Read More
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BLUE & ROO unite at Bonnaroo!

Jun 15, 2024 at 07:05 am by WGNS

Special thanks to Andrew Oppmann for insight into this article -- Manchester, TN - When the music starts at this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, fans around the.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Evaluating Truth in the Age of Misinformation, by MTSU Journalism Professor Larry Burriss

Jun 07, 2024 at 09:55 am by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: In today's media landscape, distinguishing truth from misinformation is a growing challenge. False flag operations and AI-generated content exacerbate the issue,.... Read More

Registration open for MTSU center’s July educator training academies

Jun 04, 2024 at 04:01 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Educational Media is hosting its annual PK-12 Collaborative Summer Academi.... Read More

MT Alumni Night and Military Appreciation Night at the Nashville Sounds on June 6

May 31, 2024 at 06:43 am by WGNS News

  NASHVILLE, TN - The Nashville Sounds announced that they will wear specialty military jerseys for Military Appreciation Night on Thursday, June 6, and a.... Read More

MPD Seeks Person of Interest in Vehicle Theft Case

May 30, 2024 at 09:38 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro detectives are actively seeking a person of interest in connection with a vehicle theft that occurred on May 24. The incident took place at a r.... Read More

Rutherford County Leaders Recognized at ATHENA Awards Ceremony

May 29, 2024 at 08:38 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Deborah Thompson, a Leadership Coach and owner of Connect Leadership Coaching, along with Dr. Christina Cobb, an Associate Professor at Middle Tennesse.... Read More

MTSU Trustees to Vote on Proposed Tuition and Fee Hike

May 22, 2024 at 07:34 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mand.... Read More
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MTSU Hosts Army Reserve Commanding General for Opry Event, Campus Visit

May 22, 2024 at 05:22 pm by WGNS News

This year’s edition of Grand Ole Opry’s annual Salute the Troops celebration, again sponsored by the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center,.... Read More

The Straightforward News Delivery of the 1970s, Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 20, 2024 at 08:14 pm by WGNS News

  Commentary: The straightforward news delivery of the early 1970s, highlighted the simplicity and factual nature of stories. Wire services even had a straightforward ap.... Read More
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MTSU "Agents of Change"

May 05, 2024 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee State University spring graduate Izzy Gutierrez of Nashville is already putting the skills she learned in class and as a stu.... Read More

Commentary: The Hindenburg and Pioneering Live Radio News, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 02, 2024 at 05:42 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: It was a historic broadcast that took place in May of 1937 when the Hindenburg disaster occurred. In fact, the airing of the events that unfolded marked one o.... Read More

MTSU Geosciences Professors use $260K Grant to Stoke Undergrads’ Climate Literacy, Interest

May 01, 2024 at 03:23 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University geosciences faculty recently landed a National Science Foundation grant to make the crit.... Read More

8 Years Strong: Rutherford County's Continued Rise as Tennessee's Growth Champion

May 01, 2024 at 10:56 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - In Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County continues to surge ahead, maintaining its status as the fastest-growing county in Tennessee for the eighth conse.... Read More

The MTeach Program at MTSU and the Value of a Great Educator - Upcoming Summer Camp

Apr 30, 2024 at 07:45 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - As the educational landscape continues to evolve, one thing remains constant: the hunger for learning among today's school students. Heather Green, master.... Read More

From Humble Beginnings to Grammy Gold - MTSU's Music Program Marks Half a Century of Success

Apr 30, 2024 at 09:47 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - We've all heard interviews with musicians who talk about a hit song they wrote that had personal meaning. Many songwriters talk about the words.... Read More

MTSU Officials Collect 76.5 Pounds, 60 Vapes During Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Apr 29, 2024 at 09:04 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University officials collected nearly 76.5 pounds of medications during the spring Prescription Drug Take-Bac.... Read More
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MTSU to Upgrade Historic Kirksey Old Main, Rutledge Hall with $54-Million Renovation

Apr 24, 2024 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Two of Middle Tennessee State University’s original five buildings are getting a significant upgrade through a $54.3 million r.... Read More

MTSU Students ‘Cruise’ Into Fun for Course Work in Aging Health and Development Class

Apr 18, 2024 at 10:44 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University Human Development and Family Science students recently went full speed ahead with a landlocked &ld.... Read More

OPINION: Debating the Impact of Technological Advancements on Film Quality and Authenticity with MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Apr 17, 2024 at 09:40 am by WGNS News

Media Commentary: The evolution of film technology, from film to DVD to Blu-ray to 4K, has continually enhanced visual quality. However, advancements like artificial intelli.... Read More