MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute helps launch academic conference to advance research on race, discrimination

Sep 30, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS News

Sponsored in part by the Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University, the first Dr. Harold A. Black Academic Conference took place at the histori.... Read More

MTSU faculty, students publish innovative science communication research with $10K in internal grants

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: Biology education researchers and students from Middle Tennessee State University’s Social Perceptions of Science lab research the public’s attitudes toward.... Read More

Average Gas Prices Down 13-Cents

Jul 11, 2022 at 07:02 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 13.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.27/g on Monday (07/11/22), according to GasBuddy'.... Read More

Vanderbilt and CDC Research Shows Third Vaccine Dose Key to Preventing Omicron Hospitalization

Feb 09, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

New research shows that two doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine result in lower effectiveness for preventing hospitalization for the omicron variant (65%) than previous variants.... Read More

Report: 6.6% of Tennessee adults still live with parents

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, 6.6% of adults aged 25 and older live with their parents, compared to 7.3% of adults at the national level. Scroll down for mor.... Read More

MTSU doctoral students use brief videos to explain research to broader audience

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU graduate researcher Sara Salisbury may have had a slight edge in a new College of Basic and Applied Sciences video co.... Read More

Study Examines Genetic Risk for Suicide Attempt

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Suicide attempt most often occurs in individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. A new study reported in Biological Psychiatry identifies the first r.... Read More

MTSU Researching Soil Solutions

Nov 17, 2021 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nine billion people. That’s the projected world population by 2050, raising concerns among producers and policy makers about the sustain.... Read More

$747K MTSU-led ginseng research alliance funding features major USDA grant award

Oct 15, 2021 at 07:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The International Ginseng Institute at Middle Tennessee State University has received a total of $747,500 &.... Read More

MTSU’s Center for Historic Preservation lands $43K grant for WWII on Tennessee Homefront research

Oct 14, 2021 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

ABOVE PHOTO: Kira Duke, education specialist at Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Historic Preservation, holds a Library of Congress digital collection phot.... Read More

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Research Contributed to First COVID-19 Pill Now Under Review

Oct 04, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. on Friday, Oct. 1, said it would seek authorization for the first oral antiviral pill to treat COVID-19, after a clinical trial.... Read More

MTSU’s Housing Tennessee Report finds positive outcomes for economy in Q2 2021

Sep 28, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a new economic report from Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s housing market continues to show signs of a continued.... Read More

Researchers find 11.1% of Tennessee residents face food scarcity, 14th most in U.S.

Sep 27, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardship for millions of Americans. With the onset of the pandemic in the spring of 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate spiked to 14.8%, an.... Read More

With $6,500 stipend, MTSU researcher, student tackle Stones River Watershed diversity using next-gen sequencing techniques

Jun 30, 2021 at 08:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — They technically won’t start a nearly yearlong research project until July 1, but an MTSU biology researcher and an Honor.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks in the Bottom Half for Child Well-Being Nationally

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

Tennessee was performing well on high school graduation rates immediately before the COVID-19 pandemic but was falling short on percentage of children living in pove.... Read More

Bald In The Boro - Thank You For 10 Wonderful Years!

Feb 03, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

In 2011, Bald in the Boro was founded in partnership with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research through a fun day of head-shaving! Over th.... Read More