McCurry photo exhibit like a trip around the world

The Baldwin Photographic Gallery’s new exhibit features iconic images from internationally renowned photographer Steve McCurry.

Americana artists welcome the transition of WMOT-FM to an Americana format by performing “Sittin’ On Top of the World." The vocalists are, from left to right, Will Hoge, Jim Lauderdale, Suzy Bogguss and Mike Farris. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

WMOT-FM embraces new Americana music format

WMOT-FM, Middle Tennessee State University’s public radio station, is dramatically expanding its reach and range of music to launch a new format dedicated to Americana music and a new home ...

Central Magnet student Rebecca King focuses her camera as CMS freshman Ross Eady looks on as they cover the Stamps-Baxter Music Camp at MTSU for a video story. The budding journalists attended MTSU’s Innovation J-Camp July 11-15.

Innovation J-Camp offers youngsters multimedia experience

Fourteen youngsters this summer delved into the world of professional journalism in a supportive, fun-filled multimedia environment.

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MFA student nabs prestigious Bruce Swedien scholarship

One of the College of Media and Entertainment’s MFA students has received an outstanding honor. Natasha Branch, a second year in the college’s Master in Fine Arts Recording Arts and Technologies, has been named a 2016 Bruce Swedien Scholar.

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Haines’ Animal Abecedary shown in Queensland exhibit

Leslie Haines’s Animal Abecedary headed down under! Two pieces — C is for Cat, S is for Slug — were accepted into the international juried Inkmasters Print Exhibition that took place in Cairns, Queensland, July 29 through Aug. 21.

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Britpop! class enjoys four weeks of study in London

Britpop! is back! Department of Recording Industry Professor Paul Fischer once again taught the very popular course “Britpop!” – a class that is part of the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) London Summer program.

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Nic Dugger’s TNDV is 2016 Small Business of the Year

In its July 29th edition, the Nashville Business Journal  named TNDV: Television LLC the 2016 Small Business of the Year in the Communications category as well as the Small Business of the Year Overall. 

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Roberts co-chairs Nashville gender-equality panel

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry introduced a new initiative, a Council on Gender Equity, to be spearheaded by public relations guru and MTSU mass communication alumnus (’87) Ronald Roberts.

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Belize summer class focuses on intellectual property

For three years in a row, Associate Professor Deborah Wagnon has taken Recording Industry students on an international journey to Belize to study the region’s developing entertainment and intellectual property-related industries. 

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EMC students document once-in-a-lifetime trip

Department of Electronic Media Communication students traveled to Puerto Rico as part of the new 4940 Advanced Production Maymester 2016 course taught by Paul Chilsen.

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Harris photo in New York’s Van der Plas Gallery

A photograph by EMC Professor Chris Harris entitled “Celebration of Life Rock Festival, McRea. LA 1971” was recently selected for a group showing at The Van der Plas Gallery in New York. Only 11 works were chosen for the exhibit out of 500 international submissions. The gallery sent out an open call to all artists, […]

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Conference explores themes of hit TV show Mad Men

About 50 panelists from across the country and around the world visited campus May 26-28, when professors from the colleges of Media and Entertainment and Liberal Arts teamed up to host Mad Men: The Conference.

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Media and Entertainment students are True “Roo”

For Robert Gordon, his role in coaching students working at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, in June was all about capturing the essence of “the Roo.”

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Sidelines’ Forrest Hall coverage prompts praise

Student-run newspaper Sidelines has been receiving accolades from local news sources regarding its coverage of the Forrest Hall protests on MTSU’s campus.

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Showcase shines spotlight on Match Records artists

Fans were out to support Match Records’ Artist Showcase on the first day of May at Soulshine Pizza Factory in Nashville.

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