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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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Asthana speaks at United Nations Global Forum

School of Journalism Professor Sanjay Asthana spoke at the United Nation’s Alliance of Civilization Global Forum, which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 24-28, 2016.

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Dr. David Badger remembers The Incredible Mr. Ridley

Jim Ridley, editor of the Nashville Scene, film critic, journalist and MTSU alumnus, passed away on April 8, 2016, after suffering a cardiac event in the Scene offices on March 28. He never regained consciousness. He was 50 years old. Ridley was a native of a Murfreesboro. He completed his studies at Middle Tennessee State University, where he graduated […]

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End of Semester Show is largest in Tucker Theatre history

It’s about the crew. That sums up the End of Semester Show, an opportunity for students learning how to run live shows a chance to practice their craft.

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First Look again highlights EMC students’ work

Media professionals, students, faculty and alumni gathered on Tuesday, May 3, at the Regal Green Hills Cinema in Nashville to view a compilation of this year’s best student work in the Department of Electronic Media Communication. 

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Ceremony honors Wall of Famers and Ed Kimbrell

The 2016 Wall of Fame and Student Award Ceremony not only took time to honor our notable alumni and current students but to recognize one of the most important figures in the college’s short history.

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Students learn the ropes of Vegas productions in Vegas

Chris Haseleu, professor emeritus of Department of Recording Industry, hosted a Las Vegas Study Tour for MTSU students during this year’s spring break. Students from the Liberal Arts and Media and Entertainment colleges attended Cirque du Soleil shows Mystere, KA, The Beatles LOVE and Michael Jackson ONE.

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HBO’s Kary Antholis visits MTSU and Bragg Building

Students received a rare end-of-the-semester opportunity to speak one-on-one with an award-winning filmmaker and executive responsible for HBO’s John Adams, Mildred Pierce, Angels in America, From the Earth to the Moon and Cinemax’s The Knick.

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