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Chris Young celebrates opening of Chris Young Cafe

Multiplatinum entertainer and former Middle Tennessee State University student Chris Young returned to his hometown for the grand opening of a MTSU learning lab and live entertainment venue that bears his name.

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CPM expands oral history collection on Nashville music industry

The Center for Popular Music recently added several oral history collections related to directly to the Nashville Music Industry to the archive.

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Rodeo with Reba and Cody Johnson

MTSU’s Tennessee Miller Coliseum was the set for country music legend Reba McEntire and rising artist Cody Johnson’s new music video that debuted in early December for their single “Dear Rodeo,” a production supported by university students and alumni. “I knew that once they (McEntire’s team) saw the Tennessee Miller Coliseum that they would fall in love with it, and that it […]

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Dean Keel leads virtual interview with author for MTSU Convocation

Michigan pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha used science-based research in a five-year Flint water crisis battle that resulted in a $600 million settlement for primarily young victims announced last week.

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Faculty and former students again nab Grammy noms

College of Media and Entertainment graduates and former students are back in the headlines again with recognition for their music-industry work in multiple genres on the highest level: nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.

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PR students champion First Amendment with campaign

Dr. Hanna Park’s Public Relations 4740 class implemented a campaign fall semester to promote student knowledge, interest and engagement in the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.

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Students work 53rd CMA Awards’ red carpet, telecast

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thirteen students from MTSU’s Department of Media Arts honed their skills further recently by working as pre-show or telecast crew members for the 53rd annual Country Music Awards, one of the genre’s biggest events.

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Successful Klett exhibit closes in Baldwin Gallery

The Baldwin Photographic Gallery just wrapped up the exhibition Mark Klett: Ideas About Time, featuring nearly 50 works from several photographic projects created by Klett individually or collaboratively over the last 35 years. 

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Nashville Film Fest features College representatives

The College of Media and Entertainment was well represented at the 2019 Nashville Film Festival, scheduled for Oct. 3 through 12.

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The Slants’ Tam recalls fight for band’s trademark

Students and staff gathered in the Student Union Parliamentary Room on Sept. 24 to hear the story behind Simon Tam’s Asian-American rock band, The Slants.

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Wired For Surprise: Garth Brooks joins Keb’ Mo’ in Americana WMOT kickoff

WMOT’s 2019 AmericanaFest programming kicked off in the midst of a couple of notable anniversaries.

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“The Bonnaroo campus” again available to students

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, served as a hands-on, outdoor classroom for College of Media and Entertainment students in 2019 for the sixth year in a row.

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