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Dr. Pitts and two students attend Miami NATPE meeting

Greg Pitts, director for the School of Journalism, hosted a group of 36 college professors from around the country participating in this year’s National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) meeting in Miami.

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White featured at Women Who Rock event

Abby White, director of development for the College of Media and Entertainment and WMOT 89.5 Roots Radio, was a featured guest speaker at the Who Knew … Women Who Rock event at the City Winery on Jan. 25.

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NYT Pulitzer winner discusses war and its costs

The Feb. 6 Pulitzer Prize Series talk at MTSU, entitled “War and Its Costs ” kicked off in the Student Union’sParliamentary Room with a riveting video from The New York Times.

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Ann Power, NPR music critic, packs CPM for book talk

The Center for Popular Music brought “Good Booty” to campus on Jan. 29.

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Keel chats with band Secret Sisters during Grammy week

The Secret Sisters, an Americana duo that includes MTSU alumna Laura Rogers, was honored by the College of Media and Entertainment at its annual industry event preceding the Grammy Awards, held this year in New York City.

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Four Dee Rees films featured for Black History Month

Dee Rees, filmmaker, screenwriter and Nashville native, made history in January as the first African-American woman ever to be nominated for an Oscar for Writing (adapted screenplay).

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MTSU At Grammys 2018

MTSU students pitch in for MusiCares at the Grammys

NEW YORK — Middle Tennessee State University was out front Friday, Jan.26, as Fleetwood Mac was honored as this year’s Person of the Year by MusiCares, the centerpiece charitable event of the Grammys.

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Animation team produces film for autism awareness

It all began in October 2016 when Kevin McNulty, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, and Guanping Zheng, director of the Confucius Institute, were invited to Qingdao University of Science and Technology in Quingdao, China, to participate in an animation film festival to raise autism awareness.

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Documentary prompts CPM screening and Q&A

A screening of  Shake ‘Em On Down: The Blues According To Fred McDowell was sponsored by the Center for Popular Music on Nov. 13.

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Gender representation and virtual reality mesh for teaching and research

Dr. Stephanie Dean, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, conducted an innovative experiment in gender and virtual reality in December in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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College supports “Shoot Like A Girl” war hero on campus

U.S. Air Force Maj. Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, a decorated combat search and rescue helicopter pilot in Afghanistan who also changed U.S. military policy, spoke in November to hundreds of students in the 221 McWherter lecture hall.

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Four students join Moo TV to help with Country Rising

Four students from Mike Forbes’s Media Arts 3090 Media Technology class were invited by Moo TV in Nashville to come to Bridgestone Arena to assist the head LED technicians for the Country Rising Benefit Concert on Nov. 12.

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