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Randol awarded regional photography Juror’s Award

Photography lecturer Shannon Randol won a Juror’s Award for his piece entitled “Nashville, TN” at the Regional Juried Exhibition in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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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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Chilsen forges Brazilian connections for student productions

During the summer of 2017, Media Arts Lecturer Paul Chilsen traveled with students and colleagues in Brazil.  

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Gloria Green (second from left) and Beverly Keel (third from right) pictured with faculty from the Communication University of China in Beijing.

Keel and Green head to Beijing for music conference

Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry, and Gloria Green, Recording Industry assistant professor, participated in the fourth annual Music Industry Forum conference held in Beijing, China on Nov. 3-4.

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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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Future of Journalism Education Roundtable draws a crowd

The School of Journalism hosted a Future of Journalism Education Roundtable in October in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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Leadership Music and Reba convene in the Bragg Building

The Department of Recording Industry hosted 50 members of the Leadership Music Class of 2018 on Oct. 20 in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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Crowd shares memories of Professor Tom Jimison

Family, friends, former and current students and colleagues gathered outside the Baldwin Photographic Gallery in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to celebrate the life and work of Professor Tom Jimison, who passed away on Sept. 14 after a long illness.

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Seigenthaler Chair launches 1st Amendment Encyclopedia

The College’s John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies launched a new online, searchable encyclopedia about the First Amendment on Constitution Day, Sept. 17.

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Akins releases sixth piano album since 2007

Joseph Akins released a new CD/album on Sept. 12, his sixth instrumental album since 2007. The album, entitled “Into The Flow” and available on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon, reached No. 9 on the Billboard New Age Album chart the week of Oct. 7.

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Vietnam War coverage topic of Seigenthaler discussion

On Sept. 8, an hour-long screening of The Vietnam War, a documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, preceded a panel discussion and Q&A on the impact of journalism and war coverage during the Vietnam War.

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Constellation exhibit stuns at Baldwin Photographic Gallery

  Just days after the Great Tennessee Eclipse, the Baldwin Photographic Gallery opened its first Fall 2017 exhibit, Constellation: Fifteen Fine Art Photographers. The show will run through Oct. 20, 2017.

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