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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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Students win Best Animation Short at 51st Nashville Film Festival

Animation students Tyler Aldridge, Ngoc Chi Nguyen, and Virginia Lake Petty took home the prize for best Tennessee student short at the 51st annual Nashville Film Festival. The animated short film “Cat Burglar” was created by the trio in their animation capstone classes. “The work our students do is so intense and time-consuming it takes […]

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WMOT Roots Radio earns “Best of Nashville” shout-out

MTSU‘s WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is basking in its recognition from the Nashville Scene’s annual “Best of Nashville” issue, earning the alt-weekly writers’ acclaim as the “Best Roots Radio Station” with the “Best Blues and Americana Radio Host,” WMOT morning host Whit Hubner.

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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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Students win big at SEJC

Two student journalists from MTSU placed in the top 10 of the College Journalist of the Year competition sponsored by the Southeast Journalism Conference.  The organization’s annual meeting was held Feb. 13-15 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, at the University of Southern Mississippi. Megan Cole placed second, winning $500, and Angele Latham placed eighth. This is the […]

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Possum’s widow shares stories with songwriting students

Typical college courses end in a flurry of projects, guest speakers, presentations and final papers as students and professors gather all they need to wind up a semester.

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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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Baldwin exhibit celebrates Cowart’s work capturing human resiliency

Photographer, artist, entrepreneur and MTSU alumnus Jeremy Cowart returns to campus on Nov. 25 to discuss his photos capturing human resiliency in the wake of catastrophes that are part of a new exhibit at the university’s celebrated Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

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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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Students dive into multimedia at Lens Collective

Dr. Christine Eschenfelder with the School of Journalism and Strategic Media took students Christyn Allen and Brandon Casteel to Lens Collective 2019 at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississipp, in October.

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