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Alum heads legendary Hendrix NYC studio

When Lee Foster, a native of Smithville, Tennessee, was a senior in the Department of Recording Industry, he landed a three-month, unpaid internship at Electric Lady studios in New York.

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College makes connections in lead-up to Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — College of Media and Entertainment students and faculty connected with Southern California MTSU alumni and recording industry executives Friday, Feb. 8, on the first full day of festivities before the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

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Seven alumni up for Grammys in February

Seven talented MTSU alumni are nominated for Grammys this year in the categories of rap, gospel, American roots and country.

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“Hope in all things” encapsulates the feel of Feinstein photo exhibit

  Beginning January 28, the Baldwin Photographic Gallery presents photographic works by Gloria Baker Feinstein.

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Change the Conversation focuses on country music’s gender inequality

About 300 people gathered at Change the Conversation’s event on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to hear nationally known journalists Ann Powers, Jewly Hight and Marissa Moss explore issues of gender inequality in country music and the media.

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Oscar-nominated co-director of RBG on campus in March

MTSU will host a conversation with Oscar-nominated Julie Cohen, co-director of RBG, the critically and commercially acclaimed film on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on March 18.

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WMOT Roots Radio launches ‘pop-up’ live music series

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 hosted its first Pop-Up Show at the Walnut House in Murfreesboro on Friday, Dec. 7. This show was open to WMOT members and their guests.

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Student learn hands-on flair at CMAs

Students from the College of Media and Entertainment went behind-the-scenes at the 52nd Country Music Association Awards in November 2018 to learn from the media professionals staging one of the industry’s biggest award telecasts.

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Dialogue on Fire explores social injustice

Tom Neff’s striking work is featured in the new exhibit in Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

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Keel honored with her fifth Women in Music City Award

For the fifth straight year, MTSU Department of Recording Industry Chair Beverly Keel was honored with a Women in Music City Award from The Nashville Business Journal and also offered words of inspiration in keynote remarks at the dinner celebrating all of this year’s honorees.

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Center for Popular Music included in Tennessee Music Pathways Phase 1

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music will be among locations to be included in Phase I of the Tennessee Music Pathways, a statewide initiative that identifies, interprets, promotes and preserves well-known and lesser-known music events, locations and stories across the state.

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Nic Dugger, Media Arts grad, recognized as university distinguished alumnus

For the second year in a row, a graduate of the College of Media and Entertainment has been named an MTSU Distinguished Alumnus.

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