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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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Alumnus Luke Laird signs with Sony/ATV

Luke Laird, a 2001 alumnus of the Department of Recording Industry, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Creative Nation.

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Alumna nabs a slew of international writing awards

An alumna of the MTSU Media and Communication M.S. program recently received a number of awards within the media and communications industries.

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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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Media Arts keeps pace with industry’s interactive media

The Department of Media Arts is keeping in sync with the field of interactive media by adding courses in virtual reality and offering a new Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media.

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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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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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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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