Tag Archives: MTSU Department of Media Arts

College Wall of Fame inducts three prestigious alumni

Three accomplished alumni were inducted into the College of Media and Entertainment’s Wall of Fame on Friday, April 20, during the annual awards ceremony held in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Students get experience ‘beyond … wildest dreams’

LAS VEGAS — As the clock ticked to showtime for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15, Pete Fisher reflected on his journey from Middle Tennessee State University student to CEO of one of music’s biggest events.

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Baldwin Gallery pulls from archives for notable exhibit

The Baldwin Photographic Gallery’s new exhibit features photographs from the gallery’s archives, with works by Ansel Adams, Jerry Uelsmann and other famous photographers.

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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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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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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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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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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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Animation team places 8th among 183 in 24-hour test

Media Arts animation students won eighth place out of 183 international teams in this year’s 24 Hours Animation Contest.

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