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Newsweek names MTSU as among Best Maker Schools in Higher Education

Middle Tennessee State University has been recognized globally by Newsweek magazine as among the Best Maker Schools in Higher Education 2021.

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‘Operation Song’ sessions offer ‘secret treasure’ for MTSU veterans, budding songwriters, Nashville pros

Leland the service dog seemed unimpressed with his time in the spotlight in Middle Tennessee State University‘s Keathley University Center Theater.

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New ‘Main Street Studios’ fine-tune MTSU recording industry’s ‘Grammy-winner factory’ reputation

Students, faculty, staff and supporters of MTSU’s internationally renowned Department of Recording Industry joined administrators Friday night, Dec. 3, to welcome the public inside the relocated Studios D and E — nearly 5,000 square feet of customized, expandable, “world-class” classroom, laboratory, production and gathering space adjoining the university’s main entrance.

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‘Constructing the Outbreak’ author Katherine Foss

Early last year, as it was dawning on Americans that their lives were about to change in some drastic but unknowable way, MTSU’s Katherine Foss got a phone call from The New York Times.

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Media students create university-wide mask campaign

A group of MTSU School of Journalism and Strategic Media students has seen firsthand this fall how public relations and advertising campaigns can help make a lifesaving difference to their community. Knowing that their peers, and they, were aware of — and fatigued by — COVID-19 information as they prepared to return to campus in August for fall 2020 classes, the “Safe Return Campaign team,” […]

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Chris Young celebrates opening of Chris Young Cafe

Multiplatinum entertainer and former Middle Tennessee State University student Chris Young returned to his hometown for the grand opening of a MTSU learning lab and live entertainment venue that bears his name.

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Brittney Spencer featured in CMT’s “Next Women of Country” list

Despite only having released one EP to date as a solo artist, Compassion (2020), and remaining an independent artist (for now), MTSU alumna Brittney Spencer is making a name for herself in country music.

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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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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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Beverly Keel. Photo compliments of Nashville Business Journal.

Beverly Keel named new college dean

Beverly Keel, chair of our top-ranked Department of Recording Industry, will take the reins of the university’s College of Media and Entertainment as its new dean, University Provost Mark Byrnes announced to campus on Oct. 23.

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Journalism adds new sports media options for students

The mission of the new sports media minor and concentration in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media is to offer students targeted educational and hands-on opportunities to be successful in the sports industry.

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The Slants’ Tam recalls fight for band’s trademark

Students and staff gathered in the Student Union Parliamentary Room on Sept. 24 to hear the story behind Simon Tam’s Asian-American rock band, The Slants.

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