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Tennessee Governor praises MTSU, Meharry fast-track program to provide more rural doctors

Middle Tennessee State University and Meharry Medical College solidified a unique academic partnership Thursday to address the state’s shortage of rural doctors by formally recognizing the inaugural class of students who have embarked on an...
4-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MTSU to open ‘Chris Young Café’ in fall to ‘encourage students to dream bigger’

A new live entertainment venue on the Middle Tennessee State University campus will be named the Chris Young Café to honor the multiplatinum Nashville entertainer’s continued support of his alma mater. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, at an...
11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BERC report: Tenn. exports drop $500M in Q4, ‘one of worst quarters in recent memory’

Tennessee’s exports dropped by almost $500 million in “a poor fourth quarter” of 2018, according to the latest “Global Commerce”
15-May-2019 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Music Historian Delves Into ‘Nashville Sound’ on ‘MTSU on the Record’

The vast diversity of artists and experiences that make up Nashville’s love affair with music was the topic on a recent “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
11-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Graduating MTSU student teachers in demand at fall recruitment fair [+VIDEO]

From China, to Washington, D.C., to right here in Rutherford County, representatives from more than 40 school districts and educational entities convened on the Middle Tennessee State University campus this week seeking to hire the next crop of new...
17-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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‘MTSU On the Record’ Explores Gender Identity in Tweens with Professor’s New Novel

Two young women of color who dare to be different are in the spotlight on the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
12-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MTSU Cuts Ribbon on Professional Sales Lab to Train Business Majors [+Video]

Students in MTSU’s Jones College of Business now have access to an innovative sales laboratory that will allow them to hone their selling skills in their efforts to become ready-to-hire graduates.
17-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MTSU establishes new Data Science Institute to tackle emerging field of ‘big data’

The new MTSU Data Science Institute officially launched in mid-May with a mission to promote funded interdisciplinary research and develop public and private collaborations around the emerging field of “big data.”
1-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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John Vile is Available to Provide a Non-partisan, Clause-By-Clause Explanation of the U.S. Constitution and the Articles that Govern Impeachment

13-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST

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Former editor of USA TODAY Ken Paulson reflects on the Newseum's impact as it closes its doors

2-Dec-2019 4:30 PM EST

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MTSU on the Record’ Examines U.S.-Russia Relations in Trump Era

With questions continuing to swirl around President Donald Trump’s attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin, the future of U.S.-Russia relations in the Trump administration is the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
22-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

MTSU Experts Weigh in on Election, Obama Legacy

MTSU faculty experts recently expressed themselves for national media outlets on several hot button topics, including various election-related issues and Russian perspectives on American politics.
16-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST

MTSU Professor Discusses Legacy of Country Music Icon #Merlehaggard, Died Today at 79

6-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT

MTSU Constitutional law expert offers insights on Second Amendment, gun control debate (video)

7-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

Green Economy Can Aid Environment, Reduce Poverty, Researcher Says

One MTSU political science professor says investing in a green economy will create jobs and a healthier environment, according to his research.
21-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Comparing New President Barack Obama to FDR: Is it Fair?

The Nov. 24, 2008, edition of TIME Magazine featured President-elect Barack Obama's face juxtaposed on Franklin D. Roosevelt's body, complete with confident beaming smile and cigarette holder. With experts describing the current national economy as...
9-Jan-2009 1:00 PM EST

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