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The Middle of It All

Each year, tens of thousands of people journey to MTSU for reasons other than college attendance   By Drew Ruble Throughout the year, the MTSU campus plays host to a number of events not directly affiliated with the University and which … [Read More...]

A Herd Mentality

One professor’s efforts in cattle husbandry yield medical advances for humans as well By Allison Gorman Dr. Warren Gill has spent his career using farmer’s instincts and academic detective work to keep Tennessee’s cattle healthy. It was … [Read More...]

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    Ten things you probably don’t know about one of MTSU’s best-known educators By Drew Ruble Dr. Terry Whiteside, dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, has been a “man about campus” for no less than 42 … [Read More...]


A New Cash Crop

One of the world’s oldest crops seems altogether new again. As Tennessee, and the nation for that matter, redefines the much-maligned hemp plant, Volunteer State farmers and universities are angling to take advantage of an exciting new era for the

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Changing the Conversation

Recording Industry Chair Beverly Keel has kick-started a national public discourse about the need for greater female involvement in country music Interview by Drew Ruble   For two consecutive years—2015 and 2016—MTSU professor Beverly

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A Centennial Success

The University’s recently-concluded, $105-million fundraising campaign ranks among the most important occurrences at MTSU in decades from staff reports   Given that MTSU is now more than 100 years old, it’s appropriate that the University

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The Heart of the Matter

  MTSU head football coach Rick Stockstill’s message to recruits and their families is clear: Blue Raider culture matters MTSU head football coach Rick Stockstill, ‌called “Coach Stock” by some, is known for many things. He’s known for

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A look at recent awards, events, and accomplishments at MTSU   compiled by Gina E. Fann, Jimmy Hart, Gina K. Logue, Paula Morton, Drew Ruble, and Randy Weiler   Eye on the Sky Representatives from The Weather Company and

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Class Notes/Alumni

Class Notes

A Look at What MTSU Alumni Are Up To Lynda Williams In September 2015, Lynda Williams (’85, ’93) worked protective detail for the president of Sri Lanka, and this photo of her striding purposefully beside him made front-page news in the

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