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The Game Heard ’round the World

The Blue Raider basketball team’s stunning upset over Michigan State in the 2016 NCAA Tournament attracted global attention to the University from staff reports   Forgive the cliché: If this wasn’t the shot heard around the world, it most … [Read More...]

Leading Man

                              Theatre professor, movie expert, and study abroad chaperone Richard Hansen has spent his life studying … [Read More...]

A Medieval Mindset

Amy Kaufman studies the pervasive power of a mythologized Middle Ages on modern life   by Katie Porterfield   When the fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones premiered in April 2015, the show based on the best-selling medieval … [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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