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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...]

For A Song

One of MTSU’s newest professors aims to keep the memory of a country music legend alive and help students build careers    by Stephanie Stewart-Howard Charles “Odie” Blackmon (’96), newly appointed coordinator for MTSU’s Commercial … [Read More...]

Tattoo U

Tattoos have been around for tens of thousands of years, but they still can be an obstacle to entering the professional workforce by Darby Campbell “Ink” seems to be everywhere. According to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal analysis, 21 … [Read More...]

Discoveries

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

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Experts

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

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Commentary

An Active Duty

Veterans face unusual and daunting challenges as they move into college life. The bureaucracy surrounding admissions and registration can vex today’s veterans, who are used to the modern military’s streamlined processes. Such bureaucratic burdens are

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Teamwork

MTSU’s Whistle Blower

Ben Taylor holds the rich and powerful accountable . . . on the basketball court by Skip Anderson When you look at it one way, Ben Taylor (’09) may have a dream job. After all, he gets to be on television 80 or more times each year, and

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Midpoints

Midpoints

Recent awards, events, and notable accomplishments   Compiled by Gina A. Fann, Jimmy Hart, Gina K. Logue, Paula Morton, Drew Ruble, and Randy Weiler     A Bold Proposal   In December 2015, Gov. Bill Haslam

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Class Notes/Alumni

Class Notes

Raiders of Industry by Drew Ruble Outstanding alumni bring MTSU prestige and distinction through their professional careers, loyal support, and service to the wider community. From 1960 to present, the MTSU Alumni Association has recognized

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