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MTSU Helps Revive Great Old American Music with “Pa’s Fiddle” Project

MTSU is playing a key role in bringing the old-time fiddle music enjoyed by Charles “Pa” Ingalls alive. Recording the early American music is the specialty of Dr. Dale Cockrell, director of MTSU’s Center for Popular Music. Cockrell is a scholar of the songs embedded in the “Little House on the Prairie” books written by [...]

MTSU’s New Dual Admission Program with MSCC

Motlow State Community College Students react to a new Dual Admission Program with MTSU that provides a smooth transition from an associate’s degree to a bachelor’s degree. To learn more about the program, read the article at mtsunews.com

MTSU’s China Connections

In a world with increased global relations, it’s no wonder that MTSU has formed strong relations with universities around the globe. Several of these university partners are located throughout China, a country with a diverse cultural history and a strong economic future. Because of MTSU’s ties to China, during the Centennial Gala celebrating the 100th [...]

Happy Holidays from MTSU

We wish all of the MTSU community a wonderful holiday season!

MTSU Fall 2011 Commencement Ceremonies

More than 1780 MTSU students received their degrees on Dec. 17, 2011, during morning and afternoon ceremonies in Murphy Center. Read the full story and see more photos at mtsunews.com

MTSU is a leader in underwater-treadmill research

Commitment to research is a critcal part of MTSU’s mission. One example is in the University’s Health and Human Performance Department in the Exercise Science Lab. There Dr. Sandra Stevens is conducting postdoctoral research on how underwater-treadmill therapy shows promise of providing a path to greater mobility for people with spinal-cord injuries. Learn more about [...]

MTSU Music Theatre – Alex McNamara

Alex McNamara (Jr.) performing “There Won’t Be Trumpets” from Anyone Can Whistle MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester tonight, December 6, 2011, , at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building. Admission is free.

MTSU celebrates new book, “A Centennial Legacy”

MTSU history professor Janice M. Leone and the colleagues whose work she edited in “Middle Tennessee State University: A Centennial Legacy” joined the University in celebrating the book’s release at a special reception. Learn more about the book at mtsunews.com

MTSU Professor John Hill discusses his Grammy Award

MTSU recording-industry professor John Hill shares his thoughts on the honor of winning a “Best Engineered Album, Classical” Grammy in February 2011 for his audio-engineering work on the CD “Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina.” He also was nominated for a second Grammy for “Best Classical Album” for “Metropolis.” Hill’s award-winning CD featured works by [...]

MTSU Music Theatre – Grant Vanosdall

Grant Vanosdall (Sr.) performing “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” from My Fair Lady MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester tomorrow night (December 6th) at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building. Admission is free.

MTSU Music Theatre – Andrea Yohe

Andrea Yohe (Sr.) performing “You Don’t Know This Man” from Parade MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester December 6th at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building on the MTSU campus. Admission is free.

MTSU Music Theatre – Graham Shelton

Graham Shelton (Jr.) performing “Funny” from City of Angels MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the BDA. There is no charge.

MTSU Music Theatre – Andy Riggs

Andy Riggs (Sr.) performing “Her Face” from Carnival MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the BDA. There is no charge.

MTSU Music Theatre – Stephen Jones

Stephen Jones (Sr.) performing “Why, God, Why?” from Miss Saigon MTSU’s Music Theatre Class will present a showcase of some of their work from this semester on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm in the Black Box/Studio Theatre in the BDA. There is no charge.

Herman Cain Talks Business with MTSU Students

Herman Cain addressed business and entrepreneurship with Middle Tennessee State University students Thursday during a one-hour session, arranged by MTSU’s Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

MTSU Employee Giving Campaign – 4th Drawing

We’re pleased to announce that we exceeded our goal for the MTSU Employee Charitable Giving Campaign with donations totaling $111489.36. Thank you so much for making the 100% for the 100th campaign a success!

Blue Tie Gala Video Presentation

How MTSU athletes became the Blue Raiders

MTSU is fast approaching its 100th birthday, and today there are many traditions that we take for granted, but there was a time in the schools history that there was no such thing as a blue raider.

Alumnus Kelly Holcomb is MTSU homecoming grand marshal

The weather this year was perfect for the homecoming game and the parade. Kelly Holcomb, arguably the greatest quarterback ever to don the blue and white, was this years grand marshal. We got a chance to visit with him and his family before the big day, and asked him about his distinguished career in the [...]

MTSU facilities help prevent sexual assault and support to victims

More than 680-thousand women are sexually assaulted in the US each year. Statistics tell us that college women are particularly at risk. We take a look at this crime and whats being done at MTSU to both prevent sexual assault on campus and help those who have been victimized.