Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Drew Sieg introduced his audience to a rich medical history of global plant usage in From Ethnobotany to Natural Products Chemistry: Using Native American Folklore as a Source for New Medicines as part of the weekly Honors Lecture Series on Monday afternoon. The presentation delved into various flora and fauna combined to …

MTSU’s Honors College will host the Spring 2015 lecture series every Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. in the Paul W. Martin, Sr. Honors Building. Native American Culture is the theme of upcoming presentations, organized by the Associate Dean of the University Honors College, Dr. Philip Philips. Professor of Anthropology at MTSU, Dr. Kevin …

The history of MTSU’s steady architectural growth and transformation over its 100 years of existence was the topic of this week’s installment of the university honor’s college’s “Power of Place” lecture series Monday afternoon. In her lecture, architect Patti Miller, the university’s Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning, introduced her audience to the MTSU’s campus in the …

Rice University won Friday’s matchup in three sets to one against Middle Tennessee after the Blue Raiders let their lead slip in set four. Rice freshman Leah Mikesky pushed ahead and stole the lead from MT. Junior Chelsea Ross made a strong kill near the first set’s conclusion (19-16), but had little effect once Rice …

Middle Tennessee fell to Florida Atlantic three sets to none in Boca Raton, Florida, clocking the team’s seventh loss since the Seton Hall Classic last month. Florida Atlantic stole the momentum away from the Blue Raiders early in set one. Senior Chelsea Ross entered the game with three encouraging kills. The Owls soon took the …

The Blue Raider women’s volleyball team (6-14, 2-4 C-USA) had two contests over the weekend, taking on Rice University (15-5, 5-1 C-USA) Friday and the UTEP Miners (4-14, 2-5 C-USA) Sunday afternoon, both in losing efforts for Middle Tennessee. MT was taken down quickly in a three-set sweep against Rice at Alumni Memorial Gym Friday, …