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Grammy-nominated folk musician/scholar Stephen Wade will visit MTSU this week to give a series of concerts and talks. The main highlight of Wade’s visit will be “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” which will take place at 5 p.m. in room S102, the State Farm room, of MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building as part of the MTSU’s College …

The MTSU Student Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers held its ninth annual lecture series on Thursday night at the Oaklands Historic House Museum. The main speaker for the MTSU Human Science Department sponsored event was Amanda Farris-Gilliland, the Lead Decorative Product specialist for Sherwin-Williams and an MTSU alumnus. Farris-Gilliland explored the history, symbolism, psychology and uses of the color blue, …

By Robby Kerr, Contributing Writer The MTSU Honors College continued its “Power of Place” lecture series with a historical account of the role Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe played in the birth of America’s film industry in the early 20th century. “Placing the American Dream: The Founding of Hollywood” was presented by Dr. Elyce Helford, …

A resolution to request the installation of video surveillance equipment on MTSU parking lots was introduced at the Sept. 18 caucus meeting of the university’s Student Government Association. The resolution, brought by Sen. Austin Wood, suggests that all parking lots on campus be equipped with video cameras covering the entire lot. The feeds from these …

A $13 million construction project is scheduled to begin on Middle Tennessee Boulevard in early 2015 to widen the road on the western edge of campus near Murphy Center, according to Murfreesboro Director of Transportation Dana Richardson. The project will focus on the segment of Middle Tennessee between Greenland Drive and Main Street and will last an …

By Lindsey Buchanan Contributing Writer Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited MTSU’s campus to promote Constitution Day and emphasize the importance of civic engagement for college students on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day was designated by an act of Congress in 2005 and is a nationally observed event that celebrates the document written in …