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Renowned folk scholar Stephen Wade concluded his two-day campus visit with a 90-minute lecture and concert in the Business and Aerospace Building on Thursday evening. Wade’s presentation, “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” incorporated storytelling, live music and projected visuals to provide an in-depth look into the making of his award-winning book, “The Beautiful Music All Around …

By Amberly Holden, MTSU Sidelines Staff Writer American Tall Tales started its weekend run in Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night. The play was written in 2003 by MTSU faculty and students for the purpose of introducing American folklore to audiences around the world. In the spring of 2004 , the performance was taken to Finland, Russia and …

Dr. Jackie Gilbert, a Middle Tennessee State University business professor, influenced the June 3 passage of the Healthy Workplace Bill into Tennessee state law. House Bill 1981 and its Senate companion Senate Bill 2226, were sponsored by state Rep. Antonio “2 Shay” Parkinson and state Sen. Jim Kyle, both Memphis Democrats.  The law requires state …

By Samantha Hearn and Robby Ker Alberto Gonzales, the former United States Attorney General during the George W. Bush administration, was welcomed to campus on Thursday afternoon by a mix of potential law students and protestors. Gonzales, the current Dean of Belmont University Law School, spoke on law school and the legal profession at 1 pm in …

Grammy-nominated folk scholar Stephen Wade gave a rousing mini-concert in the James E. Walker Library Wednesday afternoon as part of his two-day visit to MTSU. In honor of his Tennessee visit, Wade began the show with an ode to Davy Crockett and followed with 30 minutes of toe-tapping bluegrass and folk music. The concert was not …

Alberto Gonzales, the former attorney general during the presidency of George W. Bush, will speak at MTSU on Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Simmons Amphitheater of the Paul. W. Martin Sr. Honors Building. Gonzales, the Dean of Belmont University College of Law, will speak about law school and the legal profession from 1:00 p.m. t0 …