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Update at 4:52 p.m. on June 18, 2018: Sidelines originally reported that the grant amount was $287 million. The correct amount is $278 million. Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday for their quarterly meeting, where they announced that MTSU’s mechatronics program will be receiving a $278 million software …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines Story by Tiffany Brady / MTSU Sidelines MTSU’s Seigenthaler News Service takes students out of the classroom to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival every year in order to provide fast-paced, real-world experience. MTSU’s program was created five years ago by Ken Paulson, the dean of the College …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Months after the Tennessee Historical Commission denied MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall, MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced that the university would not be fighting the decision. On Wednesday, McPhee released a statement via email regarding the state of Forrest Hall, a building on the MTSU …

Photo courtesy of Geoffrey Cheruiyot / Facebook Former MTSU student Geoffrey Cheruiyot died after being involved in a car crash on I-40 in Newport, Tennessee, on Thursday morning at approximately 1:33 a.m., according to reports by the Daily News Journal. Cheruiyot was 24 years old at the time of his death and had graduated from MTSU …

Photo courtesy of MTSU Middle Tennessee State University and its primary research partner in China agreed to create a joint ginseng institute. The institute will study, develop and promote Tennessee-gown herbal products that will be sold in Asia. MTSU President Sidney McPhee and Director of Guangxi Botanical Garden of Medicinal Plants Miao Jianhua signed the …