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University Provost Dr. Brad Bartel discussed transformation and social evolution in Fort Lewis: Military Post, Native American Boarding School, and Liberal Arts College, a presentation for the spring semester’s Honors College lecture series. Bartel has an extensive background in anthropology and archaeology, with research published in several scholarly journals. Colorado’s Fort Lewis, a military base that was …

Dr. Martha Hixon began Monday afternoon’s lecture at MTSU’s Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building by re-introducing the audience to a few childhood favorites. The third in this semester’s series of lectures hosted by the Honors College, Hixon, a professor of English at MTSU who specializes in children’s literature, spoke on the use of landscapes …

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, …