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Photo courtesy of MTSU News Story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Ying Iris Gao, a Middle Tennessee State University associate professor and lead researcher at the Tennessee Center for Botanical Medicine Research, has been able to study the DMDD compound, a low-toxicity compound from the root of a starfruit tree that is showing a …

Photo courtesy of MTSU English Department MTSU English professor Dr. David Lavery passed away today following a short-term illness, according to an article by the “Daily News Journal.” Lavery was just 67 years old. Lavery worked in the MTSU English Department since 1993, while also serving as Webmaster, Director of Graduate Studies and MTSU’s in-house …

Photo courtesy of Riviera Beach Police Department  The hearing for former Middle Tennessee State University history professor Dr. James Huhta has been set for Sept. 13 at 8:30 at the main courthouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. James Huhta was arrested in May for the alleged murder of his wife, Mary Huhta. The couple was …

A former MTSU history professor has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife. Dr. James Huhta allegedly stabbed his wife, Mary Huhta, 79, with a kitchen knife several times in the stomach before leaping off the second-floor of their vacation home located in Singer Island, Florida. While James Huhta was being transported …