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One student was cited with disorderly conduct after a hazardous materials team was called to campus on Tuesday, Nov. 25 to investigate a “suspicious package” reported behind the Business and Aerospace Building. Freshman Jordan Crafton, 18, of Nashville, was cited for disorderly conduct and possession of alcohol under 21 after placing a two-gallon white bucket …

The Business and Aerospace Building has been reopened after a bucket reading “Do not open: Ebola” was found behind the building around 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The university released a statement via campus-wide email that normal activity may resume and students are now allowed to return to class. Classes were never cancelled, and the building …

By Dawn Wyatt MTSU and the Tennessee Department of Health will be conducting Ebola preparedness drills on campus, Oct. 29 and Nov. 12 with several departments participating, including Student Services, housing, campus police and the Tennessee Board of Regents. The drills will consist of all the parties involved in one room discussing possible outbreak scenarios …

DAVID WARREN, Associated Press LAURAN NEERGARD, Associated Press   DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area’s West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. The unidentified man was critically ill …

Medical professionals and health officials gathered to discuss the special cultural considerations in treating ebola in West Africa at the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance on the Meharry Medical Center campus in Nashville. Most of the guests invited to the meeting Tuesday afternoon, hosted by the Tennessee Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Disparities Elimination and …