From WMOT News http://wmot.org en U.N. Must Battle 'Cold Logic Of Mass Graves,' Obama Says http://wmot.org/post/obama-us-will-test-irans-commitment-different-path While conceding that nations will disagree about when and how to step in as "tyrants ... commit wanton murder," President Obama told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that "we must get better" at preventing atrocities.<p>The president again laid out his case for strong international action to hold Syrian President Bashar Assad accountable for his regime's alleged use of chemical weapons. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:26:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 29306 at http://wmot.org U.N. Must Battle 'Cold Logic Of Mass Graves,' Obama Says Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan http://wmot.org/post/strong-quake-shakes-pakistan-area-thinly-populated <em>(This post last updated at 1:00 p.m. ET)</em><p>A strong, 7.7-magnitude earthquake in southern Pakistan on Tuesday has killed at least 45 people, according to Reuters. <a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000jyiv#summary" target="_blank">The U.S. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:13:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 29307 at http://wmot.org Dozens Killed By Strong Quake In Southwestern Pakistan First Amendment Advocate Paulson Becomes MTSU Dean http://wmot.org/post/first-amendment-advocate-paulson-becomes-mtsu-dean <p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — Ken Paulson, former editor at USA Today and CEO of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, has been selected as the next dean of the College of Mass Communication at Middle Tennessee State University.</span><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">Paulson will take over his new position on July 1 and replaces Roy Moore, who will remain with the university as a professor.</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:01:47 +0000 Associated Press 23362 at http://wmot.org First Amendment Advocate Paulson Becomes MTSU Dean “Avatar” Arrives at MTSU! http://wmot.org/post/avatar-arrives-mtsu <p>And while it could happen some day, we&rsquo;re not talking about the movie being shown in the new Student Union video theater when it opens in late August.</p><p>Technology similar to what people see in the &ldquo;Avatar&rdquo; movie series has reached the MTSU classroom &mdash; and &ldquo;it brings science to life,&rdquo; said Dr. Anatoliy Volkov, who has helped bring it to campus.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:47:15 +0000 12867 at http://wmot.org “Avatar” Arrives at MTSU! Dr. Bass to Present a Speech at MTSU on April 19th http://wmot.org/post/dr-bass-present-speech-mtsu-april-19th <p><strong>Who:</strong>&nbsp;Dr. Bill Bass, University of Tennessee Professor Emeritus and founder of the UT Forensic Anthropology Facility (aka the &ldquo;Body Farm&rdquo;)</p><p><strong>What: </strong>Media availability and &ldquo;Life at the &lsquo;Body Farm&rsquo;&rdquo; lecture</p><p><strong>When</strong>:&nbsp;<u>Thursday, April 19, 5:30-6 p.m. (lecture begins at 6:30)</u></p><p><strong>Where:</strong>&nbsp;Floor of Hale Arena, Murphy Center, MTSU Campus</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 21:12:22 +0000 9934 at http://wmot.org