Arts & Culture

Video Artists International (VAI) announces the DVD and Blu-ray releases of SHARON ISBIN: TROUBADOUR, a profile of the world's premier classical guitarist which has been seen by millions through American Public Television's

The Nashville film Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Screenwriting Competition.  The competition garnered more than 1,350 submissions from all over the world.  Finalists and semi-finalists won all-festival passes to attend the festival, network with filmmakers and industry, and attend educational panels and presentations.

The Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) 2015 announced the Southwest Airlines Audience Awards for the 46th Award Winners.
“It’s been an incredible year,” said Brian Owens, Nashville Film Festival Artistic Director.  “The feedback on almost all films was positive and we enjoyed larger than ever audiences that continued to grow throughout the week. People were talking about these films in person and on social media. We are so proud to have presented them.  Personally, I’ll never forget this program of films.”

With museum professionals looking on, an MTSU student has captured a statewide honor for her work on a museum project.

Graduate student Erica Bettross won an Award of Commendation for Best Educational Programming at the 2015 Tennessee Association of Museums Conference March 18 in Jackson, Tennessee.

Bettross created the educational materials for a project titled “Cornerstone of the Community,” an exhibit chronicling the history of the current location of Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts.

The MTSU Experimental Vehicles Program lunar rover team has regained its status as best in U.S.

A 5-minute-plus finish April 18 on the U.S. Space and Rocket Center half-mile obstacle course in Huntsville, Alabama, propelled the MTSU rover nicknamed “The Beast” to a third-place finish behind Russia and runner-up Germany in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

The event is held annually for university and high school teams to encourage research and development of new technology for future mission planning and crewed space missions to other worlds.