Mon June 30, 2014

MTSU Senior SURFs Into Summer Research to Prep for Forensic Science Career

Morgan and Iriate-Gross

An MTSU senior is SURF-ing through samples of a body fluid this summer in a research project that will ultimately help her assist investigators in their quests to solve crimes.

Brooke Taylor Morgan of Rutledge, Tennessee, an honors student who’s majoring in forensic science at MTSU, received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, or SURF, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. 

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Mon June 30, 2014

Jobs Are Coming to Middle Tennessee-- Two Job Fairs in Two Days

Looking for work? We know who’s hiring. The Goodwill Career Solutions center on Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro will host two job fairs in two days.

The first job fair will take place from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on July 8 for Industrial Labor Management Group.  The company is looking to fill 40 industrial manufacturing and production positions in Rutherford and Davidson Counties.


When:  Tuesday, July 8

            9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Thu June 26, 2014

Honor Society Presents $5,000 Fellowship to MTSU Physics, Philosophy Graduate

Robert Murphy

At first glance, there might not seem to be any common ground between physics and philosophy.

However, those very different disciplines are comfortable educational territory to Robert Daniel Murphy.

“Not necessarily all philosophers are scientists, but I would argue that any scientist, and particularly physicist, that is worth his or her salt would have to be a philosopher,” Murphy said.

The Murfreesboro resident, who graduated May 10 with bachelor’s degrees in both majors, is one of the winners of a national fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

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Fri June 13, 2014

MTSU Farmer Market open TodaO

The MTSU Student Farmers Market will be open from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, June 13, at the Horticulture Center on Lightning Way across from the Tennessee Livestock Center.  We are also inviting people out to the Farm on Tuesday, June 17th from 8:30am to 10:30am to view the gardens, meet the gardeners, and purchase vegetables.  A reminder and a map will be sent out for those interested. 

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Thu June 5, 2014

Credit Scores Impact What Tennesseans Pay for Auto Insurance


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Most Tennesseans are likely not aware that their credit scores can have an impact on what they pay for car insurance.

A study published recently by the personal finance website says that auto insurance rates charged Tennesseans can vary by as much as 78 percent depending on the buyer’s credit rating.

Odysseas Papadimitriou is the Wallethub CEO.

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