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9:12am

Wed March 21, 2012
Local

MTSU and the Tennessean Host Community 'Tweetup' to Address Child Obesity

MTSU/Tennessean Tweetup on Obesity

MTSU and The Tennessean tag-teamed Twitter March 20 to help alert and inform middle Tennessee about the dangers of childhood obesity in an inaugural on-campus “Tweetup.”

Attended by about 100 people in person and followed in a live stream at www.BrainstormNashville.comand on Twitter and Facebook by dozens more, the discussion featured presentations by MTSU’s Dr. Don Morgan, an expert on physical fitness and childhood obesity, and Tennessean Health Editor Heidi Hall.

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8:22am

Tue March 20, 2012
From mtsunews.com

Scott to Bring Creationism vs. Evolution Talk March 26 at MTSU

Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education in Oakland, Calif., will speak at MTSU Monday, March 26, starting at 7 p.m.

Scott will discuss “Creationism vs. Evolution” in her presentation, which will be held in the Business and Aerospace Building’s State Farm Lecture Hall, (BAS 102). The event is free and open to the public.

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9:02am

Mon March 19, 2012
Arts & Culture

Graduating Seniors’ Art on Exhibit at MTSU’s Todd Gallery

Join the MTSU Art Department for the first of the spring semester’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Candidate’s Exhibits, “Still Working,” on Monday, March 19, in the University’s Todd Art Gallery.

The exhibit, which will include an artists’ reception on March 19 at 6 p.m. in the Todd Gallery, runs through Thursday,March 22. It features work by Cullen McMackins, GT McMahon, Rhett Moser, Jennifer Baker and Dave Rollins.

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1:41pm

Wed March 14, 2012
Local

MTSU, Tennessean 'Tweetup' for Child Obesity Awareness Day

MTSU and The Tennessean will combine forces to alert people in middle Tennessee and beyond about the dangers of childhood obesity in an on-campus“Tweetup” on Tuesday, March 20.

MTSU’s Dr. Don Morgan, an expert on physical fitness and childhood obesity, and Tennessean Health Editor Heidi Hall, will give a presentation framing this statewide epidemic. Their ideas to help chip away at the problem are aimed at inspiring students and parents, journalists and teachers, community and business to learn more about childhood obesity and get involved in solving it.

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1:37pm

Wed March 14, 2012
Local

Concurrent Enrollment and Reverse Transfer Agreement Signed

The presidents of MTSU and Nashville State Community College signed an agreement March 14 to make it easier for students to earn degrees from both institutions.

MTSU’s Dr. Sidney A. McPhee and Nashville State’s Dr. George Van Allen officially authorized a Concurrent Enrollment and Reverse Transfer Agreement to ease the processes between the two Tennessee Board of Regents institutions and encourage students’ academic success.

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