A panel of experts from diverse backgrounds will shed light on some dangerous areas of the world at a discussion sponsored by MTSU.
“Syria, North Korea and United States Leadership in the World,” a “Reflections on World Affairs” seminar, is slated for 11:20 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 100 of MTSU’s James Union Building. The seminar is free and open to the public.
Dr. Moses Tesi, professor of political science and director of that department’s graduate studies, will moderate the discussion.
Broede Stucky, left, MTSU Public Safety public information officer, holds lunar samples from four Apollo missions, while listening to Dr. Irina Perevalova explain how they are on loan from NASA through May 3. Lunar and meteorite samples will be on display starting at 5 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Wiser-Patten Science Hall during a special physics and astronomy Star Party held in conjunction with Alumni Weekend activities. (MTSU photo by News and Media Relations)
MTSU faculty member Dr. Irina Perevalova acknowledges that it is not only one of the coolest guests she has ever brought to a physics and astronomy Star Party, but also one of the rarest.
On display starting at 5 p.m. Friday, April 19, in Wiser-Patten Science Hall will be lunar samples from Apollo missions 14-17, said Perevalova, who helped land the lunar and meteorite samples at the university.
Casting has been announced for the Nashville return engagement of Disney’s THE LION KING. Nashville’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall from Tuesday, May 7 to Sunday, June 2. The press opening night is Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. The show’s six-week premiere engagement in 2006 played a sold-out run at TPAC.
The MTSU Department of Art's Student Gallery Committee is inviting the public to a new exhibit at the Todd Art Gallery, “Nous,” a salon-style display featuring a variety of student works from across the creative spectrum.
“Nous,” which is French for “we” or “us,” is open through Thursday, April 11.
"'Nous' is a show that provides us the opportunity to show the diversity of the art department," said sophomore studio arts major Amber Lelli, the exhibit curator.
Figurative ceramic artist Tom Bartel will present a lecture during a special visiting artist event at MTSU April 4.
Bartel, an associate professor of art at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, is known for his disturbing, humorous and thought-provoking fragmented figures. His work was included in a 2007 exhibit, “Of the Body,” in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery as well as extensive U.S. and international exhibits.
His visiting artist lecture is planned for Thursday, April 4, at 3 p.m. in the Student Union Video Theater.