Arts & Culture

3:29pm

Tue February 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Needs Public’s Help in Preserving History of Center for the Arts

Livery Stable

Middle Tennessee residents, past and present, can help MTSU trace the evolution of one of the city’s most popular landmarks.

Anyone who remembers working in or patronizing the building where The Center for the Arts is located when it housed the U.S. post office or the Linebaugh Public Library is invited to share memories with MTSU graduate students.

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8:21am

Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

‘60 Minutes’ Highlights MTSU Alum’s Therapy Work with Veterans

Pelley Interviews Reeder

The efforts of an MTSU alumnus to help veterans struggling with the aftermath of combat have been highlighted by one of the nation’s top television newsmagazine programs.

Middle Tennessee State University alumnus Kevin Reeder and the North Little Rock, Ark., Veterans Affairs facility welcomed the CBS “60 Minutes” team with open arms for about two months last year.

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8:10am

Thu February 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

MTSU Boosts Book About Great Women in Tennessee History

Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage

A new book that tells the stories of outstanding Tennessee women is headed for the state’s public high schools with help from the MTSU Department of History.

Charlotte Crawford and Ruth Johnson Smiley, editors of “Tennessee Women of Vision and Courage,” will discuss the book from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Linebaugh Public Library, 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The event is sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Murfreesboro.

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2:07pm

Tue February 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

New MTSU Student Art Exhibit Tells Viewers It’s ‘YOUR MOVE’ With Hands-on Approach

Most art galleries discourage viewers touching the exhibits, but a new interactive display of student works at MTSU is asking art lovers to stop, look and collaborate.

“You Show Me Yours, I’ll Show You Mine: YOUR MOVE," which opens Wednesday, Feb. 5, with a free public 3-4:30 p.m. reception in MTSU's Todd Art Gallery, is organized by students in the Drawing III class taught by assistant professor Melissa Newman.

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9:03am

Mon February 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Black History Month at MTSU Focuses on ‘Civil Rights in America’

Cleveland Sellers

Reflections on the sacrifices that made America a more inclusive society form the focal point of this year’s Black History Month celebration at MTSU.

Documentaries, speeches, sing-a-longs and other activities are on tap under the theme of “Civil Rights in America,” said Black History Month Committee co-chairs Vincent Windrow, interim assistant vice provost for student success, and Jonell Hinsey, interim director of the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs Center.

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