Student, faculty and visiting scholars will discuss how society reacts to injustices in the United States and abroad in the 22nd annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium at MTSU Nov. 13 and 14.
With a theme of “And Justice for All?”, the two-day research symposium inside MTSU’s James Union Building is free and open to the public. It features a Wednesday, Nov. 13, keynote address from attorney and activist Amy Bach, founder of Measures for Justice and a visiting professor at the University of Buffalo Law School.
Veterans and active-duty personnel took the field at halftime of the 2012 MTSU vs. North Texas college football game at Floyd Stadium. The event was part of the 31st annual Salute to Armed Services/Veterans Day activities. The 460-member Band of Blue performed Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard marching songs. (MTSU file photo)
Four days of activities that will honor veterans and active-duty military personnel will surround the Saturday, Nov. 9, MTSU Salute to Armed Services and Veterans Day events.
The 32nd annual Salute to Armed Services activities will coincide with the MT Blue Raiders 3 p.m. Conference USA football game against Florida International University in Floyd Stadium.
The veterans and military game-day activities include:
MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation has published a new limited-edition book, "Plowshares and Swords: Tennessee Farm Families Tell Civil War Stories," to share more statewide history during this 150th anniversary of the conflict that split a nation.
Authors Caneta S. Hankins and the late Michael Thomas Gavin cover the entire state in the new hardcover volume, using the lives of individual farm families to tell about war, the homefront, military occupation and emancipation.
Jazz trumpeter Scott Wendholt kicks off MTSU Jazz Series
Renowned jazz trumpeter Scott Wendholt will join MTSU's Jazz Ensemble 1 and jazz faculty members Thursday, Nov. 7, to kick off the 2013-14 MTSU Jazz Artist Series in Hinton Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
Tickets for the Nov. 7 concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., are $10 for the general public. Admission is free for MTSU students, faculty and staff with a valid ID. Discounts for area music students and educators also are available.