Arts & Culture

7:59am

Thu July 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

Dairy Hill Stampede 5K, Family Fun Run Scheduled Sept. 14 at MTSU Farm

The Dairy Hill Stampede 5K Race and Family Fun Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center, 3211 Guy James Road, in Lascassas, Tenn.

The event will feature a 5K (3.10 miles) timed race that will start at 8 a.m. and a Family Fun Run that will begin at 9:30 a.m. The 5K will begin and end at the MTSU Dairy.

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7:56am

Thu July 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

Southern Girl Rock-and-Rollers Amp up the Camp at MTSU

Girls who want to “rock the house”can be loud and proud at the 11th annual Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp at MTSU. 

The musical day camp for girls ages 10-17 will take place mostly in various rooms of the Wright Music Building from July 22-26.

Campers will receive daily instruction in guitar, bass, vocals, drums and keyboards. In addition, area and touring professional bands will perform in concert, answer the campers’ questions and provide more than two hours of daily ensemble instruction.

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10:41am

Thu July 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

MTSU Alumna Holds Head High for Brain Injury Victims

An MTSU alumna continues her quest to turn tragedy into triumph by raising awareness of traumatic brain injuries.

Recording industry major Micah Jones had just begun an internship with a company on Nashville’s Music Row MTSU when a car struck her July 9, 2004. The impact of the collision propelled her into the air, and her head landed on a metal grate.

She spent six weeks in a coma in hospitals in both Nashville and her native Ohio. She was still in the hospital when her parents accepted her diploma for her at commencement.

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9:23am

Thu June 13, 2013
Arts & Culture

New Funds Help MTSU Center for Popular Music Save and Share History

Dr. Dale Cockrell of MTSU’s Center for Popular Music gently holds a weathered palm-sized journal filled with musical notations in one hand and a parchment-like handmade flier with newspaper clippings and music about the battle of Fredericksburg in the other. 

His colleague, musician and archivist John Fabke, displays an old open-reel tape full of tunes from “Fiddling Bob Douglas,” a Chattanooga gem who made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2000 at age 100.

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9:01am

Wed June 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

Learn a New Language by Telling Stories in Summer Seminars at MTSU

MTSU's Shelley Thomas in India

You can spend the rest of your life saying, “I wish I’d learned a second language,” or you can start speaking one this summer at the 2013 Summer Language Institute at MTSU’s Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition.

The university’s 11th annual Summer Language Institute is offering weeklong courses in multiple languages beginning in mid-June, including — for the first time! — Arabic, Chinese and Latin classes along with Spanish and French instruction. 

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