An MTSU professor emeritus will lead a community discussion on scriptures in three major world religions.
Dr. Ron Messier, former director of the MTSU University Honors Program, will serve as moderator for “God’s Books: Reading Scripture in Judaism, Christianity and Islam” from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, 2605 Veals Road.
“I have seen a preview of what each speaker will present,” said Messier. “All I can say is the audience will hear some very powerful statements about scripture.”
Drawing from pop, sacred and classical styles, award-winning pianist Mac Frampton will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in Hinton Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
A recipient of master’s and doctoral degrees from the Cincinnati Conservatory and the winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Frampton established himself early as a classical pianist. After 30 years and more than 3,000 concerts worldwide, Frampton’s performance style also draws heavily from the pop arena.
Sponsored by Music With A Purpose and Raider Entertainment. Come join us to cheer on MTSU when they compete against Belmont University in a Battle of the Bands! Two bands from Middle Tennessee State University and two bands from Belmont University will compete at Tucker Theatre on October 16th at 7pm. The winner of the concert will be chosen by the audience. The winning band will receive $500 from Music With A Purpose.
A Clemson University professor will discuss the harrowing national conflict that pitted a president against a powerful congressman when he lectures on "Spielberg’s 'Lincoln': A Story of Thaddeus Stevens" Monday, Oct. 21, at MTSU.
R. Barton Palmer, who directs the film studies program at Clemson University and serves as Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature there, will speak at 6 p.m. in Room S-102, the State Farm Lecture Hall, inside MTSU's Business and Aerospace Building.
MTSU went worldwide on Tuesday — thanks to one of the most beloved comic strips that’s been around since the 1930s.
Two sources provided the inspiration for syndicated cartoonist Guy Gilchrist to draw Aunt Fritzi wearing a T-shirt that read “MTSU BLUE RAIDERS” in the “Nancy” comic strip that ran Oct. 1 — perfect time coming days before True Blue Friday and Saturday’s MTSU homecoming game.
One of the world’s foremost experts on the Holocaust will provide a unique community service while in Murfreesboro visiting MTSU.
Dr. Gerhard Weinberg, professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will speak on “Roosevelt, Truman and the Holocaust” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Adams Place, 1927 Memorial Blvd., in Murfreesboro.
Weinberg, who escaped from Nazi Germany at age 10, will be in town to attend MTSU’s 25th Biennial International Holocaust Studies Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 15-18 on campus.