Arts & Culture

9:48am

Wed September 19, 2012
Arts & Culture

MTSU to Officially Open New Student Union Building Sept. 19

President Sidney A. McPhee and Middle Tennessee State University are extending an invitation to the public to attend the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Student Union Building.


It will start at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, outside the main entrance with the revolving door and faces west toward the courtyard and College of Education Building. In the event of rain, the event will move inside to the ballroom.

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8:46am

Wed September 19, 2012
Arts & Culture

MTSU’s New Online Master Calendar Helps Users Find Events and Deadlines

New MTSU Master Calendar

Wondering what’s happening tonight, tomorrow, this weekend or next month at MTSU? 


Beginning today, the university now has a one-stop website for the campus community — and the rest of the world — to learn about upcoming activities at MTSU: www.mtsu.edu/calendar.

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8:55am

Thu September 6, 2012
Arts & Culture

Sept. 7 MTSU Star Party Features Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Talk by Wallin

MTSU physics and astronomy professor John Wallin will share his expertise about the $390 million Large Synoptic Survey Telescope at the initial First Friday Star Party of the fall.


Wallin will discuss “The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: A New Telescope for the Digital Millennium” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in Room 102 of Wiser-Patten Science Hall.

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2:52pm

Tue September 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

Film-Design Expert Plans Special Public Lecture Sept. 11 at Oaklands Museum

Interior designer/author Cathy Whitlock, who chronicles in print and online how films get their distinctive — and award-winning — looks, plans a special lecture in Murfreesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 11. 


Whitlock’s lecture is co-sponsored by MTSU’s student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers/International Interior Design Association and the Department of Electronic Media Communication in the university’s College of Mass Communication. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in Maney Hall at the Oaklands Historic House Museum. 

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2:25pm

Tue September 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

‘Painting Painters Paint’ Leads New Fall Exhibits at MTSU’s Todd Gallery

MTSU’s Department of Art is celebrating the fall 2012 semester with “Painting Painters Paint,” an exhibition of the collected works of 15 innovative current artists, in the Todd Art Gallery through Thursday, Sept. 20.


Art Professor Sisavanh Houghton, who envisioned the exhibit, and fellow professors Melissa Newman, Bob Durham and Charles Clary invited colleagues from across the Midsouth to participate. 


The result is an outstanding collection of style, interpretation and process, according to gallery curator Eric Snyder. 

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