Thu June 26, 2014

Honor Society Presents $5,000 Fellowship to MTSU Physics, Philosophy Graduate

Robert Murphy

At first glance, there might not seem to be any common ground between physics and philosophy.

However, those very different disciplines are comfortable educational territory to Robert Daniel Murphy.

“Not necessarily all philosophers are scientists, but I would argue that any scientist, and particularly physicist, that is worth his or her salt would have to be a philosopher,” Murphy said.

The Murfreesboro resident, who graduated May 10 with bachelor’s degrees in both majors, is one of the winners of a national fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

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Fri June 13, 2014

MTSU Farmer Market open TodaO

The MTSU Student Farmers Market will be open from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, June 13, at the Horticulture Center on Lightning Way across from the Tennessee Livestock Center.  We are also inviting people out to the Farm on Tuesday, June 17th from 8:30am to 10:30am to view the gardens, meet the gardeners, and purchase vegetables.  A reminder and a map will be sent out for those interested. 

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Thu June 5, 2014

Credit Scores Impact What Tennesseans Pay for Auto Insurance


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Most Tennesseans are likely not aware that their credit scores can have an impact on what they pay for car insurance.

A study published recently by the personal finance website says that auto insurance rates charged Tennesseans can vary by as much as 78 percent depending on the buyer’s credit rating.

Odysseas Papadimitriou is the Wallethub CEO.

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Thu June 5, 2014

Murfreesboro Courthouse Farmer's Market Opens Saturday

Credit WMOT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Coming back for its fifth season, the Farmers Market on the Murfreesboro square opens Saturday.

As many as 57 vendors sell only Tennessee farm related products, including fresh meat, fresh produce, homemade breads, local honey and fresh-cut flowers.

Director Kathleen Herzog says the market gives people a sense of community.

“It’s a gorgeous setting. The courthouse is fabulous and vendors are all around the courthouse. It’s an explosion of the senses with so many colors, sights and sounds.”

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Mon June 2, 2014

MTSU Child Development Center Begins Summer Camps in Reading, Science

Children listen with rapt attention to a teacher at the MTSU Child Development Center, where youngsters will participate in Camp Read-a-Lot and Camp STEM this summer.

If you think your teenagers are restless when school is not in session, try keeping youngsters ages 3 to 5 occupied.

MTSU’s Child Development Center intends to do just that with two inaugural camps this summer. Camp Read-a-Lot is scheduled for June 16-20, and Camp STEM is slated for July 21-25.

Up to 12 children will attend each camp from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. The fee is $30 per camp, but both camps already are full with youngsters who attend the center on a regular basis during the school year.

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