The environment in which tomorrow’s scientists will lay the groundwork for their futures is the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Robert “Bud” Fischer, dean of the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences, will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, and at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).
-- In light of London's National Gallery changing its rules to allow visitors to take photographs inside its walls, Q questions whether photo-taking should be allowed in art galleries. Does taking selfies -- such as the one Beyonce and Jay Z recently took in front of the Mona Lisa -- compromise the purpose of museums? Michael Savage, author of the Grumpy Art Historian blog, argues that: "The gallery used to be a haven where looking at pictures was prioritized. Now it will all be about taking your own pictures."
Happy Diwali. More on the Hindu Festival of Lights in just a minute.
First though, we turn our attention to Canada, which is still reeling after a gunman opened fire in and around the Parliament buildings in the capital, Ottawa. We'll get the latest on the investigation into the motivation of the suspected perpetrator, a Muslim convert by the name of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. We'll also dig in and find out how our neighbors north of the border are dealing with the notion of homegrown terrorism.