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‘Mad Men Conference’: Listen to May 16 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. David Lavery

Synopsis: MTSU hosted an international academic conference on the cable television series “Mad Men” May 26-28. One of its organizers is Dr. David Lavery, a professor of English.

‘Get a Grip’: Listen to May 9 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Jason Gulley

Synopsis: Jason Gulley, a master’s candidate in human performance and sports management, is also executive director of the Tennessee Arm Wrestling Association and promoter of the Gulley Grip, a device to help arm wrestlers as they train.

‘The Provost’: Listen to May 2 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Brad Bartel

Synopsis: After six years as MTSU’s chief academic officer, Dr. Brad Bartel reflects on his tenure as he steps down to return to teaching.

‘The Music of Our Speech’: Listen to April 25 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Cyrille Magne

Synopsis: Dr. Cyrille Magne, an associate professor of psychology, discusses his research into the connection between musical aptitude and the ability to absorb speech patterns.

‘History in the Air’: Listen to April 18 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Collin McDonald

Synopsis: Collin McDonald, an MTSU aviation major, will attempt to complete his senior thesis project by recreating Cal Rodgers’ historic 1911 cross-country flight.

‘Alumni Spring Weekend’: Listen to April 11 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Paul Wydra

Synopsis: Paul Wydra, assistant director of alumni relations, describes the annual event in which graduates are invited to become reacquainted with their alma mater.

‘Health Care Serial Killers’: Listen to April 4 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Bruce Sackman

Synopsis: Bruce Sackman, a private investigator who specializes in tracking serial killers in hospitals and nursing homes, delivers the William M. Bass Legends in Forensic Science lecture at MTSU April 19.

‘Gender in Country Music’: Listen to March 28 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Kris McCusker

Synopsis: Dr. Kris McCusker, an MTSU professor of history, is co-editor of the book “Country Boys and Redneck Women,” a collection of essays which explores different aspects of gender identity in country music.

‘Living Well with ADHD’: Listen to March 21 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Terry Huff

Synopsis: Terry Huff, an MTSU alumnus and a licensed clinical social worker, is the author of “Living Well with ADHD.” Huff knows whereof he speaks, both as a clinician and on a personal level, because he has ADHD.

‘Beautiful Bluegrass’: Listen to March 14 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Lucas White

Synopsis: MTSU recording industry major Lucas White was chosen to attend Leadership Bluegrass, a three-day program of interactive learning experiences, March 21-23 in Nashville.