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‘Scholars Week’: Listen to March 21 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Susan Myers-Shirk

Synopsis: The interim chair of the Department of History talks about the university’s annual appreciation of critical thinking skills and research.

‘Help for STEM Majors’: Listen to March 14 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Ginger Holmes Rowell

Synopsis: The mathematical sciences professor explains how college faculty can prevent freshman STEM majors from floundering or dropping out when they encounter challenging material.

‘Educational Energy’: Listen to March 7 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Holly Huddleston

Synopsis: An MTSU graduate student explains her research on the amount of energy second-, third- and fourth-graders put into their academic classwork.

‘Fermentation on the Rise’: Listen to Feb. 28 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Tony Johnston

Synopsis: The professor from the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience explains the new fermentation science major at MTSU.

‘Grief Behind Bars’: Listen to Feb. 21 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Ron Aday

Synopsis: The sociology professor explains the difficulties prisoners have in expressing their grief upon learning of the death of a loved one and their difficulty in coming to terms with dying behind bars.

‘Trump and Putin’: Listen to Feb. 14 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Andrei Korobkov

Synopsis: The political science professor and native Muscovite analyzes the relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin and its possible implications for U.S.-Russia relations.

‘TBI Director’: Listen to Feb. 7 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Mark Gwyn

Synopsis: Mark Gwyn, MTSU alumnus and director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, discusses law enforcement and the future of African-Americans in the profession.

‘Prior Learning Assessment’: Listen to Jan. 31 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Dianna Rust

MTSU’s prior learning assessment director discusses research showing the impact of getting college credit for life experience on MTSU students.

‘The Civil War in Print’: Listen to Jan. 24 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Alan Boehm

Synopsis: Alan Boehm, director of the James E. Walker Library’s Special Collections area, explains the “Printing the Civil War” exhibit of materials printed in the aftermath of the conflict.

‘Marguerite’s Landing’: Listen to Jan. 16 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. June Hall McCash

Synopsis: The founder of the University Honors Program and professor emerita of French explains her new historical novel “Marguerite’s Landing.”

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