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‘Take Me Out to the Hall of Fame': Listen to July 20 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Sarah Calise

Synopsis: Sarah Calise, a graduate student majoring in public history, explains how her summer internship at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., will enhance her job prospects as a museum curator.

‘Hummus Is Where the Heart Is': Listen to July 13 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Java Hemmat

Synopsis: MTSU alumna Java Hemmat has put her business degree to good use, creating a lucrative company called Hummus Chick. The Nashville-based business sells its organic hummus and tabouli in 15 different stores in the region.

‘Remembering Pearl Harbor': Listen to July 6 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Blair Boothe

Synopsis: As his music weaves around his words, MTSU music major Blair Boothe discusses his composition “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy,” a musical expression of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

‘Religious Pluralism': Listen to June 29 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Mary Evins

Synopsis: With a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Dr. Mary Evins, a research professor with the Center for Historic Preservation, will lead scholars in an examination of how to teach religious pluralism at the college level. Cleveland State and Jackson State community colleges are partners in this endeavor.

'Healthy Horses?': Listen to June 22 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guests: Dr. Holly Spooner and Nicole Swirsley

Synopsis: Dr. Holly Spooner, holder of the Miller Chair of Equine Health, and graduate student Nicole Swirsley discuss their research into horse owners’ beliefs about the nutritional supplements they are feeding their horses.

Listen to: Healthy Horses?

'Drought in India': Listen to June 8 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Aaron Shew

Synopsis: MTSU alumnus Aaron Shew, a recipient of a National Science Foundation grant, is a doctoral candidate at the University of Arkansas. He is studying drought in India with an eye to solving farmers’ problems there.

Listen to: Drought in India

'The Coaching Carousel': Listen to May 25 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Michael Roach

Synopsis: Research conducted by Dr. Michael Roach, an assistant professor of economics, has found that firing a National Football League head coach and replacing him with a new one does not necessarily lead to more points or victories.

Listen to: The Coaching Carousel

'The Digital Distraction': Listen to May 18 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Stoney Brooks

Synopsis: Dr. Stoney Brooks, an assistant professor of computer information systems, discusses his study of the impact of social media usage in the classroom on concentration, classroom performance and personal satisfaction.

Listen to: The Digital Distraction

'What Happens after the Morning-After Pill': Listen to May 11 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Karen Mulligan

Synopsis: Dr. Karen Mulligan, an associate professor of economics, explains her research into the impact of readily accessible emergency birth control on rates of abortions and sexually transmitted diseases.

Listen to: What Happens after the Morning-After Pill