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‘Warfare in the Air': Listen to March 23 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Col. William “Greg” Gregory, U.S.A.F. (Ret.)

Synopsis: Gregory, who piloted his first airplane at MTSU in 1940, recounts his military career in World War II, the Cold War and the initial stages of military drone development.

Listen to: Warfare in the Air

‘Freedom on the Dance Floor': Listen to March 16 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Jessica Lindberg Coxe

Synopsis: Jessica Lindberg Coxe of the Greater Austin (Texas) Dance Academy talks about her work with MTSU’s Women in Dance students on the National Women’s History Month production of “La Mer,” slated for March 26-28 at Tucker Theatre.

Listen to: Freedom on the Dance Floor

‘The Green vs. the Blue': Listen to March 9 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Pat Richey

Synopsis: The head of the MTSU Debate Program explains the upcoming April 1 exhibition debate between members of the MTSU team and the three champions of Ireland’s Irish Times National Debate Championships.

Listen to: The Green vs. the Blue

‘Catullus Made Modern': Listen to March 2 ‘MTSU On the Record’

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

Synopsis: “Carmina Catulli,” a CD containing compositions by Dr. Michael Linton of the MTSU School of Music, received a rave review in Opera News, the publication of the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Linton discusses the music, which he wrote for the words of the ancient poet Gaius Valerius Catullus, and its performance by baritone Edwin Crossley-Mercer and pianist Jason Paul Peterson.

Listen to: Catullus Made Modern

‘Mastering Media': Listen to Feb. 23 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Val Hoeppner

Synopsis: The director of MTSU’s Center for Innovation in Media analyzes her first semester and describes her plans for the future of the hub of student media.

Listen to: Mastering Media

‘Boardroom Billionaires': Listen to Feb. 16 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Greg Nagel

Synopsis: Dr. Greg Nagel, assistant professor of finance, has conducted research that attributes the large increase in chief executive officers’ pay since the 1980s to the use of executive search firms instead of searching for candidates from within corporations.

Listen to: Boardroom Billionaires

‘Yo, Poe, What Do You Know?': Listen to Feb. 9 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Harry Lee Poe

Synopsis: An indirect descendant of Edgar Allan Poe, who also is a professor at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, comes to MTSU for a symposium about his ancestor’s tortured life and literary genius.

Listen to: Yo, Poe, What Do You Know?

‘Faster than History': Listen to Feb. 2 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Derek Alderman

Synopsis: Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to race on NASCAR’s top circuit, was inducted into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jan. 30. As part of MTSU’s observance of Black History Month, Dr. Derek Alderman, head of the Department of Geography at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and an expert on African-Americans’ attempt to reclaim their history through the use of physical space, previews his Feb. 10 talk about Scott at MTSU.

Listen to: Faster than History

‘Social Media for Pros': Listen to Jan. 26 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Carla Swank

Synopsis: Carla Swank, a lecturer in the Department of Electronic Media Communication, teaches “Intro to Social Media Practice” and “Sports and New Media,” two spring 2015 semester courses designed to show students how social media is used in the business world.

Listen to: Social Media for Pros

‘Exploring Israel': Listen to Jan. 19 ‘MTSU On the Record’

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

Synopsis: The associate dean of the MTSU College of Liberal Arts previews the third annual study-abroad class in Israel, which is slated for July 14-24.

Listen to: Exploring Israel