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‘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

‘Horse Feed with a Peel': Listen to Jan. 12 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Rhonda Hoffman

Synopsis: Hoffman, a professor of horse science at MTSU, was a consultant on a study that tested whether horses would eat citrus pulp mixed in with the rest of their feed and whether it would be nutritionally beneficial to the horses.

Listen to: Horse Feed with a Peel

‘Journalist-in-Residence': Listen to Jan. 5 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Whitney Matheson

Synopsis: Whitney Matheson, MTSU’s new Journalist-in-Residence, discusses her career as a pop culture blogger and analyst.

Listen to: Journalist-in-Residence

‘The River Sonnet': Listen to Dec. 29 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Matthew Brown

Synopsis: Brown, an instructor in the Department of English, and photographer Justin Orlowski journeyed from the source of the Mississippi River to its mouth, recording audio from the people in dying river towns and chronicling their lives in poetry.

Listen to: The River Sonnet

‘Square Peg, Round Hole': Listen to Dec. 22 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Tim Graeff

Synopsis: The director of MTSU’s Office of Consumer Research explains the results of focus group interviews with employers to find out what they need in the prospective employees coming out of college.

Listen to: Square Peg, Round Hole