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‘Millennials and Money: Listen to Feb. 1 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guests: Dr. Tim Graeff and Dr. Don Roy

Synopsis: Dr. Tim Graeff, director of MTSU’s Office of Consumer Research, and Dr. Don Roy, interim chair of the Department of Marketing, discuss the Millennial Money Mindset Report, an assessment of young adults’ financial goals.

‘Kidnapping the Kaiser’: Listen to Jan. 25 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Darrin Haas

Synopsis: Darrin Haas, MTSU doctoral candidate and command historian with the Tennessee Military Department, explains a cockeyed plot some Tennessee World War I veterans cooked up to kidnap Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II two years after the war ended.

‘Louis L’Amour’: Listen to Jan. 18 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Tim Champlin

Synopsis: “The Wild West of Louis L’Amour” is the first nonfiction book from MTSU alumnus Tim Champlin. An author of more than 35 Western novels himself, Champlin describes the artistry of Louis L’Amour, arguably the most widely read Western author in history.

‘A New Arms Race?’: Listen to Jan. 11 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Sam Wallace

Synopsis: Sam Wallace, an MTSU alumnus and military veteran, opines that an arms race in the field of drone warfare is inevitable because each nation will acquire the technology in anticipation of other nations’ investment in the technology.

‘No Laughing Matter’: Listen to Jan. 4 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Timothy Dunne

Synopsis: Dr. Timothy Dunne, an assistant professor of management, explains his research into the impact of a boss’s humor on subordinates and its effect on employee job satisfaction.

‘Kangeaux Can-Do’: Listen to Dec. 28 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Zach Dycus

Synopsis: Zach Dycus, a Knoxville-based former MTSU recording industry major, has left his chosen profession to devote full-time to his invention, the Kangeaux Walkabout, a device to help hold items together and make it easier to carry them while hiking, backpacking or engaging in any outdoor activity.

‘Constitutional Comments’: Listen to Dec. 21 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. John Vile

Synopsis: “The Wisest Council in the World,” the latest book from Dr. John Vile, details Constitutional Convention delegate William Pierce’s observations on his fellow delegates in a little-examined aspect of U.S. history. Vile is a constitutional law scholar and dean of the University Honors College.

‘The Boys of Shiloh’: Listen to Dec. 14 ‘MTSU On the Record’

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

Synopsis: “The Boys of Shiloh,” the latest historical novel from Dr. June Hall McCash, tells the story of a Union soldier and a Confederate soldier, each 13 years of age, who become friends. McCash is a professor emerita of French and former director of the University Honors Program.

‘Telling Stories’: Listen to Dec. 7 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Lusha Li

Synopsis: MTSU English major Lusha Li talks about her Storyteller Scholarship from the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad and why she loves English and linguistics.

‘Public History’s History’: Listen to Nov. 30 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Rebecca Conard

Synopsis: Dr. Rebecca Conard, a history professor and director of MTSU’s Public History Program, outlines how the relatively young discipline of public history gained academic credibility.