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‘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

‘Spanning the Globe': Listen to Dec. 15 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Mark Byrnes

Synopsis: The dean of the College of Liberal Arts explains a new source of funding for scholarships to help liberal arts majors pay for education abroad courses at MTSU.

Listen to: Spanning the Globe

‘Managing the Music': Listen to the Dec. 8 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Paul Allen

Synopsis: Paul Allen, an associate professor of recording industry, discusses the newly released third edition of his book, “Artist Management for the Music Business,” and the qualities it takes to be a good manager of singers and musicians.

Listen to: Managing the Music

‘Isadora Duncan Comes to Life': Listen to the Dec. 1 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Meg Brooker

Synopsis: Brooker, an assistant professor of dance, discusses her interpretations of Isadora Duncan’s choreography in advance of her presentation at an academic conference in Russia. Brooker contends that Duncan, who is considered the mother of modern dance, is more highly regarded in Russia than in the West.

Listen to: Isadora Duncan Comes to Life

‘Home Away from Health': Listen to the Nov. 24 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Louis Woods

Synopsis: Woods, an associate professor of history, explains his research into housing discrimination against African-Americans in the post-World War II era and how this racism contributed to the degradation of African-Americans’ physical and mental health.

Listen to: Home Away from Health

‘Tiny Circus, Giant Fun': Listen to Nov. 17 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guests: Erin Anfinson and Marc Barr

Synopsis: Professors Erin Anfinson of the Department of Art and Marc Barr of the Department of Electronic Media Communication describe the 2015 Visiting Artists Seminar, in which students will spend one week with a group called Tiny Circus learning how to make a stop-motion animation film.

Listen to: Tiny Circus, Giant Fun