‘The Drive to Succeed': Listen to Oct. 6 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Saeed Foroudastan

Synopsis: The associate dean of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences explains how students design and build their own cars, boats and moon buggies for knowledge, experience, competitive prizes and fun.

Listen to: The Drive to Succeed

‘The Student Commander': Listen to Sept. 29 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Tyler Stone

Synopsis: Tyler Stone, an MTSU student who also serves as commander of the Sons of the American Legion at a post in Cannon County, talks about his family’s legacy both as members of the veterans’ group and as Cannon County pioneers.

Listen to: The Student Commander

‘The Historic Trust'; Listen to Sept. 22 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: David J. Brown

Synopsis: David J. Brown, executive vice president and chief preservation officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, earned his bachelor’s degree from MTSU in 1977. In a telephone interview, Brown, speaking from his Washington, D.C., office, explains the importance of saving America’s heritage for future generations.

Listen to: The Historic Trust

‘The Sound of Preservation': Listen to Sept. 15 ‘MTSU On the Record’

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

Synopsis: The new director of MTSU’s Center for Popular Music outlines his priorities for the future and entertains the audience with a song from the Americana catalogue.

Listen to: The Sound of Preservation

‘State of the University': Listen to Sept. 8 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue

Synopsis: This program is an edited version of MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee’s “State of the University” address at the Fall Faculty Meeting held Aug. 22, 2014, in Tucker Theatre.

Listen to: State of the University

‘Bleed Blue': Listen to Sept. 1 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Diane Turnham

Synopsis: The associate athletic director leads the cheers for the annual competition between MTSU and Western Kentucky University to see which school can obtain more donated blood.

Listen to: Bleed Blue

‘Tennessee’s First Hero': Listen to Aug. 25 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Gordon T. Belt

Synopsis: MTSU alumnus and historian Gordon T. Belt discusses “John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero,” a biography of the state’s first governor written by Belt and his wife, MTSU alumna and historian Traci Nichols-Belt.

Listen to: Tennessee’s First Hero

‘World Food and Society': Listen to Aug. 18 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Tony Johnston

Synopsis: Johnston explains his new course, “World Food and Society,” which examines numerous issues, including food deserts in America’s inner cities, the diminution of the family farm and the rise of corporate agriculture, genetically modified foods and the use of deprivation of food as a weapon of war.

Listen to: World Food and Society

‘Patrolling the Cyberspace Beat': Listen to Aug. 11 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Lee Wade

Synopsis: Dr. Lee Wade of the MTSU Department of Criminal Justice explains his research into how law enforcement agencies in Tennessee and Georgia are using social media to establish better relations with the citizens they serve.

Listen to: Patrolling the Cyberspace Beat

‘Letters to Mary': Listen to Aug. 4 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Shirley Farris Jones

Synopsis: Former MTSU employee and historian Shirley Farris Jones talks about the reissuance of “Letters to Mary: The Civil War Diary of Dr. John Kennerly Farris,” her great-grandfather’s accounting of his experiences as a Confederate soldier during the Civil War.

Listen to: Letters to Mary