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‘Director of Journalism’: Listen to Aug. 17 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Gregory Pitts

Synopsis: MTSU’s new director of the School of Journalism, Dr. Gregory Pitts, talks about his priorities for curricula and the general direction of the school under the newly renamed College of Media and Entertainment.

‘Cooler Cows’: Listen to Aug. 10 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Warren Gill

Synopsis: Dr. Warren Gill of the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience is working with a Vanderbilt University professor on a way to breed black Angus cattle in a way that will make them more heat-resistant.

In the News: Dr. Larry Burriss on the Garland, Texas Shootings

Dr. Larry Burriss, a professor of journalism, answered questions May 6 about the media coverage of gunfire at a Prophet Muhammed cartoon-drawing contest in Garland, Texas, on “MorningLine with Nick Beres” on NewsChannel5+. The audio from the program is available below.

‘The Nature of Leadership’: Listen to Aug. 3 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Leigh Stanfield

Synopsis: A communication studies major from Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, Leigh Stanfield, discusses her presentation on leadership at the 2015 NCA Undergraduate Honors Conference in May in Washington, D.C.

‘U.S.-Russia Relations’: Listen to July 27 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Andrei Korobkov

Synopsis: Dr. Andrei Korobkov, a professor of political science, assesses relations between the United States and Russia and prospects for better relations after the 2016 presidential election.

‘Take Me Out to the Hall of Fame’: Listen to July 20 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Sarah Calise

Synopsis: Sarah Calise, a graduate student majoring in public history, explains how her summer internship at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., will enhance her job prospects as a museum curator.

‘Hummus Is Where the Heart Is’: Listen to July 13 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Java Hemmat

Synopsis: MTSU alumna Java Hemmat has put her business degree to good use, creating a lucrative company called Hummus Chick. The Nashville-based business sells its organic hummus and tabouli in 15 different stores in the region.

‘Remembering Pearl Harbor’: Listen to July 6 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Blair Boothe

Synopsis: As his music weaves around his words, MTSU music major Blair Boothe discusses his composition “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy,” a musical expression of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

‘Religious Pluralism’: Listen to June 29 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Mary Evins

Synopsis: With a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Dr. Mary Evins, a research professor with the Center for Historic Preservation, will lead scholars in an examination of how to teach religious pluralism at the college level. Cleveland State and Jackson State community colleges are partners in this endeavor.

'Healthy Horses?': Listen to June 22 'MTSU On the Record'

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guests: Dr. Holly Spooner and Nicole Swirsley

Synopsis: Dr. Holly Spooner, holder of the Miller Chair of Equine Health, and graduate student Nicole Swirsley discuss their research into horse owners’ beliefs about the nutritional supplements they are feeding their horses.

Listen to: Healthy Horses?