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‘The Way He Plays the Game’: Listen to July 21 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Lewis Harkness

Synopsis: Harkness, an MTSU alumnus, talks about his career in sports television as a producer at ESPN and his transition to the new SEC Network.

Listen to: The Way He Plays the Game

‘John Roberts and the Supremes’: Listen to July 14 ‘MTSU On the Record’

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

Synopsis: Dr. John Vile is dean of the University Honors College, a constitutional law scholar, a political scientist, a mock trial coach and author of numerous books, including “Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law.” He analyzes the rulings handed down in the most recent session of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Listen to: John Roberts and the Supremes

‘Spay It Forward’: Listen to July 7 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Miranda Caffey-Vogeler

Synopsis: MTSU alumna Miranda Caffey-Vogeler discusses her work with Short Mountain Dog Rescue, helping dumped and abandoned pets to find new homes and ensuring that they’re safely spayed and neutered to reduce the animal population.

Listen to: Spay It Forward

‘The Best and the Fulbrightest’: Listen to June 30 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guests: Jennifer Benetti-Longhini and Kevin McDaniel

Synopsis: This year’s MTSU winners of prestigious Fulbright fellowships discuss their upcoming research in Brazil. Benetti-Longhini will study butterflies; McDaniel will study ancient archaeological sites.

Listen to: The Best and the Fulbrightest

‘The Shifting Sands of Saudi Arabia’: Listen to June 23 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Sean Foley

Synopsis: Shortly after returning from a  year-long research visit to Saudi Arabia, Dr. Sean Foley, associate professor of history, offers his views of the kingdom and how it is inaccurately portrayed in Western media.

Listen to: The Shifting Sands of Saudi Arabia

‘The China Connection’: Listen to June 2 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: see synopsis

Synopsis: The following audio is an abridged version of China Radio International’s interview with MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee during his May trip to the People’s Republic of China.

Listen to: The China Connection

‘Earthrise’: Listen to May 26 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Reed Thomas

Synopsis: Dr. Reed Thomas, director of bands and music professor, talks about the MTSU Wind Band Ensemble’s CD “Earthrise” on the NAXOS label and describes passages of the music played during the broadcast.

Listen to: Earthrise

‘The Legacy of Charles Wolfe’: Listen to May 19 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: John Fabke

Synopsis: Archivist John Fabke explains a year’s worth of grant-funded work preserving the recordings of Dr. Charles Wolfe for the MTSU Center for Popular Music. The English professor and folklorist, who died in 2006, donated some 3,000 recordings of music and interviews with musicians and composers.

Listen to: The Legacy of Charles Wolfe

‘Tattooed by the Tribe’: Listen to May 12 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Aaron Deter-Wolf

Synopsis: Aaron Deter-Wolf, an adjunct professor of anthropology and a forensic archaeologist with the Tennessee Division of Archaeology, describes how early Native Americans covered their bodies with tattoos to chronicle battle victories and rites of passage.

Listen to: Tattooed by the Tribe

‘House Beautiful, Agent Prettier’: Listen to May 5 ‘MTSU On the Record’

Producer/Host: Gina Logue
Guest: Dr. Sean Salter

Synopsis: The associate professor of finance explains his research into the impact of a real estate agent’s perceived physical attractiveness on sales of residential property in this “MTSU On the Record” conversation that first aired May 5, 2014.

Listen to: House Beautiful, Agent Prettier