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Scholars Week 2015 - Schedule of Events


College of Education Scholars Day

Speakers: Anita Wadhwani, an investigative reporter at The Tennessean, and Eben Cathey, the Communications Coordinator for the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition. "Tennessee's Border Children" -Flyer [PDF]
College of COE 160, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Refreshments to follow
Contact: Dr. Nancy Caukin (x5982)

The Center for Popular Music 
The American Guitar Series: A Demonstration and Interview with Bryan Sutton
Mass Communication Building, Rm 103, 5pm
Free and open to the public

University of Alabama, Birmingham --
Speaker Bio
"From Penguins to Phytoplankton: The Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula"
Flyer [PDF]
Lecture at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm - Open to the public. Student Union Ballroom. Book-signing to follow.
Contact: Bud Fischer (x2613)


College of Basic and Applied Sciences Scholars Day
Poster session, ice cream, chocolate milk, calf petting, moon buggy, and drone flights. Plus tours of the Science Building.
Location: Science Building Atrium, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Posters should be set up by 11:00 and removed between 2:30-3:00.
Contact: Dr. Saeed Foroudastan (x2613)

College of Behavioral and Health Science Scholars Day
Building a Research Team: Cooperation, Collaboration, Success!
Tuesday, March 17, 3:00 – 4:30 PM, CKNB Lobby
Flyer [PDF]
Contact: Dr. Will Langston (x5489)

College of Media and Entertainment Speaker: David Griesinger
"Acoustics and Learning" [Flyer]
COE 160, Lecture at 6 p.m. - Open to the public
Contact: Michael Fleming (x2029)


College of Liberal Arts Scholars Day
Talks, Panels, and Performances
TODD 204 10:25 am – 4:30 pm; TODD 206 4 – 6 pm; TODD 348 11 – 5:30 pm
Visiting Artist Talk
Communications Conference
Contact: Dr. Hilary Miller (x5039)

Women's and Gender Studies Student Panel
Contact: Dr. Newtona Johnson (x5910)

Department of Communication Studies and Organizational Communication Student Speech Contest, Todd Hall at 4:00pm


College of Business Scholars Day
Business Plan Competition Showcase, Student Union first floor lobby, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Contact: Dr. Kim Sokoya (x2352)

College of Media and Entertainment Scholars Day
Showcase of Student and Faculty Research and Creative Activity: MFA, Recording Industry, Electronic Media Communication and Journalism project posters. 1-3 p.m. Atrium, Mass Communication Building.   
Contacts: Michael Fleming (x2029) and Trevor deClercq (x5030)

MTSU 2015 Photo Faculty Exhibit presented by The Baldwin Photographic Gallery 
Reception and Panel Discussion moderated by Nashville Arts Magazine editor Paul Polycarpou
Reception (outside gallery in Mass Comm Bldg) begins at 5 pm
Panel Discussion to follow at 6 pm (Mass Comm 103)
Featuring MTSU Department of Electronic Communication Faculty


University-Wide Scholars Day: Poster, Multimedia, Performances
New Student Union Ballroom, 12:40 pm – 2:45 pm
Performances, Parliamentary Room SU 201
Electronic Media Communications Video and Animation presentations, SU Theater
Recording Industry Songwriters and Snacks, Ballroom Lobby

Contact: Mrs. Julie Gannon (494-7848)
Awards at 3:00 pm
Judging Contacts: Dr. Will Langston (x5489), Jason Vance (x7871),
or Dr. Nat Smith (x8852)


First-place posters will be on exhibit in the Walker Library following Scholars Week.
Contact: Jason Vance (x7871)