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Category: Lectures & Guest Speakers

Fulbright Scholar to discuss life, culture in Bahrain Feb. 28

Fulbright Scholar to discuss life, culture in Bahrain Feb. 28

February 22 2012

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr. Thurya Abdulla says spending the past six months at MTSU and Murfreesboro has been a “great opportunity.”

Abdulla, who received her doctorate in mathematics from Imperial Colle...

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Women-in-science advocate brings national perspective to MTSU

Women-in-science advocate brings national perspective to MTSU

February 22 2012

One of the nation’s top young women in science, who also is an advocate for women in the STEM fields, will be making a public speaking appearance at MTSU on Wednesday, Feb. 29.

Alice B. Popejoy, a Public Policy Fe...

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Pulitzer-winning columnist Pitts challenges 'facts'

Pulitzer-winning columnist Pitts challenges 'facts'

February 15 2012

Some grizzled old city editors in the newsroom would tell reporters to "never let the facts get in the way of a good story." Leonard Pitts Jr. wouldn't have lasted long in those newsrooms.

Fortunately, Pitts, a Pulitzer...

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Feb. 16 heritage lecture celebrates 'Our People' Month

Feb. 16 heritage lecture celebrates 'Our People' Month

February 13 2012

Three agencies are teaming up to celebrate “Our People” Month during the City of Murfreesboro’s bicentennial year with a special community-heritage lecture, “We Are as Grand as We Want to Be: African-Amer...

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Gender issues offer food for thought in MTSU lecture series

Gender issues offer food for thought in MTSU lecture series

February 8 2012

“Men and Masculinities” will be the opening presentation in the spring 2012 MTSU Women’s and Gender Studies Research Lecture Series at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Room 100 of the University’s James Union...

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