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MTSU management professor, associate provost codesign online course on COVID-19, diversity, civility

MTSU management professor Jackie Gilbert has spent years researching the topics of civility and bullying in the workplace and is building on that expertise with the development of a new online course addressing the unique challenges brought about by...
19-Apr-2023 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quantum education emerges with unlimited potential at MTSU

The new field of quantum information science has been growing across the U.S. and around the globe, and now it has been developed for students and scholars to study at Middle Tennessee State University.
19-Apr-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Free Speech Center at MTSU celebrates Rascals’ Felix Cavaliere Feb. 23 with award, free concert

The Free Speech Center at Middle Tennessee State University will present Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals with its Free Speech in Music Award Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Tucker Theatre on campus in a free public evening of...
26-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Free Speech Center Offers Teachers Free Bill of Rights Guide for Constitution Week

The Free Speech Center at Middle Tennessee State University is offering teachers across the nation a new and free book to help them teach about the Bill of Rights on the upcoming Constitution Day on Sept. 17.
10-Sep-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MTSU Free Speech Center, Poynter Institute Collaborate on First Amendment Education

The initiative, which combines the Poynter Institute’s “Press Pass” program with the Free Speech Center’s “Lessons in Liberty,” will give educators timely and interactive classroom exercises designed to illuminate freedom of speech and...
9-Aug-2021 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

"Supreme Court Backs Cursing Cheerleader, But It's a Narrow Ruling," Explains @KenPaulson1, Director of @FreeSpeechMTSU.

The Court's 8-1 ruling in favor of a disgruntled high school cheerleader had the potential to either expand the free-rights of public school students or limit them. It did neither.
23-Jun-2021 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

@FreeSpeechCenter director @KenPaulson1 explains why @SunshineWeek is more important than ever

The need to fight for government transparency is reaffirmed each year during SunshineWeek, a national awareness event overseen by the News Leaders Association
16-Mar-2021 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

@FreeSpeechMTSU director @KenPaulson1 reflects on @ImLarryFlynt's outrageous, abrasive and effective defense of free speech

Larry Flynt, the founder and publisher of Hustler magazine who died Wednesday, was particularly prominent in his assertion of First Amendment rights. From the very beginning of his career as a pornographer, Flynt enlisted legal support to stay in...
12-Feb-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Why has Polio returned to the U.S.? Author of “Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory” Katherine Foss explains.

“For too long, we've falsely assumed that polio has been eradicated in the U.S.,” says Katherine Foss, a professor and associate director of the School of Journalism & Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee State University. However, no cases...
22-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT

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