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In the News: Faculty experts discuss construction,...

In the News: Faculty experts discuss construction, food myths, media mergers, trade

MTSU faculty and staff experts contributed their knowledge to various national media outlets recently, sounding off on hiring by construction firms, dietary misinformation, smart grocery shopping and a major media merger.

Nicole Green, an adviser in the Department of Concrete and Construction Management, commented on how colleges and universities can help develop construction leaders for www.constructiondive.com. You can read her comments here.

Dr. Lisa Sheehan-Smith

Tiffany Harrison, adjunct professor, Department of Human Sciences

Tiffany Harrison

Tiffany Harrison, an adjunct professor in the Department of Human Sciences and a registered dietician, debunked six myths about food for www.oxygenmag.com. The article is available here.

Dr. Lisa Sheehan-Smith, a professor in the Department of Human Sciences and a registered dietician, offered tips for making the next trip to the grocery store a healthy one for www.thenationshealth.org. The story is available here.

Dr. Adam Rennhoff, an associate professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, shared his perspective on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s bid to acquire Tribune Media on “Marketplace,” a nationally syndicated business program produced for public radio stations via American Public Media. You can listen to his comments here.

Dr. Adam Rennhoff, an associate professor in the Department of Economics

Dr. Adam Rennhoff

Dr. Steven Livingston

ChinaDaily.com‘s USA editions cited comments by Dr. Steven Livingston, a professor of political science and author of the Global Commerce report, included in a Chattanooga Times Free Press story on Tennessee’s reliance on Chinese imports. The story can be found here.

Reporters seeking expertise from MTSU personnel, as well as members of the campus community with expertise for media, may contact Gina Logue in the Office of News and Media Relations at 615-898-5081 or via email at gina.logue@mtsu.edu.


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