WGNS features MTSU art exhibits, plug-in hybrid re...

WGNS features MTSU art exhibits, plug-in hybrid research, fatherly advice

MTSU faculty and staff again shared their expertise with listeners of WGNS radio during the May 19 “Action Line” program with veteran host Bart Walker.

WGNS logoThe live program was broadcast on FM 100.5, 101.9 and AM 1450 from the WGNS studio in downtown Murfreesboro. Don’t worry if you missed it: you can listen to a podcast of the show here.

Guests included, in order of appearance:

Eric Snyder, director of the Todd Gallery at MTSU, discussed special May exhibits as well as upcoming events. The gallery is offering area art lovers a veritable garden of delights as multiple special exhibits are on display for the public through month’s end. Read the full story here.

Dr. Charles Perry, professor, Department of Engineering Technology, and holder of the Russell Chair in Manufacturing Excellence at MTSU

Dr. Charles Perry

Dr. Andrienne Friedli, chemistry department faculty member

Dr. Andrienne Friedli

• Drs. Charles Perry, Russell Chair of Excellence in Manufacturing in MTSU’s Department of Engineering Technology, and Andrienne Friedli, director of MTSU’s Center for Advancement of Research and Scholarship, discussed MTSU’s new partnership with two Turkish universities to develop wheel-hub motor technology created by Perry. Read the full story here.

Tom Tozer, Dads2Dads columnist, author and former MTSU media relations director, discussed the weekly Dads2Dads column that he and fellow dad and friend Bill Black, who recently retired as an associate professor at MTSU’s James E. Walker Library, started four years ago.

Tom Tozer

Their syndicated column appears in more than 30 print and online publications, and a collection of columns is now a book titled “Dads2Dads: We Survived and You Can Too — Tools for Raising Teenagers (Plus a Few Tirades).”
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