MTSU Out of the Blue: July 2019

The July 2019 edition of the “Out of the Blue” television magazine show from Middle Tennessee State University, available to watch above, features conversations on MTSU’s ongoing research into gerontology, the growing need for Midstate IT professionals, and the links between country music, politics and culture. Join us to hear from:

• Dr. Deborah Lee, holder of the National Healthcare Chair of Excellence in Nursing in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, and her colleague Dr. Ron Aday of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts, who are helping study the needs of our aging population as part of the university’s interdisciplinary Aging Studies Program.

• Dr. Amy Harris, an associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics in MTSU’s Jones College of Business, whose critical findings in a new MTSU report show that demand’s on the rise for workers with information security knowledge.

• Dr. Mark Allan Jackson of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts, who discusses how country music has embrace of both left-wing and right-wing political and cultural influences.

You can watch “Out of the Blue,” with host Andrew Oppmann, online anytime and on Murfreesboro cable Channel 9 daily at 7 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and on NewsChannel5+ at 3:30 p.m. Sundays. “Out of the Blue” also is available as iTunes and Google Play podcasts and on other cable outlets in Middle Tennessee, so check local listings.