Friday, October 30, 2015

[182] MTSU on WGNS: Workplace dynamics, remembering the Holocaust, music of autumn

The live program was broadcast on FM 100.5, 101.9 and AM 1450 from the WGNS studio in downtown Murfreesboro. If you missed it, you can listen to a podcast of the show here.

Guests included:

• David Urban, dean of the Jones College of Business, discussed the 21st Century Generations&Work Conference. Registration is open for the half-day conference aimed at helping business leaders understand and navigate generational differences within their workforces.

The conference will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Embassy Suites Conference Center on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Registration deadline is Oct. 23. Cost is $30 per person.

Read more about the conference here.

• Gina Logue, a specialist in the MTSU Office of News and Media Relations and committee member for the MTSU Holocaust Studies Conference, discussed the 12th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference set for Oct. 21-23.

The 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide will lend an especially poignant significance to the 2015 edition of the conference.

Featured speaker is Gerhard Weinberg, professor emeritus in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His topic will be “The Holocaust After 70 Years.” He will speak on “The Holocaust after 70 Years” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building. Read more here.

• Adam Clark, associate professor of piano in the MTSU School of Music and co-director of the Stones River Chamber Players; and Arunesh Nadgir, coordinator of keyboard studies in the School of Music and co-director of the Stones River Chamber Players, discussed an Oct. 19 free public concert.

The Chamber Players, MTSU’s ensemble-in-residence, will introduce their 2015-16 performance season with the concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building. Read more here.

Students, faculty and staff who are interested in guesting on WGNS to promote their MTSU-related activities should contact Jimmy Hart, director of news and media relations, at 615-898-5131 or via email at

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