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Andrea Brown, director of athletic bands, was quoted in the Jan. 6 issue of the Nashville City Paper. The story reported how education officials in two Middle Tennessee school systems are considering changes to the school calendar by implementing a balanced calendar with a shorter summer vacation and more mini-breaks. Brown noted how such changes could affect summer band camps.
Andrea Brown, director of athletic bands, was quoted in the Jan. 6 issue of the Nashville City Paper. The story reported how education officials in two Middle Tennessee school systems are considering changes to the school calendar by implementing a balanced calendar with a shorter summer vacation and more mini-breaks. Brown noted how such changes could affect summer band camps.

Professor Emeritus Dr. George Mabry was featured in the Dec. 16, 2005, issue of The Tennessean newspaper for his role as music conductor of about 170 singers, soloists and players in a performance of Handel's “Messiah.” The article was titled “Hallelujah! Mabry gets to the heart of ‘Messiah.'”

Dr. Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, had his exhibit, “Mr. Peabody's Coal Train,” featured in the Dec. 15, 2005, Nashville Scene. His installation, which explores the workings of the coal industry and the impact of mining on the environment, can be seen at Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery through Jan. 27.

Kristy M. Galbraith, adjunct instructor in the department of communication and theater and adviser to The All-State campus newspaper, had an article published in the November-December 2005 issue of College Media Advisers newsletter.

Her article, “New board focuses on changing marketplace,” discusses how the organization's new president plans to shift CMA's focus toward a changing media marketplace.