Student Spotlight: Samantha Taylor

Name: Samantha Taylor Major: Organizational Communication Hometown: Murray, KY High School: Murray High School Activities/Organizations: Taylor is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, in which she was named the 2017 Standard Committee Freshman Representative and won the Outstanding Freshman Award. She is also a Summer Orientation Counselor, a National Society of Collegiate Scholar, a member […]

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Spring 2017 Commencement celebrated at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony was celebrated on Saturday, May 13, in the CFSB Center on the Murray campus. During the commencement program, the University awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Mr. John A. Williams, Sr., recognized the achievements of the 2017 Outstanding Students and acknowledged the 2017 Distinguished Faculty. […]

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Special event unveils newly renovated areas of Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus

The Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus hosted a reception and open house on Monday, May 8. The ribbon cutting event, held in conjunction with the Hopkinsville Chamber of Commerce, unveiled newly renovated classroom and study spaces. The new amenities total 4,800 square feet with four classrooms, one student lounge and one faculty work area. […]

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End of an era as Murray State prepares to retire Heidelberg press

Members of Printing Services at Murray State University discuss the end of an era as the University prepares to retire its offset presses and transition completely to digital printing.  

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Swing Into Spring concert and broadcast to feature Murray State University’s jazz big bands and jazz combos

MURRAY, Ky. — At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, historic Lovett Auditorium will be swinging with the sounds of three big bands and two small groups as well as a live radio broadcast on 91.3 WKMS, as it would have been made from a remote location in the 1930s or 1940s. Dr. Todd E. […]

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Wrather West Kentucky Museum hosts exhibit curated by recent department of geosciences graduates

MURRAY, Ky. — “The Bloodroot Mound Site: A Prehistoric Community in Western Kentucky” exhibit is on display at Murray State University’s Wrather West Kentucky Museum until the end of the spring 2017 semester in May. “The idea was to start collaborating and provide an experiential learning experience for students. We chose to focus on STEM-based […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of March 20-26

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. Murray State’s Christian Faculty Network will welcome Dr. Ken Elzinga, who will give a talk titled “C.S. Lewis & Freedom: Christianity’s Apologist meets Adam Smith.” The event will take place on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Curris […]

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Jamey Aebersold Jazz Festival to take place March 31 and April 1

MURRAY, Ky. — The 11th annual Murray State University-Jamey Aebersold Jazz Festival will take place on March 31 and April 1. Middle school, high school and university jazz groups from three states will be performing participant concerts beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 in historic Lovett […]

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Students participate at Posters-at-the-Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — On March 2, after months of preparation, 13 undergraduate students represented Murray State University at the Capitol building in Frankfort, Ky. as participants in the 16th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol. The one-day conference gave qualifying undergraduate students from every publicly funded Kentucky university the opportunity to showcase faculty mentored research posters before legislators as […]

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WKMS interviews Presidential Lecture speakers

Special thanks to WKMS, as station manager Chad Lampe recently spoke with each special guest who will headline this year’s Presidential Lecture, to take place Thursday evening, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the CFSB Center. The event, titled “We have a dream. Are we living it?”, will focus on diversity and inclusion in higher […]

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