Murray State University Information: Week of April 3-9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. Murray State University won this year’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Open on Lake Dardanelle in Texas with a haul of 47.92 pounds weighed in on the final day. The Murray State team consists of Mike Lowry, Hunter Mills, Hunter McKinley […]

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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 celebrates innovative Institute of Engineering success

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is celebrating the success of its innovative Institute of Engineering. Launched as a pilot project in 2014, the new organizational structure brings together the University’s engineering, engineering technology, engineering graphics and design, physics and telecommunications programs into a single academic unit. The Institute of Engineering was and remains the […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of March 6-12

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. The Murray State University mock trial team, sponsored by the department of political science and sociology and led by faculty advisor Dr. Paul D. Foote, recently competed in the  2017 Kentucky Regional Mock Trial Tournament held in Louisville Feb. […]

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Murray Shakespeare Festival to take place March 2-10

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host the 17th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival March 2–10 with a variety of special events, programs and performances, including those led by the renowned American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Va. Romeo and Juliet will be performed three times by the cast along with one performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, […]

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iwis Donates Electric Car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

MURRAY, Ky. – iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.  

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Award-winning nursing alumna credits School of Nursing and Health Professions for success

MURRAY, Ky. — Many Racers are able to begin their dream career after graduating from Murray State University. For nursing alumna Andrea Tanner, the blue and gold provided the solid educational base that launched her award-winning career. Tanner graduated from Murray State in 2002 after finding her home in the Murray State School of Nursing […]

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Hutson School of Agriculture students compete and place at 2017 SAEA Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture competed and received recognition at the 2017 Southern Agriculture Economics Association (SAEA) Quiz Bowl competition. The undergraduate agricultural economics Quiz Bowl event was held Feb. 5–6 in connection with the SAEA annual meeting and saw participation from 122 college students from over […]

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University Advancement division receives several regional awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State’s University Advancement division recently received several regional awards for projects and initiatives. “These campaigns represent the collaborative work of our alumni, development and marketing teams. They are dedicated to their work in an effort to advance Murray State University’s reputation and afford new opportunities for our Racer community,” said Dr. […]

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Conference tournament play kicks off #RacerTradition

MURRAY, Ky. – With the start of post-season conference tournament play this week, Racer fans are encouraged to make murraystate.edu/racertradition their central hub for Racer basketball news, updates, social media contests and more!

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