Murray State University math department to host Math Day on March 28

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of mathematics and statistics will host Math Day 2017 on March 28 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. High school students and teachers from the 18-county service region will gather on campus for a day of math competitions and math-related activities. The event will include 11 high schools […]

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Tiny satellite presented at Posters-at-the-Capitol by Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management students

MURRAY, Ky. — Saeed Almalki and Mitchell Harris represented Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program at the 16th annual Posters-at- the-Capitol on March 2 in Frankfort, Ky. The students displayed the CricketSatellite Project, a very small satellite that measures temperature at different altitudes. Posters-at-the-Capitol was created to engage undergraduate students in research. At […]

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​Murray State University Paducah campus hosts Regional Wellness Summit

PADUCAH, Ky. — The second annual Regional Wellness Summit took place on March 7 at the Murray State University Paducah campus. The summit was a free event for teachers, school nurses, school administrators, health departments and community health educators that provided professional development and continuing education units. The purpose of the event was to assist […]

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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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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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Calloway County High School students win Murray State University scholarships at 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament

On Nov. 10, four students from area high schools earned the highest scores at the Murray State University chemistry department’s 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament. These top-scoring students — Claire Umstead, Michael Okuda and Zach Ellis of Calloway County High School and Will Zehm of Marion High School — were awarded scholarships funded by student […]

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Computer science student wins third place at state conference

Seth Pritchett, a sophomore computer science student from Henderson, Ky. won third place in the undergraduate research competition at the annual Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) meeting held in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 5. He presented results from a research project he and three other students are currently working on under the supervision of faculty […]

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Murray State University receives $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant

Murray State University’s department of biological sciences, through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s initiative, S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The grant is titled “Upper Delta Region Biodiversity Scholarship Program.” Rooted in experiential learning for students, a […]

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Murray State University’s engineering physics program receives full reaccreditation from EAC/ABET

Murray State University’s flagship engineering degree program in engineering physics, administered by the Institute of Engineering through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, has received full reaccreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). Murray State’s engineering physics program is a rigorous four-year engineering degree […]

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TSM hosts Cyber Experience Camp for middle school students

MURRAY, Ky. — This summer Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) hosted its second Cyber Experience, a free day camp for students grades in 6-8 at MSU’s Paducah Regional Campus. Fourteen students from McCracken County attended the free camp June 15-18. Throughout the week students were exposed to different aspects […]

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