Murray State University department of mathematics and statistics hosts Math Day

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of mathematics and statistics hosted Math Day 2017 at Murray State on March 28. High school students and teachers from the 18-county service region gathered in the Curris Center for a day of math competitions and math-related activities. Eleven high schools and 242 registered students and faculty were […]

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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 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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