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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Alumnus gives $10,000 for scholarships to the Dr. Marvin D. Mills Emerging Scholars Institute

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University office of multicultural affairs (OMA) will be awarding five $2,000 scholarships for the 2017–18 academic year. Recipients of the Johnnie Green Scholarship will be recognized at the 12th annual Diversity Achievement Awards Reception on April 7, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Curris Center. Through the office […]

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W. Earl Brown, alumnus and Hollywood actor, honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — W. Earl Brown, 1986 alumnus and professional Hollywood actor, was recently named one of the 2017 recipients of Murray State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, […]

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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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Spring break electrical outages planned March 22-25

Beginning Wednesday, March 22 through Saturday, March 25, Facilities Management is planning electrical maintenance and repairs that must be performed during spring break. On Wednesday through Thursday of that week, the north portion of campus, including residential housing, Winslow Dining Hall, CFSB Center and Susan E. Bauernfeind Wellness Center, will be impacted. Most of these […]

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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 hosted TRIO Day celebration

MURRAY, Ky. — On Feb 29., 400 high school and middle school students from around Kentucky gathered at Murray State University for TRIO Day. The event featured scholarly competitions and academic workshops as well as information sessions about college life at Murray State. Participants had the opportunity to hear guest speakers Kenny Imes, state representative, and Dr. Anton Reese, […]

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