Teaching your teens to be safe and smart on social media

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance. Whether it’s on their computers, tablets or smartphones, most teenagers go online multiple times a day. And a lot of that time is spent on various social media networks. In fact, 71% of teens use more than one social network. Because posts can live online forever, it’s better for […]

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Staying active in bad weather

It can be tough to get your kids motivated to be active when the weather isn’t cooperating. There are plenty of options you have as a family to keep the blood pumping during snowy, cold and rainy days. The Great Indoors Sometimes, being stuck inside can feel like a bit of a bummer, but there […]

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Important Update from Information Systems

MURRAY, Ky. — Last week, a very sophisticated phishing email was sent through the Murray State email system and was received by approximately 650 accounts.  The email requested recipients to log onto their MSU myGate account and provided a link to a spoofed myGate login page. myGate is an internal web page for University staff […]

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December 2016 Commencement recognizes 1,195 graduates

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s December 2016 Commencement ceremony was celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the CFSB Center on the Murray campus. During the commencement program, the University awarded an honorary doctorate degree to alumna Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, recognized the achievements of the 2016 Outstanding Students, and acknowledged the 2016 Distinguished Faculty. […]

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West KY Mentoring Program celebrates 20th year with beginnings at Murray State

It’s no coincidence that about 95% of the West KY Mentoring Program volunteers are Murray State University students. The program was developed on campus by Roger Weis, professor and former director of nonprofit leadership studies, along with his students. According to Weis, the mentoring program began in 1996 and stemmed from a need from single […]

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​Elephants, dogs and more — oh my! Student gains veterinary experience in Thailand

During summer 2016, Murray State University senior Vasiliki Wilk traveled to and interned in Thailand with the Boston-based Loop Abroad program. A pre-veterinary medicine major within the Hutson School of Agriculture, Wilk gained hands-on veterinary experience at an elephant sanctuary and a dog shelter during the trip. “Two of the great focuses of our Hutson […]

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Murray State University to host Project Leadership workshop Oct. 31

Murray State University will conduct its 7th annual Project Leadership workshop on Oct. 31. Project Leadership is an interactive leadership workshop led by Murray State faculty and staff and sponsored by the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business and the office of recruitment. The workshop, held in the Curris Center, will begin with registration from […]

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Eleven Murray State Students Receive Scholarships Through American Society of Safety Engineers

leven Murray State University students have received scholarships through the American Society of Safety Engineers. A total of 106 students were awarded scholarships, with Murray State having the highest number of recipients among all colleges and universities. Murray State recipients include Clint Combs (Gilbertsville, Ky.), Braden Cook (Elizabethtown, Ill.), Brice Griesemer (Shelbyville, Ill.), Alec Jackson […]

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Roundabout U runs for a cause, follows students to Frankfort and talks turkey this week

MURRAY, Ky. — In the next episode of Roundabout U members of the Murray community put their running shoes on to assist in bringing kids to campus. A Murray State students will travel to Frankfort to be an intern where she will learn the ins and outs of government. Then we talk turkey and how to […]

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Gender Equality display leads into Come Together conference at MSU

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times Gender Equality is the theme of an interactive display at the Waterfield Library that begins the week of October 12, and leads up to the Come Together Kentucky conference that convenes on the MSU campus October 23-24. Students, faculty, staff and visitors to the library are invited to […]

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