Electromechanical engineering technology students at Murray State stand with their hydraulic bike.

Engineering students at Murray State bring home first place in national competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Electromechanical engineering technology students at Murray State University recently placed first in competition at the National Fluid Power Association’s (NFPA) Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge in Ames, Iowa. The team won for their design and build of a hydraulic bike, which is a chainless bicycle operated by liquid pumping through tubes from a hydraulic pump to […]

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Grateful for every moment: International graduate student prepares for #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Graduate student Dilmurod Ikromov admits that the future will likely present both expected and unexpected opportunities in life. And Ikromov, an international student from Uzbekistan, believes his degree from Murray State University has prepared him well for both extremes. “The classes I took and the activities I was involved in provided me with the necessary […]

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Dr. Bommanna Loganathan holds both volumes of his new book.

Murray State University Information: Week of April 29 – May 4

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 29 – May 4. ** On Wednesday, April 25, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and […]

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Laura Guebert and Charles Graves stand on the Quad in front of Pogue Library.

Murray State announces May 2018 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University named Laura Guebert and Charles Graves as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2018. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Laura Guebert is the daughter of Don and Barb Guebert from Herrin, Illinois. She will graduate with a Bachelor […]

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The new Phi Kappa Phi inductees stand together on the stage of Wrather Auditorium.

Murray State’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter installs 67 new inductees

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society inducted 67 new members during a ceremony held April 17 in the Wrather Museum auditorium on campus. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students […]

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Jocelyn Rhymes stands on the campus bridge.

‘I came, I saw, I conquered’: Jocelyn Rhymes reflects on time at Murray State as #RacerGraduation nears

MURRAY, Ky. — Soon-to-be graduate Jocelyn Rhymes is feeling a little bit of every emotion that is to be expected as the end of her journey at Murray State University nears. “Knowing that graduation is approaching has me feeling somewhere between overwhelmed, relieved and excited,” Rhymes says. “Knowing that these four years are coming to an end is […]

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An official headshot of Rachel Brown.

Reflections on family before #RacerGraduation at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — For Rachel Brown, family is everything. And at Murray State University, the middle school education major from Newburgh, Indiana, found just that: a second family that merged perfectly with the first. “Murray State radiated friendliness, and I couldn’t see myself going anywhere else,” Brown recalled thinking after her first campus tour. “Family is something that […]

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Four students stand next to a sign that says "Agriculture Allied Health."

Murray State agriculture students repeat as national champions at 2018 NACTA Student Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University repeated as winners in the agribusiness contest at the 2018 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Student Judging Conference held April 18–21 and hosted by Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska. Students in the University’s Agribusiness Club and Agronomy Club participated in […]

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The recipients of the Faculty Innovation Initiative grant stand together.

Murray State University faculty members receive innovation grant

MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University faculty members were recently selected to receive grant awards as part of the Faculty Innovation Initiative, which provides seed funds to support innovative student-community engagement projects. The recipients of the grant include Dr. Jessica Branch of the College of Education and Human Services; Jake Hildebrant of the Jesse D. Jones College […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State introduces statewide Murray State Promise tuition program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the Murray State Promise tuition program. Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, first-time freshmen and new transfer students throughout the state of Kentucky are now eligible for this tuition assistance program, which is an expansion of the previous Racer Promise tuition assistance program that had been offered to students […]

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