Murray State student selected as winner in Sodexo sweepstakes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University freshman Autumn Ward from Owensboro, Kentucky, was recently selected as one of fifteen lucky winners in Sodexo’s “Step Your Game Up” national prize sweepstakes as part of the STEP RIGHT UP promotion.  STEP RIGHT UP was a component of an ongoing resident dining promotion series sponsored by Sodexo, the […]

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Murray State University welcomes FUBU founder, ‘Shark Tank’ investor Daymond John to campus for keynote

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted business magnate and “Shark Tank” investor Daymond John on campus Nov. 6 for a keynote at Lovett Auditorium. At a young age, John created the urban fashion brand FUBU. He now consults through his branding company, The Shark Group. He is also the best-selling author of four acclaimed […]

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Murray State University celebrates first-generation students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recognized first-generation students at the inaugural First-Generation Student Day Celebration Nov. 7 at Waterfield Library.  Students enjoyed refreshments and received free shirts and buttons. University President Dr. Bob Jackson and Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson — both also first-generation college graduates — gave advice to students […]

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Murray State University Athletics welcomes Fort Campbell service members for tripleheader Nov. 16

Fort Campbell armed forces to set up public vehicle and equipment displays at Roy Stewart Stadium; first responders, veterans offered free admission to the day’s games MURRAY, Ky. — One of the biggest days of Racer Athletics’ 2019-20 calendar will take place Saturday, Nov. 16 with a football, volleyball and men’s basketball tripleheader.  The day […]

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Murray State University Department of History to screen ‘Eva: A-7063’ Nov. 19 at Wrather Auditorium

Film tells story of Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor; free screening open to the public MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of History presents a free public screening of “Eva: A-7063” Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Wrather Auditorium. The film, produced by WFYI Public Media in collaboration with Ted Green Films and […]

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Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture names Rudy family Spotlight Award recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture recognized the Rudy family of Rudy’s Farm Center in Ballard County as the recipients of the fourth annual Andy Buhler Spotlight Award during Homecoming 2019. The new award was launched three years ago as a way for the Hutson School of Agriculture to recognize […]

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Murray State librarians honored for work with University Libraries

Dana Statton Thompson receives International Visual Literary Association Education Award, AJ Boston named Library Publishing Coalition fellow MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Research and Instruction Librarian Dana Statton Thompson and Scholarly Communication Librarian AJ Boston, both also assistant professors, have received national commendations for their work with University Libraries. Thompson was recognized for her efforts […]

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Murray State University introduces Master of Science in cybersecurity management

Program prepares students for cybersecurity leadership roles MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced a Master of Science (MS) in cybersecurity management program that prepares students to enter or transition into cybersecurity leadership roles. Offered on-campus or online beginning with the spring 2020 semester, the 30-credit hour program consists of eight 3-credit hour courses […]

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Murray State University spring 2020 registration now open

MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the spring 2020 semester is now open at Murray State University. Current students are encouraged to explore courses online at mygate.murraystate.edu. Registration is open through Jan. 17, 2020; students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to plan ahead and resolve any pending registration holds. Other benefits of early […]

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Murray State University student wins Associated College Press award

Former Murray State News editor-in-chief Blake Sandlin earns award for in-depth Ja Morant profile MURRAY, Ky. — Blake Sandlin, a senior at Murray State University and former editor-in-chief of The Murray State News, won a fifth-place Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award for Sports Feature Story of the Year. The award, which is the Pulitzer Prize […]

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