The interior of the "Happy and Sad Rabbits" exhibit at Murray State.

Murray State to present two new art exhibits

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design present two new exhibits on campus: “Happy and Sad Rabbits” and “Innuendos.” “Happy and Sad Rabbits” is a joint exhibition by artists Annie Strader and Matthew Weedman. It will be on display through Sept. 30 in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery within the […]

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Cases of coffee sit on a counter in a dining location on campus.

Murray State serves coffee owned and roasted by alumni

MURRAY, Ky. — Coffee and Murray State University are both significant parts of alumni Debbie and Jeff Hohman’s lives. This is the story of how Creative Coffees Roastery came to Murray State.

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A lantern light in front of Pogue Library.

Murray State’s Cinema International series announces fall 2018 season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Cinema International film series at Murray State University has announced its fall 2018 lineup, which begins Aug. 23 with the French drama film “Far from Men.” The fall 2018 Cinema International lineup features movies from a number of countries around the world, including France, Germany, Russia and China. A new film will play on […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

Murray State begins 2018–19 Road Scholars program

MURRAY, Ky. — Beginning this fall, Murray State University faculty and staff members will visit high schools throughout Kentucky during the Road Scholars program as a recruitment initiative to assist in enrolling interested students at the University. “Murray State University is fortunate to have such outstanding relationships with high schools throughout the state of Kentucky,” said Murray State […]

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Rachel Wood sits at a table in the library.

Phi Kappa Phi at Murray State recognizes achievements

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society is celebrating several noteworthy developments, including an alumna receiving a fellowship for graduate school and faculty members assuming or completing national leadership roles. Rachel Wood, a 2018 graduate of Murray State and member of Phi Kappa Phi, was one of 51 national members of […]

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The exterior of a portion of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus at Murray State.

Murray State launches dynamic academic programs website and search engine

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University launched a new and engaging website for prospective students in August 2018 to provide comprehensive information about the 126 academic programs the University offers. The new site, which can be accessed at, features a dynamic search engine that allows students to explore academic programs based on careers and areas of interest. The […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium at Murray State.

Murray State students, faculty attend symposium for International Horn Society

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members and 10 students in the Department of Music at Murray State University presented and performed at the International Horn Society’s 50th Annual Symposium. The symposium, which took place July 30 through Aug. 4 at Ball State University, featured clinics led by internationally recognized horn players and performances by prestigious groups, such as […]

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The exterior of Franklin Hall at Murray State.

Murray State hosts Governor’s Scholars Program 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University was one of three campuses in Kentucky to host the Governor’s Scholars Program, a five-week program open to rising high school seniors, during summer 2018.  The program was established in 1983 and strives to provide academic and personal growth opportunities through a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular […]

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Three students walk across the quad in the fall.

Murray State introduces micro-scholarships for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — High school students looking to learn more about scholarships and receive financial assistance have an added resource to prepare for admission to Murray State University: a new partnership with RaiseMe. RaiseMe gives high school students the ability to earn micro-scholarships for college starting as early as ninth grade. The incremental micro-scholarships can be earned for […]

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Dr. Michael Flinn (center), associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Murray State, receives the University’s Neil Weber Award for Excellence from Dr. Steve Cobb (left) and Dr. Neil Weber (right), former deans of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Murray State University Information: Week of July 30–Aug. 3

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of July 30–Aug. 3 ** Dr. Rachel Whittaker, assistant professor of chemistry at Murray State, has been selected to receive the 2018–19 Karl F. Hussung Professorship in Chemistry Award in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and […]

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