More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State welcomes high school students for 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy

MURRAY, Ky. — More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region arrived at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy. The three-week academy features class meetings and a cookout. Participants take college-level courses in interdisciplinary humanities and electives, take part in service learning and attend multiple lectures, concerts, […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of June 3–7

MURRAY, Ky. —  Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 3–7. ** Murray State psychology professor Dr. Daniel Wann has been cited in a Wall Street Journal story on the psychology behind parents’ sportsmanship at their children’s games. The article, “What to Do About […]

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The Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus will host an open house event for its occupational therapy (OT) program on June 18 from 2–4 p.m.

Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus to host occupational therapy program open house June 18

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus will host an open house event for its occupational therapy (OT) program on June 18 from 2–4 p.m. Occupational therapy is one of the fastest-growing professions in the country; according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of occupational therapists is projected to […]

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Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria.

Murray State University announces partnership with MyMajors

Career assessment tool matches students with major options, explores career outcomes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria. The customized program, using a unique algorithm backed by the National Science Foundation, […]

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Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture held a kickoff celebration May 29 to recognize foundational partners for its new Center for Agricultural Hemp, as well as to thank Kentucky Congressman James Comer for his work in revitalizing the Commonwealth’s hemp industry. Pictured from left are Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Dr. Tony Brannon, Brett Goldman of GenCanna, Greg Nordstrom and Jeff Sloan of Unified Ag Holdings, Inc., Josh Hendrix of CV Sciences, Drew Milburn of Vertical Wellness, Greg Wilson of Fibonacci HempWood, Comer, Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson and Hutson School of Agriculture Assistant Dean Dr. Brian Parr.

Murray State hosts Center for Agricultural Hemp kickoff celebration

Foundational partners and Congressman James Comer thanked for work to re-establish hemp industry MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture held a kickoff celebration May 29 to recognize foundational partners for its new Center for Agricultural Hemp, as well as to thank Kentucky Congressman James Comer for his work in […]

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The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has added health administration, economic development and business analytics concentrations to its Master of Business Administration program, which is offered entirely online, on-campus or a mixture of both.

Murray State MBA program adds new concentrations

Health administration, economic development and business analytics tracks added to program offered online or on-campus MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has added health administration, economic development and business analytics concentrations to its Master of Business Administration program, which is offered entirely online, on-campus or a mixture of […]

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The Murray State Racers, 15 teams strong, learned Tuesday that their collective effort has brought Murray State University Athletics the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Cup for the first time since 2008-09.

Murray State University Athletics earns Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Cup

Racers recognized for results across 15 men and women’s teams, including 7 OVC championships The Murray State Racers, 15 teams strong, learned Tuesday that their collective effort has brought Murray State University Athletics the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Cup for the first time since 2008-09. The 12 members of the OVC were tracked during the […]

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Murray State University has announced a new partnership with Primary Care Medical Center of Murray as the campus health services provider for students, faculty and staff.

Murray State University announces partnership with Primary Care Medical Center of Murray as campus health services provider

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new partnership with Primary Care Medical Center of Murray as the campus health services provider for students, faculty and staff. Effective June 1, Primary Care Medical Center will occupy a location within the first floor of Wells Hall on the quadrangle-facing side of Murray State’s campus. […]

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Murray State faculty members Dr. Jessica Branch, Ms. Feifei Pang and Dr. Ho Ryong Park were recently selected to receive grant awards as part of the Faculty Innovation Initiative, which provides one-time seed funds to support innovative student-community engagement projects. Pictured from left to right are Branch, Park and Pang.

Murray State faculty members receive innovation grants to support student-community engagement

MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University faculty members were recently selected to receive grant awards as part of the Faculty Innovation Initiative, which provides one-time seed funds to support innovative student-community engagement projects. Dr. Jessica Branch of the College of Education and Human Services and Ms. Feifei Pang and Dr. Ho Ryong Park of […]

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The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park.

Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band to play summer concert June 4 in Murray’s Central Park

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park. This year, the band welcomes guest conductor and Director of University Bands Dr. Trae Blanco, also […]

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