Flowers in front of a building on campus.

Students and campus units at Murray State University work to improve conditions for pollinators

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is taking strides to improve the environment by planting more flowers to feed pollinators and by supporting student research with bees. Jackie Morgan, assistant director of grounds maintenance, previously managed the greenhouses at the Murray State Arboretum before stepping into her new role with Facilities Management. One of her first goals in […]

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A miniature barn at the Murray State Arboretum at sunset.

Murray State hosts fifth annual Hutson Harvest Gala

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted the fifth annual Hutson Harvest Gala on Sept. 13 to raise funds for the continuing expansion of pollinator gardens and beds at the Murray State Arboretum.

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Pots in a greenhouse filled with dirt and various plants, including sweet potatoes.

Murray State students work with Organilock sweet potatoes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students work with Organilock to plant, grow and gather data on experimental sweet potatoes.

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Ally Grote stands in front of the Straatmann Feed building.

#RacerInternships: Hutson School of Agriculture students work from cattle to Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Several students in the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University have made their childhood dreams a reality. Fueled by their passion for agriculture, Ally Grote, Sydney Hunter and Cassidy Neal completed summer internships with regional and national organizations in the agriculture industry. “I was raised on a cattle farm, and I knew from a […]

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The exterior of the Hutson School of Agriculture.

Murray State to begin offering online bachelor’s degree in agricultural science

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural science through a convenient online format. The new delivery for this degree builds upon the existing agriculture science – agriscience technology degree program that has been offered by the University for many years to prepare students for […]

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A piece of artwork on display in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery as part of the "WildfireGOLD" exhibit.

Murray State University Information: Week of June 18–22

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 18–22. ** Wrather West Kentucky Museum at Murray State will be closed July 1 through Aug. 15 as preparations begin for an upcoming exhibit this fall. The museum currently features several exhibits for the public to enjoy, […]

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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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Travis Fortune stands with a horse and holds a blue ribbon.

Murray State University Information: Week of March 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of March 5–9. ** The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business is hosting a presentation March 13 featuring a talk by Dr. Joel Rodrigue titled “Issues with Free Trade.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 […]

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Jimmy Wray receives his award from Dr. Brian Parr, head of the department of agricultural science at Murray State University.

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes alumni during Homecoming 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture announced the winners of two annual awards during Homecoming 2017 in October: Kirby Green as the 2017 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus and Jimmy Wray as the 2017 Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus. “Each year, the Hutson School of Agriculture Alumni Association selects two alumni from among many outstanding alumni to […]

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Students, faculty and staff participate in the 2016 Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service Community Project, sorting items for the campus/community-wide Bring Back Initiative.

Murray State University Information: Week of Jan. 8–12

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Jan. 8–12. ** In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Murray State is hosting several events Jan. 14–15, including the annual MLK Jr. Day of Service, with the overarching theme of “Living the […]

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