Authors to read from their works during writing residency

The Murray State University M.F.A. in Creative Writing (master of fine arts program) has announced its line-up of guest writers for its July 5–13 residency. All readings are free and open to the public and will be held in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery in the Doyle Fine Arts Building on campus. Claire Vaye Watkins, whose […]

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Kraemer receives NFSI Spirit Award for safety education

Dr. David G. Kraemer, professor and chair of the department of occupational safety and health (OSH) at Murray State University, was surprised with a national award from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) today in the Curris Center on campus. Kraemer received the NFSI Spirit Award, a yearly recognition that is presented to an individual […]

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Membership of Presidential Search Committee appointed

Search process to begin for next president of Murray State University Dr. Constantine W. Curris, chairman of the Murray State University board of regents, has appointed the membership of the Presidential Search Committee. The nine members are: Kevin Binfield, professor of English and president of the Faculty Senate Don Chamberlain, professor and chair of accounting Susan […]

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Murray State college and new science campus named for alumni

 Murray State University’s board of regents approved the naming of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology and the Gene W. Ray Science Campus at its quarterly meeting on Friday. These namings honor two of the university’s most outstanding alumni and dedicated and generous supporters. Dr. Jesse D. Jones spent his career in […]

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Murray State’s institutional advancement area wins top awards from CASE

Murray State University’s institutional advancement (IA) division was the recipient of 12 CASE-Kentucky (Council for Advancement and Support of Education-Kentucky) Awards — three Grand Champion Awards, six Awards of Excellence and three Special Merit recognitions — at its winter conference held in Lexington, Ky. “I could not be prouder of the recognition Murray State University […]

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Northington awarded for service to veterinary profession and Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Wade Northington, director of the Breathitt Veterinary Center (BVC), received the 2012 Distinguished Service Award at the 101st Annual Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA) Meeting and 39th Mid-America Veterinary Conference this fall in Louisville, Ky. He received this recognition for his devotion to the veterinary profession and providing quality service to the community and […]

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Murray State names Outstanding Seniors for Fall 2012

The Outstanding Seniors at Murray State University for the Fall 2012 Commencement have been announced. Alyssa Brooke Cecil and William Cole Hackett were selected for the honor. Alyssa, the daughter of Tom and Michelle Cecil of Buckner, Ky., will receive a bachelor’s degree in business with an area in accounting in December. A Dean’s List […]

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Roundabout U explores the world of theatre in upcoming segment

Murray State University has many unique departments on campus, but Roundabout U is giving one a special nod in the upcoming episode — the theatre department. Roundabout U co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark catch up with members of the theatre department, including those who have already moved on and made it big. Anyone interested in wardrobe for […]

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MSU nursing students present health care findings at educational event

The Murray State University School of Nursing and Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) sponsored an educational event called Evidence Based Best Practices in Clinical Healthcare in the Curris Center. This session focused on understanding MSU undergraduate nursing student scholarly projects, which seek to influence change in the discipline of nursing. The event began with […]

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Provost Search Committee set to meet this month

 Murray State University President Randy Dunn has appointed Dr. Jack Rose, faculty regent, to chair the Provost Search Committee, which will meet initially this month. The new provost may begin his or her duties as early as July 1, 2013, replacing Dr. Bonnie Higginson who announced her resignation effective June 30, 2013. “I am pleased […]

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