Murray State students design and manufacture wooden toys to be sold

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University engineering graphics and design students are manufacturing specialty wooden toys to be sold to the Murray State community. The Association of Engineering Graphics and Design (AEGD) is a student organization on campus. The group plans trips to regional industries to explore current and new technology related to engineering graphics […]

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Series of magazine articles by Michael Ramage published

MURRAY, Ky. — Michael Ramage, associate director for the Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State University, recently had a series of articles featured in Connection magazine, a regional Telco publication and the Four Rivers Business Journal. Ramage was asked to write the articles following two presentations earlier this year — “Good Guys, Bad […]

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Prep workshop set for Oct. 18, featuring tips and strategies for taking ACT test

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be conducting an upcoming ACT Prep Workshop in Paducah, Ky., on Saturday, Oct. 18. The workshop helps prepare students by teaching useful strategies and test-taking tips, while building confidence for this important test. Topics covered in this workshop include preparing for the test and knowing what to expect, […]

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Kentucky EPSCoR Grants

MURRAY, Ky. — In 2012, the commonwealth of Kentucky received $28.1 million in federal funding for research projects with the state providing only $1.45 million in matching funds, a 19-for-1 leverage of state money. Murray State University received $4,635,296 with 69 awards, according to Loretta Daniel, director of the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Murray […]

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MSU faculty members receive Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members from Murray State University recently received a Love of Learning award worth $500 each from the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The awards were given to 147 Phi Kappa Phi members nationwide. Dr. William H. […]

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Murray State environmental geology major receives scholarship including job upon graduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Senior environmental geology major Cammie Underwood is the recipient of a scholarship provided by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Scholarship Program. Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) scholarships are awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students based on grade point average, written essay, letters of recommendation by faculty advisers and showmanship of […]

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Murray State University named a “Military Friendly School”

MURRAY, Ky. — Once again, Victory Media has named Murray State University to the Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2015 designation honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success […]

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MSU/HCC announce a Connect Program to ease transfer between the two schools

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University (MSU) and Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) announced the Connect Program, a new joint admissions initiative that will provide HCC students with a more streamlined transfer process into a bachelor’s degree program at Murray State after completing a two-year program at Hopkinsville Community College. The agreement will allow for better […]

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Creative writing student wins national poetry contest

MURRAY, Ky. — Soon-to-be graduate of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at Murray State University Charles Booth placed second in Playboy’s College Fiction Contest with his story “Boom Boom.” “Boom Boom” is a story of two young boys, growing up in the late 1980s, who fantasize about the Vietnam War to try […]

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