Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.

Murray State University students named Fulbright Scholars

Two students representing College of Humanities and Fine Arts will study, work abroad MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.  Eriko Whittaker, a senior art major from Zama, Japan, is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship to complete research and create […]

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Murray State University music student wins vocal competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University freshman Traicoryon West, a music performance major from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, recently won first place in the first-year tenor/baritone/bass category of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-South 2020 competition. Founded in 1944, NATS is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world, with more […]

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Murray State University art students create infographics in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Posters reflect key information from World Health Organization, United Nations in battle against novel coronavirus MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Department of Art and Design have designed posters in response to a call for artwork addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.  On April 3, the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization teamed […]

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Murray State University International Student Organization celebrates Multicultural Night

Racers from nine countries cook and share traditional meals at Winslow Dining Hall MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University International Student Organization (ISO) celebrated Multicultural Night last month at Winslow Dining Hall, where Racers representing nine countries cooked traditional dishes to share with fellow students. The annual event, hosted in partnership with Racer Dining […]

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Murray State University names Brent Johnson associate director of bands/director of athletic bands

Johnson takes the reins from John Fannin, who retired after 25 years of teaching MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named alumnus Brent Johnson, ’01, its new associate director of bands and director of athletic bands. Johnson will take the reins from the retiring John Fannin, who served in the same role for 25 […]

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Murray State University Department of Art and Design welcomes Carrie and Emmy Lingscheit for Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series March 8-10

Sisters will hold student workshop, speak at March 9 lecture MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Department of Art and Design will host visiting artists Carrie and Emmy Lingscheit in the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series from March 8-10. During their visit, the Lingscheit sisters will edition an etching/mezzotint and lithograph screen print with the help […]

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Murray Shakespeare Festival comes to Murray State University March 3-6

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray Shakespeare Festival is coming to Murray State University March 3-6, featuring several events and performances centered around the works of legendary poet and playwright William Shakespeare. The 20th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival will welcome Kentucky Shakespeare, a troupe from Louisville, Kentucky, to campus as the highlight of the 2020 festival. […]

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Murray State University Reading Series welcomes Kentucky poet laureate Jeff Worley for reading Feb. 26

Event is free and open to general public; will be held at 5 p.m. in Waterfield Library MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Reading Series, sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy, is pleased to welcome 2019-20 Kentucky poet laureate Jeff Worley to campus for a reading on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. […]

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Murray State University Department of Art and Design hosts panel on science, technology, engineering, mathematics and art (STEAM)

Feb. 11 panel includes visiting artists and University faculty; event is free and open to general public MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art and Design at Murray State University will host a panel discussion on the intersections of photography and imaging in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and art (STEAM) on Feb. […]

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Murray State University Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts presents ‘Nickel and Dimed’ Feb. 19-22

Visit murraystatetickets.universitytickets.com for tickets MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts presents “Nickel and Dimed” by Joan Holden from Feb. 19-22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Studio Theatre. The play is based on the book “Nickel and Dimed, On (Not) Getting By in America” by Barbara Ehrenreich.  […]

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