Photo Two: Katherine Farmer (left), librarian and faculty regent at Murray State, discusses a project with Sean Knowles (middle), a student presenting research at Posters-at-the-Capitol, and his faculty mentor Dr. Yousef “Joe” Abluhasan (right).

Murray State University students share research during Posters-at-the-Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort on Feb. 8 to share research and creative activity with state legislators during the 17th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event. Each year, undergraduate students from all publicly-funded universities in Kentucky travel to the state’s Capitol in Frankfort for the one-day conference. The professional development event, which welcomed nearly 200 students […]

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A group of people listen during the Status of Women Summit in the Curris Center ballroom.

Murray State to host third annual Status of Women Summit

MURRAY, Ky. — The third annual Status of Women Summit is scheduled to take place at Murray State University on March 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Curris Center ballroom. The spring 2018 theme, “Shaping and Engaging in Community Life,” continues to support the belief that when women succeed, families and communities succeed. “This third Status of […]

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A community members speaks with a representative at Nonprofit Connections.

Students participate in Nonprofit Connections fair

MURRAY, Ky. — The spring 2018 Nonprofit Connections event brought more than 50 nonprofit organizations together at Murray State University on Tuesday, Feb. 6, to provide students, faculty, staff and community members the opportunity to learn more about possible community service opportunities and employment prospects. “Each semester, the event serves as western Kentucky’s opportunity for nonprofit leaders to […]

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The students stand together, holding their awards from the KPA Convention.

Murray State students and faculty win awards from Kentucky Press Association

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and faculty from Murray State University won more than 30 awards from the 149th annual Kentucky Press Association (KPA) Convention, held Jan. 25–26 in Lexington, during an awards banquet that recognized the top collegiate and professional entries in reporting, photography, design and advertising categories. Students with The Murray State News, the University’s weekly student […]

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Students register for the Global Languages Showcase.

Murray State University to host Global Languages Showcase

MURRAY, Ky. – More than 350 language students from elementary, middle and high schools across the region will visit Murray State University on March 15for the annual Global Languages Showcase hosted by the department of global languages and theatre arts. The Global Languages Showcase is an opportunity to feature students’ developing language and culture skills on the University’s campus. […]

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Mike D’Ambrosio sits at a piano, composing music.

Accomplishments and upcoming events from department of music

MURRAY, Ky. — As the spring 2018 semester continues, the department of music at Murray State University has a number of exciting accomplishments to reflect on and events to anticipate. Below is information regarding recent news and upcoming events from the department of music at Murray State. ** The Music City Trombone Duo, featuring Nashville-based musicians, will be […]

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A clock tower on Murray State University's campus.

Town & Gown to host Millennials in the Workplace workshop

MURRAY, Ky. — The Town & Gown Partnership at Murray State University is hosting a Millennials in the Workplace workshop March 7 from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. The event is sponsored by the City of Murray with support from Heritage Bank. This four-hour interactive workshop focuses on developing a better understanding of […]

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An official photo of Dale Ray Phillips.

Creative writing faculty at Murray State to give readings Feb. 8

MURRAY, Ky. — Three creative writing faculty members at Murray State University — including Ann Neelon, Dale Ray Phillips and Allen Wier — will give readings from their work Thursday, Feb. 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery on Murray State’s campus. A book-signing and reception will follow the reading. This event is free and open […]

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Gates on Murray State's campus.

Murray State University to host Second Annual Math Day

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of mathematics and statistics will host Math Day 2018 on Jan. 30. High school students and teachers from the University’s 18-county service region will gather on campus for a day of math competitions and math-related activities. The event will include 11 high schools and 257 registered students and faculty. “Mathematics is […]

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Fifteen members of the Brass Choir stand on the steps outside Lovett Auditorium with their instruments.

Murray State Brass Choir and Jazz Orchestra to perform concert Feb. 6

MURRAY, Ky. — The Brass Choir and Jazz Orchestra at Murray State University will perform a concert for the public Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium in preparation for their respective performances during the 2018 Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference in Louisville. “We are so happy to be able to share this evening of music with our university […]

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