Several boxes of canned food collected from the Pay it Forward program offered through Murray State's Parking Services.

Parking Services offers Pay it Forward program

MURRAY, Ky. — Beginning in fall 2017, Parking Services at Murray State University introduced the Pay it Forward program as an alternative solution for paying off select parking citations. For more information about Parking Services, the Pay it Forward program or the Racers Helping Racers Food Pantry, please visit murraystate.edu/parking.  

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A student presents research during Fall Scholars Week to a group gathered in Waterfield Library.

Students share research and creative work during Fall Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University had the opportunity to share their scholarly and creative endeavors with the campus community during Fall Scholars Week, a University-wide celebration held Nov. 13–17 that recognized student scholarship, research and creative work.

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Amine Abouda (left) and Ikram Ben Romdhane (right) are spending the 2017–18 academic year at Murray State University through the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) program, a nonprofit organization with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions.

Students find opportunities at Murray State through IREX program

MURRAY, Ky. — Three students are serving as cultural ambassadors at Murray State University, supported with scholarships through the prestigious International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions. Of the thousands of international students […]

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Dr. Park holds an award for the completion of the Academic Leadership Development Institute.

Professor pursues leadership studies in Academic Leadership Development Institute

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Mi-Hwa Park, an associate professor at Murray State University in the department of early childhood and elementary education through the College of Education and Human Services, recently completed the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI) as a member of the program’s inaugural cohort. ALDI was created by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education with […]

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Caleb Coomes stands outside in front of the logo for Save a Child's Heart.

Murray State University student spends summer volunteering in Israel

MURRAY, Ky. — Caleb Coomes, a Murray State University student from Owensboro, spent this past summer as a full-time volunteer in Israel with Save a Child’s Heart. Save a Child’s Heart is a non-profit organization based in Israel that provides free cardiac surgeries for children from developing countries. Coomes, who is studying biology for pre-medicine at Murray […]

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An official photo of Anthony Clark Evans.

Former Murray State music student takes center stage in world of opera

MURRAY, Ky. — Anthony Clark Evans wasn’t nervous. As he stood on the stage of the Performing Arts Hall at Murray State University with all eyes on him, Evans took a deep breath — a single long exhale — and began to sing. On Oct. 18, Evans performed two musical selections for Murray State students in Dr. […]

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An official photo of Charlie Graves, an accounting and mathematics student at Murray State.

Student Spotlight: Charlie Graves

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Charlie Graves, a double major in accounting and mathematics, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Graves has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the […]

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The exterior of the new Engineering and Physics Building.

Murray State University hosts dedication ceremony for Engineering and Physics Building

MURRAY, Ky. — Special guests from the region and community gathered at Murray State University Oct. 27 for an open house and dedication ceremony commemorating the University’s new Engineering and Physics Building. The new structure is the final component of Murray State’s Gene Wells Ray Science Campus, which was first conceptualized 18 years ago, and joins biology […]

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Dr. Damon Williams speaks with students in Freed Curd Auditorium.

Dr. Damon Williams discusses diversity, inclusion and equity during visit at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — On Friday, Oct. 13, students, faculty and staff at Murray State University gathered for a presentation from Dr. Damon Williams about diversity, equity and inclusion in an event sponsored by Murray State’s Office of the President and Office of Multicultural Affairs. For the past two years, Williams, who is widely considered one of the […]

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Murray State alumna and legacy, Jessica Johnston, has been heating up the competition on the 35th season of CBS’s Emmy-award winning series, “Survivor.” Photo courtesy of CBS.

Murray State University alumna cast on ‘Survivor’

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna and legacy, Jessica Johnston, has been heating up the competition on the 35th season of CBS’s Emmy-award winning series, “Survivor.” A Missouri native but self-proclaimed “Kentuckian,” Johnston followed in her parents’ footsteps and attended Murray State University, graduating in 2009 with her bachelor’s degree in nursing. After graduation, Johnston moved […]

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