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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A headshot photo of Dr. Jeffrey Bennett.

Murray State University to host Dr. Jeffrey Bennett for presentation on global warming

MURRAY, Ky. — On Thursday, Nov. 2, Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, astronomer and author, will present “Global Warming Demystified,” a free presentation open to the public at Murray State University. The lecture will take place Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located in the Collins Industry and Technology Center on Murray State’s campus. In his presentation, […]

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An official photo of Kathleen Driskell.

Murray State University Reading Series welcomes poet Kathleen Driskell

MURRAY, Ky. —  The department of English and philosophy at Murray State University will host the first visiting writer in its 2017-18 Reading Series on Thursday, September 21. Poet Kathleen Driskell will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery on campus. Driskell’s collections of poetry include “Blue Etiquette,” “Next Door to the Dead,” […]

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​Annual Sparks Lecture to feature Secretary of Kentucky’s Education and Workforce Development Cabinet

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services will be hosting its annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday, May 2 at Wrather Auditorium in Murray. A posters presentation at 4:30 p.m.will precede the lecture to be held at 5 p.m. This year’s featured speaker is Secretary Hal […]

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Murray State University presents the 40th Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs

MURRAY, Ky. — The department of political science and sociology at Murray State University presents the 40th Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Large Ballroom. Dr. Julia Lynch will speak on the topic of the politics of health inequality in Europe and the […]

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Murray State University announces 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Four outstanding Murray State University alumni have been selected as the 2017 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and will be honored during the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 21 at 6 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni […]

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Murray State University Presidential Lecture welcomed trio of alumni to discuss diversity in higher education

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted three prominent alumni for the 2017 Presidential Lecture, held Thursday evening, March 9 at the CFSB Center. The title of the evening’s event, “We have a dream. Are we living it?,” focused on diversity efforts within higher education and included three distinguished higher educational leaders: Drs. MarTeze Hammonds, […]

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Presidential Lecture – Livestream

Watch the 2017 Presidential Lecture livestream – murraystate.edu/livestream. Please note, the event begins at 8 p.m. CST.

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WKMS interviews Presidential Lecture speakers

Special thanks to WKMS, as station manager Chad Lampe recently spoke with each special guest who will headline this year’s Presidential Lecture, to take place Thursday evening, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the CFSB Center. The event, titled “We have a dream. Are we living it?”, will focus on diversity and inclusion in higher […]

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Presidential Lecture with Chuck Todd coming up at Murray State Feb. 24

MURRAY, Ky. — Chuck Todd, NBC News’ political director and the moderator and managing editor of Meet the Press, will be the speaker for Murray State University’s 2015 Presidential Lecture Series. The event is scheduled for next week on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium on campus. Admission to the lecture is […]

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