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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Murray State University awards Paducah law enforcement with cultural awareness certificates

MURRAY, Ky. — On Sept. 28, 2017, members of the Paducah Police Department and the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services gathered at Murray State’s regional campus in Paducah for the second annual certificate ceremony of the Cultural Leadership Academy, which was developed as a professional development opportunity to provide officers with advanced […]

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Psychology students at Murray State University interviewed about research project

MURRAY, Ky. — Tommy DeRossett, Brighton Hollingsworth and Quinn Lambert, three undergraduate psychology students at Murray State University, along with faculty mentor Dr. Daniel Wann, were interviewed by, an online parenting resource, about research they conducted on perceptions of men crying over sporting events. Working under the direction of their research mentors in the department of […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of Sept. 25–29

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Sept. 25–29. ** The department of psychology at Murray State is hosting an event Tuesday, Sept. 26, highlighting volunteer opportunities in the greater community and providing students an opportunity to network with community leaders and agency […]

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​Grant provides opportunity for journalism students to learn from Lexington Herald-Leader staff

MURRAY, Ky. — Eleven Murray State University journalism and advertising students recently received training in digital media strategies through an opportunity afforded by a Bring Learning to Life grant from Murray State’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Leigh Wright, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications, heard about the Lexington Herald-Leader’s successes with digital advertising campaigns during […]

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Congressman James Comer and Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture partner for agriculture fellowship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture is introducing the Murray State University Congressman James Comer Congressional Agriculture Fellowship program. The fellowship will be a continual, revolving fellowship program during the fall, spring and/or summer semesters. The fellowship will be awarded to one or two Murray State agricultural students. Recipients will serve […]

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Murray State University dedicates two new campus spaces

Murray State University recently dedicated two campus spaces in the new Engineering and Physics building on the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on Friday, April 21, 2017 — the Dr. Gary W. Boggess Science Resource Center and Timothy D. Jones Gateway.

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Murray State University student team secures place in Idea State U finals

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Innovation Network (KIN) Office at Murray State University is proud to announce that a team of students from Murray State University secured a place in the finals of the statewide Idea State U business plan competition, which takes place on April 22. The first in a series of regional competitions […]

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W. Earl Brown, alumnus and Hollywood actor, honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — W. Earl Brown, 1986 alumnus and professional Hollywood actor, was recently named one of the 2017 recipients of Murray State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, […]

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Murray State University math department to host Math Day on March 28

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of mathematics and statistics will host Math Day 2017 on March 28 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. High school students and teachers from the 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 […]

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