Tiny satellite presented at Posters-at-the-Capitol by Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management students

MURRAY, Ky. — Saeed Almalki and Mitchell Harris represented Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program at the 16th annual Posters-at- the-Capitol on March 2 in Frankfort, Ky. The students displayed the CricketSatellite Project, a very small satellite that measures temperature at different altitudes. Posters-at-the-Capitol was created to engage undergraduate students in research. At […]

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Murray State University hosted TRIO Day celebration

MURRAY, Ky. — On Feb 29., 400 high school and middle school students from around Kentucky gathered at Murray State University for TRIO Day. The event featured scholarly competitions and academic workshops as well as information sessions about college life at Murray State. Participants had the opportunity to hear guest speakers Kenny Imes, state representative, and Dr. Anton Reese, […]

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Student accepts internship at Kentucky Office of the Secretary of State

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State freshman Emily Cornwell broke the mold when she accepted an internship position at Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes’ office in Frankfort, Ky. Cornwell is a political science major from Mayfield, Ky. who started working ahead her junior and senior year of high school by enrolling in a college […]

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iwis Donates Electric Car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

MURRAY, Ky. – iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.  

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College of Education and Human Services receives $130,000 grant to promote career and technical education

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University was recently awarded a $130,000 grant for a project entitled “Mathematics in the Context of Career and Technical Education.” These funds are provided by Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education and made possible by the U. S. Department of Education’s “Improving Teacher […]

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Murray State professor brings historical images of Mammoth Cave to the surface

A project five years in the making is surfacing as a Murray State University faculty member prepares to release his collection of subterranean 3D photos, paying homage to the first images of its kind in America and the groundbreaking photographer who created them. William Gross Magee, Graphic Communications lecturer within the Department of Journalism and […]

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Volunteers Helped Return $60,276,701 to Kentucky Taxpayers

Free tax preparation helps low-wage workers build financial stability, boosts local economy Nearly $61 million in federal income taxes was returned to Kentucky workers during the 2015 tax season as a result of free tax preparation services offered by local IRS-certified volunteers, according to a new breakdown of national IRS data compiled by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). […]

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Martin Luther King III Speaks at Murray State University

Originally appeared on WKMS The oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King says he thought the United States would be at a different juncture as a nation when it comes to civil rights in the 21st century. Martin Luther King III spoke at the Murray State University 12th Annual Presidential […]

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A profile of teacher leadership

Originally appeared on kentuckyteacher.org Not long ago, I hiked an inspiring trail in one of Kentucky’s beautiful state parks. The trail was steep, lush and green with scenic views of untouched forests, ancient hemlocks and jutting sandstone formations. But since I don’t exercise regularly, it did not take long for me to get a little […]

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Students feeding students: college food pantry

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority Originally appeared on WPSD Local 6 Students are stepping up to feed the hungry —hungry students on campus. Twenty-eight percent of college-aged people living in Murray live below the poverty line, according to citydata.com. Students, faculty, and staff at Murray State University say they see this reflected […]

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