A group of people stand beside a table and podium during the Hitimu Ceremony.

Scholarship created to recognize Drs. S.G. and Alicia Carthell, benefit future students

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Peggy Pittman-Munke, associate professor of social work at Murray State University, has established the Drs. S.G. and Alicia Carthell Scholarship to honor the significant contributions of the Carthells to the University and to support future students. “Drs. Carthell have worked collaboratively with me to help many of my social work students be successful at […]

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The students hold a large check for $10,000.

Murray State team of students wins state innovation contest

MURRAY, Ky. — A team of Murray State University students recently found success at the Alltech Innovation Competition in Lexington, securing the undergraduate first place prize with their venture Pip & Dip. The team, which consisted of Aaron Stevens (Cadiz), Blakely Broder (St. Charles, Missouri) and Jordan Young (Princeton), used 3D printing technology to develop a finger brace […]

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Electromechanical engineering technology students at Murray State stand with their hydraulic bike.

Engineering students at Murray State bring home first place in national competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Electromechanical engineering technology students at Murray State University recently placed first in competition at the National Fluid Power Association’s (NFPA) Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge in Ames, Iowa. The team won for their design and build of a hydraulic bike, which is a chainless bicycle operated by liquid pumping through tubes from a hydraulic pump to […]

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Dr. Bommanna Loganathan holds both volumes of his new book.

Murray State University Information: Week of April 29 – May 4

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 29 – May 4. ** On Wednesday, April 25, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and […]

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The recipients of the Faculty Innovation Initiative grant stand together.

Murray State University faculty members receive innovation grant

MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University faculty members were recently selected to receive grant awards as part of the Faculty Innovation Initiative, which provides seed funds to support innovative student-community engagement projects. The recipients of the grant include Dr. Jessica Branch of the College of Education and Human Services; Jake Hildebrant of the Jesse D. Jones College […]

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Registration open for summer term at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Students can now register for summer classes at Murray State University. The benefits of summer classes include smaller class sizes, convenience, fewer distractions and an opportunity to reduce workload in future semesters. Summer term at Murray State offers short-term or five-week sessions as well as on campus or online options. Classes are available in a […]

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Students post together holding a poster that says Uzbekistan.

Murray State University Information: Week of April 9–13

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 9–13. ** Murray State’s graduate program in postsecondary education administration is offering an information session Wednesday, April 18, for students interested in pursuing work in higher education or student affairs. The session begins at 3:30 p.m. in room 2204 of […]

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A group of students stand together on stairs holding a banner that reads "Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest."

Murray State students compete in Japanese speech contest

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students in the department of global languages and theatre arts competed in the eleventh annual Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest hosted at Vanderbilt University on April 7. The annual competition evaluates students’ command of the Japanese language, including the students’ control of grammar, pronunciation and fluency. Competitors memorize original manuscripts and then […]

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Murray State ROTC program honored as Top Manned Partner

Murray, Ky. — The Army ROTC program at Murray State University was recently honored with a regional recognition as the best Top Manned Partner program. The honor recognizes Murray State’s ROTC program as the best extension program in the Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan region. The Top Manned Partner honor demonstrates officers’ valuable contributions to the U.S. […]

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A group of students (three pictured) perform on the steps of Lovett Auditorium during All Campus Sing.

Murray State to celebrate 60th annual All Campus Sing on April 11

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is celebrating the 60th annual All Campus Sing on April 11, hosted on the steps of Lovett Auditorium, with a pre-show at 3 p.m. and the main event beginning at 3:30 p.m. All Campus Sing, which is organized by the University’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, is one of the most anticipated campus events at Murray […]

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