Jazz musicians sit together on a stage.

Murray State University to host Jazz Festival on March 30

MURRAY, Ky. — The twelfth annual Murray State University Jamey Aebersold Jazz Festival will take place Friday, March 30, and features middle school, high school and university jazz groups from four states performing in clinics and concerts. The clinics serve as a continuous concert throughout the day, beginning in Lovett Auditorium at 8:30 a.m., with groups performing a wide assortment […]

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Renee Fister, the University's chief of staff, works with a student on an assignment.

Murray State offers Racer Connection Mentoring Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and staff at Murray State University have the opportunity to work together through the Racer Connection Mentoring Program, which was established to pair staff with students to guide and support them in developing and achieving their academic goals.

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, are Jessica Evans, vice president for Staff Congress; Robyn Pizzo, textbook scholarship committee chair; Kristen Farley, scholarship recipient; and Debbie Plummer, textbook scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Sam Doran, scholarship recipient.

Staff Congress awards textbook scholarships for spring 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — The Staff Congress Foundation/Marie Jones Textbook Scholarship Committee at Murray State University has selected two distinguished recipients to receive scholarships for the spring 2018 semester: Sam Doran and Kristen Farley. Sam Doran is a staff member for Dining Services, while Kristen Farley is the dependent of Joanne Farley from the School of Nursing and Health […]

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Travis Fortune stands with a horse and holds a blue ribbon.

Murray State University Information: Week of March 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of March 5–9. ** The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business is hosting a presentation March 13 featuring a talk by Dr. Joel Rodrigue titled “Issues with Free Trade.” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 […]

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Murray State launches Total Racer Experience contest for on-campus students for 2018–19 academic year

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has unveiled the Total Racer Experience contest for students who choose to live on campus for the fall 2018–spring 2019 academic year. Students must complete their on-campus housing application and pay the appropriate deposit by April 15 to be eligible for the contest. The Total Racer Experience package consists of $50 in dining flex […]

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The exterior of the Engineering and Physics Building.

Murray State hosts Engineering Day

MURRAY, Ky. — The Institute of Engineering at Murray State University recently invited high school students to campus for Engineering Day. Students participated in a variety of events and activities throughout the day, including tower constructions, robotics challenges and a water purification contest as well as dragster and kayak designs and races.

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An official print by Matt Hopson-Walker titled “How Well We Learn to Deceive With Truth."

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series welcomes Matt Hopson-Walker

MURRAY, Ky. — Matt Matt Hopson-Walker will be the third Patricia Summerville Lecture Series Artist at Murray State University. Printmaker Hopson-Walker will edition his work and present a public lecture March 7 at 5 p.m. in room 631 of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. While at Murray State, Hopson-Walker will be editioning a relief and screenprint with the help […]

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Dancer Marcus Jarrell Willis performs a dance by Mimi Garrard.

Murray State to host ‘Mutual Muses’ exhibit by artists Garrard and Seawright

MURRAY, Ky. — University Galleries and the department of art and design at Murray State University are pleased to present “Mutual Muses,” a two-person exhibition featuring works by Mimi Garrard and James Seawright, a married couple whose works have inspired each other throughout their creative careers. “Mutual Muses” includes collaborative works the couple created together in addition to […]

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Tammy Turner, adjunct professor of music history at Murray State University, delivered a conference presentation on the creation and legacy of the iconic 1969 and 1970 Ann Arbor Blues Festivals at the International Conference on the Blues in October 2017.

Murray State University Information: Week of Feb. 19–23

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Feb. 19–23. ** Dr. SG Carthell, senior director of diversity initiatives at Murray State, will present a workshop at the seventh annual Dialogue on Diversity Conference hosted at Bellarmine University in Louisville on Friday, April 13. The conference to create […]

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Students practice during rehearsal's for "The Diary of Anne Frank."

Murray State University presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

MURRAY, Ky. —  The department of global languages and theatre arts at Murray State University is presenting a production of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” dramatized by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, on Feb. 20–24 at 7:30 p.m. in Wilson Studio Theatre. The cost is $10 per ticket and all seating is general admission. Tickets can be […]

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