Murray State University chemistry and biology labs testing wastewater to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks

MURRAY, Ky. — A recent wastewater testing project in Mayfield, Kentucky is providing assistance to the local community to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks prior to area residents ever experiencing any symptoms of the virus.  The project, which began in early November, is a partnership between the Graves County Health Department, Mayfield Electric and Water […]

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Dennis Jackson Racer Room Dedicated

Murray State’s first African-American student-athlete honored for his life-long commitment, which began in 1961  Murray State Athletics honors Dennis Jackson, the first African-American student-athlete at MSU, by naming the Dennis Jackson Racer Room in Roy Stewart Stadium. A celebration of the event for the Racers’ Distinguished Alumnus, multi-sport star and 2007 Murray State Athletics Hall […]

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Murray State University to host Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. virtual celebration

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence, in collaboration with various University offices and community organizations, are excited to present the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Celebration on Monday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.  This year’s theme is titled, Living the Dream: Committing to […]

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson receives national award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bob Jackson, President of Murray State University, has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus of Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity and inducted into the Order of West Range, a lifetime achievement award and the highest honor bestowed upon alumni for service to society and accomplishments in their careers.  Pi Kappa Alpha […]

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Murray State University’s Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development celebrates operations

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated 39 years of providing entrepreneurial support to the region in 2020. Since 1981, the Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has been providing consulting and training outreach services to pre-venture and existing businesses in the region. What began as a partnership with the Small Business […]

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Murray State University to host virtual Admitted Student Kickoff event in February

Individuals interested in joining the Racer family for upcoming fall can apply for admission at admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State will host the Admitted Student Kickoff 2021 event February 5-6, 2021. The free event  allows admitted Racers and their families to learn more about life at Murray State through a mainly virtual event and […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: Dec. 7-11

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements and much more for the week of Dec. 7-11. ** Murray State University chemistry professors Dr. Bikram Subedi and Dr. Bommanna Loganathan, along with Dr. Daniel Burgard from University of Puget Sound, Washington, recently […]

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Murray State University recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Circle of Excellence Silver Chapter

MURRAY, Ky. —  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—recently recognized the Murray State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Circle of Excellence Silver Chapter. The award is given to chapters that exceed expectations in chapter operations and who demonstrate sustainability […]

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Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions developing new simulation center

Consortium formed with Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Purchase Area Health Education Center MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions has recently formed a consortium with Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) and the Purchase Area Health Education Center (Purchase AHEC) to develop a simulation center and recruitment program to meet an […]

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Murray State University receives grant from Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization

Grant to help expand the exercise science program at Murray State’s Paducah regional campus MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has received a $25,000 grant from the Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization (PACRO) to be used toward an expansion of the exercise science program at the University’s Paducah regional campus. Through this expansion, the program, […]

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