A clock tower on the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

Murray State University to host Fall Scholars Week from Nov. 12–16

MURRAY, Ky. — In celebration of scholarly research and creative activity, Murray State University students will have the opportunity to present their findings at Fall Scholars Week from Nov. 12–16. Scholars Week is a semi-annual event at Murray State presented by University Libraries and the Office of Research and Creative Activity. The variety of presentation topics — from […]

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Two students stand and talk to a student sitting on a bench in front of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State receives top recognition on Safe Campus national list

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Police Department and Center for Adult and Regional Education were named first in the nation for campus safety initiatives with both University units receiving the 2018 Department of the Year award from Safe Campus. Safe Campus recognizes outstanding achievement by administrative departments. Both the Police Department and the Center for Adult […]

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Members of the Speech and Debate Union stand behind a table filled with trophies.

Murray State University Information: Week of Oct. 29–Nov. 2

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Oct. 29–Nov. 2. ** Dr. Daniel Wann, psychology professor at Murray State, served as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Mawson Scholar Series Presentation at the University of Kansas in October. In his presentation, titled “The ABCs of Sport […]

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Flowers in front of a building on campus.

Students and campus units at Murray State University work to improve conditions for pollinators

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is taking strides to improve the environment by planting more flowers to feed pollinators and by supporting student research with bees. Jackie Morgan, assistant director of grounds maintenance, previously managed the greenhouses at the Murray State Arboretum before stepping into her new role with Facilities Management. One of her first goals in […]

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A birds-eye view of the quad in the fall.

Murray State University support strengthens Facilities Management sustainability initiatives

MURRAY, Ky. — Getting recyclables to their new home is a two-part job at Murray State University, and it all starts with source separation. As campus dining shifts to recyclable food containers, like the BOTTLEBOX®, the University community has even more opportunities to decrease the waste going to landfills. “Getting more people involved is the biggest desire we […]

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A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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The interior of the "Hometown Teams" exhibit, featuring bleachers in front of a display.

Murray State opens ‘Hometown Teams’ exhibit in Wrather Museum

MURRAY, Ky. — A new interactive museum exhibit about the role sports play in society is now open at Wrather West Kentucky Museum on Murray State University’s campus. The exhibit, titled “Hometown Teams,” is a collaborative effort between University Libraries, Kentucky Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute Travel Exhibition Service’s Museum on Main Street program.

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Three female students walk and talk through the halls of MSU-Madisonville.

Murray State now recruiting students for MBA cohort in Madisonville

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now recruiting students for an accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) cohort that begins in January 2019 on the University’s regional campus in Madisonville. The program is ideal for individuals looking to advance their careers and further their knowledge of business concepts. With a small classroom environment led by distinguished Murray […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on a sunny day.

Sodexo and Murray State University to enhance dining options for campus community

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — After a comprehensive review of vendor proposals by a committee representing University constituents, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving quality of life, has been selected to provide dining services to the Murray State University campus community in Kentucky of more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff beginning Dec. […]

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Racer One takes a lap around Roy Stewart Stadium as fans cheer after the Racers score a touchdown.

Murray State celebrates Family Weekend 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — The annual Family Weekend tradition at Murray State University brings families and friends together for food, fun and Racer football.

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