Volunteers at STEM Day stand together for a photo.

Murray State professor escorts student volunteers to Murray Middle School for STEM Day

MURRAY, Ky. — In an effort to explore the impact exposure to STEM-related content has on children, Dr. Stephanie Hendrith, assistant professor of early childhood and elementary education at Murray State University, escorted a group of student volunteers to Murray Middle School for STEM Day. Hendrith was named the Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professor in the College of Education […]

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Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State hosts security conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The 10th annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference took place April 26 in the Curris Center at Murray State University. Murray State’s Program of Distinction in telecommunications systems management (TSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) co-hosted the conference, which is the largest security conference in the region with more than 200 […]

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Murray State hosts annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture, examines the topic of community policing

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University held the 34th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture on May 1 in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. This year’s free, community-wide event focused on the topic of community policing. Chief Brandon Barnhill of the Paducah Police Department served as both featured […]

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The new Phi Kappa Phi inductees stand together on the stage of Wrather Auditorium.

Murray State’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter installs 67 new inductees

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society inducted 67 new members during a ceremony held April 17 in the Wrather Museum auditorium on campus. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students […]

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Murray State wins awards at national information technology conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The telecommunications systems management case study team from Murray State University won the 2018 ITERA National Case Study Competition in Lexington on April 7, competing against many universities from across the country. The annual competition is hosted by the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) with teams of students required to solve 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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Fulbright students at Murray State reflect on time at the University

MURRAY, Ky. — Three graduate students are currently attending Murray State University as Fulbright scholars, a prestigious opportunity in academia for high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership abilities. Fulbright is an American scholarship program that offers opportunities for recent graduates and graduate students to research, study and teach in more than 140 countries. Since President Harry Truman signed the […]

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Dr. Susan Edington stands in line with a group of University officials and representatives.

Dr. Susan Edington honored with 2018 Distinguished Professor Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Susan Edington, a Murray State University faculty member, was honored with the 2018 Distinguished Professor Award on April 5. Edington is a senior instructor in early childhood and elementary education at the Madisonville campus. She is the first recipient of the prestigious award from one of Murray State’s regional campuses. The Distinguished Professor Award […]

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Daryl Ward Phillipy stands in front of a fence in a baseball uniform.

Murray State University Information: Week of March 26–30

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of March 26–30. ** Two faculty members and one student in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Murray State published a peer-reviewed article in “Science of the Total Environment” about the consumption of illicit […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Meeyoun Park.

Murray State music professor to perform in Carnegie Hall

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Meeyoun Park, pianist and assistant professor of music at Murray State University, has been invited to perform in Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, March 20, as part of the Yonsei University Alumni Association’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Yonsei University, Park’s alma mater, has one of the preeminent music programs in South Korea and the world with […]

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