Two students stand on opposite sides of a baja buggy painted in Murray State blue and gold. Another student sits inside the baja buggy.

Murray State students build baja buggy for competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University students in the Institute of Engineering designed and built a baja buggy, a single-seat and all-terrain sporting vehicle, for their senior design course. They then traveled to Pittsburg, Kansas, in May 2018 to compete against other colleges at the Baja SAE Competition.  

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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 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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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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Center for Telecommunications Systems Management co-sponsors TechMania event for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — More than 125 students from high schools around west Kentucky competed in TechMania on Thursday, March 29, at WK&T Technology Park in Mayfield. Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College sponsored the competition that encouraged students to consider information technology as a career. “TechMania provided opportunities for high school and middle school […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of March 19–23

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of March 19–23. ** The 41st annual Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs will take place April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center ballroom. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. James Campbell, distinguished professor of political science […]

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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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Gates on Murray State's campus.

Murray State University to host Second Annual Math Day

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of mathematics and statistics will host Math Day 2018 on Jan. 30. High school students and teachers from the University’s 18-county service region will gather on campus for a day of math competitions and math-related activities. The event will include 11 high schools and 257 registered students and faculty. “Mathematics is […]

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