Students and faculty stand on steps in front of a building.

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 work on computers in a classroom.

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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An official headshot of Dr. James Campbell.

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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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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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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An official headshot of Dr. Stephanie Hendrith.

Hendrith named Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professor in College of Education and Human Services

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephanie Hendrith, lecturer of early childhood and elementary education in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University, was recently selected to receive the Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professorship in Education. Hendrith specializes in teaching elementary science and STEM education. “This honor has reaffirmed and solidified that I made a great choice […]

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Amanda Royer (right) and Sabrina Smith (left), two students in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State, recently participated in an internship with the Murray-Calloway County Community Foundation.

Murray State University Information: Week of Dec. 4 – Dec. 8

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Dec. 4–8. ** Dr. Kevin Miller, an associate professor of chemistry at Murray State through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received the Outstanding Professional Member Research Award from the Kentucky Lake section of […]

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Amine Abouda (left) and Ikram Ben Romdhane (right) are spending the 2017–18 academic year at Murray State University through the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) program, a nonprofit organization with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions.

Students find opportunities at Murray State through IREX program

MURRAY, Ky. — Three students are serving as cultural ambassadors at Murray State University, supported with scholarships through the prestigious International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions. Of the thousands of international students […]

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Students from Calloway County High School receive an award.

Murray State hosts High School Chemistry Scholarship Tournament

MURRAY, Ky. — A total of 43 students from 11 high schools in Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee recently visited Murray State University to participate in Murray State’s 47th annual High School Chemistry Scholarship Tournament. The annual event held Nov. 9 was sponsored by the department of chemistry at Murray State in conjunction with student members of the […]

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An official photo of Charlie Graves, an accounting and mathematics student at Murray State.

Student Spotlight: Charlie Graves

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Charlie Graves, a double major in accounting and mathematics, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Graves has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the […]

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