Dr. Aleck Leedy, an associate professor of engineering physics in the Murray State University Institute of Engineering, has earned a $25,000 NASA grant for his work to create a science, technology, engineering and mathematics-centered outreach event for Girl Scouts later this year.

Murray State professor awarded $25K NASA Grant for Girl Scouts E-Day

Dr. Aleck Leedy leading new STEM outreach initiative at Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — A Murray State University professor has earned a $25,000 NASA grant for his work to create a science, technology, engineering and mathematics-centered outreach event for Girl Scouts later this year. Dr. Aleck Leedy, an associate professor of engineering physics in the […]

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Pictured is retired Murray State professor Dr. Brenda Wilson, a recipient of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education’s Top Ten Symposium Papers of All Time Award.

Retired Murray State professor’s research earns ‘Top Ten Symposium Papers of All Time Award’

Dr. Brenda Wilson recognized for her work in computer science education MURRAY, Ky. — A retired Murray State University professor’s research has been recognized as among the best computer science education research publications of the last half-century. Earlier this month, the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education celebrated its 50th […]

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The Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosted more than 300 students across 12 high schools for Engineering Day 2019. Pictured are a group of students racing homemade kayaks across the pool at the Susan E. Bauernfeind Wellness Center.

Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosts E-Day 2019

More than 300 students across 12 high schools participate in STEM competitions MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosted more than 300 students across 12 high schools on March 7 for Engineering Day 2019, a series of science, technology, engineering and math-centered challenges designed to teach engineering and construction concepts under […]

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The Murray State University Model United Nations team brought home two honorable mention awards at the Midwest Model United Nations competition held Feb. 21-23 in St. Louis.

Murray State University Model U.N. team brings home awards for fourth straight year

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Model United Nations team brought home two honorable mention awards at the Midwest Model United Nations competition held Feb. 21-23 in St. Louis. Elizabeth Erwin from Crestwood, Kentucky, and Leah Feldhaus from Almo, Kentucky, both won honorable mention awards for the General Assembly Fourth Committee. “I am really […]

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Photo: Murray State University will soon offer a graduate certificate in economic development.

Murray State University introduces graduate certificate in economic development

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will offer a graduate certificate in economic development starting in fall 2019, blending together courses in its existing Master of Science in Economic Development program to provide students even more ways to succeed in a diverse range of business industries. The 12-hour program consists of four courses: • ECO […]

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Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp, cementing its position in the forefront as a leader within the agricultural hemp industry. The center will be administered by the University’s Hutson School of Agriculture in coordination with industry partners. Pictured from left are Dr. Tony Brannon, dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture and Josh Hendrix, director of domestic hemp production at CV Sciences.

Murray State University introduces Center for Agricultural Hemp

Center to continue University’s position in the forefront as a leader in research, education, policy and innovation within hemp industry MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp, cementing its position in the forefront as a leader in research, education, policy and innovation within the hemp industry. The center […]

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Murray State University President Bob Jackson, center left, shakes hands with West Kentucky Community and Technical College President Dr. Anton Reese upon signing a transfer agreement between the two institutions. Pictured from left to right are Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean Dr. Marcia Hobbs, Dr. Miranda Terry, chair of the Murray State University Department of Applied Health Sciences and director of the public and community health program, Murray State University Board of Regents Chair Susan Guess, Jackson, Reese, WKCTC Dean of Allied Health and Personal Services Dr. Carrie Hopper, WKCTC Medical Information Technology Program Coordinator Jo Ann Knapp and WKCTC Board of Directors Chair Larry Kelley.

Transfer agreement between Murray State University, West Kentucky Community and Technical College held on Feb. 25

MURRAY, Ky. — A transfer agreement between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College took place on Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Murray State Paducah Regional Campus. The partnership, coordinated between the University’s public and community health program and WKCTC’s medical information technology program, will provide students pursuing a bachelor’s […]

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Murray State University has obtained Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy certification, providing new opportunities for students in the University’s telecommunications systems management (TSM) program.

Murray State University obtains Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy certification

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has obtained Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy certification, providing new opportunities for students in the University’s telecommunications systems management (TSM) program. Palo Alto Networks is a multinational cybersecurity company based in Santa Clara, California. Recognized as an industry leader, Palo Alto Networks’ Cybersecurity Academy program offers comprehensive course content […]

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Pictured are administrators, faculty, staff and students representing Murray State University at this year’s Posters at the Capitol event.

Murray State University students share research during 2019 Posters at the Capitol

Murray State, serving as head university for program, featured research from 19 students accompanied by faculty mentors MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort on Feb. 21 to share research and creative activity with state legislators during the annual Posters at the Capitol event. For nearly 20 years, undergraduates have presented their […]

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Professor Daniel Johnson (left) and Murray State senior Abby Bratton work with one of the instruments in the Polymer and Materials Science Characterization Laboratory.

Murray State University chemistry faculty build state-of-the-art polymer laboratory

MURRAY, Ky. — Polymer and materials science is a growing area of research at Murray State University. Over the past several years, two Murray State chemistry professors, Kevin Miller and R. Daniel Johnson, have built the state-of-the-art Polymer and Materials Science Characterization Laboratory, providing students with a learning experience unique to both the region and […]

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