Murray State University receives $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant

Murray State University’s department of biological sciences, through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s initiative, S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The grant is titled “Upper Delta Region Biodiversity Scholarship Program.” Rooted in experiential learning for students, a […]

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Murray State University’s engineering physics program receives full reaccreditation from EAC/ABET

Murray State University’s flagship engineering degree program in engineering physics, administered by the Institute of Engineering through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, has received full reaccreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). Murray State’s engineering physics program is a rigorous four-year engineering degree […]

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TSM hosts Cyber Experience Camp for middle school students

MURRAY, Ky. — This summer Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) hosted its second Cyber Experience, a free day camp for students grades in 6-8 at MSU’s Paducah Regional Campus. Fourteen students from McCracken County attended the free camp June 15-18. Throughout the week students were exposed to different aspects […]

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Murray State professor writes second edition of textbook

Dr. Ramesh Gupta, professor and head of the toxicology department at Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center, has authored a second edition of his textbook Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, which will be released in February. The new edition will expand on the recent advances in the chemical field. Nine new chapters include […]

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MSU plays role in Blue Shore arrival

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times Asian carp in western Kentucky have met their match. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Blue Shore Fishery LLC is locating a facility in Tri City in Graves County. Blue Shore, a manufacturer of healthy food products from Asian carp, is expected to create up to 66 new jobs […]

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MSU case study finalists prepare for Final Four

MURRAY, Ky. — Nine years of competition. Eight final four appearances. Four national titles. One Program of Distinction — Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM). On March 27, a Murray State University team of TSM students, selected by the International Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA), will head to Washington, D.C., for the annual […]

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NSF instrumentation grant allows for strength testing of certain newly developed materials

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of chemistry was awarded a highly competitive Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $149,940 to purchase a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA). Three chemistry faculty members will serve together at the helm of the grant — Dr. Kevin Miller, assistant professor, serves as […]

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Murray State biology associate professor presents paper at Zoological Society of London

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kate He, an associate professor in the department of biological sciences at Murray State University, was invited to present a paper at the Zoological Society of London’s Symposium —Remote Sensing For Conservation: Uses, Prospects And Challenges this past summer. As conservation of biological diversity has been a major public concern, scientists […]

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Murray State chemistry publication offers insight into a new class of materials

MURRAY, Ky. — Researchers in the chemistry department at Murray State University recently published a paper describing the essential physical and thermal properties of a new class of ionic liquids. Traditional ionic materials, such as sodium chloride (table salt), exist as solids at room temperature and display high melting points. Ionic liquids, however, rely on […]

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Large National Science Foundation grant awarded to MSU professor

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Howard Whiteman, professor of biological sciences and director of the Watershed Studies Institute at Murray State University, has been awarded $459,998 from the National Science Foundation for his research. Whiteman and his collaborator, Dr. Cy Mott of Valdosta State University, are studying how size variation in a top predator affects both […]

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