Murray State University to host ‘Great Beginnings’ in conjunction with start of fall semester

Registration remains open for upcoming fall 2019 semester; prospective students can apply at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — A Murray State University tradition, Great Beginnings begins its 25th year later this month with a series of programs, events and activities to provide new students the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the campus and surrounding community.  As part […]

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Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2019 semester.

Murray State University launches new student success platform

Partnership with Hobsons’ ‘Starfish’ Enterprise Success Platform to connect University students with on-campus resources MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University is partnering with education technology company Hobsons to implement Hobsons’ Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention by providing students and faculty with easy-to-use and robust resources. Launching Aug. 7, Starfish is Murray […]

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More than 360 middle and high school students across the region visited Murray State University to compete in the annual West Kentucky History Day academic competition on March 7.

Murray State University students study abroad in Japan thanks to Sekisui Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — A pair of Murray State University students had the opportunity to study abroad in Japan this summer with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) Japan Program, thanks to a scholarship generously funded by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals. Now in its eighth year, the Sekisui Scholarship has provided $40,000 to fund Murray State […]

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Murray State University junior Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, participated in the University’s Education Abroad program this summer.

Murray State TESOL student studies abroad in Mexico

University, federal scholarships help make opportunity possible for junior Mariah Cox MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University junior Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, participated in the University’s Education Abroad program this summer. Thanks to her selection for the University’s Hunt and Jennye Sue Smock Scholarship for Spanish Language Immersion and the U.S. Department of State’s […]

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Murray State biology students researching snake fungal disease in western Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students are researching a fungal disease found in snakes that has been observed in western Kentucky and other states. Graduate student John Hewlett and undergraduate student Gage Barnes are both part of a lab group led by Dr. Andrea Darracq, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. The […]

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#RacerInternships: Murray State student interning with Paducah City Manager’s Office

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate student Harrison Fry of South Fulton, Tennessee, is interning this summer in the City Manager’s Office within the City of Paducah government. Fry is pursuing his master’s degree in public administration (MPA) at Murray State, where he also received his bachelor’s degree. Much of Fry’s work centers on […]

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More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State welcomes high school students for 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy

MURRAY, Ky. — More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region arrived at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy. The three-week academy features class meetings and a cookout. Participants take college-level courses in interdisciplinary humanities and electives, take part in service learning and attend multiple lectures, concerts, […]

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Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2019 semester.

Murray State University announces spring 2019 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2019 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. “We take great pride in our students’ academic achievements,” said Dr. Mark Arant, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “This recognition is a testament to their […]

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The Murray State University Bass Anglers fishing team is ranked second nationwide ahead of a national championship competition next month. Pictured from left are team members Brenden Bingham and Hunter McKinley.

Murray State University Bass Anglers ranked second in country ahead of national championship appearance

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Bass Anglers fishing team is making waves in the middle of one of its strongest seasons. The team is ranked second in the entire country as of the latest Association of Collegiate Anglers standings released May 6, ahead of a national championship berth next month. Taking on fellow […]

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Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

#RacerGraduation: Computer science major looks back on life at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. In his undergraduate career, he has honed his skills to become a software developer while serving as president of the Murray State Indian Students Association. Chekuri credits his father as the […]

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