Rachel Wood sits at a table in the library.

Phi Kappa Phi at Murray State recognizes achievements

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society is celebrating several noteworthy developments, including an alumna receiving a fellowship for graduate school and faculty members assuming or completing national leadership roles. Rachel Wood, a 2018 graduate of Murray State and member of Phi Kappa Phi, was one of 51 national members of […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium at Murray State.

Murray State students, faculty attend symposium for International Horn Society

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members and 10 students in the Department of Music at Murray State University presented and performed at the International Horn Society’s 50th Annual Symposium. The symposium, which took place July 30 through Aug. 4 at Ball State University, featured clinics led by internationally recognized horn players and performances by prestigious groups, such as […]

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Three students walk across the quad in the fall.

Murray State introduces micro-scholarships for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — High school students looking to learn more about scholarships and receive financial assistance have an added resource to prepare for admission to Murray State University: a new partnership with RaiseMe. RaiseMe gives high school students the ability to earn micro-scholarships for college starting as early as ninth grade. The incremental micro-scholarships can be earned for […]

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Dr. Michael Flinn (center), associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Murray State, receives the University’s Neil Weber Award for Excellence from Dr. Steve Cobb (left) and Dr. Neil Weber (right), former deans of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Murray State University Information: Week of July 30–Aug. 3

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of July 30–Aug. 3 ** Dr. Rachel Whittaker, assistant professor of chemistry at Murray State, has been selected to receive the 2018–19 Karl F. Hussung Professorship in Chemistry Award in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and […]

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#RacerInternships: Computer science and information systems students earn valuable professional experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Students in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University are staying busy this summer with local and regional internship opportunities. Rhea Gibson, Ebony Clark and Andrew Callor are three students in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems who are applying their technical skills to a variety of industries, working […]

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Aaron Voshage works with a training tool in the classroom.

Murray State students participate in Rural Community Health Scholars program

MURRAY, Ky. — Five Murray State University students participated in the Rural Community Health Scholars program this summer, spending four weeks traveling throughout Kentucky and studying community health and population-based health issues within rural communities. The Rural Community Health Scholars program has been offered for Murray State students since 2007 and is sponsored by the Purchase Area Health […]

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#RacerInternships: Nonprofit leadership studies students pursue community-based internships

MURRAY, Ky. — Students in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State University are spending their summers giving back to their communities and advancing their understanding of the nonprofit sector through various internship opportunities. The nonprofit leadership studies program in the College of Education and Human Services prepares students for nonprofit work through tracks in nonprofit management […]

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#RacerInternships: Burnash sketches future through summer internship

MURRAY, Ky. — When Sadie Burnash imagined her future, art was always a vital component of the bigger picture: bold lines on paper, vibrant colors on a computer screen and images that resonated long after an initial glance. For that reason, the Murray State University student from Louisville decided to pursue a major in studio art with an […]

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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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Jesse Chowning sits in front of a computer in a cubicle at Homecare Homebase.

#RacerInternships: Chowning takes step toward future with TSM internship

MURRAY, Ky. — In spring 2018, as summer break at Murray State University drew closer, Jesse Chowning was on a mission: a mission to apply his skills as a telecommunications systems management (TSM) student to the real world. Now, in the heat of summer, the junior from Bloomfield is doing just that through an internship with the corporate […]

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