Photo Two: Katherine Farmer (left), librarian and faculty regent at Murray State, discusses a project with Sean Knowles (middle), a student presenting research at Posters-at-the-Capitol, and his faculty mentor Dr. Yousef “Joe” Abluhasan (right).

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

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort on Feb. 8 to share research and creative activity with state legislators during the 17th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event. Each year, undergraduate students from all publicly-funded universities in Kentucky travel to the state’s Capitol in Frankfort for the one-day conference. The professional development event, which welcomed nearly 200 students […]

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Students work with dietetics equipment in a lab.

Murray State University Information: Week of Feb. 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Feb. 5–9. ** The dietetics program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions was recognized in January 2018 as a noteworthy dietetics practice among programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). […]

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The students stand together, holding their awards from the KPA Convention.

Murray State students and faculty win awards from Kentucky Press Association

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and faculty from Murray State University won more than 30 awards from the 149th annual Kentucky Press Association (KPA) Convention, held Jan. 25–26 in Lexington, during an awards banquet that recognized the top collegiate and professional entries in reporting, photography, design and advertising categories. Students with The Murray State News, the University’s weekly student […]

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A group of Murray State University students in the department of history traveled to New Orleans in early January to participate in the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, sharing research and networking with history scholars from across the country. Pictured: (front row, left to right) Laura Guebert, Erin Wallace, Lydia Biggs and Chloe Chaplin as well as (back row, left to right) Dr. Aaron Irvin, Eric Gray, Tracey Newport, Jon Dunning, Sam Miller and Ben Ashby.

History students at Murray State University share research in New Orleans

MURRAY, Ky. — A group of Murray State University students in the department of history traveled to New Orleans in early January to participate in the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, sharing research and networking with history scholars from across the country. Phi Alpha Theta is the premiere national organization for students and professors of history. Murray State […]

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The Racer One Stop from January 2017, set up in the Curris Center Stables.

Murray State offers Racer One Stop for spring 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — During the first few days of the spring 2018 semester, Murray State University staff will be available in the Curris Center Stables for Racer One Stop to assist students with inquiries regarding billing, financial aid, class registration, scholarships and veterans affairs. Racer One Stop will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, stands in front of a brick wall.

Student Spotlight: Kathryn Followell

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Followell has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University as a student […]

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Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the University through his coursework in the department of occupational safety and health, his performances in the Racer Band’s drumline and so much more.

Student Spotlight: Kevonte Turnley

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at […]

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A set of gates at Murray State University.

Murray State University announces fall 2017 dean’s list recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its dean’s list recipients for the fall 2017 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 hard work, dedication […]

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Tyler Mathews, a recent Murray State University graduate from Springfield, Illinois, has been invited to serve as a volunteer for the Community Economic Development sector of the Peace Corps in Moldova beginning in June 2018.

Murray State graduate selected to serve in Peace Corps, first of University’s Peace Corps Prep Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Tyler Mathews, a recent Murray State University graduate, has been invited to serve as a volunteer for the Community Economic Development sector of the Peace Corps in Moldova beginning in June 2018. Mathews, originally from Springfield, Illinois, graduated from the University in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in international business and political science. After […]

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Students at Murray State University recently had the opportunity to participate in an international bazaar, hosted at the University as a component of annual International Education Week (Nov. 13–15) festivities.

Murray State University hosts bazaar during International Education Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University recently had the opportunity to participate in an international bazaar, hosted at the University as a component of annual International Education Week (Nov. 13–15) activities.

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