Students and faculty stand on steps in front of a building.

Murray State wins awards at national information technology conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The telecommunications systems management case study team from Murray State University won the 2018 ITERA National Case Study Competition in Lexington on April 7, competing against many universities from across the country. The annual competition is hosted by the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) with teams of students required to solve a […]

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Registration open for summer term at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Students can now register for summer classes at Murray State University. The benefits of summer classes include smaller class sizes, convenience, fewer distractions and an opportunity to reduce workload in future semesters. Summer term at Murray State offers short-term or five-week sessions as well as on campus or online options. Classes are available in a […]

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An official headshot of Naser Maliar.

Fulbright students at Murray State reflect on time at the University

MURRAY, Ky. — Three graduate students are currently attending Murray State University as Fulbright scholars, a prestigious opportunity in academia for high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership abilities. Fulbright is an American scholarship program that offers opportunities for recent graduates and graduate students to research, study and teach in more than 140 countries. Since President Harry Truman signed the […]

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The exterior of Pogue Library with students outside and the building covered in vines.

Murray State University to host Scholars Week from April 16–20

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students from all disciplines will share and celebrate research and creative activity with their peers and the greater campus community from April 16–20 during Spring Scholars Week. Scholars Week is a semi-annual event at Murray State presented by University Libraries and the Office of Research and Creative Activity. With a variety of possible sessions […]

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An official headshot of SreeHarsha Chamala.

Murray State University celebrates outstanding international students

MURRAY, Ky. — Since being founded in 1922, thousands of students have accepted Murray State University as their home away from home. And though the University is widely recognized for its outstanding academics and active campus community, it is also known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Murray State is the alma mater of proud Racer alumni from […]

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Murray State launches Total Racer Experience contest for on-campus students for 2018–19 academic year

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has unveiled the Total Racer Experience contest for students who choose to live on campus for the fall 2018–spring 2019 academic year. Students must complete their on-campus housing application and pay the appropriate deposit by April 15 to be eligible for the contest. The Total Racer Experience package consists of $50 in dining flex […]

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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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