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Murray State announces spring 2018 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2018 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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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 Samantha Wright standing on campus at Murray State.

Murray State student Samantha Wright selected as Fulbright scholar

MURRAY, Ky. — The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awarded Samantha Wright, a Murray State University student from Owensboro, with a 2018–19 English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant to serve as a teacher and cultural ambassador in Taiwan beginning August 2018. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government that offers research, study […]

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Students and faculty recognized during Spring Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Several Murray State University faculty, staff and students were recognized during Spring Scholars Week, held April 16–20, for their outstanding accomplishments in research and creative activity. “One of the most vital aspects of research is sharing your results with the world — whether it is at conferences or in publications,” said A.J. Boston, co-coordinator for […]

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Daniel Bell stands in front of a recreation of the Murray State logo.

Murray State senior to cross the finish line at #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Since arriving at Murray State University, Daniel Bell has found communities to call his own in the Hutson School of Agriculture and the University’s ROTC program. Each organization and opportunity has led Bell to this point in time: preparing him to cross the finish line that is graduation. “My time at Murray State University has […]

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Austin sits inside Pogue Library.

Music major reminiscences on Murray State experience in advance of #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Austin Desjardins, a graduating senior at Murray State University from Upton, Kentucky, looks back on his time as a music major and looks ahead to his post-graduation plans. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony at 2 p.m. Tickets will […]

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Taylor Horton holds textbooks in her lap while wearing a graduation cap.

Taylor Horton appreciates Racer family and memories before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — As a member of the Racer Band, soon-to-be graduate Taylor Horton shares an important concept and inevitable process of performing in a 200-person marching band. “We would start off the season relying on drill sheets to tell us where our spots were on the field,” Horton recalls. “It took hours of practice to learn the […]

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Benjamin Estes stands in the Rifle Team's training facility.

Environmental geology student shares Murray State memories before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Benjamin Estes, a graduating senior at Murray State University from Ozark, Missouri, shares stories from his time as a member of the University’s Rifle Team and as an environmental geology student. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony […]

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Brandon Nolan sits in front of a window that looks out onto campus.

Graduating member of Racer Band looks back on time at Murray State before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Brandon Nolan, a graduating senior at Murray State University, looks back on his time as a member of the Racer Band and as a student in the department of biological sciences. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony […]

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An official headshot of Allie-Kate Wiles standing on campus.

#RacerGraduation is a ‘roller coaster’ of emotions for Murray State student

MURRAY, Ky. — Allie-Kate Wiles will soon cross the stage of the CFSB Center, shake Murray State University President Bob Davies’ hand and earn her degree. It is the moment Wiles has been waiting for. “Looking back on all that it has taken me to get to this point is amazing — talk about a roller coaster of […]

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