The 2017 Homecoming Court at 2017 stands together on a set of stairs.

Murray State selects Homecoming Court for fall 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2017 with one of the event’s special traditions: the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King during the football game against Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday, Oct. 28. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Christian Barnes, Karlie Blain, Kaylee Capps, Emily Cook, Emma Cook, Caleb Coomes, Drue […]

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Student Spotlight: Malcolm Jones

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Malcolm Jones shares the experiences and accomplishments he has attained while at Murray State University.   Major: Liberal Arts Minor: Gender Diversity Hometown: Louisville, Ky. High School: Eastern High School Activities/Organizations: Racer Band, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Student Ambassadors If any, what scholarships have you received? The Marvin […]

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A close-up photo of the gates at Murray State University.

Psychology students at Murray State University interviewed about research project

MURRAY, Ky. — Tommy DeRossett, Brighton Hollingsworth and Quinn Lambert, three undergraduate psychology students at Murray State University, along with faculty mentor Dr. Daniel Wann, were interviewed by, an online parenting resource, about research they conducted on perceptions of men crying over sporting events. Working under the direction of their research mentors in the department of […]

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Elizabeth Remming stands with a lion cub.

Murray State students afforded international internship opportunities in Africa

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students, Samantha Casteel and Elizabeth Remming, spent the summer in Africa completing international internships and gaining valuable experience in their fields. Casteel, a sophomore from Clayton, Missouri, majoring in pre-veterinary medicine, spent seven weeks in South Africa partaking in a veterinary experience internship at the Kwanta Game Reserve. During her […]

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Daren Tindle sits with Murray State President Bob Davies.

Murray State University student selected for Legislative Research Commission internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Daren Tindle has recently been selected by the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to take part in the LRC Internship Program for the upcoming 2018 Legislative Budget Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Tindle is currently a Murray State junior majoring in political science in the department of political science […]

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The jars of honey auctioned off at the event.

First jar of Racer honey auctioned at Hutson Harvest Gala

MacKenzie Jones, a student at Murray State University, along with her family, recently built an apiary at Pullen Farm over spring break. The bee farm has proven to be an educational tool — and a sweet treat — for the community.

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Rebecca Mackey stands in a field of corn at Murray State University.

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Mackey

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

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Molly Karnes stands in a lab wearing a lab coat.

Student Spotlight: Molly Karnes

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Molly Karnes, an earth science major from Mount Vernon, Illinois, is one such student. At Murray State, Karnes has sought out opportunities to grow both academically and professionally. Motivated to achieve her […]

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Racer community provided a helping hand on move-in day

This past weekend, the Racer community came together to help students move into their residential halls. Faculty and staff welcomed students to their new home and provided parents with a sense of comfort as their child embarked on college life at Murray State.

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Department of geosciences student, faculty member lead development of new online campus map

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of geosciences and office of branding, marketing and communication have partnered on the development of a new online campus map. The map, which lists more than 60 campus buildings and areas through modern mapping technology, serves as a valuable walking tour of Murray State’s campus. The map is […]

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