Murray State finishes with Best Overall at the Parker Chainless Competition

Murray State University placed in almost every category in the 2014 Parker Chainless Competition this past spring semester in Irvine, Calif., including Best Overall. The team won first place in Manufacturability and Workmanship; Best Sprint; Sprint Team Partner with the University of Minnesota; Efficiency; and Best Overall with 1,115 points. They placed second in Innovation; […]

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SHRM chapter receives merit award

The Murray State University student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has won the Superior Merit Award for 2013-14. The chapter will receive the award at the annual Student/Faculty Conference in Orlando, Fla., June 21.  It will also be recognized in the Conference Daily […]

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Former Murray State URSA scholar has paper published

One of Murray State University’s former Research Scholar Fellows, Caleb Roberts, had his article, “Effects of Browsing by Captive Elk (Cervus canadensis) on a Midwestern Woody Plant Community,” published in February issue of The American Midland Naturalist. The journal is an international ecology, evolution and environment publication. The paper was authored by Roberts, Dr. Christopher […]

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Robo-Racers gear up for next season

AUSTIN RAMSEY • Staff Writer | Murray Ledger and Times The joint Murray Independent and Calloway County Schools student robotics team is gearing up for another season after competing among the top 400 international teams last month at the FIRST Robotics World Championships. The team, dubbed the Robo-Racers is coached by both Calloway County High School […]

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Johnson delivers MSU commencement address; First doctorates presented in school history

JOHN WRIGHT • Staff Writer | Murray Ledger and Times Outgoing three-time Murray State University Student Government Association President Jeremiah Johnson used a big stage to do something he said he had waited to do for six years Saturday. And it was directed at the faculty of the place that became his alma-mater several minutes […]

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Murray State wins Tow Boat U.S. Collegiate Classic Championship on Chickamauga

From WRCB TV Nine teams representing seven different colleges gathered on Chickamauga Lake May 3rd and 4th to battle it out for first place in the Tennessee Collegiate Bass Fishing Trail’s Tow Boat U.S. Classic Championship. The team of Logan Thomas and Ryan Kirkpatrick caught a 2 day total of 10 bass weighing 39.6 lbs. to win […]

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Agribusiness students take second in NACTA competiton

Murray State University’s Agribusiness Club won a second place at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Agribusiness Competition. This was the first year agribusiness students from MSU have competed in the contest. The event was a part of the NACTA Student Judging Contest. The Murray State’s Agribusiness Club placed second out of […]

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First doctoral degrees to be awarded at Murray State in May

Five will earn doctor of nursing practice degrees State University’s May Commencement ceremony will be a little different this year. The 2014 graduation ceremony will see the first graduates of the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) cross the stage to receive diplomas. The five doctoral students will have the honor of receiving the first doctorates […]

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Year-end awards night for Racer student-athletes

From GoRacers.com Awards for the 2013-14 school year for Murray State Athletics were handed out Monday evening by the MSU Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) honoring the Racers’ best of the best. The annual awards are voted on by MSU student athletes, which number more than 300, and were given during the annual banquet at the […]

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Murray State University wins FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Carlyle Lake

The Murray State University team of Cody Santel of Petersburg, Ill., and Justin Berger of Freeburg, Ill., won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference tournament on Carlyle Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 13 pounds and 10 ounces. Their win earned the team $2,000 for their bass club and qualified them for the 2014 Central […]

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