Dr. Marjorie Hilton receives prestigious Mellon Foundation grant

To win a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is no easy task, but Dr. Marjorie Hilton, an assistant professor of history at Murray State University, has received this outstanding honor. Hilton is being recognized by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for her book, Selling to the Masses: Retailing in Russia, 1880-1930, which was […]

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Brown receives prestigious endowed professorship

Dr. Cory Brown, assistant professor in the department of early childhood and elementary education at Murray State University, has been selected to receive the Ashland Inc. Endowed Professorship in the College of Education. The Ashland Inc. Endowed Professorship was established at Murray State University in 1999 by Ashland Oil Inc. along with matching funds from […]

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Betsy Ross Foundation continues generous support for MSU

Wilcox Student Plaza to be dedicated on Oct. 4 A special dedication to honor a longtime friend of Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture will be held on Friday, Oct. 4. The Wilcox Student Plaza, located just outside of the school’s offices in the Oakley Applied Science Building, honors a generous supporter […]

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Dr. Walter G. Bumphus will lead 2013 Homecoming Parade

Homecoming 2013 at Murray State University is fast approaching. One of the key annual features of the weekend is the Homecoming Parade. This year, the parade will have a national education figure, Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, serving as the Grand Marshal. The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 19, and proceeds on Main […]

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Murray State professor wins award at Kentucky World Language Association annual meeting

This year the annual meeting of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) in Lexington presented the Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year for 2013 award to Murray State University’s Dr. Meg Brown. To receive this award the candidate must be a KWLA member with three consecutive years of membership and a minimum of 10 years of […]

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Popeye Jones inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2014 class

Nashville, TN.(WVLT) The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced today the names of seven inductees to be enshrined at its annual Induction Banquet on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville. Announced inductees include Carlton Flatt, Brentwood Academy and the state’s All-time winningest high school coach, Bridgett Gordon, former University of Tennessee […]

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Weis named assistant dean at Murray State

Dr. Roger M. Weis was recently appointed assistant dean of the Murray State University college of health sciences and human services. In his new role, Weis will be responsible for working with Dr. Susan Muller, the dean of the college, and other collegiate staff and faculty members on tenure, mentoring and grant writing, as well […]

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Preserving Our Voices with WKMS

Murray State’s educational public radio service 91.3 WKMS is providing opportunities for audio recordings like the national Story Corps project. The station is partnering with public libraries which are making space available for people to come together and make a recorded keepsake CD.   This is a good way to make a recording of an elder, […]

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MSU Hutson School of Agriculture to host 10th annual Fall on the Farm

The 10th annual Fall on the Farm will be hosted Oct. 2-5 by Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture’s Agriculture Leadership Council. Two days — Wednesday, Oct. 2 through Friday, Oct. 4 — will be reserved for school visits; the event will be open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 5. Admission for Saturday […]

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Murray State student earns highest scouting award

Casey Blankenship, a freshman at Murray State University, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can receive, through the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Blankenship is from Carterville, Ill., and is a 2013 graduate of Carterville High School. She completed her Girl Scout Gold Award project during her senior […]

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