An official headshot of Crystal Wilkinson.

MFA program to host writing workshop for adults and July Residency Reading Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The MFA program in creative writing at Murray State University will sponsor a number of events in July, including a weekend of creative writing workshops for adults as well as several free events open to the public that are part of the program’s July Residency Reading Series. The weekend of creative writing workshops for adults […]

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Murray State University’s Director of Athletics Allen Ward resigns

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University President Bob Davies has announced the resignation of Director of Athletics Allen Ward, with Ward’s last day being July 27. Coach Velvet Milkman has agreed to serve as the interim director of athletics until a national search can be conducted. Ward has served in the leadership position since 2005. […]

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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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Alumna prepares to cross commencement stage for second time for #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Graduate student Megan Gullett said she chose to stay at Murray State University to pursue her master’s degree in postsecondary education administration because she saw potential in the program and wanted to be a part of helping it grow. “Murray State won me over because of the programs they offered and the […]

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The Stock Team poses for a photo outside a barn with some students holding ribbons.

Murray State Equestrian Team finds success in competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students and alumni on the Stock and Hunt Seat Teams, components of the Equestrian Team supported by the Hutson School of Agriculture, successfully competed in regional competitions with two team members qualifying for national competition. Two riders from the Stock Team qualified for national competition in the reining class, including open rider […]

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People gather to fly kites at the Murray State Arboretum.

Murray State University Information: Week of April 16–20

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 16–20. ** Various organizations at Murray State University, including the department of global languages and theatre arts, Japan Outreach Initiative and the Horticulture Club, are hosting the annual Murray State Kite Festival and Plant Sale on April 21 at the […]

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The colt stands with his mother Lady Carthago at the Murray State University Equine Center.

Murray State Equine Center welcomes colt

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture welcomed a new colt to the Racer family during spring break. Featured photo credit goes to Murray State University student Abigail Bushnell. Photo originally appeared on the Murray State University Equine Center Facebook page.

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Two people work on changing a tire.

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

Prepping your teen for auto what-ifs (April 2018) Learning to drive can be an exciting time for teenagers. While they’re experiencing new freedom and responsibilities, your focus may be more on making sure they’re prepared for whatever they encounter down the road. While driver’s ed can teach them about road signs and speed limits, you […]

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The exterior of Franklin Hall.

Honors College at Murray State shares recent news and updates

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news and updates from the Honors College at Murray State University. ** Murray State honors students share research in Washington, D.C. Twelve students in the Honors College at Murray State University traveled with Warren Edminster, Lori Rogers and Carole Inman to Washington, D.C. from April 5–8 to present […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium.

Town & Gown at Murray State shares recent news and updates

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news and updates from the Town & Gown partnership at Murray State University. ** Town & Gown hosts Millennials in the Workplace seminar Town & Gown recently hosted 66 area professionals from 21 different businesses for the Millennials in the Workplace seminar sponsored by the City of Murray and […]

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