May 2019 Commencement – Live Stream

Watch the livestream of the May 2019 commencement ceremonies at

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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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The stands of the CFSB Center are packed with the men's basketball team and Racer fans cheering and watching Selection Sunday.

Alumni Association to host Racer Watch Parties on Friday, March 16

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is hosting watch parties Friday, March 16, from San Fransisco to Washington, D.C. to at home in Kentucky as the Racers head to the big dance. Racer fans across the country are invited to celebrate the #12 seed Racers as they take on the #5 seed West […]

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Professor co-creates new website analyzing scientific citations

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Sean Rife, assistant professor of psychology at Murray State University, worked with colleagues at Verum Analytics, LLC to create a web application that analyzes citations in scientific journals to create numerical indicators representing a paper’s trustworthiness. Rife, who designed the app’s machine-learning algorithm and wrote the software, noted that scientists use a limited set […]

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Faculty member to host presentation on sunshine laws March 12

MURRAY, Ky. — In observation of Sunshine Week, a national celebration of public access to information, Dr. Melony Shemberger, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at Murray State University, will present a free session about sunshine laws Monday, March 12, at 6 p.m. in room 107 of Wilson Hall. Sunshine Week is recognized March 11–17 and is organized by […]

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