Flowers in front of a building on campus.

Students and campus units at Murray State University work to improve conditions for pollinators

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is taking strides to improve the environment by planting more flowers to feed pollinators and by supporting student research with bees. Jackie Morgan, assistant director of grounds maintenance, previously managed the greenhouses at the Murray State Arboretum before stepping into her new role with Facilities Management. One of her first goals in […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Mark Arant.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education appoints Murray State’s Arant as convener

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) appointed Dr. Mark Arant of Murray State University as convener for the state’s chief academic officers. Arant, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Murray State, will hold the following responsibilities in his role as convener: serving as moderator for meetings of the chief academic officers and […]

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A set of gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Purchase Area Military Appreciation Day to take place Nov. 3 at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and Four Rivers Behavioral Health Regional Prevention Center are collaborating to host a Purchase Area Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom on the University’s campus. During the event, veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces will learn […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of Oct. 15–19

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Oct. 15–19. ** Murray State’s accounting program through the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business was recently recognized by accountingedu.org as one of the most affordable options in the country for the University’s undergraduate accounting […]

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A birds-eye view of the quad in the fall.

Murray State University support strengthens Facilities Management sustainability initiatives

MURRAY, Ky. — Getting recyclables to their new home is a two-part job at Murray State University, and it all starts with source separation. As campus dining shifts to recyclable food containers, like the BOTTLEBOX®, the University community has even more opportunities to decrease the waste going to landfills. “Getting more people involved is the biggest desire we […]

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A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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The interior of the "Hometown Teams" exhibit, featuring bleachers in front of a display.

Murray State opens ‘Hometown Teams’ exhibit in Wrather Museum

MURRAY, Ky. — A new interactive museum exhibit about the role sports play in society is now open at Wrather West Kentucky Museum on Murray State University’s campus. The exhibit, titled “Hometown Teams,” is a collaborative effort between University Libraries, Kentucky Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute Travel Exhibition Service’s Museum on Main Street program.

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Emily Berger leans over a table working on artwork.

Murray State’s art department to welcome four artists for Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host four visiting arts professionals for the Patricia L. Summerville Emerging Artist and Professionals Program, a lecture series and panel discussion about career possibilities for Murray State students in the arts. The visiting artists include Emily Berger, Nick DeFord, Meghan Wnorowski and Jaclyn Stephens. […]

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Three female students walk and talk through the halls of MSU-Madisonville.

Murray State now recruiting students for MBA cohort in Madisonville

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now recruiting students for an accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) cohort that begins in January 2019 on the University’s regional campus in Madisonville. The program is ideal for individuals looking to advance their careers and further their knowledge of business concepts. With a small classroom environment led by distinguished Murray […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on a sunny day.

Sodexo and Murray State University to enhance dining options for campus community

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — After a comprehensive review of vendor proposals by a committee representing University constituents, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving quality of life, has been selected to provide dining services to the Murray State University campus community in Kentucky of more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff beginning Dec. […]

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