Tony Crunk, featured writer in Jesse Stuart Kentucky Writers Series

Acclaimed poet and children’s writer, Tony Crunk, the 2011-12 featured author in the Murray State University Jesse Stuart Kentucky Writers Series, will read from his work on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara Eagle Art Gallery on the Murray State campus. Eagle Gallery is located in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Center. […]

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Shoebox-sized international sculpture exhibit on view in MSU’s Eagle Gallery

The 10th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition is continuing on Murray State University’s campus in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery through Nov. 6. The gallery is located on the sixth floor of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Center at the corner of Olive Boulevard and 15th Street. This exhibition of small sculptures from around the […]

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Roundabout U celebrates anniversary, Homecoming

Murray State University’s Roundabout U partners Sarah Clark and Jim Carter “do” Homecoming and celebrate organizations at MSU in the upcoming installment. The Student Government Association at Murray State is celebrating its 75th anniversary, while the MSU rowing team is observing its 15th year on campus. Clark covers a concert on campus while Carter heads […]

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Boggess Distinguished Lecture to feature popular science author Sam Kean

Sam Kean, New York Times bestselling author and will be visiting Murray State University’s campus on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Kean is the featured speaker for the 2011 Gary Boggess Distinguished Lecture. Sponsored by the MSU college of science, engineering and technology, the lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Room 1212 Jones Hall (Chemistry Building). […]

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B.F.A. students present exhibits Oct. 19-28

Art exhibits by Murray State University students Alyssa Jones, Katie Fenton and James Melton will open on Oct. 19 and run through Oct. 28 in campus galleries. The three students are pursuing the B.F.A. at MSU.Jones’ exhibition, “Wild Vitality,” will be on display in the Curris Center Gallery. An artist reception will be held for […]

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MURRAY STATE RACER BASKETBALL STARTS PRACTICE

The Murray State men’s basketball team took to the floor at the CFSB Center Friday evening for the first practice of the season and joined more than 340 other programs across the country in NCAA D-I doing the same. The Racers start workouts with new head coach Steve Prohm and an eye on winning their […]

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Homecoming 2011 Events and Activities

Check back often as the schedule is updated daily with new events and details. 11:20 a.m. Racer Fest: A kick off to Homecoming. Join Racer Band as they kick off Homecoming week with a march through campus. Follow the music to the Curris Center for a spirited rally where you can meet the Homecoming Court. […]

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Master class, lecture and recital set for renowned musician Oct. 21-22

Saxophonist Dr. Thomas Liley will be visiting the Murray State University campus on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, for a recital, master class and lecture, for the benefit of students, music teachers and the community. The event is sponsored by the MSU department of music in conjunction with the Yamaha Corporation. Liley will perform a […]

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MSU Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting receives award for paper

Dr. L. Murphy Smith, the David and Ashley Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Murray State University, received the Outstanding Paper Award for articles published in the Journal of the American Taxation Association. He received the award at the American Accounting Association annual meeting in Denver in August. Smith’s co-authored paper, “Do Complexity, Governance and […]

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Local hospital helps breathe new life into campus

Murray Calloway County Hospital recently donated an AED, automated external defibrillator, to Murray State University’s Waterfield Library and currently plans to donate a second device to another campus facility in the near future. An AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the potentially life threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia and […]

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