First Lady Jane Beshear visits MSU

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear included Murray State University’s college of education on her swing through the state to promote reading during Kentucky Literacy Celebration Week, March 5-9. Beshear spent the morning on campus on Wednesday, March 7, where she visited with children in the Head Start program and lunched with Murray State students who […]

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MSU TSM and CFSB host annual security conference

The largest technology security conference in the region is back. The Patterns of Distinction Conference, co-hosted by the Murray State Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) of Benton, Ky., is scheduled for April 12 this year. The keynote speaker is Richard Thieme, author and professional speaker. Thieme […]

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Miller receives one of five national grants for GIS application in the classroom

Esri has awarded five grants to select university and college faculty members to create exemplary higher education course materials and implementations of ArcGIS Online, a web-based system of map resources, spatial analysis tools and learning exercises. Grantees receive $10,000 each, as well as assistance from curriculum development specialists on Esri’s education solutions team. ArcGIS Online […]

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Murray State professor presents at conferences in the United States and abroad

Dr. Zackery Heern, assistant professor of Middle East history at Murray State University, has been invited to discuss his research at various locations in the United States, Europe and Asia. In 2011, Heern was accepted to present at five conferences about his research that primarily focuses on Shi’i Islam and Islamic movements. The presentations vary […]

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Racer Dance Party Scheduled For Selection Sunday At Racer Arena

Murray State athletics is inviting all fans  to help the Racers celebrate their 15th NCAA Tournament selection at the 2012 Racer Dance Party Sunday, March 11, at Racer Arena. Doors to the festivities will open at 3:30 p.m. and admission is free. Stampede members who wear this year’s shirt will be allowed in at 3:15 […]

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Roundabout U looks at a political power couple this week

Co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark, get political in this week’s episode of Murray State University’s Roundabout U. They kick off the election year at Murray State with coverage of the annual Presidential Lecture Series. Murray State welcomed political power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin as this year’s featured guests in the distinguished lecture series. They […]

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Tornado Relief – How To Help

Governor’s Scholar Program taking donations Our donations are going to the Southern Illinois United Way to be distributed.  We will be collecting donations from March 5-16.  We have placed the focus on toiletries and gently used linens/clothing, etc, but you are more than welcome to donate anything to this cause.   Collection boxes are located […]

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Murray State University officially names its second college/school

Business college at MSU becomes Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business Murray State University’s board of regents approved the naming of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at its quarterly meeting today. This naming honors a Distinguished Alumnus of the university and one of its most dedicated and generous supporters. Dr. Arthur J. Bauernfeind, […]

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Bob McGaughey named to Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Dr. Robert H. McGaughey III, professor emeritus and retired chairman of Murray State University’s department of journalism and mass communications, will be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame on April 11 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington. McGaughey is one of six selected for the 2012 induction. The others are Albert Ben Chandler Jr., publisher […]

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Cultural Leadership and Empowerment Conference invites community involvement on Murray State campus

Murray State University is hosting the Annual Brothers Supporting Brothers and Sister II Sister Cultural Leadership and Empowerment Conference on March 2-3. The conference welcomes students, faculty and the community’s participation to become informed on issues related to leadership. Sponsored by the Murray State University office of multicultural affairs, the conference strives to enlighten the […]

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