Roundabout U explores Southern Illinois

Murray State University’s Roundabout U finds co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark on the road again — this time traveling through Southern Illinois. Carter and Clark are joined this week by special guest co-host MSU President Randy Dunn as he interviews some old friends in the Illinois school systems. Dunn spent much of his career […]

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$500,000 estate gift establishes scholarship

Nell Hall Vickrey bequest will aid students studying math and science at MSU  Murray State University is the recipient of a $500,000 estate gift to establish “The John C. and Nell Hall Vickrey Scholarship” in the MSU college of science, engineering and technology (CSET). Application for the scholarship is open to all students pursuing a […]

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Fan Jam is Oct. 27

Women’s Schedule I Men’s Schedule Murray State Basketball fans are invited to attend Fan Jam, Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at the CFSB Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. An annual event, Fan Jam provides fans of all ages a first look at the Racer men’s and women’s basketball teams. Admission to Fan Jam […]

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Fall Festival for children to be held in Curris Center on Oct. 25

The Murray State University Curris Center will be hosting the Second Annual Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 25, for all preschool and elementary age children in the Murray/Calloway County Area. The event is free of charge. There will be games, prizes and many fun activities. The Fall Festival will be held on the second floor […]

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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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