Murray State faculty incorporating Shakespeare in K-12 regional schools

Every university prides itself on key factors that allow it to stand out such as academics and athletics. One of the main aspects of Murray State University is emphasizing the importance of creating partnerships between MSU faculty and K-12 regional teachers. Recently, MSU faculty members have brought their expertise and knowledge of Shakespeare to K-12 […]

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Murray students take opera on the road to Union and Graves counties

The first Monday after Thanksgiving is a difficult day to stay motivated. Just a few weeks left, and finals are near. And for some Murray State University students, the day after break started much earlier than normal. Members of the cast and crew for the MSU music department’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute arrived on campus […]

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MSU nursing students present health care findings at educational event

The Murray State University School of Nursing and Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) sponsored an educational event called Evidence Based Best Practices in Clinical Healthcare in the Curris Center. This session focused on understanding MSU undergraduate nursing student scholarly projects, which seek to influence change in the discipline of nursing. The event began with […]

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GetConnected website introduced

New avenue for community organizations to connect to volunteers Before a crowd of almost 100, a newcomer to Murray State University made a big announcement. Murray State is the first university in the nation to sponsor the website GetConnected, a platform for community organizations to connect to their volunteers. John Kelly, head of Galaxy Digital’s […]

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Roundabout U crew explores the world on campus

Show co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark of Murray State University’s Roundabout U explore the world in the current episode Carter and Clark highlight the recent International Education Week on Murray State’s campus with a tour of the International Bazaar, featuring countries from around the globe. They also catch up with a few professors who are no strangers […]

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MSU student completes YNL internship in India

This past summer Murray State University senior Andrea Waeckerle completed an internship with a nonprofit organization called Project Rescue in India. Waeckerle, an organizational communications major from St. Louis, Mo., discovered the internship while reading a book. Beyond the Soiled Curtaingives the background behind, and current status of, Project Rescue, a Christian mission founded in 1997 […]

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K12CONNECT program creates partnership with local school districts and MSU

Dr. Randy Dunn, Murray State University president, initiated an educational program called K12CONNECT in 2011 to enhance, enrich and expand the multiple partnerships with regional school districts and MSU. The program promotes mutual relationships between student teachers and students, interns and faculty mentors, and develops projects that will prepare K-12 students for postsecondary education. The […]

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M.F.A. faculty featured in literary magazine

Two of Murray State University’s M.F.A. faculty members are featured in the November/December edition of Poets & Writers Magazine. Elena Passarello and Blas Falconer each have new books that were highlighted on “Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin.” Only 12 writers were included from across the country, and two of them teach at Murray […]

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Roundabout U features speakers, is “Hooked on Science”

Murray State University’s Roundabout U is the place to be on the upcoming episode featuring co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark. Carter and Clark have some visitors from across the country and one from Scotland who came to speak on campus. Each speaker brings his or her own unique message to Murray State. Additionally, Clark catches up […]

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Provost Search Committee set to meet this month

 Murray State University President Randy Dunn has appointed Dr. Jack Rose, faculty regent, to chair the Provost Search Committee, which will meet initially this month. The new provost may begin his or her duties as early as July 1, 2013, replacing Dr. Bonnie Higginson who announced her resignation effective June 30, 2013. “I am pleased […]

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