Dr. Duane Bolin selected for Kentucky Oral History Commission

University Press of Kentucky to publish Bolin’s next two books  Dr. Duane Bolin, professor of history at Murray State University, was appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to serve a four-year term on the Kentucky Oral History Commission. The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), located in Frankfort, was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent […]

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MSU professor helps keep Shakespeare in Kentucky schools

While most education boards and committees are cutting back on spending during these troubling economic times, one educator is working to ensure that one of literature’s finest authors and playwrights still has a place in the classroom. Dr. Barbara Cobb, an associate professor of English at Murray State University has recently piloted an initiative to […]

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Family Weekend anchors next Roundabout U

Episode features students, parents and CFSB Center  Roundabout U stays on the campus of Murray State University for its upcoming episode with co-hosts Sarah Clark and Jim Carter. Clark and Carter meet students and their families at MSU’s Family Weekend and talk with the winners of the Outstanding Parent Award. Also on tap is a […]

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WHAS radio personality Terry Meiners interviews Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn (Video)

WHAS radio personality Terry Meiners interviews Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn before the Racers take on the Louisville Cardinals, Sept. 1.

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A Prairie Home Companion comes to MSU

On Saturday, November 5, A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor comes to Murray State University’s CFSB Center with a centennial tribute to Father of Bluegrass Music Bill Monroe. Born in Rosine, Kentucky, in 1911, Monroe learned to play mandolin when he was kid. By the mid-1940s, he had developed the style of music that […]

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MCTA Announces MSU Fall Break Schedule

During Murray State University’s Fall Break, Thursday September 29th  thru Saturday October 1st , Racer Routes will only be running the Blue Line. September 29th and 30th Blue A and B will run from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and October 1st  one Blue bus will run the  Saturday route from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 […]

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MSU Racer Band to feature guest clinician Michael McIntosh

The Murray State University Racer Band percussion section will hold a clinic with Michael McIntosh on Friday, Sept. 23, at 8 p.m. behind Roy Stewart Stadium. The clinic is free and open to the public. McIntosh is a graduate of Butler University, earning a B.A. degree in music with an emphasis in composition. In addition to […]

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MSU takes top rankings from USNews into 21st consecutive year

Murray ranked in top 10 public universities in the South  Murray State University has just been recognized for the 21st consecutive year as one of the best schools in the country in the 2012 U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. The university is at eighth place among the top public regional universities in the […]

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Calling all Racers to participate in the 2011 MSU Homecoming Parade

In 1941, a tradition started at Murray State University that continues to this day — the Homecoming Parade. MSU students and alumni, along with community members, line Main Street each year to take in the floats, bands, horses and more. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Once a Racer, Always a Racer.” Any group, organization or […]

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Festival of Champions set at Murray State Sept. 24 for marching band enthusiasts

Murray State University will be hosting one of the oldest and most prestigious marching band festivals of its kind in the South when the 34th annual Festival of Champions high school marching band competition takes the field in Stewart Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 24.  More than 20 bands from throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and […]

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