Roundabout U celebrates Murray State University’s 90thanniversary

Murray State University’s Roundabout U celebrates a huge milestone for the university in its next installment. Co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark take a look at Murray State University’s 90th anniversary celebration. The duo met up with Mark Welch, director of community relations, to talk about planning the event and how Murray has evolved over […]

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MSU AIMS program awarded five-year grant from U.S. Department of Education

Murray State University’s (MSU) Adventures in Math and Science (AIMS) was recently awarded a five-year grant worth $2,625,000. The primary goal of AIMS is to recruit high school students to participate in opportunities throughout the academic year and summer with special focus in the areas of math and science. Over 700 applicants submitted proposals to […]

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Center for Telecommunications Systems Management welcomes new administrator

“Our gain is another’s loss,” said Dr. James Gantt, director of the Center for Telecommunications Systems Management (CTSM), in reference to the newest addition to the center at Murray State University (MSU). Michael Ramage re-joined the CTSM staff this fall as the center’s associate director. Ramage’s connection at Murray State began when he received his […]

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Japanese dance troupe to perform at Murray State

A traditional Japanese dance troupe called Iwami Kagura will perform at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Wrather Auditorium at Murray State University. The auditorium is located in the Wrather West Kentucky Museum around the north corner of Main and 16th streets. The performance is free and everyone is invited to attend. The Kagura […]

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Roundabout U looks at bass fishing, band and more

Murray State University’s Roundabout U is close to home in its next episode with MSU students and more. Jim Carter interviews two members of Murray State’s bass fishing team while co-host Sarah Clark talks with John Fannin, director of the Racer Band. With his largest marching band ever taking the field this fall, Fannin shares […]

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AIMS director appointed by governor to commission

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has recently appointed Dr. Doris Clark-Sarr, director of Adventures in Math and Science (AIMS) at Murray State University, to the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. The Kentucky General Assembly created the Commission on Human Rights in 1960. The board is made up of 11 commissioners and 36 staff members. Its mission […]

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Murray State extends its top rankings from U.S.News into 22nd consecutive year

University is 11th top public regional university in the nation Once again, U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges has recognized Murray State University among the top schools in the country. Murray State’s consecutive streak of top rankings was extended to 22 years with the release of the 2013 U.S.News Best Colleges list. The university is at seventh place among […]

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Murray State University celebrates its 90-year history with a special event

Murray State University observes its 90th anniversary with a special event on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. An outdoor celebration on The Quad next to Pogue Library will feature presentations on six of the original campus buildings — Wrather, Wilson, and Wells Halls, Lovett Auditorium, Pogue Library and Oakhurst. Founder and second president of […]

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WKMS offers new programs including Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends

Starting Labor Day Weekend, Murray State’s NPR Station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, offers a new listening landscape with the addition of new shows and old favorites at new times.  Simultaneously the station is rebranding with the new logo (seen here) for the first time in nearly two decades. Saturday, September 1, WKMS adds the NPR news quiz […]

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Ready, Set, College

Loretta Daniel and Beth Ward of Murray State University’s Regional Business and Innovation Center (RBIC) led sessions in the July 24 Hopkinsville Community College Youth Camp, Ready Set College. Fifteen sixth- through ninth-grade students from Christian County participated in the one-day entrepreneurship event. Students were divided into groups of three members and asked to come […]

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