May 2012 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

Murray State University’s May 2012 Commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the CFSB Center, and will begin with the Presentation of Colors by the Murray State Army ROTC Color Guard. The Processional will feature “Liberty Fanfare” and the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance.” The Mace Bearer is Steven Jones, […]

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2012 Outstanding Spring Graduate

The Outstanding Spring Graduate at Murray State University for 2012 was announced at the Senior Breakfast this week. Sooyeon Kim, a student from Seoul, South Korea, was chosen for the honor. She is the daughter of Tae-Jo Kim and Joung-Ae Ea. Kim will receive a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine/biology in May. She minored in German […]

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MSU participates in Japanese speech contest

Six Murray State University students participated in the Fifth Tennessee Area Japanese Speech Contest at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The competition had 50 students from nine universities including Murray State University, Vanderbilt University, University of Memphis, Belmont University, East Tennessee University, Middle Tennessee State University, Sewanee: the University of the South, University of Tennessee at […]

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Johns participating at literary seminar this summer

This summer, Dr. Timothy Johns, an assistant professor of English at Murray State University, will participate in the National Humanities Center Summer Institutes in Literary Studies from July 24-29 at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, N.C. The purpose of the literary seminar is to examine J.M. Coetzee’s work and interpret the forms […]

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Spring 2012 Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony and reception

The Murray State University Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is pleased to announce that the Spring 2012 Commissioning ceremony and reception will take place on Saturday morning, May 12th in the theater located on the third floor of the Curris Center. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the reception to follow. Seven […]

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Murray State student receives International Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship

By definition, those who earn honor society membership, especially in the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma, are the very best among their peers. To receive a Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship, indicates that a student has earned the right to be considered the absolute best at one of the world’s finest business schools. In its […]

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Kentucky play finds home in NY

“The Way Home,” a spoken opera by Murray, Ky. writer Constance Alexander, will be performed in New York at the Liberty Free Theatre on Friday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the performance will go to the Emergency Relief Fund of CROC, Citizens Reunited to Overcome Cancer. “The Way Home” weaves together stories of […]

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Staff Congress election run-off scheduled for May 21-22, 2012

The Staff Congress Election held April 24-26, 2012, resulted in a tie between JoAnne Farley and Ann Matheny in the Secretarial/Clerical Category. A run-off election has been scheduled for Monday, May 21, through Tuesday, May 22. The winner of the election will serve a three-year term on Staff Congress beginning July 1. The online election […]

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Murray State University bookstore recognized for recent success in sales

Murray State University’s bookstore, University Store, was featured in the March 2012 edition of the Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties magazine. The article explains the significance of selling licensed merchandise in college bookstores, the increase of sales from strategic product placements and the level of creativity from the bookstores’ employees. Michael Kastre, a freelance writer, wrote […]

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The 2012 season of Radiolab airs Thursdays at noon on WKMS

Murray State’s listener supported public radio service 91.3 WKMS presents the 2012 season of Radiolab, a science/discovery program, Thursdays at Noon through August 2. At WNYC in New York City, producers Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich co-host Radiolab for listeners who demand skepticism but appreciate wonder; who are curious about the world, but also want […]

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