Students participate in pollution monitoring program

Undergraduate Chemistry Seniors Sudan Loganathan and Dylan Benningfield, and Murray High School Student Nathan Weber volunteered in Four Rivers Watershed Watch (FRWW) environmental pollution monitoring sampling program. FRWW is a part of KY statewide volunteer stream water quality monitoring program. Partners in the success of the volunteer effort include: Hancock Biological Station, TVA (Tennessee Valley […]

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Murray State student chosen for prestigious Yale art program

Murray State University student Jordie Oetken has been accepted with a full scholarship to the Yale Norfolk Summer School of Music and Art. A student of MSU professors Sarah Gutwirth (painting) and Shelley Given (photography), Oetken is one of approximately 25 students from around the world to be invited to participate. The Yale School of […]

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Accounting society receives Superior Charter rating

The Murray State University chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, professional accounting society, has received a Superior Chapter rating for the 2011-12 academic year. This marks the twenty-fifth consecutive year the chapter has received this honor, according to Dr. Don Chamberlain, department chairman. The chapter is evaluated on student participation in professional activities and on programs, […]

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Miles receives Human Resources certification

Dr. Sandy J. Miles of Murray State University’s Bauernfeind College of Business is one of four people in Kentucky to pass the HR Certification Institute for the Global Professional in Human Resources examination. The exam is available to HR professionals world wide. Miles, a professor of management, received the preliminary report May 23. She earned […]

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Adams named Outstanding Accounting Alum

Tim Adams, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Athenahealth, Inc., has been named the 2012 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus at Murray State University, according to department chairman, Dr. Don Chamberlain. Athenahealth was named by Forbes as one of the top 25 fastest growing tech companies in America. Adams has served in his current position […]

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Binfield a keynote speaker at Luddite conference in England

Dr. Kevin Binfield, professor in the department of English and philosophy at Murray State University, was a keynote speaker at “Enoch’s Hammer,” a conference held at the University of Huddersfield, located in West Yorkshire, England. Named after the hefty tool Luddites used when they smashed machinery installed by factory owners, the all-day event featured representatives […]

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Murray State designated a Yellow Ribbon School by U.S. Veteran Affairs

Murray State University, already designated as “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs, is now a “Yellow Ribbon School,” according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA). As a participant in the Yellow Ribbon G.I. Education Enhancement Program for the 2012-13 school year, Murray State and the VA can now provide matching funds for a […]

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Murray students advance Relay for Life fundraising total

Students in Dr. Frances Smith’s COM 653 class (Advanced Team Communication and Leadership) at Murray State University used their skills and information to create a Relay for Life team this spring. The 14 graduate students were given a choice of coming up with their own team projects or work on a Relay for Life project, […]

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Professors from MSU and WKCTC to conduct workshop in Taiwan

Dr. Crystal Rae Coel Coleman, director of speech and debate at Murray State University and head of Elizabeth College, will conduct a three-day workshop on leadership and communication principles at the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Karen Hill Johnson of the West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah will assist Coleman during […]

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Area teachers eligible for scholarships for workshop in Louisville

The Murray State University Center for Economic Education is offering scholarships to attend an upcoming workshop in Louisville, Ky., that is open to teachers across the state. Thirty $60 scholarships from the center will be available for teachers in the region who wish to participate in the Life Fundamental$ Financial Literacy Summit. They will be […]

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