May, 2013

Vets/military personnel exempt from city sticker requirement

Veterans and current military personnel who have military/veteran license plates do not need to buy Murray City stickers for vehicles that bear those plates. Also, if a veteran or member of the military does not have [...]

Scholarship established in memory of Cody Cooper of Livingston County

A scholarship has been established at Murray State University in memory of the late Cody Cooper of Tiline, Ky. Cooper was a student at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah, Ky., with plans to [...]

David Wray receives award for album work

Dr. David Wray, former director of the music business program at Murray State University and a nationally recognized entertainment attorney, has been awarded a platinum record on behalf of the band One Direction, for his work [...]

Authors to read from their works during writing residency

The Murray State University M.F.A. in Creative Writing (master of fine arts program) has announced its line-up of guest writers for its July 5–13 residency. All readings are free and open to the public and will be held [...]

Kraemer receives NFSI Spirit Award for safety education

Dr. David G. Kraemer, professor and chair of the department of occupational safety and health (OSH) at Murray State University, was surprised with a national award from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) today in the [...]

Membership of Presidential Search Committee appointed

Search process to begin for next president of Murray State University Dr. Constantine W. Curris, chairman of the Murray State University board of regents, has appointed the membership of the Presidential Search Committee. The nine members are: [...]

MSU grad student wins national reining competition

MSU grad student wins national reining competition Cassandra Walker, graduate assistant and assistant equestrian coach at Murray State University, earned the title of national champion in the alumni reining competition at the 2013 Intercollegiate Horse Show [...]

MSU’s Hopkinsville Regional Campus KEA-SP chapter wins state awards

The Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus KEA-SP (Kentucky Education Association-Student Program) Organization was recently recognized for several state awards in Bowling Green, Ky. Awards included Outstanding Outreach Program, Outstanding Newsletter, Outstanding Underclassman and Outstanding Local [...]

YNL faculty member Roger Weis steps out with poetry collection, sea dreams

sea dreams, a new book of poetry by Dr. Roger Weis, has been published and is for sale in the Murray State University Store. Weis is a professor and director of youth and nonprofit leadership at [...]

Students and faculty visiting Japan for cultural experience

Murray State University was invited to participate in the “Kakehashi Project – The Bridge for Tomorrow,” sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The program invited multiple U.S. educational institutions including seven universities, one college [...]