October, 2013

Murray State University hits high mark in enrollment again this year

  While many universities see declining enrollment, Murray State sets a new enrollment mark Murray State University has, for the second consecutive year, posted an all-time high enrollment. A one percent increase on last fall’s number [...]

Murray State student owner of his own clothing brand

Kory Savage, a senior pre-veterinarian major from Clinton, Ky., is the founder of Savy Brands Clothing, which was recently accepted on Kickstarter to be a project to possibly receive full funding. Recently, Savage created a project [...]

Murray State professor chairs national conference on teaching and technology

Dr. J. Ricky Cox, professor of chemistry and the Anna S. Brown and Ruth B. Logan Endowed Chair in Pre-Medicine at Murray State University, served as the chair of the Teaching Professor Technology conference in Atlanta, Ga., [...]

MSU dedicates Jones College, Ray Science Campus

In two separate dedication ceremonies Friday, Murray State University kicked off Homecoming Weekend by honoring Dr. Jesse D. Jones and Dr. Gene W. Ray, the new namesakes of the college of science, engineering and technology and [...]

Murray State assistant professor receives $25,000 Research Enhancement Grant

The Kentucky EPSCoR program, supported by the National Science Foundation, has selected Dr. Lloyd P. Horne, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, as a recipient of a $25,000 Research Enhancement Grant (REG). Dr. Horne joined [...]

Murray State Psychological Center open for free family therapy

The Murray State University Psychological Center is offering its annual free family therapy clinic again on Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5 p.m. for the remainder of the fall semester. Appointments can be scheduled at either 3:30 or [...]

Dr. Paul Walker, MSU faculty member, has book published

Dr. Paul Walker, associate professor of English at Murray State University, recently published a book with Hampton Press. “Writing in Context: Composition in First-Year Learning Communities” highlights the complexities, constraints and dilemmas that both guide and [...]

Department of chemistry members give presentation at national meeting

Representatives from the Murray State University department of chemistry traveled to the 246th National Meeting of the American Chemistry Society in September. They represented Murray State well with two students presenting posters and three professors giving [...]

MSU sorority No. 1 in nation

JOHN WRIGHT • Staff Writer, Murray Ledger & Times One of the key phrases for the Alpha Chi chapter of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority at Murray State University is “ever forward.” To the women that [...]

MSU alumni association selling Ordway Hall history

1,000 bricks to commemorate historic structure The Murray State University Alumni Association is selling 1,000 bricks that were saved during the June 2013 demolition of Ordway Hall. The Murray State Alumni Association is selling 1,000 bricks [...]