October, 2014

Murray State history faculty recognized published

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members from the Murray State University college of humanities and fine arts have recently been recognized for their work. Dr. Kathy Callahan recently had her article, “Women, Crime and Economic Hardship [...]

Carrie Jerrell receives prestigious fellowship from KAC

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Carrie Jerrell has been awarded an Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council. She received the award for her demonstration of high levels of excellence and creativity in poetry. [...]

A globe trotting graduate sets off for Niger

MURRAY, Ky. — April Smith, a graduate of the M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Murray State University and senior administrative assistant at the National Center for Families Learning, was [...]

Murray State’s director of housing and residential life receives service award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s director of housing and residential life, Dr. David Wilson, received the Ruth Ann Howard Service Award during the meeting of the Kentucky Association of Housing Officers (KAHO) in Morehead, Ky., [...]

Murray State to host Veterans’ Day Recognition Ceremony

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host a Veterans’ Day Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. in Wrather Museum, located on the MSU campus just beyond the corner of Main and 15th [...]

Murray State students collecting can tabs for Ronald McDonald House

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University education students are adding their support to a local middle school girl who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in January of this year by collecting can tabs for the Ronald [...]

NSF instrumentation grant allows for strength testing of certain newly developed materials

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of chemistry was awarded a highly competitive Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $149,940 to purchase a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA). Three chemistry [...]

Roundabout U takes on bands, bulls and a hemp harvest

MURRAY, Ky. — The next episode of Roundabout U visits Murray State University’s Stewart Stadium when it is filled with high school marching bands competing for the Grand Champion trophy. Cowboy boots and hats are appropriate gear [...]

“Catch the Wave” program begins at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — The office of student affairs at Murray State University is teaming up with academics to develop an exciting and important student organization initiative, “Catch the Wave.” The new organization will collaborate with Living [...]

Disc golf, authors, costuming and more on Roundabout U

MURRAY, Ky. — On the next episode of Roundabout U find out what recreational sport is catching on nationwide. Also, Murray State University students get muddy at a Watermelon Bust for a good cause. Finally, the show [...]