December, 2014

Girl scout counteracts negative influences with positive outlook project

Originally appeared on St. Louis Today   Rebecca Schreiber had had enough of negative attitudes. The Girl Scout, a graduate of Northwest High School and a sophomore at Murray State University in Kentucky, wanted to do [...]

Campus climate survey measures acceptance and sense of community at MSU

MURRAY, Ky. — In January 2014, 592 Murray State University (MSU) students participated in a survey measuring the perceptions of campus and its overall sense of community. Initiated by the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion [...]

Collection of negatives from 1938-46 donated by Wells Studio to Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Jill Celaya, owner of Wells Studio in Mayfield, Ky., has donated 300,000 photographic negatives to Murray State University that were taken by studio founder Kenneth Wells. The negatives, which cover the years 1938-79, [...]

Murray State named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for fifth year

MURRAY, Ky. — The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named Murray State University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive year. Initiated in 2006, the honor roll [...]

Murray State one of two Kentucky publics to be highly graded on general studies program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is once again one of only two public universities in Kentucky receiving a “B” for its general studies program. Nationally, only 23 public and private schools scored an “A.” The [...]

Mulligan receives travel grant for Civil War/slavery research

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. William Mulligan Jr., professor of history at Murray State University, has received a travel grant from the Ulysses S. Grant Association to help fund his work at the Mitchell Memorial Library on [...]

Wesley Foundation at Murray State University participates in tree decorating contest

Originally appeared on The Memphis Conference   United Methodists in Murray, Ky., have a few days left to support the Murray State University (MSU) Wesley Foundation in the local Trail of Trees contest. The city of [...]

Murray State students do well in science research competition

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Academy of Science celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Centennial meeting Nov. 14-16 at the Lexington (Ky.) Convention Center. Since 1914, the Kentucky Academy of Science has provided venues for Kentucky’s [...]

MSU Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes area FFA students for outstanding accomplishments

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture (HoSA) recently honored a number of high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as MSU FFA All-Region Stars based on the [...]

Murray State’s Morgan Parisek wins the 2014 Farnam All-Around Amateur Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Morgan Parisek was named the 2014 Farnam All-Around Amateur Winner in November at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show. The AQHA World Show is for American [...]