February, 2015

Todd talks politics at MSU

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times National political news analyst Chuck Todd told a crowd of more than 1,000 at Murray State University Tuesday night that the American political process is broken. The chance to [...]

Shakespeare Festival kicks off at MSU; Highlights include live performances, acting workshops with ASC

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times The Murray Shakespeare Festival will be back for its 15th year next week at Murray State University. Although the main festival is next week, its related activities officially begin [...]

MSU students hear proposal for tuition hike

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times Murray State University administrators plan to take a proposed 3 percent tuition increase before the Board of Regents Friday at its regularly scheduled meeting The 3 percent caps off [...]

Tale of two dining plans: Murray State and WKU

Originally appeared on TheNews.org Although both the dining services programs at Murray State and Western Kentucky University bring in extra money at the end of each year, Western Kentucky rakes in a bigger profit of about [...]

Murray State raising funds for jazz orchestra recording

Originally appeared on Lex18.com MURRAY, Ky. (AP) – Murray State University has started a crowdfunding campaign to allow the university’s jazz orchestra to make a recording. The university says the jazz orchestra has never issued a [...]

Golden Key Fellow to give “Information in the Real World” presentation for faculty

MURRAY, Ky. — Golden Key Fellow Elizabeth Price, research and instruction librarian at Murray State University, will present “Information in the Real World: Building a bridge between academic and professional information needs” at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April [...]

Creative Writing Camp Scholarships available to high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — The Purchase Are Writing Workshop (PAWW), offered June 14-19 on the Murray State University (MSU) campus, has received a $5,000 sponsorship from the MSU office of regional outreach to fund 11 scholarships for [...]

Concert Choir presents spring offerings on March 8, everyone invited

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Concert Choir will present its spring concert on Sunday afternoon, March 8, at 3:30 p.m. in historic Lovett Auditorium on the campus of Murray State University. The concert will [...]

Guest violin and piano duo recital scheduled for March 5 at MSU

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University department of music is hosting a Guest Artist Duo Recital featuring violin and piano on Thursday, March 5. Performing will be violinist Dr. Ji-Myung Kim and pianist Shelley Hanmo [...]

Rehearsals for MSU Town & Gown Chorale will begin on March 2

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town and Gown Chorale will begin rehearsals on Monday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. for its spring season. Interested singers should contact Dr. Bradley Almquist, MSU director of choral [...]