Sciences

Computer science student wins third place at state conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Seth Pritchett, a sophomore computer science student from Henderson, Ky. won third place in the undergraduate research competition at the annual Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) meeting held in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. [...]

TSM hosts Cyber Experience Camp for middle school students

MURRAY, Ky. — This summer Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) hosted its second Cyber Experience, a free day camp for students grades in 6-8 at MSU’s Paducah Regional Campus. Fourteen [...]

Murray State professor writes second edition of textbook

Dr. Ramesh Gupta, professor and head of the toxicology department at Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center, has authored a second edition of his textbook Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, which will be released [...]

MSU plays role in Blue Shore arrival

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times Asian carp in western Kentucky have met their match. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Blue Shore Fishery LLC is locating a facility in Tri City in Graves County. Blue [...]

MSU case study finalists prepare for Final Four

MURRAY, Ky. — Nine years of competition. Eight final four appearances. Four national titles. One Program of Distinction — Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM). On March 27, a Murray State University team of TSM [...]

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 [...]

Murray State biology associate professor presents paper at Zoological Society of London

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kate He, an associate professor in the department of biological sciences at Murray State University, was invited to present a paper at the Zoological Society of London’s Symposium —Remote Sensing For Conservation: [...]

Murray State chemistry publication offers insight into a new class of materials

MURRAY, Ky. — Researchers in the chemistry department at Murray State University recently published a paper describing the essential physical and thermal properties of a new class of ionic liquids. Traditional ionic materials, such as sodium [...]

Large National Science Foundation grant awarded to MSU professor

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Howard Whiteman, professor of biological sciences and director of the Watershed Studies Institute at Murray State University, has been awarded $459,998 from the National Science Foundation for his research. Whiteman and his [...]

Kentucky Environmental Education Council to host town forum in Murray

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) and the Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education will host a public meeting at Murray State University (MSU) on Aug. 28 for input on Kentucky’s five-year environmental education master [...]