Category: Events

Murray Shakespeare Festival to take place March 2-10

Murray State University will host the 17th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival March 2–10 with a variety of special events, programs and performances, including those led by the renowned American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Va.   Romeo and Juliet will be performed three times by the cast along with one performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, “The Two […]

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series welcomes Janet Ballweg to campus

Janet Ballweg will be the first Patricia Summerville Lecture Series Artist at Murray State University, Tuesday March 7 – Thursday March 9, 2017. Janet Ballweg received an MFA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a BS in Art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  She is currently a Professor of Art and Head of […]

Inclusivity seminar and workshop

A seminar and workshop that focuses on a Strategic Initiative relating to Enhancing Student Recruitment and Retention Through Inclusive Innovations will be presented on Friday, Feb. 24 by Dr. Pat Lowrie, an Advisor for the Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM (TIDES) project and Director Emeritus of the Women’s Resource Center at Michigan […]

Murray State University Theatre Department presents “All in The Timing” Feb. 22-25

Murray State University’s department of theatre will present David Ives’ “All in the Timing” in the Actors Studio Theatre Feb. 22–25 at 7:30 p.m. The play is a series of short, funny plays filled with wit, intellect, satire and fun.   According to Matthew Crider, assistant professor of theatre and director of the production, “’All […]

Encore series performance: young artist competition to be hosted by Murray State

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra and the Murray State University department of music are pleased to announce that MSU will host the final round of the annual Young Artists Concerto Competition on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The competition is open to the public and will begin at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall on the Murray […]

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin to speak at Murray State University on Feb. 8

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin will speak at Murray State University on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. inside the Curris Center ballroom. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board.   Ervin is a U.S. Olympic gold medalist, former world record […]

Faculty Development Center to host Blitz Week 2017 Jan. 9-12

Murray State faculty and staff are invited to Blitz Week 2017! Held January 9-12, the four-day event includes 10 sessions, workshops and panels that will be valuable resources. A sampling of topics includes: – State of the Student – Top Three Tips for the Spring Semester – What Performance Funding Would Mean for Faculty and […]

Town & Gown Community Band and Choir Holiday Concert

The annual Town & Gown Community Band and Choir Holiday Concert will take place on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The free event is open to the entire community. “We’re very excited to offer this great concert to the community, as the sounds of the season will surely put attendees in […]