Category: Features

Chemistry faculty and students represent Murray State at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting

Murray State faculty members Drs. Sebastian Jezowski, Bommanna Loganathan, Kevin Miller and Bikram Subedi recently attended the 254th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Dr. Jezowski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry presented a paper entitled “Unlocking the electronic genome of halogenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with undergraduate students” Student coauthors were Alex Thome and Jill […]

Murray State University recognized by Forbes, Washington Monthly

Murray State University was recently recognized by both Forbes and Washington Monthly. For the fourth consecutive year, Washington Monthly’s 2017 College Rankings has highlighted Murray State as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State was the top-ranked public university in Kentucky within the Southern Schools category of “Best Bang for the […]

“Shiloh” discussion on Sept. 12 sets stage for Easley lecture

“Shiloh,” title story of Bobbie Ann Mason’s award-winning collection, “Shiloh and Other Stories,” will be the centerpiece of a community reading and discussion on Tuesday, September 12, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at the Calloway County Public Library, 710 Main Street in Murray. Dr. Staci Stone, Professor in Murray State University’s College of Humanities and Fine […]

Murray State University colleges collaborate to hold solar eclipse watch party

On August 21, the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services and the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology collaborated to hold an Eclipse Watch Party at the Murray campus. This event was open to the entire University community, including students, faculty, staff and administrators. Several hundred participants gathered on […]

Murray writer tapped for Humanities Council roster

Constance Alexander, award-winning writer and civic journalist from Murray, is on the 2017-2018 Kentucky Humanities Council Speakers Bureau. This is the seventh year Ms. Alexander has been tapped as a featured presenter, available to community groups in Kentucky. The booking fee for non-profit organizations is $175 with for-profits at $300. Ms. Alexander is available to […]

Athletic training program receives continuing accreditation for new master’s degree

Murray State University’s athletic training program, administered by the department of applied health sciences through the School of Nursing and Health Professions, has received continuing accreditation as a professional master’s program from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Current students (or transfer students) may complete a rigorous 3+2 accelerated curriculum, allowing them […]

To aid utilities, researchers seek ancient floods near Tennessee River​

— from   With funding from energy utilities, a team of researchers at The University of Alabama are collaborating with peers across the Southeast to understand the frequency and possible size of floods along the Tennessee River that pre-date reliable weather and streamflow records. With a better understanding of floods from the past 10,000 […]

Private support for Murray State University exceeds $7.2 million in FY17

Private support for Murray State University during the 2017 fiscal year indicates strong support of the University with more than $7.2 million received in total gifts to the University. At the close of the fiscal year, a total of 14,507 gifts were made to benefit the University.   “Private support is vitally important and allows […]