Faculty Teaching Fellow Workshop: Death by Group Work

Teachers have the misconception that they are engaging students and motivating them to learn by allowing them to work in groups. Wrong! This workshop explores the structure and research supporting COOPERATIVE learning groups. This takes group work to a whole new level and provides actual engagement and motivation for the student. This structure has differentiation […]

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February Surplus Sale

Murray State University has declared the following items surplus to its needs: pizza oven, food service equipment, backhoe, vehicles, bicycles, corrosive cabinets, metal gate, janitorial equipment, display cabinet, science and electronic equipment, TVs, refrigerator/freezers, lawn mower, washer/dryer, welders, new doorknob/lock equipment, furniture and various miscellaneous items. Items may be seen at the general services building, […]

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WKMS announces program changes expanding news coverage

Murray State’s public radio service, 91.3 WKMS-FM is re-aligning its weekday afternoon program schedule effective Monday, February 2 with All Things Considered starting at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Marketplace starting at 5:30 p.m. and Fresh Air with Terry Gross moving to 6 p.m. WKMS Program Director and host of Sounds Good and Beyond the […]

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Active Steps for Diabetes – a program for individuals with type 2 diabetes

Active Steps for Diabetes is an 8-week research study with programming designed to improve the overall health status of individuals with type 2 diabetes. Participation is free.  Beginning in February, the program offers bi weekly educational sessions and an exercise class designed to meet the participants’ specific needs.  Free pre and post program blood work […]

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Rotary Club of Murray seeks volunteers for clean water project in Ghana

The Rotary Club of Murray is looking for students or faculty interested in working on an International Rotary clean water project in the Sunyani District of Ghana. The club is supporting an International Rotary grant that will provide 11 new boreholes, three repaired boreholes, 76 new bathrooms with micro-flush toilets, 20 computers at three high […]

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Winter Spirits: Flute Music and Poetry for the Season

  Department of Music faculty Stephanie Rea will present, Winter Spirits: Flute Music and Poetry for the Season at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 1 in the Performing Arts Hall located on the 2nd floor of the Old Fine Arts Building.  Along with pianist Meeyoun Park from the Department of Music and reader, Carrie Jerrell […]

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Wright writes article for PBS.org

Leigh Wright, an assistant professor in the department of journalism and mass communications, recently co-authored a PBS.org EducationShift article about using social media in journalism classrooms. Wright wrote the article with Kelly Fincham of Hofstra University. Both were part of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professorship in […]

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Newport receives URSA Travel Support Grant

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) has awarded a Travel Support Grant in the amount of $105 to Tracey Newport. Travel Support Grants are intended to support undergraduate students accepted to present research at a professional conference or gathering. A portion of this grant is intended to fund poster printing/lamination expenses. Tracey […]

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Healthy Body Image Program

Introducing the Healthy Body Image Program, a research initiative at Murray State University to promote health and wellness on campus! Healthy Body Image is a FREE online/mobile suite of programs and resources to fit your health and wellness needs. To get started take this online screen to receive personalized feedback!   thriveon.com/hbi/murraystate. The survey is […]

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President’s Perspective – January 2015

As we mark this second week of the spring semester, we have had the opportunity to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. with a Candelight Vigil walk and a Day of Service to commemorate his work and ours to help others.  Several opportunities exist for other Celebrate Diversity events through this term, visit […]

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