HR Notice to all Faculty and Staff

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has sent out a notification to all employees covered under Murray State’s health insurance in 2014 stating that coverage has been terminated. This letter was triggered by a system upgrade from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield; this was in no way related to Murray State or our online enrollment system. […]

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Important update from Web Management

We are still on track to launch the new responsive site design and begin CMS training in January! As part of the switchover, all content in Sitefinity will need to be migrated to OU Campus. The migration is automated, but does require a site-wide lock-down. The lock-down will begin Monday, December 8 and last until […]

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Thile recognized at MSU as 2014 Outstanding Alumnus in Fine Arts

Grammy Award-winning musician Chris Thile won the 2014 Outstanding Alumni in Fine Arts award, presented at the sixth annual A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction at Murray State University in October. Thile, of Punch Brothers, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. In a review of his latest release, Who’s Feeling Young Now?, […]

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HR program in the college of business receives two special recognitions

The Human Resource Management program in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University recently received two special national recognitions. Human Resources, MBA, dedicated to information about HR degree programs and high-paying jobs in the human resource profession, ranked Murray State’s HR program 15th in the nation in an article which identified […]

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January 2015 Reading Series line-up

The Murray State University Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program has announced the line-up of guest writers for the January 2015 Reading Series. The readings are free and open to everyone. Writers in the series include Rodney Jones, Michael Cohen, Michael Kardos and Jenny Boully. The first reading begins with Rodney Jones, on […]

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Murray State grad student honored by NSF in Arlington

Murray State University graduate assistant Scot Peterson was honored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), along with 10 other military veterans with Graduate Research Fellowships, in November at NSF headquarters in Arlington, Va. Eighty-five graduate student veterans are currently supported by fellowships from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program — 11 were selected, including Peterson, […]

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Jent wins research award, Entomological Society of America

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) and the McNair Scholars Program wish to congratulate Derrick Jent, a senior Biology major from Crittenden County, Ky., who won the Oral Presentation President’s Prize at the Entomological Society of America Conference in Portland, Oregon. His paper was entitled, “A Fungal Pathogen of the Cellar Spider, […]

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Children’s Christmas Party

The MSU Staff Congress invites children of MSU Staff and Faculty to a special holiday party featuring free pictures with Santa, gift bags, crafts, coloring, refreshments, and games. Children can print their letters to Santa at www.murraystate.edu/staffcongress, and bring them to the party. Saturday, December 6, l:00-3:00 p.m. Curris Center Dance Lounge

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AEGD wooden toys on sale now

The Association of Engineering Graphics and Design’s (AEGD) annual wooden toy is finished and is on sale this afternoon at 4:30pm in IT121. Jeeps will be $25 each. Students have volunteered their time to be in the construction lab this afternoon to meet you and assist in picking out toys. Students are available this afternoon […]

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WKMS holiday programming schedule

The full schedule of holiday programming is online at wkms.org under Holidays Sound Good on WKMS. A beautiful November/December calendar showing the holiday programs, designed by Jim Bryant, Professor of Graphic Design at Murray State University, goes to listener-members by mail. WKMS broadcasts a continuous, comprehensive mix of news and music, including its 24 hour […]

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