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Murray State campus at sunset

Murray State University to offer campus twilight tours for prospective students

Murray State University will offer twilight tours of campus for prospective students Tuesday, Dec. 7, and Tuesday, Dec. 14 beginning at 3 p.m.

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Dr. JP Prims

Murray State University Department of Psychology hosts Brummer Colloquium

By Alex Pologruto

The Department of Psychology at Murray State University hosted Dr. JP Prims for the fall semester’s second Brummer Colloquium in Psychology on Monday, Nov. 5 in the Freed-Curd Auditorium on Murray State’s campus.

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Phi Kappa Phi logo

Murray State University recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter

By Alex Pologruto

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines — recently recognized the Murray State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter, the second-highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization.

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NPHC Plaza Groundbreaking

National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza campaign underway on Murray State University’s campus

By Alex Pologruto

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at Murray State University has announced a campaign to raise funds in support of the construction of a new plaza on the main walkway of the University’s campus.

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Fall 2021 enrollment

Murray State University fall enrollment indicates stability and growth in a number of key categories

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s Fall 2021 enrollment indicates many positive trends, including stability with overall enrollment as well as continued growth in multiple student classifications.

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Diwali Festival of Lights celebration

Murray State University organization celebrates Diwali Festival of Lights

The Indian Students Association (ISA) hosted a Diwali Festival of Lights event on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Winslow Dining Hall on Murray State University’s campus.

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Pogue Library

Murray State University recognizes faculty recipients of Open Access Initiatives Award

By Alex Pologruto

The annual Lana Porter Open Access Initiative was established at Murray State University by the generous alumna and donor Lana Porter to acknowledge and support faculty, staff, or students who have made significant contributions to scholarship via open access formats.

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First Generation Celebration 2021

Murray State University first-generation students recognized at 3rd annual celebration

By Jennifer Cline

Murray State University welcomed alumna Alyson Van Hooser to campus on Nov. 4 as the keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual First-Generation Celebration.

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Makerspace in the basement of Waterfield Library

Murray State University’s new Makerspace area provides innovative resources and opportunities for students, faculty and staff

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University and University Libraries dedicated the new Makerspace area inside Waterfield Library as part of the University’s many events and celebrations associated with Homecoming 2021 on October 22.

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Murray State University Racer Report: November 8-12

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of November 8-12.

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