University News

April Racer Nation Orientation recap

Murray State University hosts successful April Racer Nation Orientations with more orientation sessions approaching

By Shawn Touney

A required event for incoming freshmen and transfer students, Racer Nation Orientation filled with fun and important activities for both students and families

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Rose Miller

Murray State University pre-veterinary medicine major selected to present at the American Chemical Society's spring symposium

By Viola Torkornoo

Rose Miller, a senior in Murray State University’s pre-veterinary medicine program and McNair Research Scholar, was selected to give an oral presentation at this year's American Chemical Society’s spring symposium.

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Racer One statue

Murray State University “Racer Ready” recruitment events scheduled for April and May

By Shawn Touney

Free events for prospective as well as incoming students and families to take place in Henderson, Owensboro, Hopkinsville, Madisonville, Paducah and Evansville

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Dr. Kevin Miller

Two Murray State University professors receive substantial grants from the National Science Foundation

By Kaitlyn Black

Dr. Kevin Miller and Dr. Marcie Venter bring Murray State national attention within their collaborative scientific research studies

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Murray State University’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter welcomes 17 new members

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed 17 new members during a virtual induction ceremony held recently.

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Murray State Philanthropy Week

Murray State University’s Nonprofit Resource Center hosts first annual philanthropy week

By Kaitlyn Black

The first annual philanthropy week, hosted by Murray State University’s Nonprofit Resource Center, is a celebration of generosity in Murray-Calloway County, recognizing successful approaches to giving of time, talents, and treasures that help make this a wonderful community in which to live and thrive.

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Spring concert 2021

Murray State University department of music to host outdoor spring concert on April 22

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s department of music will host an outdoor “Bright Days Ahead” spring concert on April 22 beginning at 6 p.m. at Woods Park, located at the corner of 14th Street and Olive Boulevard.

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Piper Cassetto

Two journalism and mass communications students receive national recognition in the Hearst Audio News and Television Feature competition

By Kaitlyn Black

Murray State University’s Piper Cassetto and Hannah Bullard receive fifth and sixth place, respectively, among numerous journalism students nationwide

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Dietetic Internship

Murray State University receives accreditation for a new Master of Science in Nutrition degree program

By Viola Torkornoo

The University’s Dietetic Internship program, within the School of Nursing and Health Professions, receives accreditation for a Master of Science in Nutrition degree

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Murray State QA Commons

Murray State University partners with The Quality Assurance Commons to become first university to evaluate employability outcomes across every academic college and school

By Shawn Touney

Certification process with multiple academic programs to focus on quality and career readiness to meet the needs of Kentucky employers

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