News from Murray State University

Donor Support

Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

By Shawn Touney

Generous donors continue to inspire impact and gratitude

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Dr. Chris Mitchell

Murray State University music professor wins prestigious award for excellence

By Shawn Touney

Dr. Chris Mitchell, Professor of Music at Murray State University, was recently awarded the Robert K. Baar Award for Excellence in Choral Music from the Kentucky chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).

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Alexander Hall

Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services announces free services for regional schools

By Jennifer Cline

The Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) hosted within Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services wishes all regional schools a great start to the beginning of the school year.

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Racers Helping Racers Food Pantry

Did you know there is a food pantry on campus just for students? Studies have shown that students are struggling to afford food due to the rising costs of on-campus expenses.

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L'Orfeo opera production

Murray State University's Department of Music presents Monteverdi opera L'Orfeo

By Viola Torkornoo

The Murray State University Department of Music’s Opera Theatre Ensemble recently presented its first fully virtual opera production. The production, titled “L’Orfeo”, was under the direction of Dr. Maribeth Crawford, associate professor of music, voice, and opera.

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Sid Easley

Murray State University to host annual Sid Easley lecture on September 14

By JP Paul

The fifth annual Sid Easley Lecture will be held Tuesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.

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Dr. Bommanna Loganathan

Murray State University chemistry professor named as Fulbright Specialist

By Shawn Touney

Dr. Bommanna Loganathan, professor of chemistry at Murray State University, has been accepted to the Fulbright Specialist program and will be on the Fulbright Specialist roster for a tenure of four years. The highly selective Fulbright Specialist program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs that sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as researchers and expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at overseas academic institutions.

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Murray State University Racer Report: August 9-13

By Jennifer Cline

Racer Report August 9-13, 2021

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World Drumming Workshop

World Drumming Workshop

Murray State's Department of Music was pleased to host a World Music Drumming workshop for regional K-12 music educators.

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