News from Murray State University

Dr. Marc Polizzi

Political Science Professor Publishes The Roots of Engagement with Oxford University Press

By Alex Pologruto

Dr. Marc Polizzi, associate professor of Political Science at Murray State University, along with two co-authors, Dr. Moisés Arce, the Scott and Marjorie Cowen chair in Latin American Social Sciences and professor in the Department of Political Science at Tulane University, and Dr. Michael S. Hendricks, assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University, published The Roots of Engagement: Understanding Opposition and Support for Resource Extraction with Oxford University Press.

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Attendees of the Educators Rising conference

Murray State University hosted the Regional Educators Rising Conference

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Regional Educators Rising Conference was held on Oct. 25 at the Curris Center located on Murray State’s campus

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Science campus scene

Murray State University recognized nationally for merit-based scholarships

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has been recognized nationally for its merit-based scholarships

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Mary Ford Holland student card

Murray State University to welcome Ms. Elnora Ford on Dec. 9

By Shawn Touney

Ford is the niece and longtime caretaker of Ms. Mary Ford Holland, the first Black student at Murray State University

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Captain William Burgess

Military Science/ROTC Captain William Burgess selected for promotion

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s Captain (CPT) William Burgess, assistant professor of Military Science and Officer in Charge of the Murray State Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Company, was selected for promotion to Major in the Fiscal Year 2022 Army Major Promotion.

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Oakhurst with holiday decorations

Murray State University to celebrate holiday season with a pair of special events

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University will celebrate the holiday season with a pair of special events in December that are free and open to the public; the events include the Town & Gown Holiday Concert and the annual Holidays at Oakhurst.

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FFA All-Stars

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes area FFA students for outstanding accomplishments

By Christy Watkins

The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ demonstrated leadership in Future Farmers of America (FFA).

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Racer One statue

Board of Regents Retreat and Meeting - Live Stream

By Shawn Touney

Live stream of the Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 2 at 8:30 a.m.

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School of Engineering

Engineering Physics program re-accredited

By Annie Dail

Murray State University’s Engineering Physics degree program, administered by the School of Engineering, recently received reaccreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).

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Mom's fridge exhibit flyer

Waterfield Library to host Painting Exhibit

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s Waterfield Library will host an exhibition of paintings by students in Painting II-Painting VII courses.

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