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Racer Report: Dec. 11-15

By Dani Ray

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events and more for the week of Dec. 11-15.

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Fall commencement 2023

Murray State University celebrates commencement

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University hosted commencement ceremonies for fall and winter 2023 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the CFSB Center.

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Drs. Michael Bordieri, Robin Zhang, Maeve McCarthy, Claire Fuller and Diane Nititham

Research team awarded National Science Foundation grant to study intersectionality on campus

By Dani Ray

In August, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded ADVANCE, a Murray State University social science research team, a $195,000 grant to research intersectionality on campus.

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Murray State University to host Admitted Student Kickoff event on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024

By MSU Public Relations

Individuals interested in joining the Racer family for the 2024-25 academic year can learn more and apply for admission now at admissions.murraystate.edu

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Murray State University hosts groundbreaking for new School of Nursing and Health Professions building

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University campus and broader community participated in a special groundbreaking event for the University’s new School of Nursing and Health Professions building on Dec. 8, 2023.

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NLS Philanthropy grant

Nonprofit Leadership Studies program awards $3,000 grant to Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah

By Dr. Elise Kieffer

On Nov. 30, the Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies (NLS) program presented the 2023 Giving Back Endowment Student Philanthropy Award to the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah in recognition of its ongoing efforts in youth development across their community.

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Kentucky Economic Forum Award Winners (left to right) Kimberly Rossetti, Brett Traver, Jody Lassiter, Larry Hayes, Chris Wooldridge, Matthew Adkins and Amanda Clark.

Murray State University receives two awards at the Kentucky Economic Forum

By Dani Ray

Murray State University received two awards at the Kentucky Association for Economic Development’s (KAED) annual Kentucky Economic Forum in Covington in late October.

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Racer Report: Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

By Dani Ray

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events and more for the week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

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David Dill

Distinguished Alumnus David Dill receives Charles S. Lauer National Healthcare Award by B’nai B’rith International

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University distinguished alumnus David Dill was recently awarded the prestigious Charles S. Lauer National Healthcare Award for his dedication to community service, excellence in leadership and outstanding philanthropic commitment to the healthcare community and beyond.

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Dr. Lyon with students

Dr. Jonathan Lyon uses work from San Diego Supercomputer Center to present at the International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters

By Dani Ray

Murray State University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Jonathan T. Lyon used his work with ACCESS allocations on Expanse at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego to present at the International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters (ISSPIC XXI) in Berlin, Germany, in September.

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