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Murray State University will host a Racer Day event on Saturday, November 6 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Murray State University to host Racer Day event on November 6

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University will host a Racer Day event on Saturday, November 6 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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Rudolph Equine Education Center naming ceremony

Murray State University celebrates naming of the Rudolph Equine Education Center

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University administration, friends, and supporters of the institution celebrated a naming ceremony event on Thursday, October 21 with the dedication of the Rudolph Equine Education Center on the University’s West Farm

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Jazz Ensemble

Murray State University jazz ensembles return on stage for concert for first time in 18 months

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University's nationally-recognized Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Workshop, and Blue Jazz Combo will return to the stage with an on-campus concert, Tuesday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.

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Pictured is “Ricky” by Todd Herzberg.

Murray State University annual art auction to benefit student scholarships

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the University Galleries are pleased to present the 2021 Annual Art Auction. The art auction is a scholarship fundraiser that showcases talented faculty, students, alumni, and local artists. Works from multiple artistic disciplines will be available to purchase. Proceeds from the auction go to support Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design majors’ scholarships.

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Dr Diane Sabenacio Nititham associate professor of sociology at Murray State University

Murray State University professor of sociology exhibits work at Murray Art Guild

By Carrie Jerrell

Emergent SocialScapes, an exhibit of photographs by Dr. Diane Sabenacio Nititham, associate professor of sociology at Murray State University, is on display at the Murray Art Guild (MAG) through Saturday, October 30. A reception for the exhibit will be held at MAG on Friday, October 22 from 5-6:30 p.m. The exhibit and reception are open to the public.

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A Taste of the Arts poster

Murray State University invites community to A Taste of the Arts

By Jennifer Cline

The 12th annual A Taste of the Arts fundraising gala will be held Thursday, October 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. A Taste of the Arts showcases the many talents of Murray State University students in Art & Design, Music, and Theatre Arts while providing fine dining and a live auction for attendees. The event gathers Murray State supporters and alumni along with community members to celebrate excellence in the fine arts at the University.

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Alyson Van Hooser

Murray State University to celebrate First-Generation Day event on November 4

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University will welcome alumna Alyson Van Hooser to campus on November 4 as part of its annual First-Generation Celebration. The event will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day in the Curris Center Ballroom.

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Hitchcock Radio Play

WKMS to air Vintage Hitchcock radio play performed by Murray State University theatre arts students

By Carrie Jerrell

WKMS will air Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play, written by Joe Landry and performed by students in the Murray State University theatre arts program, on Friday, October 29 at 7 p.m.

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Homecoming court 2021

Murray State University to celebrate Homecoming 2021: 99 years and counting

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University is preparing to welcome alumni back to campus the week of October 18-24 for Homecoming 2021. A full schedule of activities, events, reunions, and more are scheduled to take place as Racer alumni return, with all planned in-person activities following health and safety guidelines.

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Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series

Murray State University Department of Art & Design hosts printmakers for the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series

By Shawn Touney

The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host printmakers Susanna Crum and Rodolfo Salgado for the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series on October 19-21.

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