News from Murray State University

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Admission for fall 2024 and 2024-25 academic year now open

By Shawn Touney

Students interested in becoming a Racer are encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu

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Be Bold Centennial Campaign reports a record- breaking level of fundraising success

By Dr. Tina Bernot

With the close of the first year of the public phase of Murray State University’s Be Bold – Forever Blue & Gold Centennial Campaign, the University reports a record-breaking level of fundraising success in total gifts and new documented commitments in support of its students and programs.

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Department of History hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning author for annual Sid Easley Lecture

By Aviva Yasgur

The Department of History at Murray State University is pleased to host author David Maraniss for the seventh annual Sid Easley Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.

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Dr. Antje Gamble

Department of Art & Design hosts book release reading and reception by Dr. Antje Gamble

By Jennifer Cline

The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host a book release talk and reception in honor of Dr. Antje Gamble’s new book, “Cold War Exhibitions of Italian Art and Design”, on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 5 p.m.

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MSU nearing all-time freshmen record as 2023-24 academic year begins

By Shawn Touney

As Murray State University prepares for the start of the 2023-24 academic year that begins on Aug. 15, the University is approaching the all-time freshmen record.

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Department of Art & Design kicks off the school year with three exhibitions

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce three exhibit openings in August in the Clara M. Eagle Galleries and Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery on the sixth floor of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building located on Murray State’s campus

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Ryan Orr

Ryan Orr named Chief of Police

By Shawn Touney

Ryan Orr has been named Chief of Police for the Murray State University Police Department after having served in an interim role since February 2023.

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Murray State University hosts 2023 Governor’s Scholars Program

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University is proudly partnering with the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) as one of three host universities in Kentucky for the years 2023, 2024, and 2025.

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Racer Report: August 7-11

By Shawn Touney

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of August 7-11.

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Robert Manna, Brandon Anderson, and Justin P. Manna

Augusta Perdune Manna, R.N. Memorial Scholarship Endowment

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University has announced the Augusta Perdune Manna, R.N. Memorial Scholarship Endowment.

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