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Join the Racer Family! Key dates and reminders for prospective students

At Murray State, we’re all about providing countless opportunities for you to achieve your goals and realize your dreams.

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Trio of awards given to Murray State University graduate student and alumni

By Kaitlyn Black

Several achievements have been recently highlighted in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University

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President Dr. Robert

President to serve as member of Commonwealth Education Continuum

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson has been asked to serve as a member of a new statewide partnership to assist students as they progress through each level of the public education system, from preschool through college and into sustainable careers

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Luke Weatherly

Music major wins trombone competition

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University trombone major Luke Weatherly recently won the BlueGrass Brass Young Artist Competition (age 19-26)

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Music Department new degree

Department of Music offers new degree program

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University Department of Music is excited to announce the new offering of a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre degree

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Ashley Dumas Agada

Nonprofit leadership studies alumna Ashley Dumas Agada reflects on Racer experience

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s nonprofit leadership studies (NLS) graduates were recently asked to reflect on their career journeys, the impact of their work, and their aspirations for the future.

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RFAA Endowment signing

Murray State University introduces Racer Football Alumni Association Fund for Excellence

By Shawn Touney

Murray State Athletics has announced the establishment of the Racer Football Alumni Association Fund for Excellence at Murray State University

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Dennis Jackson football player

Dennis Jackson Racer Room

By Dave Winder

Murray State Athletics honors Dennis Jackson, the first African-American student-athlete at MSU, by naming the Dennis Jackson Racer Room in Roy Stewart Stadium.

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Dr. Kevin Woodgett

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. virtual celebration

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence, in collaboration with various University offices and community organizations, are excited to present the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Celebration on Monday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.

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Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry Dr. Bikram Subedi

Chemistry and biology labs testing wastewater to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks

A recent wastewater testing project in Mayfield, Kentucky is providing assistance to the local community to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks prior to area residents ever experiencing any symptoms of the virus.

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