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Murray State University to host Racer Day event on March 27

By MSU Public Relations

Geared toward prospective students and families, event will provide helpful information from recruitment and admissions staff, financial aid, scholarships, housing and more

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Murray State University to host “The Laramie Project” about slain University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard on Feb. 29-March 3

By Brent Menchinger

“The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theatre Project will be performed on the third floor of the Wilson Hall Studio Theatre from Feb. 29-March 2 at 7:30 p.m. and March 3 at 2:30 p.m.

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Creative writing professor earns prestigious National Endowment for the Arts literature fellowship

By Dani Ray

Murray State University Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Dr. Gwendolyn Paradice has received a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of their fiction and nonfiction writing

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Racer Nation Orientation 2024

Racer Nation Orientation registration open for incoming freshmen and transfer students

By MSU Public Relations

Admitted students can learn more and register today at murraystate.edu/orientation

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Be Bold: Forever Blue & Gold Centennial Campaign most successful fundraising effort in University’s history

By MSU Public Relations

Following a record-breaking level of generosity from donors and friends across the country, Murray State University’s Be Bold: Forever Blue & Gold Centennial Campaign has reached an unprecedented level of total gifts and new documented commitments making it the most successful campaign in the history of the University.

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Murray State News wins awards

The Murray State News takes home 24 awards at the Kentucky Press Association’s Winter Convention

By Leigh Wright

The Murray State News won 24 awards at the Kentucky Press Association’s Winter Convention in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Jan. 25-26.

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MSU to host Buddhist monk the Venerable Tsering Phuntsok Feb. 21-23

By Claire Layne

Murray State University will host the Venerable Tsering Phuntsok from Feb. 21-23. Tsering is a practicing Buddhist monk who entered the monastery in Bir, India, in 1987 at the age of 16.

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MSU ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Programs in Computer Information Technology

By Dani Ray

Murray State University’s online master’s degree program in information systems (MSIS) was recently recognized among the 2024 Best Online Programs in the Computer Information Technology (CIT) category by U.S. News and World Report.

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Racer Report: Feb. 5-9

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 Feb. 5-9.

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College of Education and Human Services continues to empower educators through technology integration

By Claire Layne

Murray State University's Kentucky Academy of Technology Education (KATE) has been supporting instructional technology in Kentucky for over two decades.

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