News from Murray State University

Ribbon cutting at Don Tharpe lecture hall

MSU celebrates the naming of the Dr. Don I. Tharpe Lecture Hall

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University Board of Regents, administration, faculty, staff, students, friends and supporters of the institution celebrated a naming ceremony event on Friday, June 2 with the dedication of the Dr. Don I. Tharpe Lecture Hall inside the School of Engineering, in appreciation of Tharpe’s esteemed service and his commitment to education at Murray State.

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Murray State University held its quarterly Board of Regents meeting on Friday, June 2.

Board of Regents Meeting - June 2, 2023

By Murray State Public Relations

Murray State University held its quarterly Board of Regents meeting on Friday, June 2.

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Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business and Kentucky Fish and Wildlife form partnership to advance invasive carp removal efforts

By Alex Pologruto

The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources have announced a new partnership to advance invasive carp removal efforts in Kentucky waterways

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Town & Gown free concert series

Town & Gown community band presents free summer concerts on June 6 and July 4

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Town & Gown community band will present two free concerts in the summer.

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COEHS annual luncheon

College of Education and Human Services holds annual Honors Luncheon

By Natalie Copeland

On May 12, Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) held its annual Honors Luncheon to recognize graduating student teachers and outstanding seniors in the college.

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Dr. Robin Zhang and Neil Weber

Dr. Robin Zhang named recipient of 2023-2024 Neil Weber award

By Angela Guyton

Murray State University’s Dr. Robin Zhang, a chair and professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2023-2024 Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology (JCSET).

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visits for bowling event

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visits for speaking and bowling event for stuttering community

By Natalie Copeland

On May 19, Founder and CEO of Change & Impact, Inc., NBA veteran, and University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball National Champion, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visited Murray State University to speak with graduate students in the Center for Communication Disorders (CDI) in the College of Education and Human Services, as well as host a bowling event for local families and speech-language pathologists.

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Racers Classroom of the Month

Athletics announces Racers Classroom of the Month initiative

By Murray State Athletics

Presented by Southern Family Dental, new outreach initiative will recognize classrooms that consistently showcase their Racer pride

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Yoko Hatakeyama carrying mace

Yoko Hatakeyama named 2023 Alumni Association Distinguished Professor

By Carrie McGinnis

Senior instructor of Japanese Yoko Hatakeyama, ’95, ’05, was selected as the 2023 Murray State University Alumni Association (MSUAA) Distinguished Professor, and served as the faculty mace-bearer during spring commencement exercises May 13.

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Murray State Racer Report

Racer Report: May 22-26

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 May 22-26.

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