News from Murray State University

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Initial proceeds from centennial book will begin to benefit Pogue Library

By Shawn Touney

Initial proceeds from the sales of Murray State University’s commemorative centennial book, “The Finest Place We Know” have been received by the University and will begin to be utilized to support operations and maintenance needs in Pogue Library, one of the most iconic campus buildings that is featured on the book’s cover.

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Busby donation to Art & Design

Department of Art & Design receives a generous donation of digital photographic equipment to empower student creativity

By Alex Pologruto

John David Busby, a retired photographer and aeronautical engineer from Illinois who now resides in the Purchase area, has generously donated digital photographic equipment to the photography area in the Department of Art & Design at Murray State University.

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Students selected for National Trumpet Competition

By Alex Pologruto

Students from the trumpet studio at Murray State University recently competed in the National Trumpet Competition (NTC) held in Boulder, Colorado on March 25 – 27.

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Faculty members receive Faculty Innovation Grant Awards from Giving Back Endowment

By Alex Pologruto

Three Murray State University faculty members were selected to receive grants from the Giving Back Endowment’s Faculty Innovation Initiative: Dr. Kimberly Vigil, Dr. Bommanna Loganathan, and Dr. Joshua Ridley.

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Student organizations to host Kite Festival and Earth Day Celebration at the Arboretum

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma (AMG), the national foreign language honors society, along with the Japanese Club, Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts, International Student Organization and the Horticulture Club will host the Murray State Kite Festival and Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 22 at the Murray State University Arboretum

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Rose Nelson

Murray State University student named Fulbright scholar

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University student Rose Nelson of Cadiz, Kentucky has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship.

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Department of Music and Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts presents The Addams Family

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Department of Music and the Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts are pleased to present The Addams Family, a musical based on the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa.

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ATA CPAs + Advisors establishes new diversity in accounting scholarship

By Kyle Johnson

ATA CPAs + Advisors has made a generous gift to the Murray State University Foundation to establish a new scholarship to encourage diversity within the next generation of accounting professionals.

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Black Heritage Lecture Series

Murray State University welcomes Hezekiah Watkins on April 20th, 2023 as part of its Black Heritage Lecture Series

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Senior exhibits spring 2023

Department of Art & Design to host Senior Exhibitions

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce the capstone exhibitions of work by Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) students for spring 2023.

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