Murray State University

Sports
12:30 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Murray State Renews Steve Prohm's Contract Through 2020

Prohm
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Steve Prohm will lead the Racers for the next five years.

Murray State University has renegotiated and extended Prohm’s contract to serve as head men’s basketball coach through March 31, 2019, with an automatic one-year extension carrying it out to 2020.

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Education
3:01 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

MSU Faculty/Staff to Participate in Active Shooter Training Next Month

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Murray State University faculty and staff will participate in training sessions next month as part of an initiative to prepare the campus for the possibility of an active shooter scenario.

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Business
2:38 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

MSU Professor: Businesses Have a Social Responsibility to End Human Trafficking

Credit Courtesy of Dr. Katherine Taken Smith

We begin a new series of reports called Racer Scholar Profiles, highlighting Murray State Faculty research, scholarly and creative activities across colleges and schools. Our first guest is Dr. Katherine Taken Smith, who teaches consumer behavior and promotions management in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. She published an article on human trafficking and its connection with businesses, what corporations can do to eliminate human trafficking in their supply chains and how consumer behavior can put pressure on businesses to be proactive in curbing the demand for this modern form of slavery. 

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Education
12:48 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Murray State Ranked 9th Best Public University in the South

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Murray State University is ranked 9th among the top public regional universities in the South. 

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Education
3:40 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

MSU to Incur Additional Expenses for 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

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Murray State University interim President Tim Miller says MSU will appoint a budget task force to examine unexpected  expenses slated for the next fiscal year.

Miller expects the university to face an added $1.7 million dollars in state pension obligations, and an additional  $700,000 dollars in insurance costs for the new calendar year.

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Arts
2:59 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Imagining Historical Voices from a Black Perspective

Frank X Walker reflects on the human condition in imagining historical characters’ voices from a black perspective. Walker is associate professor, Department of English, Co-Chair, Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. He visits Murray State for a presentation of his works Thursday, November 1 for the Creative Writing Reading Series. 
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