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[Audio] MSU's Cinema International Kicks Off With Alternative Apocalyptic Film

Aug 19, 2015
Cinema International

Murray State University's Cinema International kicks off this semester's lineup of films with Snowpiercer, an a science fiction film putting an alternative spin on the term "post-apocalyptic." The 2013 South Korean film depicts class warfare on a train of the sole survivors of the global ice age created by a failed attempt to stop global warming. On Sounds Good today, MSU Department of English and Philosophy faculty member Andrew Black previews the upcoming season of Cinema International, with a closer look at this week's film, Snowpiercer. 

[Audio] MSU Alumnus Chris Schweizer on Latest Graphic Novel and Inspiration

Aug 18, 2015
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What do a mad scientist, a group of zany kids and monstrous frogs have in common? They're all in Murray State Alumnus Chris Schweizer's new graphic novel for kids, hitting brick-and-mortar and digital shelves this week. On Sounds Good, Chris talks about his experience as a graphic novelist and the inspiration behind his new book, The Creeps: Night of the Frankenfrogs

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A mold outbreak in Murray State University’s Biology Building is leading to a three week remediation that will bite into the beginning of the fall semester. Some faculty, staff, and students may have to temporarily relocate while areas are being cleaned. 

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Following a national search, Murray State University has named its new Vice President of Marketing and Outreach. Dr. Adrienne King will begin her duties on September 1, pending approval of the board of regents. 

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 Some Murray State University men’s and women’s basketball players will receive a $3,400 stipend this school year to use as they wish.

The NCAA's power conferences passed legislation earlier this year allowing Division I schools to give their student athletes stipends to meet the full cost of attendance, which includes anything the student needs beyond tuition, housing and textbooks.

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Three candidates for Vice President of Marketing and Outreach at Murray State University will be visiting campus this week and later this month for discussion with the University community.

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“By the authority granted to the Board of Regents, it is my distinct privilege to install Dr. Robert O. Davies as the thirteenth president of Murray State University.”

And with those words from Board of Regents Chairman Harry Lee Waterfield, Dr. Robert O. Davies officially assumed the leadership of MSU.  

A Murray State University freshman was selected Wednesday to help "The Today Show" anchor Al Roker with a weather forecast.

Grace Ritchie, an elementary education major from Bardstown, Ky., was visiting New York City on spring break when she was selected from the crowd to participate in the show's "Rise and Shine with Roker" segment.

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Murray State University sophomore John Lollar has quickly become a social media celebrity due to his high leg kick while pitching for the school's baseball team.

Murray State President To Seek 3% Tuition Increase

Feb 26, 2015
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Full-time Murray State students will see a 3 percent tuition hike next semester if a proposal by President Bob Davies passes the Board of Regents.

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