Murray State University

Dead Week Takes Toll on College Students

Dec 2, 2014

With just two weeks to go before the semester ends for most universities in our region, students are preparing for final exams. However, in order to get there, they’ll first have to power through what’s known as dead week.

Kentucky State Police

A Paducah man faces felony charges after making violent threats towards law enforcement and personnel at Murray State University. 

Naysan Khadem, 23, of Paducah was arrested Friday evening by Kentucky State Police following an arrest warrant from the Christian County Attorney. 

He has been charged with one count of 2nd Degree Terroristic Threatening, a felony, and one count of 3rd degree Terroristic Threatening, a misdemeanor. 

Murray State University

Murray State University president Bob Davies’ family has given $117,000 to the university to support scholarships, academic enhancements, and other student needs.

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies stopped by for a Sounds Good discussion that ranged from ongoing construction projects to MSU enrollment and a potential campus-wide tobacco ban. Here's a quick snapshot of the conversation:

Murray State University will become the eighth of Kentucky’s higher education institutions to join the Farm to Campus program.

Murray State is losing its chief facilities officer as it embarks on three major construction projects.

Murray State Named "Veteran-Friendly" School

Sep 23, 2014
Victory Media's seal

Murray State University stands as one of the most veteran-friendly schools in the country, according to a national survey.

Dr. Howard Whiteman, via Murray State University

A Murray State biology professor and his Georgia counterpart will use a nearly a half of a million dollar grant to examine the predator ecology of salamanders over the next five years.  

Allison Crawford

Students and faculty that held a Ferguson demonstration at Murray State University two weeks ago organized another demonstration yesterday, prompted by aggressive and derogatory comments on social media regarding the original demonstration.

Murray State University's 13th President Dr. Bob Davies visits the WKMS studios for the first of a series of monthly conversations on the state of the university.