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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. 

Allison Crawford/WKMS

In a peaceful rally at MSU today, a group of Murray State students and staff wanted to raise awareness of ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Murray State University’s Board of Regents has endorsed the expansion of a dual enrollment program for high school students in and around Murray. The Thoroughbred Academy currently operates at MSU’s Hopkinsville regional campus. The academy offers courses to high school seniors to obtain both high school and college credit. The board’s move allows MSU officials to expand the program to MSU’s Murray campus.  The program boosts MSU’s enrollment and also allows high school graduates to enter college with a number of courses completed toward graduation.

MSU Ranked as One of Nation's Most Affordable Schools

Aug 26, 2014

Murray State University has taken a top spot in a national publication’s list of most affordable schools.

Washington Monthly’s tenth annual College Guide considers a campus’s graduation rate, percent of applications approved, student loan default rates and other factors.

The Guide’s “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings placed MSU at 17th among all colleges in the U.S.

Murray State University's Office of Regional Outreach, Facebook

Murray State University, the Kentucky Council on Post-secondary Education and the Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development are collaborating to bring free, public access, broadband internet service to counties in west Kentucky. The four river counties in westernmost Kentucky are among the most in-need of service: Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman and Fulton. On Sounds Good, MSU Regional Outreach Director Gina Winchester and Regional Outreach Coordinator Jonathan Baskin describe the effort.

Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp, 68, is the newest member of the Murray State University Board of Regents. Governor Beshear’s office released Kemp’s name on Friday along with many other gubernatorial appointees. Kemp, a Democrat, replaces the term limited Marilyn Buchanon, also a Democrat.

Kentucky Secretary of State/U.S. Senate

Murray State and Centre College have added their names to a list of hopeful Kentucky U.S. Senate Debate hosts.

Monday marks the first day of work for new Murray State University president Bob Davies, who comes to MSU after five years in the same post at Eastern Oregon University.