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Murray State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are coordinating an effort to host Rokerthon 3: Storming Into The Madness

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A former Murray State University top administrator is the sole finalist in Morehead State University's Presidential search. 

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Kentucky universities, including Murray State, have issued statements regarding President Donald Trump's Executive Order temporarily blocking entry of citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Classes are underway in the Spring Semester at Murray State University. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies about enrollment and budget planning for the next academic year, what MSU is watching in the legislature, the role of arts education in a STEM+H-focused academic environment, building and maintenance projects and the CPE work group on tuition rate guidance and more.

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Murray State University has selected their next Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, pending approval from the Board of Regents. 

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A Murray State University alumnus and former Paducah area resident is a featured voice in the English-language dub of a Japanese action hero movie premiering in the United States this month. 

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies outlined the proposed performance funding model at the Board of Regents meeting Friday. He also discussed potential changes with Kentucky joining the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, or SARA. Other topics included an update on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), building projects and the Presidential Lecture. Here's an overview:

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University’s Board of Regents hold their quarterly meeting Friday. The agenda includes insight into how newly proposed performance funding metrics could affect the university should it pass the state legislature. 

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As we reflect on Pearl Harbor on the 75th anniversary today, much of what we know about that event and World War II is in part due to the work of an historian from western Kentucky. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with Murray State University Pogue Library Special Collections curator Sarah Hopley about the library's namesake, Forrest C. Pogue, and his work during and after WWII. He also created the library's oral histories collection, featuring voices from numerous individuals from the region, including many who vividly remember Pearl Harbor and WWII. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State’s president Dr. Bob Davies put out a statement on the events that happened at Ohio State on Monday, where 11 were injured in a knife attack. Davies says he urges the Murray State community to “reject the notion of hatred and violence that is becoming commonplace in our nation.” in a letter addressed to the Murray State community.

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