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Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The search for a new Murray State University provost is on hold until the university’s budget is finalized pending the outcome of Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed cuts to higher education. 

Murray State University is home to a diverse body of international students. Stephen Emoche Agada is a graduate student from the Benué state in Nigeria. He says he came to MSU because it had a good ranking and the courses he was looking for when deciding to study abroad. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with Agada about his hometown, cultural traditions and differences, misconceptions and how a member of his family is on the front lines with the Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

UPDATE: The march is now set for Thursday, February 25. The event was originally scheduled for February 29, but organizers decided to change the date to a day when lawmakers would convene at 2 p.m. rather than 4 p.m.

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Murray State is one of three Kentucky universities to receive federal funds aimed at improving preschool through twelfth grade (P-12) educator quality. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Join us today for a special live lunch featuring Dr. Todd Hill and the Murray State University Jazz Combo!

Todd Hill was recently named KMEA 2016 College and University Teacher of the Year for his work with groups like the one we'll hear today. 

Watch the live stream here:

[Audio] Therapy: There's an App for That

Feb 9, 2016
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Smartphones are one of the most ubiquitous devices of the last few years. On a college campus like Murray State University, this rings even truer. Phones now hold a wealth of information and tools at the user’s fingertips, from internet browsers to music to dating and lifestyle applications.

Rob Canning, WKMS

The oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King says he thought the United States would be at a different juncture as a nation when it comes to civil rights in the 21st century. Martin Luther King III spoke at the Murray State University 12th Annual Presidential Lecture Series Monday night.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University has released an outline of on-going plans responding to Governor Matt Bevin's recommended budget implementing cuts across the state and a performance-based funding model.

Beowulf Sheehan/PEN American Center, courtesy of Carrie Jerrell, Murray State University

Louisville Poet Adam Day reads from his poetry tonight in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery on Murray State's Campus. He speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good ahead of his visit about his inspiration, acclaim and thoughts on the succinctness of poetry.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

This semester's Murray State University Cinema International film series includes selections from Japan, Belgium, India, Nigeria, Argentina, Italy , Germany and the United States. On Sounds Good, Austin Carter speaks with Tim Johns, Associate Professor of Humanities and Fine Arts, about the films - from what critics describe as "a visually sumptuous celebration of an unspoiled prewar Japan" to "one of the most frightening of movies, with one of the most unforgettable villains."

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