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Education
1:23 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Speaker's Corner: Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian spoke Monday at Murray State University's Curris Center ballroom. Ohanian's presentation, titled "Be Awesome Without Their Permission",  was co-sponsored by the Kentucky Innovation Network, the MSU Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business and the MSU Office of Regional Stewardship.

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Government
11:57 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

West KY Lawmakers Brief Constituents in Paducah

Five west Kentucky Lawmakers spent Saturday discussing the progress of Kentucky’s 2014 legislative session which is at its halfway point. Representatives Lynn Bechler (R-Marion), Gerald Watkins (D-Paducah), Will Coursey (D-Symsonia), Richard Heath (R-Mayfield) and Steven Rudy (R-West Paducah) gave updates and took questions.

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Speaker's Corner
1:04 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Speaker's Corner: Ron Crouch Speaks at West Kentucky United for Economic Development Conference

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Ron Crouch, the director of research and statistics for the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, spoke at Murray State University's Curris Center Tuesday as part of the West Kentucky United for Economic Development Conference.

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Speaker's Corner
6:13 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Speaker’s Corner: Curris Gives Last Murray State ‘Adventures’ Lecture

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Dr. Constantine Curris speaks at this semester’s final installment of Murray State University’s seminar series, “Adventures: Life and Its Experiences” about events that shaped his life in his early twenties.

The series allows students, faculty, alumni and the community to interact with speakers who have a wealth of academic and entrepreneurial experiences. Speakers will discuss their experiences related to their successes and their challenges.

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Speaker's Corner
4:11 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Speaker's Corner: TEDxMurrayStateU

WKMS introduced the TED Radio Hour to 7 pm on its Sunday programming schedule in early 2013. Hosted by NPR’s Guy Raz, TED Radio Hour is based on TED Talks given by riveting speakers worldwide. Each weekly radio episode, hosted by Raz, is centered on a common theme and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life.

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Speaker's Corner
4:09 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Speaker’s Corner: Susan Guess Talks About Bullying in Murray State’s ‘Adventures’ Series

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Susan Schafer Guess speaks at the fourth installment of Murray State University’s seminar series, “Adventures: Life and Its Experiences” about her daughter’s journey through bullying.

The series allows students, faculty, alumni and the community to interact with speakers who have a wealth of academic and entrepreneurial experiences. Speakers will discuss their experiences related to their successes and their challenges.

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Business
9:23 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Japanese Consul-General Kato Touts Regional Partnerships And Tied Economies

 

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Japanese Consul-General Motohiko Kato says his government plans to reinvigorate the economy while improving relations with neighboring countries.

Kato led a lecture and discussion on Murray State’s campus yesterday.

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Speaker's Corner
2:42 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Susan & Morgan Guess Present Bullying: A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do

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Susan and Morgan Guess presented "A Plan for Kentucky and What Kids Can Do," during the Murray Human Rights Commission's Bullying Conference on April 6, 2013 in the Barkley Room of the Curris Center at Murray State University. Here is the the audio of their nearly hour long discussion of what the Guess family has done to bring attention to the issue of bullying since Morgan's experience.

Arts
2:59 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Imagining Historical Voices from a Black Perspective

Frank X Walker reflects on the human condition in imagining historical characters’ voices from a black perspective. Walker is associate professor, Department of English, Co-Chair, Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. He visits Murray State for a presentation of his works Thursday, November 1 for the Creative Writing Reading Series. 
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Speaker's Corner
3:34 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Speaker's Corner: Chris Wooldridge on The Wooldridge Monuments

Chris Wooldridge at the Wooldridge Monuments with Members of Jackson Purchase Historical Society

Chris Wooldridge made a presentation about Mayfield's Wooldridge Monuments for the July 24, 2012 meeting of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society at Mayfield's City Hall.

Restoration to Wooldridge Monuments (pdf)

Chris Wooldridge Presentation PowerPoint (ppt)

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