Murray State’s Watkins Chair in Creative Writing Instructor, Martin Roper, asked other Creative Writing faculty colleagues to answer about their art before a live audience who had submitted questions in advance. Kate Lochte of WKMS asks the questions. During Sounds Good today we feature the entire forum as recorded October 29th in Performing Arts Hall. Dale Ray Phillips, Anne Neelon, Carrie Jerrell and Squire Babcock join Mr. Roper on stage.
October 12th, 2012 Murray State University held a dedication for the newly named Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business. Dr. Bauernfeind is a 1960 graduate of the then College of Business and Public Affairs. Dr. Bauernfeind is one of Murray State University’s most consistent supporters.
At the 11th Annual Murray State University Department of History Dr. James Hammack Memorial Scholarship Banquet, author, educator, and historian Berry Craig delivered the keynote address, sharing stories of the politics and politicians who made Kentucky what it is today, as well as his remembrances of his former teacher, the late Dr. James Hammack.
The Murray State University Alliance hosted "Conversation and Dessert" with Gautam Raghaven, Associate Director of Public Engagement and LGBT Liasion for the White House on September 10th. Listen to the full conversation with Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bonnie Higginson here.
At the McCracken County Public Library’s Evening Upstairs program July 19th, Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Shea Nickell presented “Vice President Alben W. Barkley: In His Own Words,” a look at the life and career of The Veep in pictures, anecdotes, and personal remembrances on the 135th anniversary of his birth in Graves County.
The Arboretum at Murray State University celebrated Arbor Day 2012 on Saturday, April 28. The event began at 10 a.m. with a presentation by Dr. Winston Dunwell, noted expert in the world of ornamental horticulture. A question-and-answer session was held following Dunwell’s remarks.
For the annual Harry Lee Waterfield Distinguished Lecture Series, American Bar Association President Bill Robinson spoke to Murray State students and faculty on the topic of "Justice on a Shoestring: The Real Cost of Underfunded Courts."