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Adm. William H. McRaven reflects on family ties to Murray State, decades of military service at lecture

Murray State University welcomed Adm. William H. McRaven as the featured speaker for the 2020 Presidential Lecture last week at historic Lovett Auditorium. McRaven is a retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral and the former chancellor of the University of Texas system. During his time in the military, he commanded special operations forces at every level, eventually taking charge of the U.S. Special Operations...

Murray State to host ‘A Taste of the Arts’ Oct. 17; gala celebrates art, music, theatre students with dinner, auction

Murray State University will host the 11th annual ‘A Taste of the Arts’ dinner and auction Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m. on the stage of Lovett Auditorium. The event, sponsored by FNB Bank, showcases and supports the talents of Murray State art, music and theatre students. Attendees are invited for a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and live auction. New auction items and experiences, including beach...