Archives 2011 - 2015

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

${dateString} — McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23 , at Bynum Band Hall on campus.Musicians of all ages and experience levels are welcome to bring their instruments and sit in with ...

McMurry Professor Presents Paper in Europe

Friday, May 30, 2014 — McMurry University Professor Dr. Jeffery Kinlaw presented an invited paper for the triennial meeting of the International Heidegger Working Group. The conference theme was “Freedom and Destiny” and took place May 21-24, 2014 ...

McMurry Computer Science and Physics students secure REU positions

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University students Ricky Garcia (Physics) and David Charles (Computer Science) have both secured funded research positions for the summer. REU stands for Research Experiences for Undergraduates,  and the purpose is to ...

McMurry Senior Leah Doughty selected to receive the Dr. Sandra Harper Women’s Leadership Scholarship

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Leah Doughty, a senior early childhood education major from Abilene, has been selected by McMurry University to receive the Dr. Sandra Harper Women’s Leadership Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. The Dr. Sandra Harper ...

McMurry Professor Presents Paper in Europe

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Professor Dr. Jeffery Kinlaw presented an invited paper for the triennial meeting of the International Heidegger Working Group. The conference theme was “Freedom and Destiny” and took place May 21-24, 2014 ...

Hinson Named McMurry Football Coach

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has named 19-year coaching veteran Lance Hinson as the War Hawks’ new head football coach. Hinson comes to Abilene after spending the past nine seasons as the head coach at The University ...

McMurry Women’s Club Awards Scholarships

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Women’s Club awarded scholarships to McMurry students Leah Doughty and Kristen Grant at their annual luncheon April 16 in the Furr Welcome Center. Approximately 20 women attended the celebration and heard the stories ...

McMurry Professor Presents Paper in Europe

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Professor Dr. Jeffery Kinlaw presented an invited paper for the triennial meeting of the International Heidegger Working Group. The conference theme was “Freedom and Destiny” and took place May 21-24, 2014 ...

McMurry University to hold Spring 2014 Commencement on May 10

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry will be the featured speaker at McMurry University’s 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Hunt Physical Education Center. McMurry will confer degrees ...

McMurry English students publish Amazon Kindle book

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Among the many interesting projects in Dr. Christopher Andrews’ Digital Rhetoric class this semester was a collaboration by four of our English majors: Kirsten Mauritsen, Jessica Vanderpol, Sonia Del Hierro, and Michaela Pritchett ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Bynum Band Hall on campus.        Musicians of all ages and ...

McMurry Athletics Hall of Honor Adds 6 Individuals; 3 Teams

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Athletics Hall of Honor added six individuals and three teams to its list of members on Saturday evening, at ceremonies in the Mabee Room. The following make up the Class of 2014: BOB & CLARA ...

Petree Wins National Christian College Athletic Association Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Congratulations are in order to McMurry’s volleyball head coach Cammie Petree, who has been awarded the National Christian College Athletic Association’s  (NCCAA) “Game Plan 4 LIFE Character ...

McMurry Faculty/Staff/Administration Awards Announced

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University faculty and staff were honored at the Spring 2014 Faculty Staff Appreciation Luncheon.       The Outstanding Faculty member is Dr. Mark Waters. He came to McMurry in 2000 ...

Track Coach Barbara Crousen Announces Retirement Plans

Monday, May 12, 2014 —   ABILENE, Texas – Barbara Crousen – McMurry University’s venerable and history-making track and field coach who guided McM to a pair of NCAA championships – confirmed last night that she is ...

McMurry to host Personal Trainer Workshop May 16-18

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will host a personal trainer workshop through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) on May 16-18.  The workshop begins at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 16, concluding at 4 p.m. on Sunday, and provides 20 hours of ...

McMurry Senior Education Student Ryan Gattis Named EDICUT Student of the Year

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Education Deans of Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (EDICUT) have named Ryan Gattis as McMurry University’s Student of the Year.  To qualify for the award, students must maintain a high G.P.A. and ...

McMurry Chanters to Perform

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Chanters will be performing their end of the year concert on Thursday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Ryan Fine Arts Center. This lighter concert will feature a Swahili song, a Moses Hogan spiritual, two Celtic ...

McMurry Jazz Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s McM Jazz Band will be performing a free concert on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bynum Band Hall. The program will represent music from the Basie, Benny Goodman, and Gordon Goodwin Big Bands.  Many of the ...

Dr. Joel Olufowote participates in 2014 Midwest Political Science Association conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Joel Olufowote participated in the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association conference held Thursday, April 3 – 6, 2014, at the Historic Palmer House Hilton hotel in Chicago, IL. Dr. Olufowote presented a joint research article ...

McMurry Offers Discounts on Summer School Classes

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will offer undergraduate summer courses from May 12 through August 8 at a discounted tuition rate of 56%. Courses are open to transfer students, transient students who may be home for the summer from their home college or ...

McMurry University Percussion Ensemble and Steelband Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Percussion Ensemble and Steelband is presenting a concert and will be joined by members of the Abilene High School and Abilene Christian University steelbands in Radford Auditorium on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. It will ...

McMurry University School of Education Announces Student Teachers of the Year

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University School of Education is proud to announce the Student Teachers of the Year for 2013-2014. The Outstanding Elementary Student Teacher of the Year is Erika Larson and the Secondary Student Teacher of the Year is ...

McMurry University to celebrate Holy Week with World Village

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will celebrate the Easter season with a number of special events and activities through World Village and Holy Week from April 13-16. McMurry students and others will be camping out each night in ...

McMurry Wind Ensemble Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Wind Ensemble, conducted by David Robinson, will present its second annual Children’s Concert, “For the Kid in All of Us” on Sunday, April 27, at 3:00 pm in McMurry’s Radford Auditorium. Our ...

McMurry University to Offer Summer Arts Intensives Camps

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Art Department will offer Summer Art Intensives for all ages beginning in June. Registration and more information on any of the classes may be obtained by calling Melanie Long at ...

McMurry Student Wins at National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Justin Powers, McMurry junior art major from Abilene, Texas, competed in the National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastic Clubs last week in Chattanooga, TN on April 2 -5 , 2014. Justin won first in the floor exercise with a 14.9. There ...

History Professor Dr. Stephen Hardin Receives Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Stephen L. Hardin, professor of history at McMurry University in Abilene and author of the Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution,was named winner of an essay contest exploring the topic of Texas exceptionalism. The Texas ...

McMurry History Majors Excel at Honors Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry History majors took top honors at the Northeast Texas Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Conference hosted by Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas on April 5. Phi Alpha Theta is the national history honor ...

McMurry, ACU to Present Trumpet Choir Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry and Abilene Christian Universities will present a free Trumpet Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The concert will feature an original composition by Hardin-Simmons ...

McMurry University Student News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — •McMurry University Model UN delegates, representing Timor-Leste at the 2014 National Model UN conference in New York City, won Honorable Mention. This award is extremely prestigious, as 196 delegations (every country and three ...

McMurry Model UN Wins Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Model UN delegates, representing Timor-Leste at the 2014 National Model UN conference in New York City, won Honorable Mention. This award is extremely prestigious, as 196 delegations (every country and three ...

Chanters to Perform with Abilene Philharmonic

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s Chanters choral group has joined forces with the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, and choirs from Hardin Simmons University and Abilene Christian University, in presenting Carl Orff’s famous and iconic ...

McMurry Theatre to Present Student-Written Plays

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Theatre Department will be staging three original student-written one-act plays this week on April 10, 11 and 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ryan Little Theatre. Suit, written by Miranda Priddy Jones and directed by Dr. Philip ...

Save the Date for T.I.P. Sing Song at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Next to McMurry’s unique homecoming experience, the longest-lasting tradition on campus is the T.I.P. Sing Song. First held in 1958, this year’s event will be the 56th anniversary of the student-produced song and dance ...

McMurry and TCU to Offer Classes for Mineral and Royalty Owners

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University has formed an association with the Energy Institute at Texas Christian University (TCU) to offer a training program for mineral and royalty owners in Abilene and West Central Texas. The program will be offered on the McMurry ...

Mark Wilcox to Perform in Texas Premiere of Trumpet Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Music Professor Dr. Mark Wilcox will join John Irish, professor of music at Angelo State in performing the Texas premiere of “Concerto for Two Trumpets” by Erik Morales. The free concert will be held at 3 p.m. ...

McMurry University Offers Pre-College Summer Program

Monday, May 12, 2014 — For the second year, McMurry University’s Pre-College Summer Program will offer college-level classes for promising 8th, 9th and 10th graders. Classes meet from June 9-27. Students may enroll in the morning class, afternoon class or ...

100 Women, 100 Words Exhibit to be on Display through April 30 at McMurry University: Book about Display Now Available for Purchase

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – 100 Women, 100 Words will be on display from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 30 at the Furr Welcome Center on McMurry University’s campus. Also, the 100 Words Women in History ...

McMurry University Students take on Faculty/Staff team in Softball as part of Spring Thing Week

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will take on a faculty/staff team in softball on Tuesday, March 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the practice field next to McMurry’s Walt Driggers Baseball Field. The event is part of ...

McMurry Names Sam Ferguson as New Athletic Director

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University has named Sam Ferguson of Averett University in Danville, Virginia, as the school’s new athletic director. He will begin his duties on May 1. “We are delighted to have Sam Ferguson join the McMurry ...

McMurry University’s Knox-Bennett Writers Series will present nationally acclaimed writer Peter Turchi

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s Knox-Bennett Writers Series will present nationally acclaimed writer Peter Turchi on March 27-28.. Mr. Turchicurrently teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Houston. All three events are ...

Hollingsworth Receives Grant for Book about Native Americans

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Professor Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth recently received the Kiva grant for his Native American book series: Lost in America: Reservation Life in the 21st Century. Dr. Hollingsworth will be working on the Pine Ridge Reservation ...

McMurry President Dr. Sandra S. Harper’s Inauguration set for March 17-20

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Sandra S. Harper The inaugural celebration of Dr. Sandra S. Harper as the 12th president of McMurry University will take place March 17-20, with the inauguration ceremony set for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, in Radford Auditorium. A ...

McMurry to Rejoin American Southwest Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will be returning to its NCAA Division III athletics roots, as American Southwest Conference (ASC) officials announced today the forthcoming return of the War Hawks’ athletics program to the league. McMurry was ...

McMurry University Offers FasTrack to Teaching Program

Monday, May 12, 2014 — To alleviate the growing teacher shortage in the state and to place highly qualified teachers in needed subject areas, McMurry University is accepting applications for its FasTrack to Teaching program. The FasTrack is a post-baccalaureate ...

McMurry History Majors Dominate Statewide Research and Writing Competition

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University history majors achieved top honors at the annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Association in San Antonio. Besting their peers from universities and colleges from across the state, Katie Hinton and Ashley ...

McMurry Science and Math Board Golf Tournament

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Want to play golf and help out a worthy cause?  Local golfers are invited to participate in the second Annual McMurry Science and Math Advisory Board Golf Tournament scramble. The event will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the ...

McMurry University to Host Teacher’s Workshop in April

Monday, May 12, 2014 —      A free teacher’s workshop titled “Heads Up! Making Citizenship, History and Government Come Alive In Your Classroom” will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, ...

Longtime McMurry Family Member Neel Lemond Passes Away

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University was saddened to learn of the passing of longtime friend and family member Neel Lemond last evening. He was affectionately known as “Coach Neel” to generations of McMurry students, staff and faculty ...

McMurry Professor Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth Awarded Sam Taylor Fellowship

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Sociology Professor Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth has received the 2014 Sam Taylor award for research in his Native American Studies project: “Lost in America: Reservation Life in the 21st Century.” The new book ...

McDonald Observatory Talk at McMurry Celebrates 75 Years

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Celebrate 75 years of discovery with McDonald Observatory with a special public talk at 7:30 p.m., Friday Feb. 28, in the Garrison Campus Center Mabee Room by Dr. Matthew Shetrone of the University of Texas at Austin McDonald ...

McMurry University Student Foundation to Participate in National Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day

Monday, May 12, 2014 — On Feb. 27, McMurry University will join nearly 100 educational institutions worldwide to participate in the National Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day. The initiative, organized by CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Programs, is designed ...

Dr. Pug Parris named chair of Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University has named Dr. Pug Parris, professor of kinesiology, as Chair of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) program. This innovative program allows students to customize their college degree by choosing three ...

McMurry Benefits from Lilly Fellows Program

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University is a member school of the Lilly Fellows Program, a national organization which explores issues related to what it means to be a church-related institution of higher education. “As network members, we participate ...

McMurry Sponsors Fitness Training

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Persons wanting one-on-one fitness training are needed at McMurry University.  Junior and senior level students in the Kinesiology department will serve as personal trainers for community persons of all ages by providing ten hour-long ...

McMurry Art Students Excel at Intercollegiate Art Competition

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Several McMurry University artist students received awards in the annual Intercollegiate Art Competition, a juried exhibit of artwork by students from Abilene colleges and universities, at the Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Abilene. ...

McMurry Alumna Accepted into UT-Houston Medical School

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University alumna Kendra Williams of Hamlin, Texas, a December 2013 graduate in Biomedical Sciences, has been accepted into the University of Texas – Houston Medical School beginning with the Fall 2014 semester.

McMurry University Wind Ensemble to Perform Free Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 —  The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform “An Evening of Music for Winds and Organ” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.  The concert is free and open to the public. ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Bynum Band Hall on campus.        Musicians of all ages and experience levels are ...

Diversity Affairs Council Celebrates Black History Month at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Diversity Affairs Council (DAC) at McMurry University is sponsoring several campus events in February to celebrate Black History Month. The Council will sponsor a Black History Month Trivia contest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, ...

McMurry History Professor Dr. Don Frazier Honored by Texas State Historical Society

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Don Frazier, professor of history at McMurry University, was voted in as a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association.  This prestigious recognition comes from other professionals in the field of Texas history and recognizes ...

McMurry Student Earns Honors Band Designation

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University senior Joey Gonzales has been selected as a participant in the inaugural College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Southwest Division Intercollegiate Band.  The honor band is comprised of selected ...

McMurry Students Launch Social Media Campaign

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University students are ready to launch a social media campaign as a field experience in the Information and Communication Technologies class, taught by Dr. Alicia Wyatt. Sixteen students, divided into four teams, will launch five ...

McMurry University History Class Takes Field Trip

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Professors Drs. Robert Maberry and Stephen Hardin took their historiography class on a field trip to two of the most important archives in the state capital:  The Texas State Library and Archives and the General Land ...

McMurry University Withdraws NCAA D.II Membership Bid

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Board of Trustees has voted to withdraw the school’s provisional NCAA Division II membership bid and remain in NCAA Division III for all of its athletic programs. “After reviewing the information ...

Busybodies, eccentrics at center of McMurry comedic play

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Luigi Pirandello’s “Right You Are If You Think You Are” is an existentialist comedy that explores the prismatic nature of perceived truth, the need for human beings to construct illusions for themselves, and the ...

McMurry Theatre Students to Perform at Texas Educational Theatre Association

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Students from the McMurry University Theatre Department will be traveling to Dallas on January 31 and Feb. 1 to perform David Remschels’ Playfest award winning script, No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall at ...

Former McMurry Football Coach Wilford Moore Passes Away

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Coach Wilford Moore on Tuesday, January 21. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, January 27th at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Abilene, Texas with ...

Dr. Pug Parris Presents Physical Education Workshop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Pug Parris, professor of Kinesiology at McMurry University, presented a day-long staff development workshop for elementary physical educators in Midland ISD on Monday, January 20.  The workshop focused on activities, techniques and ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host aSunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark Wilcox and ...

line upon line percussion offers Clinic

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Location: Bynum Band Hall McMurry University  Phone: 325-793-3836 Clinic: Monday, January 27, 2014, 5-7 p.m., Bynum Band Hall line upon line percussion is visiting Abilene for educational outreach with visits to McMurry ...

Two McMurry Students Receive Scholarships to Duke Divinity School

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University seniors Ricky Harrison and Taylor Smith have both accepted admission to the Master of Divinity program at Duke Divinity School with full-tuition scholarships plus stipends for field placements of $9,000.00 a year for three ...

Dr. Philip LeMasters presents paper at national meeting

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion, presented ““Philanthropia in Liturgy and Life: The Anaphora of Basil the Great and Eastern Orthodox Social Ethics” at the annual meeting of ...

McMurry University offers its spring semester of open-to-the-public workout classes

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University offers its spring semester of open-to-the-public workout classes. The Fifty-Plus Fitness class will meet at 8 a.m. for an hour workout each Monday and Wednesday beginning January 6. These sessions, led by veteran instructor ...

Abilene Artist Larry Millar Featured at Ryan Gallery

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene artist Larry Millar will present “Delicate Balance” at McMurry University’s Amy Graves Ryan Gallery from January 16 to February 14, 2014. Millar’s exhibition deals with two fields of interest, ...

Ron Holmes Resigns as McMurry Athletic Director

Monday, May 12, 2014 — After thirty years as a student, coach and administrator at McMurry University, Ron Holmes has announced he is resigning effective January 2. Holmes was named McMurry University’s director of athletics in 2009. He oversaw the ...

Former McMurry University Board member Shirley Garrison Passes Away

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University board trustee emeritus Mr. Shirley Garrison passed away at his home in Lubbock, Texas, on Friday, Dec. 13, surrounded by his family. Image Mr. Garrison’s daughter, Sharon Walker who currently resides in Austin, ...

Abilene Community Invited to McMurry Christmas Lights Show

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University invites the Abilene community to enjoy this year’s Christmas light show in front of the Furr Welcome Center. A coordinated audio-visual Christmas Light Show will be shown continuously from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each ...

Archives 2011 - 2015

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University invites the Abilene community to enjoy this year’s Christmas light show in front of the Furr Welcome Center. A coordinated audio-visual Christmas Light Show will be shown continuously from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each ...

McMurry University to hold Fall 2013 Baccalaureate on Dec. 13

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Image Bishop Dan Solomon ABILENE, Texas –Bishop Dan Solomon will serve as the 2014 McMurry University Baccalaureate Preacher on Friday, Dec.13, at 5:30 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He will be preaching from Matthew ...

McMurry University to award degrees to 53 students at 2013 Fall Commencement

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University to award degrees to 53 students at 2013 Fall Commencement ImageABILENE, Texas – Dr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion, Director of the Honors Program and a Professor of Religion at ...

McMurry University to help students traveling home with pre-trip Pit Stop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University staff council is sponsoring the McMurry Pit Stop free to students from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 11-12, between Wilford Moore Stadium and the Jay-Rollins Library. Volunteers ...

McMurry University Named a Best College for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University was one of 234 ranked schools nationwide included in the list of U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural Best Colleges for Veterans. McMurry was recognized in the Regional Colleges – West Region. U.S. ...

McMurry Student Presents Senior Art Show

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University student Shayleigh Uribe’s senior art exhibit “States of Mind” opens on Monday, December 9, in the Amy Graves Ryan Gallery. Her reception will follow graduation on Saturday, December 14. The ...

McMurry Religion Students Receive Full Scholarships to Perkins School of Theology

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University senior religion majors and honors students Ricky Harrison and Taylor Smith have both been admitted to the Master of Divinity program at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University and awarded Protho ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry Track Accepted to Lone Star Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University men’s and women’s track and field programs have been accepted as affiliate members of the Lone Star Conference and will compete immediately in both the indoor and outdoor championships in 2014, it was ...

Christmas Lighting and Concert at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University invites the Abilene community to join us for the 19th annual Christmas Lighting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, in front of the Furr Welcome Center. Enjoy live music, a welcome from President Sandra Harper, Christmas ...

McMurry Science Students Tour Texas Tech School of Pharmacy

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The spring 2013 Pre-Professional seminar class from the McMurry School of Natural and Computational Sciences recently attended a luncheon and series of “mini-lectures” by faculty members and research assistants in the ...

McMurry Chanters Christmas Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Chanters are combining forces with choirs from Aldersgate United Methodist Church and St. James United Methodist Church to present a seasonal concert on Sunday, December 8, at 5 p.m. in Radford Auditorium. This performance will ...

McMurry University senior Bradley Rowland selected to receive a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University senior Bradley Rowland has been selected to receive a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) in Phoenix, AZ. He will be participation in the ...

McMurry Administrator Vicki Dunham Gives National Presentation

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Vicki Dunnam, Director of Online Education at McMurry University, presented at the Distance Learning: Successes and Opportunities Conference on Monday, October 28, 2013. This conference was sponsored by the NCEA (National Catholic Educational ...

McMurry Senior Art Major Revisits Kennedy Assassination in Exhibition

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Eric Britt’s senior instillation at McMurry University is a 3D artist’s interpretation of the events surrounding the death of President John F. Kennedy. Eric works in metal, wood, cardboard and paint as he tells the story in ...

McMurry Professor Dr. Philip LeMasters Publishes Book

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion at McMurry University, has published a new book, The Forgotten Faith: Ancient Insights for Contemporary Believers from Eastern Christianity (Cascade Books, 2013).

McMurry University’s Diversity Affairs Council hosts first-ever Diversity Week

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s Diversity Affairs Council is hosting its first-ever Diversity Week from Monday, Nov 18 to Friday, Nov 22. Dr. Morris Baker, McMurry University’s first African-American undergraduate degree holder, will ...

Award Winning Student Written Play to Premier

Monday, May 12, 2014 — No RoomThe McMurry Theatre Department will present the world premiere of a new play entitled No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall, by senior Theatre student, David R. Remschel. The play, directed by Charlie Hukill, is a moving, powerful ...

McMurry Professor Publishes Book on Eastern Christianity

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion, has published a new book, The Forgotten Faith: Ancient Insights for Contemporary Believers from Eastern Christianity (Cascade Books, 2013). Click here for more ...

McMurry University Chemistry Department Receives Welch Grant

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University chemistry department has received a $25,000 Welch Foundation grant for the 2014-2015 school year. This grant is instrumental in funding the department’s summer research program. “This program is very ...

McMurry Theatre Presents World Premiere of a Student Written Play

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Theatre Department will present the world premiere of a new play entitled No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall, by senior Theatre student, David R. Remschel. The play, directed by Charlie Hukill, is a moving, powerful play about ...

McMurry University Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band Performance

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band will be performing a concert in Radford Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 19. Dr. Elizabeth Moss, McMurry voice faculty, will be performing as a guest artist on Heitor ...

McMurry Students delving into Food Microbiology

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Students in McMurry University’s Food Microbiology class are deep into a semester of eye-opening surprises. Besides learning the significance of acronyms like HACCP, AOAC, USDA-APHIS, and the like, there has been a tourist’s ...

McMurry University, AISD, to host 5th grade Servant Leadership Seminar Friday, Nov. 1

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry Servant Leadership students, in conjunction with the A.I.S.D., will be hosting the 5th Grade Servant Leadership Seminar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Fifty-one fifth grade students from elementary ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon JamMcMurry Student Erica Medina Chosen for National Undergraduate Program

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Image McMurry University senior Erica Medina of Loraine, Texas, has been selected into the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Undergraduate Fellows program. “I am so excited Erica was selected as a ...

Religion Professor Dr. John Miller published in Common English Bible

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Religion Professor Dr. John Miller has recently published the introduction, commentary notes, and informational sidebars for the text of 1 Maccabees in The CEB Study Bible (the new study edition of the Common English Bible).

Dr. Gary Shanafelt to Present Talk on World War I History

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Gary Shanafelt, professor of history at McMurry University, will discuss the major new book by Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 for the first School of Social Sciences and Religion Colloquium of the year. ...

McMurry to Offer Printmaking Workshop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — In the 1500’s master print-makers used printmaking to change the world. Whether through printing bibles or constitutions, printmaking is one of the most powerful and profitable forms of art. McMurry University is having a Printmaking ...

McMurry University Music Professors to Present “Songs of the Night” on Thursday, Oct. 31 at Ryan Recital Hall

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Music Professors Dr. Christina Wilson and Dr. Elizabeth Moss will present a faculty recital “Songs of the Night” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Amy Graves Ryan ...

McMurry Education Students Help Out Disability Resources Inc.

Monday, May 12, 2014 — On Tuesday, October 8, the McMurry Secondary Education majors volunteered at DRI Inc. While there, they read to school students, took them on hay rides, assisted people who were buying pumpkins, and participated in activities in the gym with ...

McMurry Professors speak at A&M Club

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Robert Monk, retired McMurry University professor, and McMurry Religion Professor Bill Libby made a presentation to the Abilene A&M Club on October 2, about life on the all-male, all military A&M campus in the 1950’s. Monk ...

McMurry University students benefit from “Faculty FaceTime”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University faculty members are participating in a new program to provide mentoring and support to all students needing some “faculty face time.” Faculty FaceTime is a joint effort between the Academic Enrichment ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

Abilene Businessman Robert Briley Speaks to Shareholders Club

Monday, May 12, 2014 — A large group of McMurry University business students attended a presentation by Robert Briley, president of Briley Investments, Inc., in the Furr Welcome Center on Sept. 26. The Shareholders Business Club sponsored Mr. Briley’s ...

McMurry Professor Dr. Pug Parris leads Staff Development Training in Mesquite

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Pug Parris presented staff development training to over 80 elementary physical education teachers In the Mesquite (TX) ISD on Monday, September 23. Her three-hour activity session focused on rhythmical activities for skill development ...

McMurry University Homecoming 2013 set for Oct. 3-6 Homecoming 2013

Monday, May 12, 2014 —  ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Homecoming 2013, “On the Wings of Tradition,” begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013, with the traditional tipi raising at Wah Wahtaysee Park on the corner of South ...

McMurry Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band to present free concert Oct. 10th

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –The McMurry University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in Radford Auditorium. Admission to the concert is free. The Wind Ensemble, directed by David Robinson, will ...

McMurry computer science students get hands on experience developing in assembly language

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ImageMcMurry computer science students taking Assembly Language and Computer Organization with Dr. Robert Watson are putting the material they are learning into practice using a custom lab kit developed specifically for this ...

McMurry University Tipi Village is Friday Oct. 4

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Student Government (MSG) would like to invite the Abilene community and surrounding cities to McMurry Homecoming’s Tipi Village on Friday, October 4th. Schools are welcome to come from 9 a.m. to noon and MSG has added family ...

McMurry Professors Publish Article in The Physics Teacher Journal

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Drs. Wayne Keith, Cynthia Martin, and Pamela Veltkamp had an article published in the September issue of The Physics Teacher journal titled “This IS Rocket Science.” The article described a short physics module for high ...

McMurry Shareholders Business Club attends APRO Meeting

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Twenty McMurry students from the Shareholders Business Club attended the meeting of the Abilene Public Relations Organization, on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Hendrick Medical Center. Speakers at the event were the Sports Information ...

McMurry University invites all military and dependents to Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Sept. 28, for free football game

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Active duty and retired military and their dependents are invited enjoy McMurry University’s game against Oklahoma Panhandle State on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Wilford Moore Stadium. All military members ...

McMurry University to celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will celebrate the U.S. Constitution by sponsoring “Free Speech” day on Tuesday, Sept.17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the steps of the Jay-Rollins Library. Students, faculty ...

Kinlaw Publishes Review of Kieerkegaard Book

Monday, May 12, 2014 — C. Jeffery Kinlaw, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at McMurry University, has published by invitation from Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews a long review of the following book: George Pattison, Kierkegaard and the Theology of the ...

Alamo expert Dr. Stephen L. Hardin to present “Lines in the Soil; Lines on the Soul: The Alamo in Myth & History” during Homecoming

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Alamo expert and McMurry History Professor Dr. Stephen Hardin will present a program for the Friends of the Library Lecture Series on October 3, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the Jay-Rollins Library. Dr. Hardin’s program will be based on a ...

McMurry Art Department to host Artist Talk on Trip to Peru

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Mark your calendars for an artist talk and reception in McMurry University’s Ryan Gallery from 4:30-6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17. Kathie Walker-Millar, Jennifer Nichols, Taylor Cass, Lizzy Sharp, Eric Ikeler and Laurel Bentley ...

McMurry University Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has been named to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2014 Military Friendly ...

McMurry University named top tier in latest U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Guide

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is proud to be recognized as a top-ranked institution for the 18th consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report Best College Guide. McMurry was ranked 15th in the top ranked institution in the ...

McMurry Theatre to present romantic comedy Almost, Maine

Monday, May 12, 2014 — “ALMOST, MAINE” a romantic comedy by John Cariani, directed by McMurry University senior Damek Salazar, runs from Sept. 12-14 at the Ryan Little Theatre. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not ...

McMurry Education Professors Elected to Statewide Posts

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Gaelyn McInroe was nominated and awarded a position on the statewide Association Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) membership committee. Dr. Stephanie Scott was nominated and awarded on the statewide Association Texas Professional ...

McMurry Professor Dr. Philip LeMasters Publishes Two Articles

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Philip LeMasters, Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Religion, has published a chapter entitled “Developing the Principles of Just Peace: Reflections from the Experience of the Orthodox Church in North America,” ...

Alamo Expert Dr. Stephen Hardin to Deliver Lecture at Historic San Antonio Hotel

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Alamo expert and McMurry History Professor Dr. Stephen Hardin will address students, scholars, and interested parties at the historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio for the Texas General Land Office’s (GLO) annual Save Texas History ...

Former interim President M. Lynn Yearwood returns to campus to speak at McMurry University Fall Convocation on Tuesday, Sept. 3; Reception to honor Dr. and Mrs. John Russell to Follow

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Retired healthcare executive Lynn Yearwood, a 1970 McMurry University graduate, will be the featured speaker for McMurry University’s Fall 2013 Opening Convocation at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, in Radford ...

Former interim President M. Lynn Yearwood returns to campus to speak at McMurry University Fall Convocation on Tuesday, Sept. 3; Reception to honor Dr. and Mrs. John Russell to Follow

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Retired healthcare executive Lynn Yearwood, a 1970 McMurry University graduate, will be the featured speaker for McMurry University’s Fall 2013 Opening Convocation at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, in Radford ...

Former interim President M. Lynn Yearwood returns to campus..

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Retired healthcare executive Lynn Yearwood, a 1970 McMurry University graduate, will be the featured speaker for McMurry University’s Fall 2013 Opening Convocation at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, in Radford ...

McMurry University honors longtime Lubbock ISD teacher Martha Ginn ’65 with Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ImageABILENE, Texas –Martha Ginn ’65, a retired teacher with the Lubbock Independent School District, has been chosen as the 2013 Northwest Texas Annual Conference recipient of the McMurry University Cross & Flame Award. ...

McMurry University honors David Young with Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –David Young has been chosen as the 2013 New Mexico Annual Conference recipient of the McMurry University Cross & Flame Award. He will Imagebe recognized at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service on Sept. 7 at St. ...

McMurry University Names Colby Stone ’97 As 2013 Spirit of McMurry Award Winner

Monday, May 12, 2014 — colbyABILENE, Texas – Thomas Colby Stone ’97, a software engineer from Oklahoma City, OK, has been named the winner of the 2013 Spirit of McMurry Award given by the McMurry Alumni Association Board of Directors. The award is ...

McMurry University Fall 2013 Semester Opens With a Number of Special Events

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University opens the fall semester this week with a number of events built around the War Hawk Welcome Week orientation and the beginning of classes on Monday, August 26. United Methodist Churches from ...

McMurry University names telecommunications leader Don Cain ’76 as 2013 Distinguished Alumnus

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has named telecoImagemmunications leader Don Cain ’76 as its Distinguished Alumnus for 2013. Cain will be honored at the Distinguished Alumni Dinner Thursday, Oct. 3, as part of ...

New McMurry Students Prepare for College Life During War Hawk Welcome Week Orientation Aug. 21-25

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University opens the fall semester this week as the freshman class of 2017 arrives Wednesday, August 21, to participate in War Hawk Welcome Week orientation. The five-day action-packed program starts on ...

McMurry University will offer Fifty Plus Fitness class this fall aimed at senior adults

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will offer a new Group Exercise class this fall aimed at senior adults. Fifty Plus Fitness will be at 9:00 am for an hour every Monday and Wednesday, beginning Sept. 2 and continuing to Dec. 4. The class is limited to persons ...

McMurry to offer Group Exercise Classes this fall

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University offers open-to-the-public group exercise classes beginning August 26. For early-risers, the Winter Body Fit program runs Monday-Thursday from Sept. 2 through October 10 from 5 to 6 a.m. for a cost ...

McMurry University Names Dr. Sandra Harper as President

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ImageABILENE, Texas –Dr. Sandra Harper, President of Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a former McMurry professor and dean, has been selected by the McMurry Board of Trustees as the school’s new ...

McMurry Football to Join Lone Star Conference in 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014 — FORT WORTH, Texas – McMurry University has once again found a conference home for its football program, when it was announced today that the school has accepted an invitation from the Lone Star Conference to compete as an affiliated ...

McMurry University Named a College of Distinction for 2013-14

Monday, May 12, 2014 — National college guide honors distinctive educational excellence Image Abilene, TX – McMurry University has been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to ...

McMurry University’s SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) to greet new freshmen and families on July 19

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University welcomes new students and their families to participate in SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) this Friday July 19. SOAR is a chance for students and parents to prepare for entering ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with members of McMurry’s India Mission trip. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jul/12/mcmurry-and-indian-students-learn-comparative/

McMurry Advances to Candidacy Year 2 of NCAA II Process

Monday, May 12, 2014 — INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The McMurry University athletics program has moved one step closer toward its goal of full NCAA Division II membership. Today, the National Collegiate Athletic Association notified the War Hawks’ ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry History Professor Dr. Don Frazier visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jul/01/gettysburg-anniversary-gives-reminder-to-mcmurry/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Dr. Paul Fabrizio about Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement that he will not seek another term as governor. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News ran a feature story on McMurry’s Combat Theatre Summer Camp. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jun/27/en-garde-youngsters-learn-stage-combat-at-summer/

McMurry Summer Theatre to present Monty Python’s Spamalot

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Summer Theatre is excited to present Monty Python’s Spamalot. Tony winner for Best Musical in 2005, this show tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of show girls, cows, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with interim President Lynn Yearwood. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jun/26/mcmurry-interim-president-thrilled-to-help/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews McMurry Professor Kathie Walker-Millar’s talk at the Grace Museum about her travels in June with McMurry art students to Peru. ...

McMurry University’s SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) to greet new freshmen at first summer sessions Friday and Monday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University welcomes new students and their families to participate in SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) this Friday and Monday, June 21 and June 24. SOAR is a chance for students and parents to ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Board Chairman Chuck Fallon and Search Committee Chairman Dr. Weldon Crowley about the search for McMurry’s 12th president. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the McMurry Summer Dinner Theatre producion of “The Underpants.” http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jun/13/heroine-gets-her-knickers-in-a-knot/

McMurry University Alumnus Christopher Anderson Honored

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University alumnus Chris Anderson ’06 has been named a fellow in the nationally recognized City of San Antonio Management Fellows program. Beginning July 3, he will sharpen his city-management and ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News highlights McMurry’s Pre-College Summer Learning Program. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/jun/11/teens-get-chance-to-earn-college-credits-through/

Exercise Classes Available

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Department of Kinesiology is offering one new July/August group exercise session. The “Bodies for Real” Bootcamp runs four days weekly, from July 8-August 15, at 5:00 a.m.- 6:00 a.m. taught by Tracy ...

McMurry Summer Theatre to present “The Underpants”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Summer Theatre is proud to present “The Underpants.” Originally written by Carl Sternheim, but adapted by native Texan, Steve Martin, “The Underpants” is about a couple that is trying to rent out ...

McMurry President John Russell to Retire [Interim President Lynn Yearwood Appointed]

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. RussellABILENE, Texas – Dr. John H. Russell, the eleventh president of McMurry University, has announced his decision to retire on June 1, 2013. In a letter to faculty, staff and friends of the university, Russell noted that he ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Professors, Dr. Paul Fabrizio and Rev. Bill Libby, take on students from McMurry’s Fifth Grade Math/Science Magnet Class in “Are you smarter than a 5th grader.” The Abilene Reporter-News story is at ...

Prayer Vigil for McMurry Mission Trip to India

Monday, May 12, 2014 — This summer McMurry University students, faculty and staff will travel to Aurangabad, India for a month long trip. During this time the group will be working with Life Light Ministries, an indigenous Christian mission whose purpose is to ...

McMurry’s Exploratory Mission Team Travels to Africa and the West Bank

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Exploratory mission team left yesterday to embark on a journey to Africa and the West Bank. Over the next two weeks, the team will have strategic conversation with Africa University, a pilot United Methodist University in Zimbabwe ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News profiles Joseph Gregory Delong, who will be graduating Saturday, May 11, with a degree in computer science. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. in the Hunt P.E. Center. ...

McMurry University to hold Spring 2013 Commencement on May 11

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Abilene businessman and city councilman Robert Briley will be the featured speaker at McMurry University’s 2013 Spring Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in the Hunt Physical Education Center. ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry’s Davis in Sports Illustrated May 6 Issue

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Paul Davis (Lubbock, Texas), one of the nation’s premiere shot put competitors, is featured in Sports Illustrated’s May 6 issue in the “Faces in the ...

McMurry to Offer Exercise Classes for May/June

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Department of Kinesiology at McMurry University is offering two new May/June group exercise sessions. Boot Camp runs four days weekly, May 7-June 13, at 5:00-6:00 am. Low Impact Aerobics is Monday and Wednesday, May 6-June 26, at 5:30-6:30 ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark Wilcox ...

McMurry Summer Band Camps Registration Opens

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Summer Band Camps are back for another summer of fantastic music education and performance. There are two separate camps offered; Marching Percussion and Color Guard from July 11-14, followed by a Drum Major and Band Camp ...

McMurry University Honors Employees at Spring 2013 Faculty Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University faculty and staff were honored at the Spring 2013 Faculty Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The Outstanding Faculty member is Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth. He came to McMurry in 2003, and serves as ...

Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center Ribbon Cutting & Dedication on Friday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Office of Institutional Advancement and the McMurry Athletics Department will host a ribbon cutting and dedication of the newly-renovated Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center and the Charles A. ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Music Professor Keith Lloyd traveled to Bozeman Montana as a guest clinician and performer for the Montana ...

McMurry Music Department Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Music Department will be hosting a special chamber music concert this Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 pm in Ryan Recital Hall. The War Hawk Wood woodwind quintet will be joined by McMurry faculty members Karla Ordonez, Susie ...

McMurry University Wind Ensemble to Give Free Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – If you have ever wanted to participate “hands-on” at a band concert, here is your chance! The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform “Children’s Concert” at 3 ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews TIP Sing Song. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/apr/18/bieber-backstreet-boys-and-beach-boys-tunes-at/.

Carroll Takes Over Reins of McMurry Men’s Basketball

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University introduced Clif Carroll as its new head men’s basketball coach. Carroll comes to the War Hawks after two seasons as an assistant at NCAA Division I Lamar University. Carroll is the 15th ...

McMurry University Jay-Rollins Library to Host Authors of Abilene Stories: From Then to Now

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Authors Joe Specht, Glenn Dromgoole and Jay Moore of Abilene Stories: From Then to Now will share entertaining stories from their book at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at McMurry University’s Jay-Rollins ...

McMurry University Students Receive Scholarships for Servant Leadership

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University juniors Ricky Harrison and Carly Payne have been awarded Barney II/Moore Foundation scholarships for their servant leadership in the areas of ministry and community service. The awards are presented ...

Save the Date for McMurry’s 55th Annual T.I.P. Sing Song!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Next to McMurry’s unique homecoming experience, the longest-lasting tradition on campus is the T.I.P. Sing Song. First held in 1958, this year’s event will be the 55th anniversary of the student-produced song and dance ...

McMurry University Students Participate in Big Event

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Approximately 100 McMurry University students will be working on volunteer projects in the community as part of the Big Event this Saturday, April 13, to give back to the Abilene community. Students will be working ...

McMurry University Percussion Ensemble Concert with the Premier Performance of the War Hawk Steel Band

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Location: Radford Auditorium McMurry University Abilene, Texas 79697 325-793-3836 Performance times: Monday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. McMurry University Music Department is presenting their spring Percussion Ensemble Concert and is showcasing ...

McMurry PREP students start mock interviews

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Mock InterviewMcMurry University students completing the second semester of Seminar in the Health Professions engaged in mock interviews today. Interviewees sat in the “hot seat” while an interview panel consisting of ...

The Card Authorities, Phone Police, Foot Patrol, and Sanitizer squads

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Working with a sampleFour research teams have designed experiments in Dr. Gary Wilson’s BIMS 3410 Microbiology Lab. Students are isolating and identifying Staphylococci and related bacteria. The “Card Authorities” ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry Students and Faculty attend the Texas Section APS/AAPT/SPS meeting

Monday, May 12, 2014 — On Friday April 5th and Saturday April 6th all McMurry physics faculty and three physics freshmen: Taylor Freehauf, Kent Grimes and Nicholas Conklin traveled to the Texas section of American Physical Society (APS), American Association of ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News features several student honors and presentations. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/apr/06/university-news-462013/

McMurry University Students take on Faculty/Staff team in Softball

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will take on a faculty/staff team in softball on Tuesday, April 9, at 5:30 p.m. at the practice field next to McMurry’s Walt Driggers Baseball Field. The event is part of ...

McMurry Librarian Emeritus Joe Specht to be Inducted into the UNT College of Information Hall of Fame

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ImageThe University of North Texas College of Information will induct Joe W. Specht into the 2013 Hall of Fame at the Alumni Dinner on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Ashton Train Depot in Fort Worth. Specht is one of only nine prominent alumni ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the McMurry Theatre production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons”. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/apr/03/mcm-tackles-arthur-millers-classic-all-my-sons/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the upcoming Knox-Bennett Lectures featuring award-winning poet Edward Micus. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/apr/02/no-headline—knoxbennett/

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry alumna Christi Brennan ‘12 has been accepted for the Master of Divinity program at both Yale Divinity ...

McMurry University Needs Volunteers for Weight Loss Study

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Kinesiology Department is conducting a 90-day study on weight loss and needs community volunteers for the project. Preliminary results have show up to loss of 13lbs and 2.5 inches in ...

McMurry University to Launch Pre-College Summer Learning Program

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will launch the Pre-College Summer Learning Program this June 3-21. The program provides outstanding students entering 8th, 9th, and 10th grade the opportunity to earn college credit in courses uniquely designed for them in ...

McMurry Announces 2013 Bloomer and Beasley Research Stipends

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Science and Math Advisory Board has selected the recipients of next year’s Bloomer and Beasley Research Stipends. Miranda Nguyen, Nicole McGunegle, and Heath Koop were all awarded the Bloomer Research Stipend ...

Save the Date for the 55th Annual T.I.P. Sing Song!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Next to McMurry’s unique homecoming experience, the longest-lasting tradition on campus is the T.I.P. Sing Song. First held in 1958, this year’s event will be the 55th anniversary of the student-produced song and dance revue. ...

Paper published in Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Hyunshun Shin (L) and Mrs. Heather Whitehead Henry (R) Congratulations are in order for Dr. Hyunshun Shin and Heather Whitehead Henry, who have just been published in the open access journal of Biochemistry and ...

McMurry Track Honored at NCAA Basketball Regional Final at Cowboys Stadium

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ARLINGTON, Texas – When Michigan defeated Florida in Sunday’s NCAA Regional Final basketball game at Cowboys Stadium, they had the McMurry University 2012 NCAA Division III men’s outdoor championship track and ...

McMurry Accounting Students Honored at CPA Luncheon

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Two McMurry University accounting students were recognized at the annual student recognition luncheon sponsored by the Abilene Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Tonjaka Scott was ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with McMurry students about the success of this year’s World Village that helped raise funds for mission trips planned for the summer. ...

McMurry History Professor Dr. Robert Maberry Named to Texas Historical Foundation Board

Monday, May 12, 2014 — AUSTIN, Texas—The Texas Historical Foundation, a 59-year old preservation organization, announces the election of Dr. Robert Maberry, Jr., of Abilene’s McMurry University, to the THF board of directors.Image Dr. Maberry, ...

The Abilene Reporter-News visits with McMurry student Martha Chace about World Village.

Monday, May 12, 2014 — http://www.reporternews.com/news/2013/mar/22/mcmurry-universitys-world-village-helps-students/

McMurry Reading Marathon of The Wizard of Oz is March 23

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honors Society, would like to invite the campus and community to its spring service project, a reading marathon of The Wizard of Oz books on March 23rd at McMurry ...

Poet Edward Micus is Featured Speaker at Knox-Bennett Lectures

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s 2013 Knox-Bennett Guest Writer will be the poet and Vietnam War veteran, Edward Micus. Mr. Micus will be on the McMurry campus on April 4 and will appear at two events. At 2:30 in the ...

McMurry University to celebrate Holy Week with World Village

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will celebrate the Easter season with a number of special events and activities through World Village and Holy Week from March 22-27. McMurry students and others will be camping out each night in ...

2013 War Hawks Football Schedule Announced

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s first-year head football coach Mason Miller has announced the team’s 2013 schedule for his inaugural season at War Hawks’ helm. The slate will feature no less than ...

McMurry University awards Perry Bentley Art Scholarships

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Katy Quinney’s SurealMe Yoleny Palacios Self portrait ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Art Department is pleased to announce the 2013 Perry Bentley winners. Yoleny Palacios a senior at Cooper High School is the ...

McMurry University to offer public exercise “Fit Camp”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will host a six-week early morning Fit Camp beginning Monday, March 18th and ending April 25. The class features “Bodies for Real” techniques in strength, endurance, core training all rolled into one safe, ...

McMurry University Campus Activities Board, Health Services Office to host Mockaritaville Alcohol Awareness Event March 7

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will be able to experience the dangers of texting and driving on computer simulator, play games with simulated blood alcohol levels above the legal limits, learn sun safety and more ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News covered the Sikes-Melugin Lecture on Monday, March 4, as guest speaker Dr. Robert Lewis Wilken spoke on Christianity and Religious Freedom in Colonial America and then answered questions from the audience on ...

McMurry University to Offer Art and Theatre Summer Camps

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Art Department will offer Summer Art Intensives for all ages beginning in June. Registration and more information on any of the classes may be obtained by calling Melanie Long at ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Professor Ann-Marie Lopez successfully defended her dissertation Friday, March 1st: “Negotiating ...

McMurry Physics Students Casting Aluminum Cupcakes (ingots)

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Physics department has finished its first test run in an effort to use recycled aluminum in physics student projects. Dr. Timothy Renfro built a small smelting kiln using a 5 gallon metal bucket, furnace cement, K-wool, and a flame ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Dr. Bryan Stewart about this year’s Sikes-Melugin Lectures speaker Dr. Robert L. Wilken, who will be speaking on Christianity and Religious Freedom. The lectures will be Monday and Tuesday, ...

Snails as a take home assignment

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Posted on February 26, 2013 by A. T. Wyatt McMurry biology students in Dr. Tierney Brosius’ zoology class got an interesting take home assignment yesterday. They are all charged with up close and personal snail observations for the ...

McMurry University Wind Ensemble to Give Free Concert Monday, March 4, to Kick Off 2013 Spring Band Tour

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert titled “Around the World in 80 Minutes” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church as part of its spring ...

McMurry University Art Department Seeks High School Students for Scholarship

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Area high school seniors who want to attend McMurry University and study art are invited to apply for the Perry Bentley Art Scholarship through application and portfolio submission by Friday March 1. The scholarship is $10,000. The Perry ...

McMurry University seeks nominees for Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is seeking nominations for its Cross and Flame Award for the Northwest Texas and New Mexico Annual Conferences. Established in 2000 by the McMurry Alumni Association, the Cross and Flame award ...

McMurry University’s Hassett Named EDICUT Student of the Year for 2013

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Texas – McMurry University senior education major Joy Hassett is the recipient of the Education Deans of Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (EDICUT) award for 2013. The award is given annually to an outstanding ...

McMurry University School of Business Fundraiser

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Students from the McMurry University School of Business will be fundraising at The Flippin’ Egg, 4150 S Danville from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 20. The school will receive 10 percent of all ...

McMurry University Wind Ensemble to Give Free Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert titled “Around the World in 80 Minutes” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The concert is free and ...

Dr. Larry Sharp Attends Convention of Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Care Professions

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Larry Sharp Dr. Larry Sharp has just returned from the Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions conference, held in Ft. Worth this past week. Dr. Sharp attended a number of sessions, and was particularly interested in the ...

McMurry University Music Department to present Collage 2013

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Music Department presents its annual “Collage” Concert with performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, in Radford Auditorium. The concerts are truly a non-stop ...

McMurry University to host Sikes-Melugin Lectureship

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Religion and Philosophy Department at McMurry University will host guest lecturer Dr. Robert Wilken, distinguished scholar of early and medieval Christianity, at the Sikes-Melugin Lectureship March 4-5. Dr. ...

McMurry to Host Benefit Golf Tournament

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Want to play golf and help out a worthy cause? McMurry University’s Math and Science Advisory Board is looking for golfers to participate in the first annual Science and Math Best Ball Golf Scramble at noon ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Casey Keirnan, who films McMurry sporting events for KTXS TV, produced a story about McMurry baseball player Charles Hejny and his involvement with the team, the coaches, and Rev. Bill Libby during Hejny’s recovery from ...

McMurry University Kinesiology Department will offer ten free personal training sessions

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Department of Kinesiology at McMurry University will offer ten free personal training sessions for folks interested in improving physical fitness. Students in Pug Parris’ Exercise Leadership course are seeking volunteers for ...

McMurry University Needs Volunteers for Weight Loss Study

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Kinesiology Department is conducting a 90-day study on weight loss and needs community volunteers for the project. Briefings on the study will begin Friday (Feb 8th) from 11 a.m. ...

McMurry Social Club AYA’s Huntington’s Disease Fundraiser a Success

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Contributed By Tess Williams From left to right: Paige Wachsmann (who played at the event), Kaitlin Klarer, Martha Chace, Jessiann Nwazue, Kim Martinez On Thursday January 24th, Monk’s Coffee Shop downtown was packed wall to ...

Team Argentina! McMurry’s Model U.N. Team Victorious in the Galapagos

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Contributed By Ivan Dominguez Each year, the National Model United Nations invites universities and colleges for a week-long conference held in New York City in the spring. This year our very own McMurry U.N. was chosen to participate in the ...

McMurry Music Presents Student Percussion Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Junior Percussion majors Joey Gonzales & Jarrod Light are performing their Junior Recital in the Amy Graves Ryan Recital Hall on Friday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. They will be playing a wide range of percussion instruments in a variety of ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTAB reported on McMurry students who formulated a marketing plan for Monk’s coffee shop to allow them real-world experience in marketing. In turn, 10% of all the sales will benefit the students at the McMurry School of ...

McMurry University Percussion Ensemble to Perform at the Texas Music Education Association Convention

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Performance time: Preview Concert: Monday, February 11, 6:00 p.m. in Radford AuditoriumImage The McMurry University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Keith Lloyd, has been selected to perform a showcase concert for the ...

Mason Miller Introduced as McMurry Head Football Coach

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Mason Miller ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University today introduced Mason Miller – formerly the War Hawks’ assistant coach and offensive coordinator – as its new football head coach. Miller is the 21st ...

McMurry Track Coach Barbara Crousen to be Inducted Into Big Country Hall of Fame

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame has just released the names of its 2013 inductees and McMurry University head track and field coach Barbara Crousen is one of this year’s inductees. Crousen holds the distinction of being the ...

McMurry Theatre Department to present Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Theatre Department is proud to present Picasso at the Lapin Agile as their Spring Dinner Theatre production. Written by comedy legend, Steve Martin, this witty show is sure to make audience members giggle and squirm in their ...

UT Austin Astronomers to Speak on New Discoveries

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The West Texas Science Center and Abilene Chapter of the UT Exes, have joined forces to bring Dr. David L. Lambert, Director of Austin’s McDonald Observatory, and Dr. Karl Gebhardt, Herman and Joan Suit Professor of Astrophysics at ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry Model UN Update

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Congratulations to the Model UN – Latin America team!!!!! The team won the Distinguished Delegation award for their diplomatic efforts as Argentina. In the Commission on the Status of Women, Martha Chace won Best Individual Delegate ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — On the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, the Abilene Reporter-News did a in-depth series on the issue, including a profile of McMurry alumna Sarah Weddington, who was the winning attorney in the ...

McMurry Model UN Update

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Here are two photos sent from McMurry University Model UN team in the Galapagos Islands. Image Quinten Smith and Joshua Brooks meet a diplomat from the Argentine embassy at a NMUN reception in Quito, Ecuador. Image Kenna Cornelius putting ...

McMurry Model UN Update

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Each year, the National Model United Nations (NMUN) invites universities and colleges from all over the world for a week-long conference. During the conference, each school represents a country and serves as that country’s delegation ...

McMurry University to offer open to the public exercise courses

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Kinesiology Department of McMurry University will offer open-to-the-public Group Exercise classes again for the Spring 2013 semester. Classes start Jan. 7 and continue until May 3, and participants may register at ...

McMurry Football Receives NCCAA Post-Season Honors

Monday, May 12, 2014 — GREENVILLE, S.C. – The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has released its 2012 All-NCCAA Football Team and McMurry University received a total of nine honors on the lists. The War Hawks went 8-3 this past fall ...

Christmas mission trips give new meaning to ‘giving’

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with McMurry’s Ricky Harrison about a Christmas break mission trip to Juarez, Mexico. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/dec/13/christmas-mission-trips-give-new-meaning-to/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Lisa Simpson, one of 74 seniors receiving degrees at the 2012 Fall Commencement, about her journey to earn a college degree. ...

Big Country Master Naturalists Honor Dr. Clark Beasley with Memorial Gift to McMurry Fifth Grade Magnet Class

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Big Country chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist Program has honored the memory of Dr. Clark Beasley with a presentation of two special books about nature to the McMurry Fifth-Grade Math-Science Magnet class ...

McMurry University to award degrees to 74 students at 2012 Fall Commencement

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Dr. Alicia Wyatt, Dean of the School of Natural and Computational Sciences (SNCS) and a Professor of Computer Science at McMurry University, will be the featured speaker at McMurry’s Fall 2012 Commencement. ...

McMurry Students Helping the Abilene Community

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Kurstin Draper presents a check to Hendrick Children’s Hospital nurse manager Dan Curl. Each semester, students in the Contemporary Business sections select a project which they will operate like a business. The students form teams ...

McMurry University to help students traveling home with pre-trip Pit Stop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University staff council is sponsoring the McMurry Pit Stop free to students from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 12-13, between Wilford Moore Stadium and the Jay-Rollins Library. Volunteers will ...

McMurry professor Robert Watson invents smart wrench for use in oil field services

Monday, May 12, 2014 — It looks like a standard 36-inch pipe wrench, but is so scientific that all an operator has to do is tell it how much torque to use. Robert Watson, chairman of the department of computer science in the School of Natural and Computational ...

McMurry University Art Department to Offer Travel Class to Peru

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Join the McMurry University Art Department as we embark on a mystical journey in Peru May 20-30, 2013. Courses available are Non-European Art History (3323) and Photography in Peru (3395). We created the itinerary ...

McMurry University Faculty Receive Sam Taylor Fellowships

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Five McMurry University faculty members have been chosen to receive the Sam Taylor Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year. Given annually by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United ...

McMurry Senior Rachel Holmes Presents Senior Show

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Rachel Holmes is a senior art student receiving her BA from McMurry University. “Que Sera Sera,” is her senior exhibition full of her best works from her time at McMurry. Her exhibition will include a wide variety of media, ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry University’s Christmas Light Show Opens on Dec. 4 with Special Holiday Band Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University invites the Abilene community to enjoy Christmas music, hot chocolate and cookies, and see this year’s Christmas light show on Tuesday Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Furr Welcome ...

McMurry Model U.N. Chosen for Model U.N. Conference on Galapagos Islands

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Model United Nations at McMurry has received a coveted assignment for the upcoming January 11-20, 2013, National Model UN conference on the Galapagos Islands. Only 26 slots were available, and McMurry University’s Model UN program ...

McMurry University Scores Well in NSSE Survey

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Results released November 15 by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) demonstrate that McMurry University excels in the categories of Supportive Campus Environment, Student-Faculty Interaction, and ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — History Professor Dr. Don Frazier and Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comment on the recent on-line petition for Texas to secede from the United States. Dr. Frazier’s comments are at ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Professor Dr. Mark Waters spoke at two recent concerts presented by the Houston philanthropic organization, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From the Abilene Reporter-News: The pair are a common sight on weekday mornings and afternoons in south central Abilene as they ride bicycles to and from Bowie Elementary School. For the past two years, McMurry University English professor ...

McMurry Veterans Share Experiences With New Generation

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From KTAB/KRBC News. http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=547652

McMurry to Honor AISD Math-Science Magnet Class Fifth Anniversary at “Bring a Child to the Game” on Saturday, Nov. 10

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Fifth Grade Math-Science Magnet class on campus during pre-game ceremonies prior to the War Hawks’ game against Bacone College at 2 p.m. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Professor of Political Science Paul Fabrizio visited KTXS This Morning Wednesday to discuss what the events of Election 2012 mean for the ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday AfternoonJazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with the McMurry chapter of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity about its upcoming Service Week. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/nov/04/mcmurry-fraternity-plans-helpful-activities-on/

McMurry Theatre Student Wins Statewide Playwriting Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry Theatre student, David Remschel, is one of two winners at the college level in the annual Texas Educational Theatre Association’s (TETA) Playfest playwriting competition. His play, entitled The ...

Buffalo Gap Historic Village Presents Letters Home for Veterans Day

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – History books can only tell us so much about the men and women fighting on the front lines in combat. The Buffalo Gap Historic Village’s new exhibit, Letters Home, allows the soldiers from World War I to ...

McMurry University to Honor Veterans with “A Salute to Our Military”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will host “A Salute to Our Military” beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov, 8, 2012, in Ryan Recital Hall and Amy Graves Ryan Art Gallery. The public is invited to attend this free ...

McMurry University, AISD, to host 5th grade Servant Leadership Seminar Friday, Nov. 2

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry Servant Leadership students, in conjunction with the A.I.S.D., will be hosting the 5thGrade Servant Leadership Seminar Friday, Nov. 2. Fifth grade students from each elementary campus in Abilene will ...

Buffalo Gap Historic Village Presents Political Button Display

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Did you know that the first campaign buttons were actually buttons? Abraham Lincoln was the first president to run for office using the modern day political button. Visit the Buffalo Gap Historic ...

McMurry University now a presence on www.weatherbug.com

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – As of Monday, Oct. 29, the weather station on top of the McMurry University’s Finch-Gray Science Building now reports to http://www.weatherunderground.com and the WeatherBug site. When you go to these ...

Children learn about American Indian history at McMurry’s Tipi Village

Monday, May 12, 2014 — http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/26/children-learn-about-native-american-history-at/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News featured Dr. K.O. Long, recipient of McMurry University’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/27/mcmurry-honors-longtime-abilenian-faculty-member/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTXS News and the Abilene Reporter-News visited McMurry for the opening ceremonies for Tipi Village at Wah Wahtaysee Park to kick off the 2012 Homecoming. You can see their stories ...

McMurry University Physics Alumnus Tyler McCracken to Speak About New Developments in Telescope Design

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University alumnus Tyler McCracken will give a free lecture on new developments in telescope design at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in room 105 of the Finch-Gray Science Center on the McMurry campus. The event is ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the winner of the third Presidential debate and the overall and how the debates affected the 2012 presidential race. ...

McMurry students pick stocks: University allocates $1M for 2 classes

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University School of Business students are learning what it takes to be an investor; what it takes to pick the right stocks based on research and the gathering of reliable information; and what it takes to maintain a solid, progressive, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Alumni Director Josh Poorman visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about McMurry’s Homecoming and Tipi Village this weekend. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/23/no-headline—mcmurry_tipi_village/

McMurry University Homecoming 2012 set for Oct. 25-28

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Homecoming 2012, “Moving On Up,” begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012, with the traditional tipi raising at Wah Wahtaysee Park on the corner of South 14th and Sayles ...

McMurry University’s Student Managed Investment Fund Makes First Stock Investments

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Students in the School of Business Student Managed Investment Fund have made their first stock selections and subsequent purchases. The first securities purchased are as follows: From the Financial Sector The ...

McMurry University Chanters to give free concert at Homecoming

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Chanters will be presenting a Homecoming concert at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The Chanters will be joined by soloists Dr. Chris Wilson, Dr. Elizabeth Moss, ...

McMurry freshman swimmer inspires teammates

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Joy Lewis Abilene Reporter-News Christian Chavez starts each day by writing down eight goals. The freshman on the McMurry University swim team makes academic, athletic and social goals. “Every morning I wake up and see what I ...

William Shakespeare and Gene Roddenberry would approve of ‘Forbidden’ performance at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Reporter-News Entertainments editor Janet VanVleet gives McMurry Theatre’s production “Return to the Forbidden Planet” excellent ...

McMurry University AITP students show off their computer skills

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s team of Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) students tied for an overall 3rd place finish out of 20 schools (McMurry being the smallest) that participated in the ...

Buffalo Gap Historic Village to host “Lt. Col. Robert E. Lee” at Comanche Moon Social on Oct. 27

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Lee (of the 2nd United States Cavalry) will be visiting Buffalo Gap from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on October 27 with tales of the Texas frontier and his time patrolling this region on behalf of the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews McMurry Theatre’s homecoming presentation of Return to the Forbidden Planet. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/17/shakespeare-meets-star-trek-and-rocks-out-to/

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. Dr. Pug Parris, professor of Kinesiology at McMurry University, led a day-long session for physical educators in the Waco area ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — In an Abilene Reporter-News article, McMurry political science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio weighs in on what to expect in tonight’s second Presidential Debate. ...

McMurry University invites all military and dependents to Military Appreciation Day Saturday, Nov. 3, for free food, football game

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Active duty and retired military and their dependents are invited to enjoy free food and football at McMurry University’s game against Texas College on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Wilford Moore Stadium. All ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host aSunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 21, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio was one of several area political experts interviewed by the Abilene Reporter-News about the recent vice presidential ...

McMurry’s Charlie Hukill touches lives across area

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News profiles McMurry Theatre Professor Charlie Hukill. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/13/no-headline—charlie_hukill_renassaince_man/

McMurry Plans Boot Camp to Promote Exercise

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Pug Parris visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about McMurry’s exercise boot camp beginning later this month. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/10/mcmurry-plans-boot-camp-to-promote-exercise/

Dr. Paul Fabrizio Comments on Vice-Presidential Debate

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the upcoming vice-presidential debate. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/10/big-country-college-professors-expect-lively/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Pug Parris and students Amanda Salinas and Ashley Hesseltine were interviewed by the Abilene Reporter-News for a story on how college students can avoid the dreaded “Freshman Fifteen”. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Spirit of McMurry award winners Lon Outland and JoLisa Hoover were featured in an Abilene Reporter-News article. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/09/mcmurry-selects-two-early-1990s-graduates-for/

McMurry to offer Group Exercise Boot Camp

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University will host its next Group Exercise Boot Camp Monday through Thursday, October 29 to December 14 from 5:00-6:00 am. Workouts, led by Tracy Gates and Shelton Holmes are held in Hunt PE Center, Room 200. The cost for the ...

McMurry Science Students, Faculty Attend Engineering and Math Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University School of Natural and Computational Sciences sent five students and faculty to the 2nd Annual West Texas Science Technology Engineering and Math Conference at Midland College in Midland, Texas. Student presenting posters ...

McMurry University names Dr. K.O. Long as 2012 Distinguished Alumnus

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has named Dr. K.O. Long, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Dean of the School of Business, as a Distinguished Alumnus for 2012. He will be honored at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the ...

McMurry University Names Lon Outland, JoLisa Hoover As 2012 Spirit of McMurry Award Winners

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas– Lon Outland ’93, an attorney from Grand Prairie, Texas, and JoLisa Hoover ’92, a fourth-grade school teacher from Cedar Park, Texas, have been named the winners of the 2012 Spirit of McMurry Award ...

Tickets Now Available for McMurry University’s Homecoming Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Tickets are now on sale for McMurry Theatre Department’s upcoming production of Return to the Forbidden Planet, an award-winning jukebox musical by Bob Carlton directed by Philip Craik. It features 24 top ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on the first Presidential Debate of the 2012 election in an Abilene Reporter-News story. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/oct/02/abilenians-eye-key-first-obama-romney-debate-not/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses how students at local colleges are reacting to the upcoming presidential election in an Abilene Reporter-News ...

McMurry University honors Jack Wilburn with Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –David Jackson “Jack” Wilburn II ’93, an attorney in Lewisville, Texas, has been chosen as the 2012 at-large recipient of the McMurry University Cross & Flame Award. He will be ...

McMurry University honors Freida Harrington Lane with Cross and Flame Award for New Mexico Annual Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Freida Harrington Lane, a 1956 graduate of McMurry, has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the McMurry University Cross & Flame Award representing the New Mexico Annual Conference. She will be recognized at the ...

McMurry Quarterback Jake Mullin Earns NCCAA Weekly Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — GREENVILLE, S.C.- McMurry University senior quarterback Jake Mullin (Burleson, Texas) has been named as the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Student-Athlete of the Week in football for the period ending September 22. ...

McMurry University to offers Pottery Workshop Featuring Alumnus Raymond Ochs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University is hosting The Altered Vessel workshop by McMurry alumnus Raymond Ochs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Chapin Pottery Building. Cost is $20, which includes lunch. For more ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTAB/KRBC News covered the McMurry music department’s Jazz Jam in Bynum Band Hall and featured 1952 McMurry grad Otis Claxton, who played for Prof Bynum and is still drumming today. http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=534632

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Coach Wilford Moore at the re-dedication of the McMurry football stadium named in his honor. The stadium underwent a $2.5 million renovation over the summer. ...

McMurry University to Honor Veterans through Art

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s Ryan Gallery is presenting an exhibit of art in all mediums in honor of our military. We are currently looking for 2D and 3D works created by soldiers and soldier’s spouses; ...

McMurry University Honors Richard Petree with 2012 Cross and Flame Award for Northwest Texas Annual Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Richard Petree, a 1970 graduate of McMurry, has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the McMurry University Cross & Flame Award representing the Northwest Texas Annual Conference. He will be honored at Pioneer ...

McMurry Music Professor Dr. Mark Wilcox to Perform Recital

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Dr. Mark Wilcox will present a faculty trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 25, in Amy Graves Ryan Recital Hall. Admission is free. Also featured will be Dr. Christina Wilson, Marc Sanders, and the Key City ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From the Abilene Reporter-News McMurry University has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges guide in the top tier as one of the best colleges in the nation. McMurry was recognized for the 17th consecutive ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News came out to cover Free Speech Day at McMurry sponsored by Dr. Paul Fabrizio’s Campaigns and Elections class. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/sep/17/at-mcmurry-there-were-plenty-of-speeches-and-all/

McMurry University Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has been named to the coveted Military Friendly Schools ® list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2013 Military Friendly ...

McMurry University political science class to celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio’s political science class will celebrate the U.S. Constitution by sponsoring “Free Speech” day on Monday, Sept.17, from noon to 1 p.m. on ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on the political ramifications of the crisis in Libya in an Abilene Reporter-News article. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/sep/13/libyan-crisis-response-critical-for-presidential/

McMurry University to be Featured in 2012-2013 Colleges of Distinction

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University been designated in the 2012-2013 Colleges of Distinction e-Book. Each school excels at the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Communities, and Successful Outcomes., an ...

McMurrry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry alumna Kayla Weinkauf visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about directing the Abilene Community Theatre play Little Shop of Horrors. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/sep/12/little-shop-of-horrors-offers-dark-comedy-set-to/

McMurry University named top tier, Most Diverse in latest U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Guide

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is proud to be recognized as a top-ranked institution for the 17th consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report Best College Guide. McMurry also was again recognized as one of the most ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. Dr. Jeffery Kinlaw, Professor of Religion and Philosophy at McMurry University, was co-organizer of an international ...

McMurry History Professor Dr. Don Frazier to speak on “My Life With Phil Collins”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Loretta Fulton – Abilene Reporter-News It’s difficult to say which is more improbable — that an international rock star who lives in Switzerland is fascinated with the Alamo or that he chose a publisher in ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News, KRBC/KTAB News and KTXS News covered McMurry’s Opening Convocation on Sept. 4, featuring McMurry Board of Trustees member David Shoup ’91. The Convocation included a tribute and remembrance for ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Professor Bill Libby, a retired U.S. Army Chaplain with the 101 Airborne and Vietnam War veteran, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about his experiences in the war. ...

McMurry Alumnus Jeremie Border ’06 Dies in Action in Afghanistan

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University Family is saddened to learn of the death of U.S. Army SSgt. Jeremie Border – a former McM football player – who was killed in action in Afghanistan on September 1, 2012, while serving his country in ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Rosemary Wallace, director of the McMurry Dyess Program, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the increase of non-traditional students returning to college. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Carl Scott and Dr. Pug Parris visit with the Abilene Reporter-News about McMurry’s Wellness Center and physical fitness classes for the Abilene community. ...

Women’s Soccer Looks To Cash In Behind Riches In 2012

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – In head coach Alan Riches‘ third season, the War Hawk women’s soccer team will look to continue to take the steps to becoming contenders, having improved their record in each of the last two ...

Men’s Soccer Formula For 2012: Experience + International Flavor = Success : Previewing McMurry University Men’s Soccer

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The 2012 version of the McMurry University men’s soccer program will look to right the ship after a down season in 2011. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said head coach Paul ...

David Shoup ’91, CEO of Constructors Inc., to speak at McMurry University Fall Convocation Tuesday, Sept. 4

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – David M. Shoup ’91, the featured speaker for the 2012 Fall Convocation, is the Major Stockholder and C.E.O. of Constructors, Inc. and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates in Carlsbad, New Mexico and Southeastern ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the new documentary film about President Obama and local reaction to it. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/aug/30/documentary-on-obama-sparks-debate/

Volleyball Hopes To Translate Success To Division II

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Coming off a 28-5 season, their best since 2004, the McMurry University volleyball program will look to continue its success against the tougher competition in division II and the tough Heartland Conference. Head ...

War Hawks Football Starts Anew in 2012

Monday, May 12, 2014 — (McMurry Sports Information) ABILENE, Texas – Coming off of what was arguably one of the most successful seasons in school history, the McMurry University football will charge into the 2012 season facing many new challenges. A young ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Kalee Appleton about her exhibit currently on display in the Ryan Fine Arts Gallery. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/aug/30/if-you-go-kalee-appleton-exhibit/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with McMurry Chaplain Tim Kennedy about plans for the University’ opening worship service in Radford Auditorium. Seven United Methodist churches will be joining McMurry students, faculty and staff for ...

McMurry University Joins Lilly Fellows Program National Network

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is pleased to announce its recent acceptance for membership in the Lilly Fellows Program National Network of Church Related Colleges and Universities. Established in 1991, the National Network ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Jazz Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 26, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith Lloyd and Mark ...

McMurry Students Prepare for College Life During War Hawk Welcome Week Orientation Aug. 22-26

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University opens the fall semester next week as the freshman class of 2016 arrives August 22 to participate in War Hawk Welcome Week orientation. The five-day action-packed program starts on Wednesday, when ...

McMurry University Creates New Student Managed Investment Fund

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students in the School of Business will have a unique learning opportunity beginning this fall with the creation of a $1 million Student-Managed Investment Fund. The fund, approved this summer ...

McMurry University to Offer Fall Workout Classes

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University will offer its fall series of workouts for the public beginning August 27. BodyFit workouts are held Monday-Thursday from 5 to 6 a.m. and will run from Sept. 4 through Oct. 11. Cost is $120, and ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on the impact of Rep. Paul Ryan may have as part of the Republican ticket. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Vicki Dunnam, director of technical support and online studies at McMurry, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the growth of online classes in colleges. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/aug/10/online-enrollment-growing-at-abilenes/

McMurry University Named a “2012 Great College to Work For”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Honor by The Chronicle of Higher Education puts McMurry in elite company ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. Dr. Pug Parris, professor of Kinesiology at McMurry University, will lead staff development for physical educators in the ...

Abilene Reporter-News Stories on McMurry Construction Progress this Summer

Monday, May 12, 2014 — http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/aug/02/mcmurry-converts-old-abilene-restaurant-building/ http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/aug/02/abilene-construction-workers-press-on-despite/

McMurry Professors Visit with Media on Runoff Election Results, Presidential Race

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University professors Bill Libby and Dr. Paul Fabrizio have been busy serving as sources for the local television and print news media for both the local and state runoff elections, and the presidential campaign. Here are links to the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with KTXS TV news about the runoff elections in Taylor County and the state. ...

McMurry Chemistry Department Hosts 2nd Annual Mini Seminar for Welch Researchers

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Chemistry Department hosted the second annual two-day seminar for students participating in summer research funded by the Welch Foundation. Thirteen students from McMurry and Abilene Christian University presented research conducted ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Walt Driggers Field, the home of McMurry baseball, has hosted NCAA D.III Regional playoffs, American Southwest Conference championship games, Abilene Prairie Dog baseball games, high school playoffs and baseball clinics. You can now add a ...

McMurry Mourns Passing of Former Football Coach Joe Crousen

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University family was saddened to learn of the loss of one of its members, with the passing of former football coach Joe Crousen on Friday morning. Crousen was the husband of McM’s current head ...

McMurry’s Hejny to Participate in NBC World Series

Monday, May 12, 2014 — WICHITA, Kan. – McMurry University pitcher Charlie Hejny (Fallon, Nev.) will be participating in the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series being held July 28-August 11 at historic Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Hejny will be ...

Texas Chiropractic College and McMurry University Sign Articulation Agreement

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene, TX – Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) and McMurry University are excited to announce the signing of an articulation agreement between TCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree and the McMurry University Department of ...

McM Football Opens Tickets Sales for 2012

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University football unofficially got its venture into NCAA Division II competition underway Tuesday evening with an open gathering for friends of the program to discuss the 2012 season ticket plans, as well ...

McMurry Dinner Theatre Presents Legally Blonde!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Summer Dinner Theatre season is closing with a very pink, very exciting musical, Legally Blonde! This show opens July 26th with performances at 8pm on the 27th, 28th, August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, as well as 2pm matinee performances on ...

McMurry Theatre Star Has Four Legs and is Pretty in Pink

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From the Abilene Reporter-News> http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jul/18/mcmurry-theater-star-has-four-legs-and-is-pretty/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry head track coach Barbara Crousen instructs KRBC reporter Marlisa Goldsmith on the skills needed to compete in the javelin and hammer throw events in the upcoming Olympic Games. http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=515892

McMurry University’s SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) to greet new freshmen at first summer sessions Friday and Monday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University welcomes new students and their families to participate in SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) this Friday and Monday, July 20 and July 23. SOAR is a chance for students and parents to ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The local media have taken notice of the music coming from the McMurry campus during the annual McMurry Band Camps. ...

McMurry University Summer Band Camps Open Today

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene, TX – McMurry University will have middle school and high school students from across the state on campus for a week of music making and recreational activities at the 2012 Summer Band Camps. Twenty-six high school and junior ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Monday Jazz Jam in conjunction with McMurry Band Camp

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Jazz Jam at 7 p.m. Monday, July 9, at Bynum Band Hall on campus as part of the McMurry Band Camp. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians ...

McMurry Alumnus and former Head Football Coach Grant Teaff Receives National Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry alumnus and former head football coach Grant Teaff, now executive director of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), was voted the recipient of this year’s Selig Mentoring Award by the McLendon Scholarship Steering ...

Cunningham Named ASC Male “Athlete of the Year”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University senior men’s track standout Kevin Cunningham (Brownwood, Texas) has been named as the American Southwest Conference Male “Athlete of the Year,” it was announced ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry head fo0otball coach Hal Mumme visits with Tuscaloosa (AL) News.com about the new major college football playoff system and SB Nation on his career and legacy in college ...

Mullin Earns Pre-Season All-America Recognition

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team has yet to play its first athletic competition as an NCAA Division II school, yet senior quarterback Jake Mullin has already gained recognition for his on-field prowess. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — James Greer, director of Counseling and Career Services, visited with the Abilene Reporter-News on the current job market for college graduates and how career services prepares graduates for finding ...

Cunningham Picks Up “Outstanding Performer” Award for Track and Field

Monday, May 12, 2014 — NEW ORLEANS, La. – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has awarded McMurry University senior Kevin Cunningham the “Outstanding Performer Award” for running events at ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the McMurry Dinner Theatre production of “The Good Doctor.” http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jun/21/two-stage-productions-continue-this-weekend/

McMurry Accepted for NCCAA Membership in 2012-13

Monday, May 12, 2014 — GREENVILLE, S.C. – McMurry University has been accepted for membership in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) beginning in the 2012-13 school year, it has been announced. The War Hawks’ athletics ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visited with Le’ann Ardoyno for a story on the growing importance of social media to universities. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jun/19/twitter-facebook-and-more-a-boon-to-abilene-area/

McMurry Dinner Theatre Presents Swing, Swang, Swung

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Swing, Swang, Swung, a first for McM Theatre The second production of the 2012 McMurry Summer Dinner Theatre Season isn’t a drama or even a musical play. Swing, Swang, Swung is an evening of music, dining, and dancing in a nightclub ...

McMurry Student-Athletes Honored by American Southwest Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University had seven of its student-athletes recognized by the American Southwest Conference as a part of its Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Team for winter/spring sports for the 2011-12 campaign. Overall, ...

McMurry University’s SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) to greet new freshmen at first summer sessions Friday and Monday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University welcomes new students and their families to participate in SOAR (Student Orientation and Registration) this Friday and Monday, June 15 and June 18. SOAR is a chance for students and parents to ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News reviews McMurry Dinner Theatre’s “The Good Doctor” by Neil Simon. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jun/14/the-good-doctor-brings-absurd-russian-comedy-to/

McMurry University Summer Band Camps

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Registration is still open for the 2012 McMurry University Band Camps, to be held in July on the McMurry University Campus. The Marching Percussion Camp begins with auditions on July 5 and runs through the July 8. Students will work with a ...

Crousen to Enter TGCA Hall of Fame

Monday, May 12, 2014 — AUSTIN, Texas – McMurry University track and field head coach Barbara Crousen will be inducted into the Texas Girls Coaches Association Hall of Fame as a part of its Class of 2012, it has been announced. The enshrinement ceremonies ...

National “Coach of the Year” Award Comes to Crousen

Monday, May 12, 2014 — NEW ORLEANS, La. – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Friday that McMurry University’s Barbara Crousen has been selected as the men’s track and field ...

The McMurry Theatre Department is proud to announce our 2012 Dinner Theatre Season

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Theatre Department is proud to announce our 2012 Dinner Theatre Season. This year’s program consists of three productions. Our first show will be Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy, “The Good ...

McMurry Brings Home NCAA III Men’s Outdoor Track and Field National Championship

Monday, May 12, 2014 — CLAREMONT, Calif. – McMurry University won the NCAA III Men’s Outdoor Track and Field championship on Saturday, outdistancing runner-up UW-LaCrosse by 29 points in the final standings (66-47). The War Hawks also took home ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews Abilenian Elanor Hamby’s photographic display featuring her trip to Antarctica on display in the Ryan Fine Arts Gallery. ...

War Hawks Remain Atop Rankings

Monday, May 12, 2014 — NEW ORLEANS, La. – With the 2012 NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championships coming up May 24-26 (Thurs-Sat.) in Claremont, Calif., the McMurry University men’s team kept its stranglehold on the ...

Abilene Reporter-News Editorial on Changes at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Reporter-News Editor Greg Jaklewicz reflects on the positive changes seen at McMurry over the past 10 years. The editorial can be accessed ...

Chris Beard Takes Over McMurry Men’s Basketball Reins

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has announced that former Texas Tech associate men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has been named as its new head coach. Beard, a veteran of 17 years coaching within the collegiate ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry Honorary Doctorate is “a tremendous honor” Singer Phil Collins Says

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Rock legend Phil Collins was awarded an honorary Doctor of History degree from McMurry University at the Spring 2012 Commencement for his longstanding devotion to the history of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution. The Abilene Reporter-News ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News interviewed several McMurry students receiving their degrees as part of its coverage of the 2012 Spring Commencement. The story is at: ...

McMurry University Spring 2012 Graduates

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Here is a list posted by the Abilene Reporter-News for the Spring 2012 graduates from McMurry University. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/may/11/graduation-mcmurry-university-undergraduate/

McMurry Students Help Make Learning Science Fun for 5th Graders

Monday, May 12, 2014 — When it comes to learning, who says it can’t be fun? For the fifth grade magnet school at McMurry University, learning is fun. An Introduction to Scientific Research class at the university created games in order to teach science to ...

McMurry in the News – Spring Commencement Story with Danni McMahan

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Ethan Fowler, Abilene Reporter-News The three-week mission trip in 2007 to help with an aunt’s church in Ecuador was supposed to be uneventful. But Danni McMahan’s expectation of a peaceful religious escape ended ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio commented about the effect of President Obama’s recent declaration for gay marriage might have in the upcoming presidential election in an Abilene Reporter-News article. You can read the article at: ...

McMurry University Features Photography by Ellie Hamby in Ryan Gallery Show beginning May 15

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Photographer Ellie Hamby’s Antarctica: A Perspective will be on display at the Amy Graves Ryan Fine Art Gallery beginning May 15. A reception with the artist will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, ...

McMurry University to Award Degrees to 181 Students at 2012 Spring Commencement

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Texas businesswoman and philanthropist Dian Owens Stai will be the speaker for the McMurry University Spring 2012 Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Hunt Physical Education Center. McMurry will award ...

McMurry University to help students Traveling home with pre-trip Pit Stop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –The McMurry University staff council is sponsoring the McMurry Pit Stop free to students from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday between Wilford Moore Stadium and the Jay-Rollins Library. Volunteers will check tire ...

Musician Phil Collins to Receive Honorary Doctorate from McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — A mega-music icon, with an intense passion for history, will be recognized at an Abilene university this weekend with an honorary doctorate. Phil Collins is a drummer, producer, singer and now the Grammy award winner Phil Collins can add ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on the Republican race for the 19th Congressional District now held by Rep. Randy Neugebauer. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/may/05/election-2012-neugebauer-just-one-washington-19/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio and Nathan Worley visit with the Abilene Reporter-News about college graduation and the whether a traditional four-year plan is still the norm at universities. ...

McMurry Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors Make Research Presentations

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Three McMurry chemistry students presented research studies on a variety of topics. Tara Alyse Williams presented “Aspects of Polyamines and a Potential Inhibitor for Spermidine Synthase“. This presentation described how ...

McMurry Talon Yearbook Ordering Information

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University yearbook for 2011-12, the Talon (formerly named the Totem) will be available in August 2012, but to receive it you must pre-order the book at the Business Office. McMurry will provide a CD-version of the Talon ...

McMurry students living as Haitians to raise funds, awareness

Monday, May 12, 2014 — A handful of McMurry University students have spent the week panhandling, sleeping outside and dining on rice and beans, but it’s not necessarily because they’re broke. The students joined together for “One Week, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Several McMurry faculty and staff members were featured in the University News section of the Abilene Reporter-News. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/apr/28/university-news-4282012/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments in the Abilene Reporter-News on the once-controversial wet/dry alcohol elections in Texas and the cultural and econ0mic changes that have changed attitudes on the ...

McMurry University Offers FasTrack to Teaching Program for Summer 2012

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – In order to place highly qualified teachers in needed subject areas, McMurry University is now accepting applications for its FasTrack to Teaching program. Application for McMurry University’s FasTrack to ...

McMurry University Honors Employees at Spring 2012 Faculty Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University faculty and staff were honored at the Spring 2012 Faculty Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The Outstanding Faculty member is Dr. Larry Sharp. He came to McMurry in 2007, and serves as Assistant ...

McMurry ‘world village’ hopes to raise money, awareness for Haiti and India

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News and KTAB/KRBC News visited with McMurry students and staff camping out in WahWahtaysee Park to raise awareness and funding for mission trips this summer to India and ...

Healthy Life: McMurry students get ‘hands-on experience’ for good health

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News l0oks at the project at McMurry that allows 12 students majoring in Exercise Science and Human Performance to use their last five weeks of the semester to be personal trainers for volunteer clients. ...

McMurry University to Offer Workout Classes for the Summer

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will begin the summer series of early morning workouts Body Boot Camp and Low Impact Aerobics beginning Monday, May 7. Boot Camp workouts are held Monday-Thursday from 5 to 6 a.m. in room 200 of ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Entertainment Editor Jeremy Goldmeier at the Abilene Reporter-News previews the student-written plays being featured at McMurry, including Kathryn Ballinger’s award-winning “Things We Can’t ...

McMurry University Students Participate in “One Week, One Mission, One World” Event for Haiti and India Mission Trips

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will participate in the “One Week, One Mission, One World” 2012 World Village event at Wah Wahtaysee Park on campus from April 23-29, 2012 to raise funds for mission ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News highlights the TIP Sing Song. The story is at: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/apr/18/mcmurry-sing-song-blends-tradition-with-new/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Student Ricky Harrison Prepares for his role at United Methodist General Conference It’s Ricky Harrison’s first General Conference, and, at age 20, he’s one of the youngest delegates in Tampa. But not only ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. Dr. Pug Parris, professor of Kinesiology at McMurry University, led a 6-hour staff development program for music and ...

Important Information About Ordering the 2011-12 Talon Yearbook

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry University yearbook for 2011-12, the Talon (formerly named the Totem) will be available in August 2012. McMurry University will provide a CD-version of the Talon free-of-charge to any student who reserves a copy. Due to the high ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. K.O. Long and Ann Spence visit with the Abilene Reporter-News about the importance of student internships in seeking jobs after graduation. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/apr/16/learning-doing-local-universities-provide-real-lif/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Don Frazier, Dr. Steve Hardin and Dr. Paul Fabrizio visit with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about the Texas Semester program. http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/04/16/3888770/mcmurry-universitys-texas-semester.html.

Texas Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame Honors McMurry Coach with “Lifetime Achievement Award”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — FT. WORTH, Texas – McMurry University swimming coach Bev Ball was honored for her 61 years of work in the sport, by receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame induction ceremony and ...

McMurry University Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Music Department is proud to host the Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert in Radford Auditorium on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Guest performers include the McMUrry University 5th Grade McMagnet Marimba Band and Cisco College ...

Heather Reed Joins Staff of Grady McWhiney Foundation

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –The Grady McWhiney Research Foundation is pleased to announce that Heather Reed has joined the staff as program and site manager for the Buffalo Gap Historic Village. Heather comes with a decade of experience in the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Several McMurry professors and students were featured in the Abilene Reporter-News University News section. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/apr/06/unversity-news-472012/

McMurry Course Teaches what means to be a Texan

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visits with Professors Dr. Steve Hardin and Dr. Don Frazier about McMurry’s Texas Semester. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/apr/10/big-country-journal-mcmurry-course-teaches-what/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on the upcoming Texas presidential primaries and if the primary will affect the Republican nominating process. The story by the Abilene Reporter-News is at: ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday AfternoonJazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry University’s Science and Math Advisory Board Selects Bloomer Research Stipend Recipients

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas–McMurry’s Science and Math Advisory Board has selected the newest recipients of the Charles and Lisa Bloomer Research Stipend. Arthur Ross, a junior physics major who is stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Kinesiology Professor Dr. Paul Smith has run almost 30,000 miles in his life and he doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon. The Abilene Reporter-News story is at: ...

McMurry University Students Participate in Big Event

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry University students will be working on volunteer projects in the community and on campus as part of the Big Event this Saturday, March 31, to give back to the Abilene community. Students will be working at ...

McMurry Faculty, Students Present at Science Conference

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –A group of McMurry University physics faculty (Dr. Tikhon Bykov, Dr. Wayne Keith and Dr. Tim Renfro) and physics students (Brittany Houghton, Jared Land, Sarah Nason, and Daniel Zipprian), as well as physics alumnus ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University student Taylor G. Smith, has been awarded a full tuition scholarship by the Galilee International Institute ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the McMurry Music Department’s Collage Concert. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/28/mcmurry-collage-concert-to-bounce-from-act-to-at/

McMurry University Students take on Faculty/Staff team in Softball

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will take on a faculty/staff team in softball on Thursday, March 29, at 5:00 p.m. at the practice field next to McMurry’s Walt Driggers Baseball Field. The event is part of ...

100 Women, 100 Words Exhibit Provides Historical Snapshot of West Texas Women

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –100 Women, 100 Words is a mixed media exhibit featuring the art and words of West Texas women (artists and non-artists). This exhibit in honor of Women’s History Month brought together a group of West Texas ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visited with students participating in The Hunger Games reading marathon sponosred by McMurry’s Sigma Tau Delta English honor society. The story is ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News carried a story about McMurry’s Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and its efforts to bring awareness to the problem of water resources on World Water Day. ...

Singer-Songwriter Plays McMurry to Benefit Mission Trips

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News interviews musician JJ Heller prior to her concert at McMurry to benefit mission trips. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/25/singer-songwriter-plays-mcmurry-to-benefit/

McMurry University and Abilene Interfaith Council to Sponsor Harvard University Professor Dr. Diana Eck

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Abilene Interfaith Council and McMurry University are collaborating to bring Dr. Diana Eck to Abilene on April 2 and 3, 2012. Professor Eck teaches at Harvard University and Harvard Divinity School and is the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry history professors Dr. Don Frazier and Dr. Stephen Hardin worked with British musician Phil Collins, known for his Grammy-winning solo work and with Genesis, to publish Collins’ book “The Alamo and Beyond: A ...

Spring Fever! War Hawk Football Opens Drills Friday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team takes to the field this Friday, March 23 at 3:30 p.m., for the opening of Spring Practice. The preparation for the 2012 season will be the embryonic first steps toward the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News profiles former McMurry football star C.J. Villegas, who is now the basketball coach at Olton High School. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/22/coaching-basketball-suits-former-mcmurry-db/

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s chapter of the national service organization APO is hosting a sectional meeting on the clean water crisis around the world as part of World Water Day with students coming from San Angelo, Lubbock, and El Paso. ...

McMurry APO Service Fraternity to Participate in World Water Day

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – World Water Day is a nationally recognized day devoted to raising awareness for important issues related to water. This year World Water Day is on Thursday, March 22. On March 23-24, the Omicron Delta chapter of Alpha ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday AfternoonJazz Jam at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

Former McMurry Basetball Player, Coach Russell Vanlandingham Finds Success in San Antonio

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Marc David Abilene Reporter-News Forty minutes of frenzy. No, Russell Vanlandingham has not given his style of play a fancy moniker. But how better to describe a team that uses constant full court pressure, forces the tempo at warp ...

Amy Graves Ryan Fine Arts Gallery to present Trevor Duncan’s Senior Exhibition

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Amy Graves Ryan Fine Arts Gallery at McMurry University will present Trevor Duncan’s Senior Exhibition, Demented. The exhibition will open on April 16th and run through April 20th, 2012. A reception will be held on Thursday, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Reporter-News writer Loretta Fulton visits with Carrie Fountain, the 2012 Knox-Bennett Writers Series special author. Fountain will share her poetry and her teaching skills on Thursday, March 22, at McMurry University. She will conduct ...

McMurry to Host Marimba Madness

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is hosting the 6th annual Marimba Madness concert which features regional high school, college, and professional percussionists. The concert is Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 in the Bynum Band Hall and ...

A Message from McMurry President Dr. John Russell on the passing of Dr. Thomas K. Kim – McMurry’s Eighth President

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Update: Funeral services for Dr. Thomas Kim will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 525 Beech St., followed by a reception. I am saddened to report that Dr. Thomas K. Kim, McMurry University’s Eighth ...

Abilene Media Visits McMurry for Women’s History Month Exhibit

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KRBC/KTAB News Story: http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=476302 KTXS News Story: http://www.ktxs.com/news/30641386/detail.html

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visited with McMurry students and staff about their Spring Break trip to visit seminaries across the nation. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/08/college-students-to-spend-vacation-helping/

McMurry Football Announces 2012 Football Schedule

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University football head coach Hal Mumme has announced the 2012 War Hawks’ schedule, the first of the program’s era as an NCAA Division II affiliate. McMurry will be competing as an ...

McMurry University Campus Activities Board, Health Services Office to host Mockaritaville Alcohol Awareness Event March 8

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University students will be able experience what it is like to drive a car and play games with simulated blood alcohol levels above the legal limits – during the McMurry Campus Activities ...

McMurry to Host Workshop Featuring Lubbock Artist Kathy Whiteside

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will host a Collage and Painting workshop with Lubbock artist Kathy Whiteside from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, in the Ryan Fine Arts Center. Her show will hang in the Ryan Gallery from ...

Award-Winning Poet Carrie Fountain featured speaker at Knox-Bennett Writers Series March 22

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –McMurry’ University’s Knox-Bennett Writers Series presents nationally acclaimed poet, Carrie Fountain on March 22. Fountain will discuss the craft of writing poetry at 2:30 p.m. in the McMurry ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about local p0litical contributions to the Republican candidates running for the presidential ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Clint Faught with the Taylor Hooton Foundation, a nonprofit group dedicated to educating students about the dangers of steroids, was in Abilene Tuesday speaking to a group of student athletes, coaches and athletic administrators at McMurry ...

McMurry’s National English Honor Society Announces Hunger Games Reading Marathon

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honor Society, would like to invite the campus and community to its spring service project, a reading marathon of The Hunger Games on ...

McMurry Upcoming Event

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Clint Faught will speak about the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs in sports at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mabee Room of the Garrison Campus Center at McMurry University. Free ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Paul Fabrizio, vice president for academic affairs at McMurry University, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on how the economic crisis has encouraged many people who have never had a college education to seek one, or to return to school ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews the 100 Women, 100 Words art exhibit honoring Women’s History Month in Ryan Fine Arts Gallery. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/03/art-exhibit-reflects-womens-progress/

McMurry University to host Christian musician JJ Heller

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will host Christian musician JJ Heller in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in Radford Auditorium. Joining Heller in concert will be local musicians Timothy Palmer and Stephanie Ellison. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry History professors Dr. Don Frazier and Dr. Steve Hardin visit with the Abilene Reporter-News about the significance of Texas Independence Day. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/mar/01/texas-independence-day-quiet-but-significant-say/

Five War Hawks Receive ASC Honors

Monday, May 12, 2014 — RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University’s Steven Jones repeated as a first team All-American Southwest Conference pick, leading a quintet of War Hawks to receive post-season accolades in voting by the league’s ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Professor Dr. Robert Wallace talks about actor Bob Weick’s upcoming one-man show “Karl Marx” in a visit with the Abilene ...

Six War Hawks Gain ASC Women’s Basketball Post-Season Honors

Monday, May 12, 2014 — RICHARDSON, Texas – McMurry University sophomore forward Keshia Collins was named to the prestigious six-member All-American Southwest Conference Women’s Basketball Team for 2011-12, it was announced by the ASC office on ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News ran several stories about McMurry professors, alumni and students in its University News column. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/feb/25/university-news-2252012/

McMurry Athletics to Pre-Sale NCAA Basketball Tickets for Friday’s Game

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Athletics has announced that it will be doing a pre-gameday sale of tickets for Friday’s NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championships first round playoff game, featuring ...

McMurry University to host Clint Faught speaking about performance enhancing drugs in sports

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Clint Faught will speak about the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs in the world of sports at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Mabee Room of the Garrison Campus Center. The talk is free and open ...

McMurry University Kinesiology Department Needs Volunteers for Personal Training Fitness Classes

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Department of Kinesiology is looking for volunteers for free personal training. Students in the department’s Exercise and Human Performance major are offering ten free fitness ...

McMurry Opens NCAA D. III Championship Play on Friday vs. Whitworth

Monday, May 12, 2014 — INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – McMurry University will take on Whitworth (Wash.) University on Friday (March 2) in its first round game of the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championships. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is ...

College Basketball: McMurry beats HSU in OT to repeat as ASC champs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Sam Waller Abilene Reporter-News The last meeting between the Hardin-Simmons Cowboys and McMurry War Hawks as NCAA Division III members was worthy of a crosstown rivalry. McMurry, which is moving to NCAA Division II after this season, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses Texans’ donations to the SuperPACs and how they are affecting the Republican nominating process ...

Ex-NFL lineman, all-pro cast give opera shop talk at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Jeremy Goldmeier Abilene Reporter-News Addressing a crowd of McMurry University students and music lovers Wednesday, Lawrence Harris gave a pep talk worthy of an NFL locker room at halftime. He and his collaborators in the upcoming Abilene ...

McMurry student honoree has, for years, been intent on becoming a teacher

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From the Abilene Reporter-News By Joy Lewis/Reporter-News Meagan Ake (right) is McMurry University's recipient of the Education Deans of Independent College and Universities in Texas Student of the Year.Photo by Joy Lewis Meagan Ake ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University History Professor Dr. Don Frazier visits with the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram about the 50th anniversary of Texas Historical Markers and their effect on his life. The story is ...

Women’s History Month Exhibit 100 Women, 100 Words at McMurry University Has Taken On a New Meaning for West Texas Women

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –100 Women, 100 Words is a mixed media exhibit featuring the art and words of West Texas women (artists and non-artists). This exhibit is bringing together a group of West Texas women from all backgrounds and ages ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry student Matt Bell visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about his trip to Israel. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/feb/16/college-students-learn-from-interfaith/

McMurry University Faculty, Student, Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University alumnus Rick Nason has been invited to TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talk in Halifax, Nova ...

Noted Eastern Orthodox Christian Speaker to visit McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Frederica Mathewes-Green, a nationally prominent Eastern Orthodox writer and lecturer, will be speaking at the McMurry University Chapel service at 11 a.m. Tuesday February 21, as part of a four-day visit to ...

McMurry students competing for Miss Frontier Texas

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University students Katie Ruth Hinton and Kirsten Marie Mauritsen will be competing in several contests to become Miss Frontier Texas in the next few weeks. They will be participating in a frontier skills educational class on Feb. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News visited with two South Korean teachers who spent two weeks in Abilene learning and teaching as part of the Fulbright Teachers Program. The story is at: ...

McMurry to Admit Military Members & Families to Basketball Games Free on Saturday

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Athletics has announced that it will be admitting members of the Military – and their families – free to Saturday’s regular season basketball finale versus Sul Ross ...

McMurry University Announces Open Auditions for 2012 Summer Dinner Theatre Season

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Theatre Department will be having auditions for their upcoming 2012 Summer Dinner Theatre season that are open to everyone. Auditions for The Good Doctor, a hilarious comedy by Neil Simon ...

McMurry University hosts one-man play Marx in Soho on March 1

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Marx Bob Weick as Karl Marx ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will host the one-man show Marx in Soho at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in McMurry’s Ryan Little Theatre. The performance is free to the public. In the show ...

Drawing for War Hawks flag in effort to increase drive to social media

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University announced it would have a drawing for its facebook fans as the school looks to attain 3,000 “likes” on its facebook page. The institution’s official facebook page ...

Carving Beauty out of Clay

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Charles Anderson from the Abilene Reporter-News reports on the Clay Carving Workshop held at McMurry. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/feb/11/carving-beauty-out-of-clay-at-mcmurry-workshop/

McMurry Premieres Romantic Comedy on Valentine’s Day

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News previews McMurry Theatre’s production of the romantic comedy The Game of Love and Chance : http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/feb/12/mcmurry-premieres-romantic-comedy-on-valentines/

South Korean Fulbright Teachers to Talk About Experiences in Abilene

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Texas – The two South Korean Fulbright Teachers who have been in Abilene for the past two weeks teaching and learning at the Abilene Independent School District and McMurry University will give a talk on their experiences at ...

“McMurry Merge” event canceled

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Merge event that was scheduled for Saturday on McMurry’s campus was canceled due to low number of RSVP’s. The university is hoping to reschedule the event at a time when more can participate. The ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on Hispanic voting trends in Texas and the United States in an article in the San Angelo ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry English professor Christopher Andrews visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on the enduring legacy of the Star Wars movie series in our culture. The story is at: ...

McMurry University Education Senior Meagan Ake named EDICUT Student of the Year for 2012

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Texas – McMurry University Education major Meagan Ake is the recipient of the Education Deans of Independent Colleges and Universities in Texas (EDICUT) award for the 2011-2012 school year. The award is given annually to an ...

McMurry University Theatre Department to present “The Game of Love and Chance”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX — McMurry Dinner Theatre is proud to present The Game of Love and Chance, written by Mariveax and directed by David Ainsworth. Our special Valentine’s show is a romantic comedy written in 1730. In this show, ...

Korean Fulbright Teachers Learning, Teaching at McMurry

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Fulbright Teachers from South Korea Cha-Oak Kim and Jihyang Park traveled to Abilene, Texas to learn more about American students and how they are taught. To do that, they sat in on some classes, spoke with English as Second Language ...

Simply Super! McMurry’s Jake Mullin Voted Nation’s Top Performance by a Quarterback

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The state of Texas DID find itself with a winner on Super Bowl Sunday. McMurry University quarterback Jake Mullin – a product of Burleson High School in the Dallas/Fort Worth area – pulled off one ...

McMurry Swim Coach Bev Ball To Be Honored

Monday, May 12, 2014 — From KTXS News — The Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame will be honoring McMurry University swimming head coach Bev Ball with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, it has been announced. Ball will receive her award at the TSDHOF ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Mark Waters, who pastors at First Presbyterian Church in Baird in addition to his duties at McMurry, talks about being a bi-vocational pastor. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/feb/02/moonlighting-on-sunday/

Prairie Dogs to play at McMurry’s Driggers Field

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Prairie Dogs of the North American Baseball League will play at McMurry’s Driggers Field beginning this spring. http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jan/31/prairie-dogs-baseball-to-return-this-spring/

McMurry University to host clay carving workshop Feb. 11

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University art department is hosting a clay carving workshop on February 11 in the Chapin Clay Building from 9:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. The artist is Shikha Joshi (www.potterybyshikha.com) from Round ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry student Matt Bell and Professor Bill Libby reflect on their recent trip to Israel in an interview with KRBC’s Marlisa Goldsmith in her Focus on Faith segment. http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=461642

College battle between HSU, McMurry ends in a bloody tie

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Reporter-News Article Students, faculty and staff at Hardin-Simmons and McMurry universities each donated 94 pints of blood in a competition that led up to tonight’s crosstown rivalry basketball games. Each campus had two ...

Dr. Kate Carr to present paper at National Association of Teachers of Singing

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Kate Carr will be presenting a poster paper entitled “Approaching George Crumb’s American Songbook Collection” at the National Association of Teachers of Singing [NATS] 2012 National Convention in Orlando, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses the Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich in two articles in the Abilene Reporter-News. The articles are ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio, vice president for academic affairs at McMurry, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the future plans of the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing and nursing in general in Abilene. The stories are ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio gives analysis of President Obama’s State of the Union speech in an interview with KTXS News. http://www.ktxs.com/video/30300837/index.html

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry’s James Greer, director of Counseling and Career Services, talks to Abilene Biz magazine about the interview process and how it has changed over time. The story is ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The second annual Crosstown Rivalry Blood Drive between McMurry and Hardin-Simmons is the focus of this Abilene Reporter-News article: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2012/jan/25/hsu-mcmurry-rivalry-turns-bloody-and-thats-a/

Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth signs publishing contract

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Dr. Jerry W. Hollingsworth, Associate Professor of Sociology at McMurry University, recently signed a publishing contract with Cambridge Scholars Publishing in England for his second book, Social Problems of ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about the effect of Super PACs on the political world. The story is at: ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University honored athletic director Ron Holmes for his contributions to the school’s athletic programs on Saturday, Jan. 21, with the dedication of Ron Holmes Court at Kimbrell ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s withdrawal Thursday from the race for the Republican presidential nomination and his possible future in politics. The story is at: ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Matt Bell, a junior religion major, and Bill Libby, McMurry religion professor, spent two weeks at the Galilee International Management Institute listening to presentations and intermingling with people from all over the world. You can read the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Database Manager Mike Stephens visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on his directorial debut in the Abilene Community Theatre’s production of “Love, Sex and the ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Alicia Wyatt, dean of the university’s School of Natural and Computational Sciences, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about McMurry University’s biomedical science major emphasizing biotechnology and student ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry University to present Dinner Theatre production

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry Theatre Department will present The Game of Love and Chance, a dinner theatre production of a romantic comedy by Marivaux directed by David Ainsworth on Feb. 14, 16-18, 23-25. Dinner will be served at ...

McMurry University to host clay carving workshop Feb. 11

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University art department is hosting a clay carving workshop on February 11 in the Chapin Clay Building from 9:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. The artist is Shikha Joshi (www.potterybyshikha.com) from Round ...

McMurry University and Abilene Interfaith Council to Sponsor Harvard University Professor Dr. Diana Eck in April

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Abilene Interfaith Council and McMurry University are collaborating to bring Dr. Diana Eck to Abilene on April 2 and 3, 2012. Professor Eck teaches at Harvard University and Harvard Divinity School and is the ...

McMurry to Offer Group Exercise Classes this Spring

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University offers open-to-the-public group exercise classes beginning January 9. For early-risers, the Winter Body Fit program runs Monday-Thursday until March 11 from 5:15-6:15 a.m. for a cost of $100. ...

Year-End Gift Giving: McMurry University

Monday, May 12, 2014 — If you would like to, or have any questions about year-end gift giving to McMurry University, click here.

McMurry University Professor’s Father Creates Greeting Cards for Deployed Dyess AFB Personnel

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Greeting cards created by Rudy Schneller ABILENE, Texas – When a stroke disabled Rudy Schneller, the father of McMurry University Psychology Professor Dr. Greg Schneller, he lost much of his ability to interact with the world at ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTAB/KRBC News covered the McMurry Pit Stop, where faculty and staff help students by checking their vehicles and providing snacks for the trip home between semesters. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1klgr

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — James Greer, director of Counseling and Career Services at McMurry, talks about the new Facebook suicide prevention efforts. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1kize

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses the current political climate surrounding redistricting in Texas. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1kixf

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry senior business major Alashia Guerra visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on her time at McMurry and plans for the future prior to the Fall 2011 Commencement on Dec. 17. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1kiw2

McMurry University to help students traveling home with pre-trip Pit Stop

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University staff council is sponsoring the McMurry Pit Stop free to students from noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 on War Hawks Way between Wilford Moore Stadium and the Jay-Rollins Library Volunteers will ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — A tribute to McMurry alumna and longtime public school teacher Mable Phillips. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1kc46

McMurry University to award degrees to 79 students at Fall Commencement

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Bishop D. Max Whitfield, who serves the New Mexico and Northwest Texas conferences of the United Methodist Church, will be the featured speaker McMurry’s 2011 Fall Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry students preparing for tests get a breakfast break on Sunday night before finals week. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1k2al

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry political science professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses both local and national election races with the Abilene Reporter-News. Here is a link to a story on on national Republican candidates and their fundraising efforts in the Abilene ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University alumna Norma McMahan Taylor signs copies of her new book “Valley View Days: 1939-1945″ at Texas Star Trading Company. The book tells about growing up in Abilene during World War II. See this Amp at ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry psychology professor Dr. John-Eric Swenson visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about shyness and awkwardness in the teenage years and how to deal with it. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1k213

McMurry University Administrators Serve Late Night Breakfast to Students Preparing for Finals

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University administrators will dish out breakfast to hungry students who are preparing for their final exams this weekend. The meals will be served from 9 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Mabee Dining ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — View photos of the McMurry Chanters Christmas Concert in the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jpci

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Security head Mark Odom visits with KTAB/KRBC News about McMurry’s Emergency Notification System. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jpal

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTAB/KRBC News was on hand for the Chanters Christmas Concert. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jpa2

McMurry in Motion: Equipping Student Leaders to Love, Serve and Learn

Monday, May 12, 2014 — How does a Christian university develop, equip and send the next generation of servant leaders? McMurry in Motion is our answer to this important question. By developing opportunities for intentional engagement by students in national and ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Chanters present their annual Christmas Choral Concert. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jmef

McMurry Alumna Norma McMahan Taylor to sign copies of her new book

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University alumna and author Norma McMahan Taylor will sign copies of her book, “Valley View Days: 1939-1945,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Texas Star Trading Company at 174 ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry History Professor Dr. Robert Mayberry Jr. reflects on the impact of Pearl Harbor on Americans 70 years ago. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jito

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Art Students are selling their creations at the Christmas Art Sale. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jink

McMurry University Science Students Give Research Presentations

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Two McMurry University science students presented talks this week on their research projects. Jonathan Urbancyzk, biomedical science major and participant in the Welch summer research program, spoke about his research ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry History Professor Dr. Robert Maberry Jr. says ongoing education is essential in making certain that the legacy of Pearl Harbor remains fresh in the minds of younger people. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1je1g

McMurry Christmas Art Sale

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Kappa Pi Honorary Art Society is pleased to present the annual Christmas Art Sale. Like every year there will be art pieces made by McMurry’s own art students and professors. The sale will take place inside the Garrison Campus Center ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Alicia Wyatt, dean of the School of Natural and Computational Sciences, visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on the importance of undergraduate research at McMurry. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1jdki

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Philip LeMasters, professor of religion at McMurry, talks about the different religious observances during this holiday season. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j8mq

McMurry University to honor Ron Holmes on Jan. 21

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Ron Holmes, who won 347 games in his 20-year stint as head basketball coach at McMurry University, will be honored on Saturday, Jan. 21, when the playing surface will officially be named “Ron Homes Court at ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — James Greer and students Alaisha Guerra and Sarah Stangebye visit with KTXS News about preparing for careers after graduation. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j7k2

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Alumna Rachel Keesee discusses her art in an interview with the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j7jp

McMurry University’s Christmas Light Show opens on Dec. 5

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University would like to invite you to come enjoy Christmas music, hot chocolate, cookies, and see this year’s Christmas light show. Due to the construction of Old Main this event will take place on ...

Chanters Choral Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Music Department is pleased to present the McMurry Chanters in a concert of choral music at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Thursday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. Now in their 82nd year, the McMurry Chanters will ...

Martial Arts, Anyone?

Monday, May 12, 2014 — By Alaisha Guerra, Student Intern Like double majoring in psychology and criminology, and being a cheerleader are not enough, add martial arts to the list. That’s right, meet Halleigh Haak, a junior from Clyde, Texas who helps train ...

McMurry University Jazz Band Fall Concert

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The McMurry University Jazz Band will perform their fall concert this Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Bynum Band Hall. The band will perform pieces by Irving Berlin, Louie Bellson, Edgar Winter, Al Cobine, Sammy ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Professor Dr. Paul Smith visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on the importance of teaching children about good nutritional choices. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j3aq

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University student Michael Walker is breaking the mold as an employee at Day Nursery of Abilene. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j3ak

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University political science students face off in effort to cut federal deficit by $1.2 trillion. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j3a3

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio visits with the Abilene Reporter-News about Gov. Rick Perry’s Presidential campaign. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1j39h

McMurry University to honor Ron Holmes on Nov. 28

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Ron Holmes, who won 347 games in his 20-year stint as head basketball coach at McMurry University, will be honored on Monday, Nov. 28, when the playing surface will officially be named “Ron Homes Court at ...

Chemistry Faculty and Students Attend American Chemical Society Meeting

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Nathan Worley Dr. Edward Donnay and Dr. Pam Velkamp, along with students Nathan Worley and Amanda Ginzling, attended the 67th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Austin on Nov.10th. Worley, a senior biochemistry ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry faculty and student news in the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1inim

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry faculty member Dori Oiler extends help to an accident victim. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1iix2

Aldridge reflects on 1980 McMurry playoff team as 2011 squad joins slim company

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The NCAA Division I-FBS is in constant conversation about a playoff system being put in place, and yet after more than a century of football, no resolution has been found. That’s where the small-college ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University’s plans for a $2.2 million renovation to Wilford Moore stadium was covered by the Abilene Reporter-News and the local television news reporters. http://amplify.com/u/a1hzhb

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University faculty and student news in the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1hzby

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Gary Shanafelt visits with the Abilene Reporter-News on the significance of 11-11-11. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1hlzu

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Rob Sledge comments on the forgotten war, the Korean War, in an Abilene Reporter-News article on Veterans Day. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1hlz2

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene Reporter-News previews the McMurry Theatre production of “U.S.A.” See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1hjh3

McMurry University to announce renovation for Wilford Moore Stadium

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Fans at Saturday’s McMurry University football contest against Mississippi College will witness a renovation announcement ceremony for the renovation of Wilford Moore Stadium. The stadium is the home of ...

McMurry University Community Supporting Mission Thanksgiving

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX — McMurry University is sponsoring a collection drive on campus for Mission Thanksgiving 2011. Mission Thanksgiving, sponsored by Love and Care Ministries, is an annual, community-wide collection of food, clothing, and ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News was on hand for the McMurry Servant Leadership program’s Fifth Grade Leadership Conference. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1h2nn

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Servant Leadership students work with Abilene Independent School District Fifth-graders to develop leadership skills during a Student Leadership Seminar. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1h2nn

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News ran a preview of McMurry University’s Holiday Fitness Camp. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1h2mv

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Senior Kathryn Ballinger was featured in her hometown newspaper for her award-winning play “Things We Can’t Untie.” See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1h2m7

McMurry Senior Josh Stueve wins award from Campus Living Villages

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX (11/04/2011)(readMedia)– At the awards banquet for Campus Living Villages (the company that manages Hunt and Martin residence halls on the McMurry campus), McMurry University Senior Joshua Stueve of Hereford, Texas, won ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Religion Professor Rev. Bill Libby recently participated in the dedication of a Viet Nam ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KRBC/KTAB News was on hand for the grand re-opening of McMurry’s bookstore on Thursday, Nov. 3. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1gnh9

McMurry To Offer Holiday Fitness Camp

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX — McMurry University will offer a Holiday Fitness Camp from Nov. 7 through Dec. 15. The class will be from 5:15 to 6:15 a.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 200 of the Hunt Physical Education Center. Cost is $65 ...

McMurry University Theatre Department to present “U.S.A”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX — The McMurry University Theatre’s presentation of “U.S.A.” written by Paul Shyre and John Dos Passos and directed by Charlie Hukill, will run Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19 at the Amy Graves Ryan ...

McMurry University to hold groundbreaking for Tennis Center improvements and Grand Re-opening for Bookstore

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will host two special events on Thursday, Nov. 3, to celebrate new construction efforts on campus. The Barbara Seidel-Swagerty Tennis Center, which has received several improvements over the ...

McMurry University Art Professor Kathie Walker-Millar Wins Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Art Professor Kathie Walker-Millar’s porcelain sculpture “Guadalupe River, Two Friends and Hummingbird” received second place in 3D at the Texas Art Education ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio comments on Abilene’s reaction to the Occupy Wall Street movement in an Abilene Reporter-News article. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1g4ac

McMurry University Faculty Receive Sam Taylor Fellowships

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Eleven McMurry University faculty members have been chosen to receive the Sam Taylor Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year. Given annually by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United ...

McMurry Music Students Performance featuring Soprano Dr. Lynn Eustis

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University and Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra will present soprano Dr. Lynn Eustis in a Voice Masterclass with accompanist Cheryl Lemmons on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 3 p.m. in Ryan Recital Hall. The ...

McMurry University Physics Department hosts Dr. Glenn Light

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University physics alumnus Dr. Glenn Light will speak on “The Physics and Engineering of Nondestructive Evaluation Technology” at noon Friday, October 28, in the Finch-Gray Science Building ...

McMurry Professor Rev. Bill Libby participates in dedication ceremony for Viet Nam soldier

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University Religion Professor Rev. Bill Libby recently participated in the dedication of a Viet Nam soldier’s grave marker at the cemetery in Silverton, Texas. Sgt. Keith Rowell was killed in action with the 101st Airborne ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio, professor of political science at McMurry University, comments in the Abilene Reporter-News on campaign fundraising for political candidates in the West Texas area and also on campaign fundraising efforts in Abilene for ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — KTXS News previews McMurry men’s social club HEI’s Haunted House for Halloween. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1fk6j

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News profiles the McMurry Hall Chaplains Program. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1f7w7

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Professor Dr. Perry Kay Haley-Brown visits with the Abilene Reporter-New on the importance of “talk time” with babies and toddlers. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1f7vp

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry’s Bishop-in-Residence Dan Solomon visits with the United Methodist Reporter on the role of retired bishops serving as Bishop-in-Residence at colleges. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1f4pk

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Music Professor Keith Lloyd and Maraca2 visit with Alex Hayes on KTAB-4U to promote their upcoming concert. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1f4gs

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry alums John and Kira Landin, band directors at competing 1-A high schools, were featured in the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1f0zi

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Political Science Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses the religious beliefs of candidates and their effect on voting patterns in the Republican race to select a candidate for the 2012 election. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1eoyr

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/oct/12/mcmurry-al… McMurry alumna Hollie Huston finds success coaching volleyball. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1ejcr

McMurry Professors Author New Books

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University History Professor Dr. Don Frazier recently released a new book titled Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February-May 1863. Frazier’s book details the Union offensive by General Nathaniel ...

McMurry University hosts Ambassador Ronald K. McMullen

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Ambassador Ronald K. McMullen will conduct an information session to discuss Foreign Service careers, fellowships, and experiences at noon Tuesday, Oct. 11, at McMurry University’s Garrison Campus Center. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/oct/06/mcmurry-fo… McMurry football: War Hawks kicker Garcia follows older brother’s college path. A story from the Abilene Reporter-News. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1eane

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/oct/06/no-headlin… The Abilene Reporter-News reviews the 60 years of Tipi Village. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1eanc

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/oct/05/mcmurry-pr… Abilene Reporter-News writer Jeremy Goldmeier previews the McMurry Theatre Homecoming production of The 1940s Radio Hour. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1e86n

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/oct/05/mcmurry-gr… McMurry alum Jonathon Kimbrell talks to the Abileen Reporter-News about his Homecoming Art Show. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1e84o

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio discusses the protest movement targeting Wall Street on KTXS News: http://www.ktxs.com/news/29388779/detail.html/. http://amplify.com/u/a1e4g4

Alpha Chi Prize Endowed in Memory of Dr. Bill Short

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas –Region I of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, has endowed a convention presentation prize in the name of the late Dr. Bill Short, the McMurry University professor of languages who served several years as ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://keanradio.com/maraca2-percussion-duo-set-to-perf… An upcoming concert featuring internationally-acclaimed duo Maraca2 and the McMurry Percussion Ensemble. See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/a1e2dw

McMurry University Homecoming 2011 set for Oct. 6-9

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Homecoming 2011, “Traditions Reign, Spirit Unchanged,” begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2011, with the traditional tipi raising at Wah Wahtaysee Park on the corner of ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.ktxs.com/news/29357334/detail.html KTXS News visits with Randy Willis in the Admission Department about the use of Facebook in the admissions process.

McMurry Faculty/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Alumni receive grant for initiatives Abilene Education Foundation Star Grants totaling $7,390.84 were awarded to nine alumni from the McMurry School of Education, helping to fund upcoming initiatives and projects in their classrooms. ...

McMurry Gypsy Ted Gallery hosts Reign and Rain Art Student Art Show

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The Gypsy Ted Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present “Reign & Rain”, a subject based homecoming art exhibit, by the Kappa Pi Art Honor Society and Professional Practice students of McMurry ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/sep/23/rev-timoth… Congratulations to Chaplain Tim Kennedy and McMurry alumnus Chris Montoya for being selected to the Abilene Biz Magazine’s 20 under 40 Award winners for 2011. ...

McMurry in the News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://bigcountryhomepage.com/fulltext?nxd_id=417497 KRBC/KTAB News Reporter Marlisa Goldsmith visited McMurry’s Finch-Gray Science labs to see how our students are preparing for graduate school and careers in the sciences. See ...

McMurry Honors Abilene Military

Monday, May 12, 2014 — URL: http://www.reporternews.com/news/2011/sep/24/mcmurry-sh… McMurry University honored active duty and retired military and their dependents with free food and football at McMurry University’s game against East Texas ...

Maraca2 Percussion Duo to Perform with McMurry Percussion Ensemble

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Maraca2 Percussion Duo is performing a power-packed concert that features the McMurry University Percussion Ensemble for an exciting finale. McMurry University Music Department is proud to host the Great Britain based percussion duo for a three ...

McMurry Theatre to present “The 1940s Radio Hour”

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TX — On October 6-8 and 13-15, the McMurry Theatre will present the 2011 Homecoming musical directed by Dr. Philip Craik and written by Walton Jones, The 1940’s Radio Hour. Full of 1940s music, dancing and old-time ...

McMurry University to participate in National Depression Screening Day on Sept. 29

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Not all wounds are physical. Depression, PTSD and related mood disorders cannot be seen on an x-ray. Yet mental illness is just as painful. And the stigma associated with the disease often prevents many from seeking ...

McMurry Tipi Village Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Several thousand Abilene and area students and families are expected to visit Tipi Village on the McMurry University campus Friday, Oct. 7, as the men’s and women’s social clubs erect authentic ...

McMurry University Jazz Band to host Sunday Afternoon Jam

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host a Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at Bynum Band Hall on campus. McMJ is comprised of McMurry faculty musicians Staci Spring, Keith ...

McMurry Celebrates Constitution Day

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Read the Abilene Reporter-News story on McMurry’s Free Speech Day celebrating the U.S. Constitution. Amplify’d from www.reporternews.com Freedom of speech exercised at Constitution Day event By Charles G. Anderson Sr. ...

McMurry political science class to celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 16

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University Professor Dr. Paul Fabrizio’s political science class will celebrate the U.S. Constitution by sponsoring “Free Speech” day on Friday, Sept.16, from noon to 1 p.m. on ...

McMurry Recognized as Top Tier School by US News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The Abilene Reporter-News article highlights McMurry’s selection for the 16th straight year to the Top Tier Colleges and Universities in the latest edition of US News Best Colleges Guide. Amplify’d from ...

Gene and Karen Young receive NM Annual Conference Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – For their many years of service to McMurry University and the United Methodist Church, Karen’61 and Gene ’60 Young, from Albuquerque, NM, have been named the 2011 recipients of the McMurry ...

McMurry named top tier, Most Diverse in latest U.S. News Best Colleges Guide

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University is proud to be recognized as a top-ranked institution for the 16th consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report Best College Guide. McMurry also was again recognized as one of the most ...

McMurry University Awarded Military Friendly School Title from G.I. Jobs

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Abilene, TX – McMurry University has been awarded the designation of Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors ...

McMurry Homecoming 5000 Road Race

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, TEXAS – Registration is now open for the 34th annual McMurry 5000 , held in conjunction with McMurry’s homecoming celebration on Saturday Oct. 8. Check-in is 6:45-7:45 am; race starts at 8:00. Race fee of $18 ...

McMurry Fall Enrollment Increases to 1,472 Students

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University announced today total enrollment for the Fall 2011 semester is 1472 students. The enrollment is an increase from last year’s total enrollment of 1,422 students. “McMurry ...

McMurry University Military Appreciation Day is Sept.24

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Active duty and retired military and their dependents are invited to enjoy free food and football at McMurry University’s game against East Texas Baptist on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Wilford Moore ...

McMurry University Faculty News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. Play by McMurry Professor Charlie Hukill advances in competition Leave Money in Jar, an original play written by Charlie ...

Dr. Alicia Wyatt to speak at McMurry University Fall Convocation

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Dr. Alicia Wyatt, Dean of the School of Natural and Computational Sciences and a Professor in the Computer Science Department, is the featured speaker for McMurry University’s 2011 Fall Convocation at 11 ...

McMurry University Names Inaugural Spirit of McMurry Award Winners

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Shannon Sedgwick Davis ’96 of San Antonio, Texas, and Kay Younggren ’02, of Artesia, New Mexico, have been named the inaugural winners of the Spirit of McMurry Award given by the McMurry Alumni ...

Senior Jonathan Urbanczyk Presents Research at Denver ACS Meeting

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Dr. Hyunshun Shin (McMurry chemistry department faculty member) and Jonathan Urbancyzk (senior chemistry major) have been working for two years on a research project focusing on designing and synthesizing potential ...

The War Hawk Arrives on Campus

Monday, May 12, 2014 — As the McMurry community concluded its Opening Chapel service Tuesday, firetrucks flew into the parking lot with sirens blaring. As all heads turned to see what was happening, faces lit up with shock and excitement as McMurry’s new War ...

McMurry students travel to S. Korea for Model UN

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Thanks to the Abilene Reporter-News for their story about two McMurry University students who traveled to South Korea to attend the World Model UN Conference this summer. To read this story, go to our Amplify site at ...

McMurry All-Campus Chapel and Picnic to feature rededication of Sacred Wind Statue

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University will rededicate the Sacred Wind Statue, located at the center of the campus and welcome students and faculty back at the school’s opening Chapel Service beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Dr. Perry K. Haley Brown selected as president of EDICUT

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Thanks to the Abilene Reporter News for their coverage. To read this story, go to our amplify site at http://amplify.com/u/a1bvyu. Or go to the Reporter-News story ...

Join Us for a Free Jazz Jam!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — The McMurry Music Department will be hosting its monthly Sunday Afternoon Jazz Jam this Sunday, Aug. 28, at 3:00 in the Bynum Band Hall. Take a break and come by to listen or play along with the group. Hope to see you there!

McM Student Nominated for Music Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry is teeming with talent. One such star, student Angie Alvarez, has been nominated for “Best New Female Artist” in the Tejano Music Awards. We are proud of Angie and wish her the best of luck on October 10th. Thanks ...

McMurry Class of 2015 Arrives Tomorrow!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — New McMurry Students Prepare for College Life During Welcome Week Freshman Orientation Aug. 24-28 ABILENE, Texas – Activities on the McMurry campus heat up this week as McMurry University’s new freshman class arrives ...

McMurry University Faculty News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Professor Dr. Philip LeMasters recently published an essay in a Romanian theological journal: ...

Brenda Breeden Receives Cross and Flame Award

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Brenda Breeden of Abilene has been named the 2011 recipient of the Cross and Flame Award for the Northwest Texas Annual Conference. Breeden was honored during the Sunday morning service at St. James United Methodist Church on August ...

Dr. Jerry Campbell ’68 Named McMurry Distinguished Alumnus

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Jerry Campbell '68 McMurry University has named Dr. Jerry Campbell '68, President Claremont School of Theology in Upland, CA, as its 2011 Distinguished Alumnus. Dr. Campbell will be recognized at McMurry University’s Homecoming ...

McMurry University Launches Homepage Redesign

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University homepage redesign, launched August 1, 2011 Students, parents, alumni and fans will now be greeted with a new homepage when they visit the McMurry University website. The new face of their site was launched Monday, August ...

McMurry Chemistry Students Participate in Welch Foundation Summer Research

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry students present research summaries at ACU Conference ABILENE, Texas – Four McMurry University students doing chemistry research this summer, supported by funding from the Welch Foundation, attended the first of a two day ...

McMurry Jazz Band Session is Monday!

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry Jazz Band MCMJ to host Jam Session at McMurry Band Camp on Monday, July 18 – Public Welcome ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University’s jazz ensemble, McMJ, will host Jazz Jam in coordination with the ...

NCAA approves McMurry University’s NCAA Division II candidacy

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The NCAA officially announced that it accepted McMurry University into NCAA Division II candidacy period Tuesday morning bringing back scholarship athletics to the institution for the first time since the 1976-77 ...

McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students. McMurry University Professor Dr. Philip LeMasters was at the Volos Academy for Theological Studies in Volos, Greece, in June ...

McMurry University History Professor Dr. Don Frazier, McMurry Alumnus Andrew Hillhouse, and Anne Ball Ryals Win 2011 AASLH Award of Merit

Monday, May 12, 2014 — NASHVILLE, TN—The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that Donald S. Frazier, Andrew Hillhouse, and Anne Ball Ryals are the recipients of an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History ...

McMurry Family Legacy Network calls for volunteers

Monday, May 12, 2014 — During Homecoming 2010, alumni who participated in a new pilot project met students with whom they were paired in the McMurry Family Legacy Network. Barbara Whorton-Farley met “her freshman” Miranda Priddy, and the two ...

Tickets now on sale for McMurry University’s Summer Dinner Theatre Production of Hairspray, the Musical

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry’s second show of the summer will be the musical Hairspray, which will be performed July 28-31 and August 4-7. Directed by Shane Hill with choreography by Teri Wilkerson, the show features music by ...

McMurry University Conference and Enrichment Programs Expands with Day Camp Offerings

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – McMurry University has negotiated with Dallas-based “Youth Summit” for the exclusive rights to merge the summer 2011 programs currently underway at McMurry University with its Conference and ...

McMurry University Summer Band Camps Location: McMurry University

Monday, May 12, 2014 — Camp Dates: Marching Percussion Camp, July 14-17 Band Camp, July 17-23 Concert time: Saturday, July 23, 10am-12:30, Radford Auditorium Registration is still open for the 2011 McMurry University Band Camps, to be held in July on the McMurry ...

McMurry University announces Spring 2011 Dean’s List/Honor Roll

Monday, May 12, 2014 — ABILENE, Texas – The following students have been named to the Spring 2011 Dean’s List and Dean’s Honor Roll at McMurry University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have maintained at ...

McMurry to Offer Master’s Degrees in Nursing

Monday, May 12, 2014 — JUNE 23, 2011 – ABILENE, TX The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has approved McMurry University’s application for a change in our degree granting status. Until today’s approval, McMurry could ...

Capital Campaign Continues to Bear Fruit

Monday, May 12, 2014 — McMurry University wrapped up its most successful capital campaign in its history with a celebration event in October 2010. The $39 million Shaping the Future campaign has already resulted in numerous capital projects, including the unveiling ...