Former Murray State student and Kenya native Wesley Korir won the Boston Marathon today. Korir finished the race with a time of 2 hours 12 minutes and 40 seconds. He attended Murray State before transferring to Louisville and graduating with a biology degree. Korir will receive a $150,000 prize for his victory.
In a world of ever growing technology and global interconnectivity, privacy and security are increasingly rare commodities. Richard Thieme is an author and lecturer who addresses the challenges posed by these new technologies, including the personal, and even spiritual transformations people undergo as they adapt to a new world. He spoke this week at a technology summit at Murray State University. Gary Pitts sat down with him to talk about the dangers of interacting with technology, and how to meet those challenges.
Louisiana State University says they've approached Murray State head coach Steve Prohm about filling their open coaching position. An LSU spokesperson tells WAFB in Baton Rouge they did meet with Prohm, but he is not a candidate for the coaching spot vacated by Trent Johnson. Johnson left LSU for the top spot at Texas Christian University earlier this week.