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  1. Sep 23, 2014

    Wilderness Institute builds strong bonds between students and nature

    Whittington, an associate professor in RU's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, runs the department's Wilderness Institute, an intense four-week outdoor training course

  2. Feb 25, 2014

    Hiking miles for smiles

    If you tell Tucker White and Dan Reinis to take a hike, they'll gladly do it. And you may not see them again for months.

  3. Mar 19, 2013

    Students Donate Spring Break Time to Help Others

    Think of spring break, and you picture college students painting houses with Habitat for Humanity or planting trees at sites ravaged by mountaintop removal.

  4. Oct 16, 2012

    Wilderness Medicine Students Hone First-Responder Skills

    Sharpening their skills to be first responders in outdoor emergencies, students in a Radford University Recreation, Parks and Tourism (RCPT) program are practicing their assessment techniques

  5. May 14, 2012

    Recreation, Parks and Tourism Earns Accreditation

    Radford University's  Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism is the first in the United States to be fully accredited by the newly established Wilderness Education Association accreditation program.