Undergraduate Research


In the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS), we support and promote undergraduate research, specifically student-faculty teams tackling big questions facing humanity, occurring at all project levels. Our main mission is to advance a sustainable culture of undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities.

Honors Academy


The Honors Academy at Radford University is a community of scholars defined by intellectual curiosity and active engagement in the educational process. They are engaged in a variety of transformative educational experiences as they pursue excellence in all activities. 

Making & Innovating


A MakerSpace is simply that - a space where you can make things. Radford University students and faculty are working together to experiment, innovate, and create solutions to real-world problems and invent fun and useful things.


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An ePortfolio is a digital collection of learning, experience, and achievements that occurs over a length of time. ePortfolios help to encourage students in terms of reflection, a sharpening of focus on future aspirations, and a digital artifact to help students tell their story. ePortfolios are often leveraged for career aspirations as they move forward.



The Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) provides undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biological research in a primary Amazonian rainforest ecosystem over the course of three weeks.

Scholar-Citizen Initiative


The Scholar-Citizen Initiative promotes positive social change in Southwest Virginia and beyond by providing transformative learning opportunities to students.

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Learning Communities


Radford University offers seven freshman academic living- learning communities (Biology ConnectionsARO, RUMakersECO ConnectionsCommunity of Artists, The Schoolhouse, and Entrepreneurship) where students engage with faculty and peers with similar interests, and build relationships.

International Education Center


The International Education Center (IEC) assists students pursuing domestic and study abroad, facilitates international programs on-campus and advises international students and faculty with immigration and naturalization needs.



Radford University Sustainability is committed to being a model for sustainable campus practices and policies and recognized for our stewardship of economic, social and environmental resources and for our academic commitment to sustainability.