Undergraduate Research

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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

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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

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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.

ePortfolio

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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.

RARE

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Sustainability

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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.