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Mildred Rigney Johnson. Radford Highlanders volleyball. Taylor Myrick.
  Virginia Breeze begins bus service to Northern Virginia   Radford volleyball opens NCAA tournament against Wichita State today   As co-founder of Coast Charm, Taylor Myrick '13 found a way to combine her artistic creativity with her love of the beach  

Campus Events

Dec. 5 City of Radford holiday parade
7 p.m.
Dec. 7-8 Board of Visitors
Dec. 15-16 Winter Commencement

On Campus

COBE honors students with BGS induction
The College of Business and Economics inducted 18 new student members into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society in a Nov. 14 ceremony at Kyle Hall. Read more

Fall preliminary round of RUSecure Contest launches with record participation
The 2017 edition of the RUSecure Capture The Flag contest is underway and is experiencing a record number of competitors. Read more

students with Tuskegee, a red tail hawk.Students use classroom experience to assist local organization
Radford University students in a graphic design course are earning real-world experience with a client of the animal variety. Read more

Cole Faulkner.Faulkner utilizes skills, work ethic to seize educational opportunities
Sophomore Cole Faulkner utilizes the skills he's learned from the Honors Academy to enhance his college experience. Read more

New 'Animals on University Property Policy' approved
A new University policy, Animals on University Property Policy, has been approved. The policy establishes the requirements for animals, including service animals, support animals and pets, being brought on to University property. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYCampus electricity use study wins sustainability research award
A Radford University comparative study of the efficacy of intervention strategies of student electricity use in campus residence halls is the winner of a campus sustainability research honor presented by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Read more

City Happenings
The information in this section is provided as a courtesy from third party websites and does not imply official endorsement by the University.

Dec. 2: Hollyberry Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dec. 2: Pet pictures with Santa, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 5: 'Parade of Lights' Holiday Parade, 5-7 p.m.
Dec. 5: Radford Public Library Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5-7 p.m.

In Athletics

Dec. 1
Volleyball at Wichita State (NCAA Tournament), 9 p.m.

Dec. 1-2
Women's Track and Field at Bast-Cregger Invitational (Salem), all day

Dec. 2
Men's Basketball at VMI, 1 p.m.

Dec. 3
Women's Basketball at Virginia Tech, 2 p.m.

Dec. 6
Men's Basketball at Virginia Tech, 6 p.m.

Dec. 7
Women's Basketball at Western Carolina, 7 p.m.

Dec. 9
Men's Basketball vs. Erskine, 4 p.m.

Dec. 10
Women's Basketball vs. VCU, 2 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Dec. 7 – History of Photography Class: Student Photo Show, all-day, Gallery 205

Dec. 1-12 – BFA Show, all-day, Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Dec. 1 – BFA Show Reception, 5-7 p.m., Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Dec. 2 – "Make We Merry" Holiday Choral Dinner and Concert (formerly the Madrigal Dinner), 6-9 p.m., Covington Center

Dec. 2 – Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, 10-11 a.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Dec. 2 – Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, 2-3 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Dec. 3 – "Make We Merry" Holiday Choral Dinner and Concert (formerly the Madrigal Dinner), 1-4 p.m., Covington Center

Dec. 4 – Informance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Albig Studio Theatre, Peters Hall B112

Dec. 6 – Radford University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Dec. 7 – Radford University Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Dec. 8 – Radford University Choral Ensembles Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church in Roanoke

The News Now

Theresa Burriss.Burriss serving as Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center's director of Academic Outreach
Theresa Burriss has been named director of Academic Outreach for the university at the Southwest Higher Education Center in Abingdon. Read more

Radford University biology majors attend microbiology conference
Six biology majors attended the annual meeting of the Virginia branch of the American Society for Microbiology in Norfolk. Read more

Kyle Higginbotham.Cybersecurity student rises to new heights
Sophomore Kyle Higginbotham was motivated to enroll at Radford after competing in the university's Capture the Flag contest. Read more

Addie Pawlick.Alumna becomes 'Topdog'
After graduating from Radford University in May, Addie Pawlick completed her first production as lighting designer in graduate school at the University of Houston. Read more

Addie Pawlick.Students practice the ins and outs of the United Nations
Nineteen political science students and Radford University Model United Nations Club members participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) in Atlanta. Read more

Alumni News

Kaila Bartee '14 has been named to the Carolina Panthers cheerleading squad, the TopCats. Bartee was a member of the RU Rockers Dance Team while at Radford University.

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Alumni Events

Dec. 1:Second Annual Student Graphic Design Show and Alumni Meet-and-Greet
Dec. 2:Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 15-16:Winter Commencement
Jan. 27:Winter Celebration

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford.

Graduating Seniors,
Leave your mark with a senior gift! Donations to The Highlander Senior Class Scholarship will be used to ease the financial burden for a rising senior who may not otherwise be able to finish their education at Radford University. Help a senior Highlander earn their degree!

Be a part of creating a scholarship that will impact future Highlanders for years to come by making your gift today!

For any gift of $10 or more, you will receive a Philanthropy Cord to wear during commencement. Simply bring your donation confirmation to 150 Russell Hall to receive your cord.

Stay Connected

Mark your calendar for Winter Celebration on Jan. 27! Featured events include the Second Annual Volunteer Summit, the Highlander Social and men's basketball vs. Charleston Southern!

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