November 16, 2013
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RU Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion

Group photo from the second annual diversity reception


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Alumni News

RU flag Ayana Avery alum Trevor Stewart
Board of Visitors holds quarterly meeting Ayana Avery hauls in first Big South Player of the Week Trevor Stewart is working as an athletic trainer intern this fall for the Washington Redskins' home games

Campus Events

Nov. 19 Open Mic Night
6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium

On Campus

presenters at the summer research symposiumRU M.F.A. candidate featured in national exhibition
Jerry Frech, MFA candidate '13, participated in an art show consisting of veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan at the National Veterans Art Museum. Read more

Christopher CoyneChristopher Coyne explains why humanitarian efforts often fail

The director of Graduate Studies of the department of economics at George Mason University outlined Monday some reasons why the best intentions of people and national leaders often prove to be unsustainable. Read more

University of LimerickNational director validates and challenges RU physics students
Professional opportunities for physics students and how they can contribute to their local scientific community were presented by Toni Sauncy, national director of the Society of Physics Students (SPS). Read more

Graduate student of the month: Linda Ely
Each month the College of Graduate and Professional Studies features a student on its website. For November, the spotlight is on Linda Ely, DNP candidate in the School of Nursing with one more semester, and two residency credits to complete. Read her Q&A on the College of Graduate and Professional Studies website.


RU SustainABILITYWhat will you pledge to recycle more?

RU Recycling is encouraging the campus community to visit its America Recycles Day information table from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday at the Hurlburt Student Center plaza. Visitors can learn more about recycling on campus and get results of Wednesday's inaugural Recycleathon.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Saturday, Nov. 16
Swimming & Diving vs. Marshall and Old Dominion, noon
Volleyball at UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Brevard, 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Women's Basketball at Old Dominion, 2 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Big South Tournament finals (Bryan Park, N.C.), TBA

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

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The Arts at RU

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" comes to life in Pridemore Playhouse
A new stage adaptation of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by Radford University Associate Professor Wesley Young premieres Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Pridemore Playhouse on the RU campus. Read more

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Nov. 16Evening of Ballet, 7:30 - 9 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium in Preston Hall

Nov. 16 – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 2 – 3:30 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Nov. 17Telling a Story – Physical Storytelling Workshop, 3 - 6 p.m., Hawes Studio Theater

Nov. 19 – RU Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 20 – An Evening of Modern Dance with Jeslyn Dance Gallery, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Albig Studio Theatre

Nov. 20 – RU Symphonic Band – Student Conductor Concert, 7:30 - 9 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through Nov. 20 – MFA art show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Mark WarnerSenator Mark Warner joins students via video conference
RU political science students had a unique opportunity to hear Virginia's senior U.S. senator during a video conference with Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. Read more

participants in the work-life balance panelRU observes Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, the Radford University community gathered to pay respects to the Americans who have served their country in the armed forces. Read more

Moffett CommonsMoffett certified LEED Gold

Moffett Hall has been granted LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Read more

Alumni News

Angela DrummondJust two years after graduating from RU, Angela Drummond '90 became a smashing success in the business world by starting her own company called SiloSmashers. Read more


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Alumni Events

Nov. 29: RU vs. VT Men's Basketball Game and Social
Register and purchase tickets

Dec. 5: Roanoke Alumni Holiday Party
Learn more and RSVP

Dec. 7: Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Learn more and RSVP

For more information about upcoming alumni events, call (540) 831-5248 or see our schedule online.

Give to Radford

Show your Highlander spirit through the Highlander 5 senior gift challenge. All graduating seniors who make a gift of $5 or more will receive the red and white student philanthropy cord and be recognized during December's commencement ceremony. Your gift can be designated for the college, department or program of your choice. From now until graduation, you can get your cord at the Highlander 5 table in the Hurlburt Student Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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