September 19, 2013
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Campus Events

Today   Overcoming Stress and Anxiety Counseling Group
3 - 4 p.m., Lower Level Tyler Hall
Scholar-Citizen Initiative Open House
3:30 - 5:30 p.m., 905 Tyler Avenue
"Crossing Borders" - Film and Discussion
6 - 8 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center food court stage
Tomorrow Experience Business Casually
10 a.m. - 1 p.m., COBE multipurpose room
Late Night: A Night at the Carnival
8 p.m. - midnight, Hurlburt Student Center
Sept. 23 Graduate and Professional School Fair
Noon - 3 p.m., COBE multipurpose room
Sept. 25 Wellness Fair: Feel Good, Do Good
3 - 6 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center

On Campus

RU is first stop on Graduate School circuit
Career Services will host the Graduate and Professional School Fair on September 23, noon to 3 p.m., in the College of Business and Economics (COBE) Multipurpose Room. Read more.

Fall Majors and Minors Fair to be held
Students, are you looking for a major or trying to decide on a minor? Would you like more information on career or study abroad opportunities? Read more.

diversity dialogueDiversity Dialogue

Moderator Deneen Evans will lead a panel discussing key diversity legal issues on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in Heth 022. Read more.

Experience Business Casually
Radford University's College of Business and Economics (COBE) is hosting its fifth annual Experience Business Casually career development event Friday, Sept. 20, in the COBE Building. Read more.

Mike DilbeckGreek Life sponsoring Hazing Prevention Week

Radford University's Office of Greek Life is joining the national conversation on hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week from Sept. 22 - 28. Read more.


RU SustainABILITYEnterprise CarShare membership discount ending soon!

Enterprise CarShare, RU's car sharing program, is offering a discounted membership fee for individuals who enroll by Sept. 30. Read more.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:
Fri., Sept. 20
Volleyball vs. Savannah State, 3 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. Davidson, 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Tulane, 7 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Georgia Southern in Asheville, N.C., 1 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 21
Volleyball vs. Savannah State, 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Tulane, 6:30 p.m.
Cross Country at Big South Preview in Buena Vista, Va., All day

Sun., Sept. 22
Field Hockey at Duke, 1 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Howard in Asheville, N.C., Noon

Mon., Sept. 23 - Tue., Sept.24
Men's Golf at Golf Galaxy VCU Shootout, All Day
Women's Golf at Myrtle Beach Fall Invitational, All Day

Wed. Sept. 25
Women's Soccer vs. Presbyterian, 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Elon, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

Visit the Athletics Calendar for more events


The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 18, Beyond the Tartan: Suzanne Guppy, Gallery 205

Today through Oct. 27, Lucio Boschi: Andean Lives, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Saturday, September 21, Wet Plate Photography Demonstration, 10 a.m. - noon, Corinna de la Burde Sculpture Court

Sept. 24, Faculty Jazz Quintet, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Sept. 26, Guest Recital - pianist Martin Jones, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Sept. 29 – 30, Oct. 3, Oct. 5, The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace, Hawes Studio Theatre

Sept. 29, Oct. 1, Oct. 4 – 5, The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel, Hawes Studio Theatre

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

SCHEV Council of Presidents meets at RURU hosts SCHEV, Council of Presidents

RU welcomed members of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) for the Council's fall meetings. The session, held in the COBE building, began Monday with a joint meeting with the Council of Presidents. Read more.

RU study abroad students in IrelandBusiness, marketing leaders educate RU students in Ireland

A study abroad excursion to Ireland this summer provided students with a global business perspective. Read more.

Steve Owen and Tod Burke"Investigating the Kennedy Assassination" at RU

RU professors Tod Burke and Stephen Owen will explore the event that captured the imagination of Americans and spawned countless scholarly investigations and conspiracy theories, in a semester long course entitled "Investigating the Kennedy Assassination." Read more.

Alumni News

alumni at F.W. Sullivan'sClose to 100 alumni from the Richmond area attended the RU Highlander Hour on September 12. Alumnus Jake Crocker '99 gave a tour of his soon-to-be-opened restaurant F.W. Sullivan's Canal Bar and Grille and then hosted a reception at nearby Casa Del Barco for all alumni and friends. Highlander basketball coaches Mike Jones and Mike McGuire were on hand to discuss their upcoming seasons. Check out the event's Facebook photo gallery for pictures.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Oct. 17: Curtain Up!
Fall Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

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

Give to Radford

The Radford University Arts Society is hosting the fundraising event Curtain Up! on Thursday, Oct. 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. prior to the play The Dining Room. This special evening supports the Department of Theatre's Visiting Artist Program. It includes dinner, a behind-the-scenes look at the production by The Dining Room director Tommy Iafrate, and tickets to the evening's performance. The cost is $65 a person, with the proceeds supporting the theatre department. The charitable portion of each ticket is $35. RSVP by Oct. 14. Support the visiting artist program and join us for Curtain Up!

Stay Connected

members of the class of 63The Class of 1963 cordially invites all women of the Radford family to attend the Women of Radford Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 19 during Homecoming Weekend. Reminisce about Radford's history as an all-women's school and celebrate the RU women of today. Attire is dressy casual and you are encouraged to wear your hats, pearls and gloves. Best hat wins a prize! Go to the Homecoming website to learn more and to register.

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