Wilderness Institute video

Wilderness Institute

Radford University's Wilderness Institute is a four-week intensive course, offered in the summer term, which uses the outdoors as its teaching environment. The institute is an extraordinary training opportunity for outdoor leaders pursuing a career in the field of outdoor recreation. 

Tourism Institute video

Tourism Institute

Tourism Institute is designed to offer students in the Tourism and Special Events concentration outstanding opportunities for field-based learning in various locations, both nationally and internationally.


Malawi Study Abroad

Radford University has been deeply involved in a partnership with a public primary school in Malawi since 2005. This partnership allows Radford University students to travel, work and learn alongside teachers in this beautiful country in Sub-Saharan Africa during the summer months each year. The program is open to students in any major.


Meet the Faculty: Mark Wagstaff

Mark Wagstaff, a professor of recreation, parks and tourism, enjoys teaching his students how to be quality experiential educators. View the closed-captioned version.


Help Bring Leo Totten to Radford University

Leo Totten, world class Olympic weight lifting coach and one of the most influential strength coaches of all-time, is coming to Radford University! To celebrate his visit, Dr. David Sallee has planned an epic training session for his students - but he needs your help.


Developing Vocabulary

Jarrod Hobson works with Associate Professor Debbie Bays Wilbon to create lesson plans for increasing vocabulary in first and second graders. View the closed-captioned version.