News and Events

There is always a lot of activity on a campus that is bustling with opportunities to learn, have fun and be engaged in Appalachian culture. Keep track of all the latest happenings in the Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center with our events calendar and news releases!

News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of September 12 »

    9/16/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Director of Appalachian Studies Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., memorializes regional scholar Helen Matthews Lewis; Radford theater vets Sarah Coleman ‘18 and Drew Callahan ’19 prepare to take the stage in a Roanoke production; and Falyn Taylor ’19 begins her first fleet tour with the United States Navy. 

  2. Radford University faculty member selected for Fulbright to Romania »

    6/7/2021

    Radford University professor and director of Appalachian Studies and the Appalachian Regional & Rural Studies Center, Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., M.S. ’99, has been selected for a Fulbright grant award to Romania for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year.

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