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  1. New book celebrates best writing from annual Highland Summer Conference »

    6/30/2021

    Selected essays, poetry and works of fiction and nonfiction have been compiled into one book showcasing and celebrating the best writing from Appalachian writers and students from a popular summer conference held on the banks of the New River at Radford University.

  2. Radford University dedicates Hemphill Hall to celebrate its seventh president »

    6/21/2021

    Members of the Radford family gathered in the atrium of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Science (CHBS) Building on June 15, 2021, to formally dedicate the building as Hemphill Hall, honoring the leadership and legacy of Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D.

  3. Are we having a laugh? Radford University professor discusses comedy and its influences on society in public radio interview »

    4/28/2021

    Foreign Languages and Literatures Interim Chair Matthew Turner, Ph.D., spoke recently to the With Good Reason public radio program about comedy and celebrity. The interview is available on podcast and will air May 1-7 on more than 60 radio stations across the United States.

  4. Radford graduate student Vinicius Rios wins 2021 Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar Award »

    4/7/2021

    There are only 10 students in the country who are named Diverse Rising Graduate Scholars —Vinicius Rios is one of them. Rios is earning his master's degree in strategic communication. 

  5. Arye Ephrath, a childhood survivor of the Holocaust, to speak at Radford University World War II anniversary series  »

    3/23/2021

    The Radford University Department of History is continuing its series of lectures commemorating the 75th anniversary of the ending of World War II. On March 24, Arye R. Ephrath will present “Amazing Grace: My Holocaust Story,” sharing his experiences of surviving the Holocaust as a young child in Czechoslovakia.

  6. Radford University recognized for degree programs for adult learners »

    3/16/2021

    Radford University has been named a 2021 Top Adult Degree Program institution by Abound, a college guidance system for degree-seeking adults.

  7. 16 Reasons we love our Highlanders »

    3/2/2021

    Dear Highlanders,

    In case you haven’t noticed, there is a lot of love for you on this campus. To show you how much we care, we’ve asked members of the campus community to express why they admire you. Here is just a short list of those many reasons why we, the Radford University family, love our Highlanders.

  8. In public radio interview, Radford University Professor of English delves into his theories on writing  »

    12/18/2020

    Radford University Professor of English Louis Gallo, Ph.D., recently recorded an interview with the “With Good Reason” public radio program in which he talked in detail about his theories and inspirations for writing.

  9. Radford University Professor of English receives Virginia’s top award for excellence in teaching »

    12/10/2020

    Radford University Professor of English Jolanta Wawrzycka, Ph.D., is among a select group of recipients of the prestigious 2021 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) Outstanding Faculty Award. The annual award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service and is the Commonwealth's highest honor for faculty at Virginia's public and private colleges and universities.