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  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 2 »

    1/9/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Emmie Dean ’13 is out on patrol in Fauquier County, and all signs are good that The Highlander Hotel Radford will blossom in the spring. 

  2. Winter Commencement 2022: An exciting day for first-generation grad »

    12/9/2022

    In May of 2022, Sarah Cole sat among the crowd gathered for Radford University’s Spring Commencement, watching friends walk across the stage as their names were called to receive their diplomas. “It was really exciting,” the senior communication major said of the joyous occasion that’s always brightened by smiles and filled with laughter and music. “Now, it’s my turn. I’m really excited to experience graduation for myself.”

  3. Students take on the toughest problems at Wicked Festival »

    12/6/2022

    More than 300 Radford University students took over the third floor of Kyle Hall on Nov. 10, 2022, to demonstrate and discuss their fall semester research into the wicked problems plaguing society.

  4. Radford ranked among most engaged campuses for student voting »

    11/22/2022

    Radford University is one of the most engaged college campuses for student voting in 2022, according to a new ranking by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge.

  5. Radford celebrates Veterans Day with on-campus ceremony »

    11/15/2022

    Radford University saluted U.S. military veterans on Nov. 11, 2022, with a special on-campus ceremony that included guest speakers, songs and stories about the importance and impact of service to the country.

  6. Radford University alumna selected as winter commencement speaker »

    11/10/2022

    Radford University will celebrate winter commencement with two ceremonies at the Dedmon Center, 101 University Dr., on Dec. 9 and 10. The ceremonies include students from Radford main campus and Radford University Carilion.

  7. Radford University celebrates inauguration of Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as president »

    10/4/2022

    Radford University officially inaugurated Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., as the eighth president in the 112-year history of the institution during a warm ceremony on a chilly Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2022 on the McConnell Library lawn. 

  8. 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. 

  9. English professor’s travels follow literary pathways »

    8/23/2022

    As a literary tourist, associate professor of English Courtney Watson is a frequent visitor to sites like Rowan Oak; and Key West, Florida; and Monroeville, Alabama; and Paris, where writers like William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harper Lee, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty and Robert Wright lived, wrote, and set scenes that made them the beloved writers they are today.