News & Events

News Around the College

News from University Relations

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of May 22, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Former faculty member Jim Minick chronicles the 1955 disaster that laid waste to a tiny Kansas town; nursing graduate Sarah Morris talks about working in medicine and then education; and Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., has been tapped to lend her expertise to a new project that examines Appalachia. 

  2. “A gentle leader”: Friends, faculty and colleagues remember student Paulette Wright »


    The history and social science major died in a December traffic collision, just months before she would have graduated. A posthumous degree was presented in Wright’s name at commencement on May 6.

  3. Radford graduates receive their degrees at Spring Commencement 2023 »


    Radford University conferred degrees on 1,198 undergraduate and graduate students at commencement ceremonies May 5-6, 2023.

  4. Spring Commencement 2023: Michaela Baker, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »


    You’ve read stories like this before. The one where a high school student arrives at Radford University for a college visit, absorbs the beauty of campus, is greeted by friendly and helpful staff and finds mentors among the world-class faculty. Michaela Baker’s story has all the ingredients of those familiar Highlander journeys but with her own fresh twist on the narrative.

  5. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 17 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research happening on campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.