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Between dribbles, swishing nets and the sound of sneakers squeaking across the hardwood, spectators at the Big South men’s and women’s basketball tournaments got a unique opportunity to peek in at another game taking place on the arena’s large scoreboard screen hanging high above center court: the Big South’s inaugural esports tournament, ran and operated by Radford University students.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Professor Emeritus Justin Askins, Ph.D., reflects on his youthful quest for a Walden Pond all his own; the town of Vinton, Virginia, salutes paramedic and RUC student Logan Klepal; and professors of criminal justice Rachel Santos and Roberto Santos, both Ph.D., help police to reduce domestic incidents in Danville, Virginia.
In a crowded mock courtroom on Friday, Feb. 3, the large contingent gathered there signaled by their presence that they were unanimously in favor of naming the academic space in which they sat – an early training ground for up-and-coming legal scholars – in honor of Radford University alumnus Chris Huther ’88, an attorney whom President Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., called that day a champion for Radford.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Former Garden High School principal Janie Owens ’67 tells her story; Pulaski County educator Margaret Newcomb Leonard ’57 now has an academic award in her memory; and English professor Louis Gallo, Ph.D., unveils a vivid story in 350 words (or less).
Radford University Political Science chair and Professor Chapman Rackaway, Ph.D., has been selected as a faculty contributor to The New York Times’ curricular tool, InEducation.