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A large group of curious sixth graders from Chestnut Grove Middle School in King, North Carolina, traveled nearly 100 miles to visit Radford University’s Center for the Sciences on Jan. 11, 2023. They explored and learned from Radford faculty and students about astronomy, botany, chemistry, physics and even some science involving zombies.
Joey Crosby ’18 majored in geospatial science at Radford, serves the people of Connecticut as a constituent engagement coordinator and recently modeled for a Vineyard Vines catalog along with his partner, Chris, and their black lab, Georgia.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Geology professors Skip Watts and Beth McClellan help local news plumb the depths of Mountain Lake; Marty Smith ’98 has Heisman-centric plans this weekend; Kwabena Osei-Sarpong ’05 helps take care of business; and Amherst County taps longtime firefighter Brad Beam ’21 as its new director of public safety.
Gabi Richards has a passion for the outdoor environment, and it shows. From getting her feet wet in research by walking local streams in search of microscopic bugs to traveling to North America’s northernmost city to collect core ice samples in minus-20 degrees Fahrenheit temperatures, Richards has made the most of her brief time at Radford.
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.
Radford University’s student-led Geohazards and Unmanned Systems Research Center is reaching new heights in engagement, research and community outreach.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Musician and “Jazz Inspired” radio host Judy Carmichael passes the mic to WVRU-FM General Manager Ashlee Claud for a show-anniversary interview; WDBJ7 drops in on the Esports Center in Cook Hall; and Professor of Biology Karen Powers, Ph.D., heralds the return of the Allegheny woodrat.
The Department of Geology’s daylong new-student field excursion serves as an orientation for students who are new to the university’s geology major. It is open to freshmen and transfer students, as well as those Radford students who, before the fall semester, switched majors to geology. The trip gives students an opportunity to get to know fellow geology majors and their professors.
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.
Radford University’s School of Computing and Information Sciences degree program in cybersecurity has achieved accreditation by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.