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News From Around The College

  1. Art instructor places in Lynchburg art show »


    Radford artist and Department of Art instructor Shaun C. Whiteside was awarded second place in the Riverviews Artspace 12th Annual Juried Art Show.

  2. New art chair brings Appalachian twist to program »


    This summer Dr. Stuart Robinson joined the Department of Art as an associate professor and chair of the program. Robinson’s artistic work and research examines Appalachian and southern experiences that have emerged from a variety of economic, cultural, political and environmental factors.

  3. Guitarist Viloteau to offer masterclass, concert at RU »


    French guitar phenomenon Dr. Thomas Viloteau will offer a masterclass and concert performance on the campus of Radford University on November 13, 2020. The accomplished guitarist will perform to a limited audience due to coronavirus restrictions.    

  4. ‘Almost, Maine’ to bring laughs, love through live online production »


    The Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema will bring the lighthearted comedy, “Almost, Maine” to homes around the world over a five-day run beginning in early November. The story follows a series of tender-hearted, funny, and mildly surreal encounters in the fictional town of Almost, Maine.

  5. Art Museum receives donations celebrating North India's Dalit artists »


    During the summer of 2020, the Radford University Art Museum received a donation of twenty-three paintings from the Mithila region of northern India.

  6. Photographer Muriel Hasbun to offer Zoom webinar to public »


    The Department of Art will offer a public Zoom webinar featuring guest photographer Muriel Hasbun on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. Hasbun’s work as an artist and educator focuses on issues of cultural identity, migration and memory.

  7. Fall Dance Fest 2020 goes online »


    Fall Dance Fest 2020 will be streamed online rather than performed for a live audience. It is the first time that the performance has ever been offered in this format. In another first, it will also feature two senior student choreographers performing their own solos as part of the lineup.

  8. Photographer Todd Forsgren to offer free webinar »


    The photography program at Radford University's Department of Art will be offering a free webinar with Todd Forsgren on October 6, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. Forsgren's photographs have been featured in National Geographic, Slate, Wired, The Guardian, Nature, New Scientist, and TIME's Lightbox, and others.

  9. Theatre students, faculty shine during ‘Leaves of the Tree’ opening »


    During the recent gallery opening festivities for “Leaves of the Tree” and “More Leaves of the Tree,” faculty and students from the Department of Theatre and Cinema performed a series of monologues and sonnets at the locations of various trees across campus.

  10. Professor develops early childhood music program for preschool system »


    The Department of Music’s Jennifer Sutton McDonel, Ph.D. recently completed development on a two-year, early childhood music curriculum project which will be implemented in Primrose Schools this fall.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Radford University announces recipients of the 2020 Dalton Eminent Scholar Award »


    Radford University has announced the recipients of the prestigious 2020 Dalton Eminent Scholar Award. The annual awards provide faculty members opportunities to go above and beyond in their chosen academic fields.

  2. Collaborating to Help Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Patients  »


    Despite the challenges of working together during a global pandemic, a recent collaboration among Radford University’s School of Nursing and graphic design program with Carilion Clinic and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) has produced new resources to help children participate in their care—which in turn may lead to a better hospital experience and aid in their recovery.

  3. Grad student Terrance Shepherd plays for Alicia Keys on Instagram Live »


    It took Terrance Shepherd 14 years to get his first keyboard. But it took him less than 10 seconds to knock the socks off a musical legend over Instagram Live. 

  4. Radford Music Professor Jennifer McDonel Co-Develops Harmony & Heart Program  »


    Primrose Schools has announced plans to implement “Harmony & Heart” at the system’s 400 schools in 31 states—a new music and character development program developed in part by Jennifer McDonel, Ph.D., Radford University assistant professor of music and director of music education.

  5. Former Photography Professor Andrew Ross Challenges Donors to Match $125,000 Gift to Visiting Artist Legacy Fund  »


    A generous gift from former Radford University photography professor Andrew Ross will strengthen a visiting artist fund named in his honor at the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA).