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Radford Design 205 students tackle real world issues as they hone their skills.
Radford students had a chance to learn with Maxx Reed this Spring, a veteran dancer with a diverse professional skillset.
Radford Design students see their work displayed at the New River Gorge National Park.
Photographer Colby Caldwell, a visiting artist in Fall of 2021, returns to Radford to display work created at Selu Conservancy.
After a year and a half of virtual performances, the Department of Dance returns to the stage to presents its first live concert, Fall Dance Festival, Oct 14, 15 at 7:30PM and Oct 16 at 2:00PM in Bondurant Auditorium in Preston Hall.
Following a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Department of Music’s 2021 International Guitar Festival returns in a virtual format, featuring a stellar lineup of acclaimed guitarists, musicians and performers from across the globe.
Associate Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk and six of her students will debut a virtual performance with New York City-based Jazz Choreography Enterprises on April 24 and 25, 2021. VanKirk will be featured as part of a live talkback following the performance on April 25, 2021.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts will say farewell to Porterfield and McGuffey Halls by hosting a Spirit Week. The final week of classes this semester will be the last time students ever take courses in these buildings, as they will each be torn down and replaced with the Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity.
Students in the Department of Design are gearing up to show off their latest fashion creations via a virtual fashion show.
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In the midst of completing his senior year, fashion design student Nay-Quan Bryan last fall discovered other daunting challenges he would have to face: A cancer diagnosis and chemotherapy.
Radford University conferred degrees on 1,621 undergraduate and graduate students during spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, 2022 on Moffett Lawn.
The Macbeth curse is likely just superstition, says Radford University Associate Professor of English Amanda Kellogg, Ph.D., “but it speaks to how powerful our imaginations can be. Shakespeare certainly understood the power of collective imagination.”
For a couple of months, music faculty from Radford University had been scheduled to perform on March 3 with the NOVA Alexandria Band, a concert band combining the talents of students and faculty in the Northern Virginia Community College system and musicians from the area. What had not been scheduled was Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent waves of international condemnation for the aggressor and compassion for the Ukrainians.
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Pianist and vocalist Judy Carmichael performed at the Covington Center on Mar. 3, with a mixture of swing and ragtime jazz, standards and originals. But the California native also found time to visit with Radford University students and share life lessons garnered across her time as a professional musician and as the host of a radio show and podcast.