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Radford University Events

Student Engagement Forum
The Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarship invites you to attend the 29th Radford University Student Engagement Forum and the first Virtual Student Engagement Forum. Nearly two hundred students will be presenting their original research, scholarship and creative activities April 21st through the 24th on Portfolium.

Trivia Thursday
Every Thursday night we will be hosting a trivia night based on different themes. The Kahoot! pins will be posted on RUInvolved, Instagram, and Twitter at the start of each Trivia night.
March 26, April 2, April 9

Radford Family Game Night
Let’s celebrate your first week of online classes on Discord!  Download the app at discordapp.com and create an account. The link to the Discord server for Student Involvement is  https://discord.gg/9n5trjj.
Friday, March 27 at 9pm

Meditation Mondays
Join us on Zoom at 11am on Monday mornings and get ready for the week with us.  We understand how stressful this time is, and we want to combat that stress with you.  Meeting ID is 158 648 715.

March 30, April 6, April 13
Lip Sync Battle
Show off your lip syncing skills. Post a video of you lip syncing on Instagram with the #RadfordFromHome during the Lip Sync Battle time window. Posts with the most likes will be shared on the Student Involvement social media.
April 1st 12pm – April 2nd 12pm

Trans Awareness Group (T.A.G.)
Monday, March 30th at 5:30pm
Monday, April 13th 5:30pm
T.A.G. is designed to be a safe space for transgender students at Radford University to come together and hold discussions, fellowship, and connect with each other and those in the campus community.

Sister Circle Discussion Group 
Tuesday, March 31st at 5:30pm
Tuesday,  April 14th 5:30pm
Women will be able to come together for meetings on topics that are relevant to them and their experiences on campus, in the community, and life.

Social Change Leadership Certificate - The Impact of Culture
Thursday, April 16th 6:00pm
Students wishing to earn the Social Change Leadership Certificate through the Crossroads program must attend one of each of the following workshop titles: social change or social justice, impact of culture, creating inclusion, and ideology of an ally.

Virtual Museum Tours

The J. Paul Getty MuseumMuseum ‘Walk Through’ | click on the photos at the bottom of the screen to be redirected to different areas of the museum

High Museum of Art, AtlantaCivil Rights Photography | Digital Picture book

British Museum - A really different virtual tour | click on events on a timeline (in the form of bubbles) color coordinated geographically (Asia, the Americas, Oceania, etc.)

The National Gallery of Art London, England - Virtual Tour with Google 360 

View art in a virtual tour - with links to information pages

The SmithsonianWebcams | a page with links to all 4 live cameras (naked mole-rat, giant panda, lion, elephants) *no one there to operate the cameras, animals aren’t always in view*

Zoos and Aquariums with Virtual Offerings

San Diego Zoo - Live cams |apes, baboons, condor, elephant, koala, panda, penguin, polar cam, tiger

The Georgia Aquarium: Atlanta - Live cams | choose which animal to watch at the bottom of the page | African Penguins, Piranha, Sea Lions, Otters, etc.

Cultural Sites With Virtual Activities

The White House - Virtual ‘walk through’ of three different areas of the White House

The Palace of Versailles - Inside and Outside ‘walk through’ | at the bottom of the webpage, where it says 5 museum views

Sistine Chapel - Two pages of different areas to view in 360 ‘walk through’ | click 360 button under ‘Discover the Virtual Tours'

Virtual Classes

McHarper ManorFacebook Live | weekdays at 11am | art projects like watercolor paintings and chalk art canvases | videos still available after the live streaming

Planet Fitness Facebook | live daily workouts 7pm EST

CorePower Yoga‘Keep Up Your Practice’ | full lengths workout videos

Zook Dance Fitness - Professional fitness Alex Vaughan | live dance classes | previously recorded dance instructions

UCLA HealthDownloadable guided meditations in both Spanish and English

National Parks and Landmarks Online

Virtual Tours -  Visit Kenai Fjords, Hawaii Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon, Dry Tortugas online!

Live Cams

Multiple live cams ready to view  - Bald Eagles, Bobcat Rehab, Kitten Rescue, and more!

Virtual Social Opportunities

Virtual Earth Day Celebrations - Earth Day Activities for You - From Radford University and Across the Commonwealth!

Netflix Party -  a Google Chrome extension for synchronized watching with live chat

The Social Distancing Festival -  A website with a calendar of, and links to, different performances that are being streamed