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News at Radford

  1. Video feed captures ospreys nesting on campus after long-distance migration »


    Earlier this month, ospreys returned to Radford University, continuing a tradition of nesting on our main campus this time of year. Clyde Kessler, a local ornithologist, first observed the nest in May 2019. It has been active every year since.

  2. Spring Commencement 2024: Noah Haddad, College of Nursing »


    Senior nursing student and soccer player Noah Haddad comes from a family of healthcare professionals, so he always knew that he wanted to pursue a healthcare career. After being recruited to play soccer at Radford University—his father's alma mater—he discovered the Nursing program. Four years later, he's preparing for graduation and a nursing career.

  3. Radford earns Military Friendly gold »


    Radford University has achieved gold status as a Military Friendly School and a Military Spouse Friendly School.

  4. Radford University hosts record numbers at admitted-student days »


    This year, the number of students and guests registered for the three events brought nearly 3,000 people to the Radford and Roanoke locations – the largest group in university history.

  5. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 15, 2024 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.

  6. Radford celebrates students throughout Traditions Week  »


    Traditions Week marks milestones and celebrates the accomplishments of Radford University students.