Radford University hosted the Classroom to Career Cybersecurity Summit 2023 Nov. 9 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia. The daylong event was designed to strengthen the coordination among regional businesses and governments, K-12 schools and workforce development agencies to prepare rural students for the changing needs of the current workforce.
Manually coring trees can be difficult and challenging, but it’s well worth the effort. Just ask Mira Smith. In the spring 2023 semester, the senior worked on research, in the field and in Radford’s Tree Ring Lab, with geospatial science professor and dendrochronologist Stockton Maxwell to study how climate affects tree growth.
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The co-owners of breweries from Radford and Christiansburg were on campus Oct. 16 for the annual World Food Day Lecture Symposium. The theme was “Water is Life, Water is Food,” but the discussion covered a variety of topics related to sustaining a business in today’s markets.
To offer Virginians better access to higher education, Radford University has introduced the Radford Tuition Promise, a program guaranteeing coverage of tuition costs for residents of the commonwealth with a household Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $100,000 or less.
This week in Highlanders in the News: An extensive 95-year history of Elkins, West Virginia’s high school band includes a familiar figure – interim Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Tim Channell; Mikayla Cox, a graduate student studying psychology, gets a warm welcome as she starts a new internship in North Carolina; and author Susan Van Volkenbergh ’86 shares a story as she passes by her alma mater.
The annual job fair, held by the Davis College of Business and Economics, marked its 17th anniversary with the Sept. 14 event. More than 60 students met with about two dozen companies across a wide range of specialties.
For two decades, Robert Warren worked as a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service, investigating tax evasion, money laundering and other crimes. Since his retirement in 2016, he’s brought that expertise to the classroom, as an instructor of auditing and accounting, and to the journals that publish his many articles.