Faculty Excellence

  1. Pioneering martial arts educator guests on ‘With Good Reason’ »

    5/20/2022

    Retired Radford University faculty member Jerry Beasley, a ninth-degree black belt in karate and member of the Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame, recently spoke to the With Good Reason radio program about his more than four decades of teaching self defense and a variety of martial arts at the university and the Asian martial arts minor he helped institute.

  2. Board of Visitors’ April 29 meeting addressed a broad range of business »

    5/10/2022

    During its quarterly meeting on April 29, Radford University’s Board of Visitors addressed a range of issues. Among other business, it elected a new rector and recognized its former one; it received a final report from its interim president; and it postponed a scheduled discussion regarding undergraduate tuition.

  3. With mobile burn unit, students investigate in the heat of the moment  »

    4/27/2022

    Criminal Justice instructor Todd Jones ‘88, M.S. ’94 teaches students enrolled in his spring semester fire and arson investigation course about what to look for when investigating a fire. His students put those skills to practical use recently inside a mobile burn trailer owned by the Virginia Department of Fire Programs.

  4. Students’ Appalachian folklore project topic of ‘With Good Reason’  »

    4/22/2022

    Hear retired Radford University faculty members Grace Toney Edwards and Ricky Cox discus the popular project over the airwaves or on podcast.

  5. Was Oscars slap rooted in Shakespearean curse? »

    4/20/2022

    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.”

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 4 »

    4/8/2022

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 28 »

    3/31/2022

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  8. Worldwide teach-in will focus on climate change, solutions »

    3/29/2022

    Radford University is joining hundreds of universities, colleges, high schools and faith organizations on March 30 for a one-day worldwide teach-in focused on climate solutions and justice. The event is designed to mobilize members of the campus and surrounding communities toward engaging in critical dialogue about climate issues.