Faculty Excellence

  1. Radford University School of Teacher Education and Leadership faculty member appointed to Disability Rights Advocates board of directors »

    2/10/2021

    Radford University associate professor of special education Darren Minarik, Ph.D., has been appointed to serve on the Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) board of directors.

  2. Radford professor accepts national-level position with the American Chemical Society »

    2/2/2021

    Assistant professor of organic chemistry Amy Balija, Ph.D., has accepted the position of chair of the Women Chemists Committee (WCC) of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

  3. Assistant professor’s work helps identify hazardous online user-generated content »

    1/28/2021

    Since the dawn of the internet, web users have raised questions about who is responsible for a website’s third-party content. The enormous amount of online text makes it unfeasible for a team of readers to examine. The solution, says Radford University Assistant Professor of Management Richard Gruss, Ph.D., is a solid working relationship between humans and machines.

  4. Radford University celebrates Women in Entrepreneurship Week, October 11-17 »

    10/6/2020

    Radford University is joining in celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Week,  a celebration designed to recognize the entrepreneurial pursuits of women on campus, in the region and around the world.

  5. Meagan Helmick: Dedicated to public health education in the classroom and beyond »

    7/21/2020

    Assistant professor of public health Meagan Helmick, Ph.D., volunteered over 130 hours at the health departments in Carroll, Galax and Grayson counties during the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Now, she is working as a case investigator, tracing cases across southwest Virginia and will continue to do so even after she returns to teaching this fall.

  6. Radford University students and faculty makes competition one for the history books »

    6/5/2020

    The Virginia History Day regional competition held by Radford University this April was unlike any other hosted in previous years. Then again, historians will tell you that 2020 is unlike any year we have lived through in the past century.

  7. Jeanne Mekolichick, Ph.D. elected president of the Council on Undergraduate Research »

    6/4/2020

    Radford University Associate Provost for Academic Programs Jeanne Mekolichick Ph.D. has been elected president of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Mekolichick will begin serving in this national role on July 1, 2020.

  8. Helping Highlander faculty keep teaching »

    5/1/2020

    When Radford University announced the move to remote teaching as part of the response to COVID-19, Executive Director of Faculty Development Heather Keith, Ph.D., and her team in the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) sprang into action.