Faculty Excellence

  1. Academic advisor Rachel Hall receives regional award for excellence in advising »

    3/26/2021

    Senior assistant director of major exploration Rachel Hall ’17 has received national recognition for her outstanding advising skills and unwavering devotion to student success. 

  2. Skip Watts receives national award from Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists »

    3/8/2021

    Professor of Geology Chester “Skip” Watts, Ph.D., has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Outstanding Mentor Award by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG).

  3. Biology professor opens a window on bird research »

    2/23/2021

    Biology professor Karen Powers, Ph.D., and dozens of her students have been busy researching an issue that is occurring on college campuses nationwide. Every year, a billion birds are killed by window collisions, the No. 2 cause of bird deaths in the United States. Cats come in first, no surprise.

  4. Annual Bea Covington Award winner announced »

    2/23/2021

    Teresa Chapman, an administrative assistant in the Davis College of Business and Economics, is the recipient of the 2020 Bea Covington Award.

  5. 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.

  6. 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).

  7. 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.

  8. 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.