News & Events

  1. Radford University listed among the top ‘green campuses’ for the 12th consecutive year »


    Radford University’s commitment to sustainability practices is once again being recognized by The Princeton Review, a national organization known for its college rankings, ratings and guidebooks.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 15 »


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

  3. Firm Night brings business students face-to-face with potential employers »


    Sponsored by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Business Law, Firm Night is an annual networking event that gives students an opportunity to meet and communicate with representatives from accounting, business and finance firms.

  4. Radford University announces selection of Paul Orkiszewski as Dean of the Libraries »


    Radford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Orkiszewski as the Dean of the Libraries after a diligent search conducted by Greenwood Asher and chaired by Benjamin Caldwell, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research.

  5. Radford honors veterans’ service and sacrifices with holiday ceremony »


    The Nov. 11 event recognized military veterans, including numerous members of Radford University’s faculty and staff as well as graduates and current students.

  6. RUC biomedical science students, faculty and staff participate in wastewater epidemiology study »


    In a collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health, Western Virginia Water Authority and Carilion Clinic’s Basic Sciences Research Lab, with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Radford University Carilion biomedical science program has been participating in a study that compares methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater in the Roanoke and Salem areas. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is the causative virus of COVID-19.

  7. A strong passion for supporting others leads student to the D.P.T. program at RUC »


    If there are words that exemplify second-year Radford University Carilion Doctor of Physical Therapy student Natalie Weber, they are empathic, compassionate and caring. From the patients she works with to her classmates, Weber continually works to find ways to support others and improve their lives.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 8 »


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

  9. Presidential Search Update »


    The Presidential Search Committee recently conducted 15 in-person interviews with candidates identified from a diverse pool as the most qualified to serve as Radford University’s eighth president.

  10. Children return to Radford’s campus for a spooky SOTA Halloween party »


    Children from across the region who were part of the occupational therapy camps last summer returned to Radford University’s campus for a fun, spooky time at a Halloween party hosted by the Student Occupational Therapy Association in October.

  11. Center offers support, advocacy for first-generation students  »


    Approximately 30% of undergraduates at Radford University are first-generation students. The Center for Opportunity and Social Mobility (COSM) opened its doors at the beginning of the fall 2021 semester with this in mind.

  12. Love of “complex machines” takes PA student from flying helicopters to providing healthcare »


    Kirsten Walker likes working with complex machines. She has transitioned from flying Blackhawk helicopters in the Army to being a student in Radford University Carilion's physician assistant program and working to care for the human body.