News & Events

  1. Big time: Radford runs the show at esports’ Big South debut »


    Between dribbles, swishing nets and the sound of sneakers squeaking across the hardwood, spectators at the Big South men’s and women’s basketball tournaments got a unique opportunity to peek in at another game taking place on the arena’s large scoreboard screen hanging high above center court: the Big South’s inaugural esports tournament, ran and operated by Radford University students.

  2. Board of Visitors to hold quarterly meetings March 23 and 24 »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly meetings on March 23-24 in Kyle Hall.

  3. Radford Students Shine at Addys »


     Three Radford University Graphic Design majors took home "Addys" at the Western Virginia Advertising Awards in Roanoke. Seniors Valerie Ray and Emily Woods, and junior Britiany Rorrer, earned two Judges Choice Awards plus three Gold and three Silver awards between them in the student competition.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 13 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Professor Emeritus Justin Askins, Ph.D., reflects on his youthful quest for a Walden Pond all his own; the town of Vinton, Virginia, salutes paramedic and RUC student Logan Klepal; and professors of criminal justice Rachel Santos and Roberto Santos, both Ph.D., help police to reduce domestic incidents in Danville, Virginia.

  5. RUC nursing student recognized with DAISY Award nomination »


    Alivia Pinnix, a junior in the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Radford University Carilion (RUC), was recognized earlier this month with a nomination for a DAISY Award — an international honor recognizing skillful and compassionate care provision for patients and families.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of March 6 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Women’s basketball guard Ashlyn Traylor hits some Big South highs and welcomes the sight of a familiar, familial face; also Eminent Professor of Anthropological Sciences Donna Boyd, Ph.D., and senior anthropological sciences major Tori Pate, unveiled some research on a dark topic in the sunny climes of Florida.

  7. Radford University alum named Healthcare Hero by Carilion Clinic »


    As part of her duties as a speech-language pathologist at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Jessica Cartwright Wisman ’08, M.A. ’10, consults with other healthcare professionals caring for hospitalized adults. Recently, her actions helped save a life which resulted in her being named a Carilion Clinic Healthcare Hero.

  8. Radford University Names Bethany McKay Usher, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs »


    Bethany McKay Usher, Ph.D., will join Radford University as Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs on June 12, 2023.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Feb. 27 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Michael O’Donnell ’10 takes his dog out to the ball game (and on into stardom), and Associate Professor of English Jamie McDaniel, Ph.D., does the time warp again, with just a jump to the … 19th century.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of Feb. 20 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Kenneth Dorsey Jr., MBA ’18, lends a foundation to his middle school alma mater, and Christopher Settle ’97 sees a quarter century with the Culpeper, Virginia, police department culminate in the rank of chief.

  11. Radford group mingles with fellow scientists at AGU meeting »


    Four Radford University students and one recent graduate were accepted to present their research at the prestigious American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference where more than 25,000 scientists representing 100-plus countries – and all seven continents – attend the meeting to share their research and network.

  12. Radford’s on-campus MBA program included among The Princeton Review’s lists of the best »


    “With an undergraduate population consisting of approximately 25%  business majors, Radford has a large customer base from which to draw graduate students,” The Princeton Review’s editors wrote. “You could say that business is booming at Radford’s [Davis] College of Business and Economics.”