News & Events

  1. Highlander Highlights: Week of August 7, 2023 »

    8/11/2023

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 31, 2023 »

    8/4/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Remembering Radford tennis phenom Martin Sayer ’09, MBA ‘10; also, Christiansburg Police Maj. Chris Ramsey, M.S. ’97, ascends to the rank of chief; and Director of Recreation and Wellness D.J. Preston talks about how first-generation students can rise to the challenges they face.

  3. BLAST Camp nurtures high schoolers’ interest in STEM »

    8/1/2023

    Radford University hosted 80 high school students at BLAST, a new four-day residential camp aimed at increasing the number of high school graduates who pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics careers by increasing their access to STEM enrichment experiences.

  4. Highlander Highlights: Week of July 24, 2023 »

    7/28/2023

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  5. Physician Assistant Faculty Luke Swatyzna Named 2023 Virginia PA of the Year »

    7/28/2023

    Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies (PA) Luke Swatzyna has been named the 2023 Virginia PA of the Year by the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA). Swatzyna, who is also a 2011 graduate of the PA program, accepted the award at the VAPA state conference in Virginia Beach in July.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 17, 2023 »

    7/21/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: The Radford University Planetarium flashes its high beams to help celebrate the anniversary of the James Webb Space Telescope’s harvest of outer space images; President Bret Danilowicz looks back on his first year in office while surveying the future ahead; and a fond farewell to Franklin County Schools Superintendent Bernice Cobbs, M.S. ’07, who has served 25 years in education.

  7. Speech-language-hearing clinic day camp helps kids, grad students reach goals »

    7/10/2023

    About 40 local children participated across five clinical on-campus programs, working with graduate students to develop and enhance their communication and literacy skills. The day camp was held over four weeks in June. 

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of July 3, 2023 »

    7/7/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Camp Carilion bounced back last month with a four-day session held in part at Radford University Carilion; recent Boys State attendees kicked off their visit to the campus by lending about 800 hands to assist Radford-Fairlawn Daily Bread, a local nonprofit; and country singer Morgan Wade tells People she found her muse while studying at what is now RUC.

  9. Board of Visitors business includes talk of new strategic plan »

    6/30/2023

    The daylong board meeting on June 9 covered such business as the president’s report, recommendations from the task force on free expression and the voting in of a rector and vice rector, among other items.

     

  10. Highlander Highlights: Week of June 26, 2023 »

    6/30/2023

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  11. Radford awarded Military Friendly designation »

    6/30/2023

    Radford University has been recognized as a military-friendly school for 2023-24.  The designation comes from Military Friendly, a program that creates civilian opportunities for veterans. 

  12. Radford University Statement on Supreme Court Admissions Ruling »

    6/30/2023

    Radford University will continue to offer access to a diversity of applicants from the region and world to our Radford campus and Roanoke location.