News & Events

  1. “A gentle leader”: Friends, faculty and colleagues remember student Paulette Wright »


    The history and social science major died in a December traffic collision, just months before she would have graduated. A posthumous degree was presented in Wright’s name at commencement on May 6.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of May 8, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The 110th Spring Commencement ceremonies and its graduates hit the papers; “Mountain Stage” executive producer Adam Harris ’05 helps public radio’s venerable music show celebrate its big 4-0; Professor of Psychology Niels Christensen is a guest of “honors” on the “Alma Matters” podcast; and Jon Murrill, M.F.A. ’12, paints the town (or at least a part of Vinton, Virginia).

  3. Radford, Brazilian teams join for research on Internet of Things »


    A small group of Radford University faculty members and students recently teamed with researchers from Brazil to begin constructing a framework for a collaborative relationship focused on cybersecurity and entrepreneurship. 

  4. Radford graduates receive their degrees at Spring Commencement 2023 »


    Radford University conferred degrees on 1,198 undergraduate and graduate students at commencement ceremonies May 5-6, 2023.

  5. Highlander Highlights: Week of May 1, 2023 »


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

  6. IRS training program offers a daylong “adrenaline shot” for business students, plus career prospects »


    About 50 students took part in the Davis College of Business and Economics’ tax academy, where they were coached by special agents in conducting interviews, forensic investigation of documents and even executing a raid on a shady business.

  7. Spring Commencement 2023: Michaela Baker, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »


    You’ve read stories like this before. The one where a high school student arrives at Radford University for a college visit, absorbs the beauty of campus, is greeted by friendly and helpful staff and finds mentors among the world-class faculty. Michaela Baker’s story has all the ingredients of those familiar Highlander journeys but with her own fresh twist on the narrative.

  8. New degree partnership between Radford and VWCC reflects biotechnology’s regional growth »


    Through a program starting this fall, Virginia Western students who complete a specific Associate of Science degree are guaranteed admission into Radford’s biology program.

  9. Esports Valorant team wins first championship »


    Before leaving campus for the summer, the Radford University esports Valorant team hit pause for a moment on Friday, April 28, to pose for photographs with a special guest to their arena: President Bret Danilowicz.

  10. Spring Commencement 2023: Rachel Warren, Waldron College of Health and Human Services »


    Rachel Warren always knew she wanted a healthcare career. Four years ago, she chose the Respiratory Therapy program at RUC because she liked the idea of being an expert on one system in the body. Today, she says that decision was one of the best she's ever made and she can't wait to start the job she has lined up at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital this summer. 

  11. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 24 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Sen. Tim Kaine drops by Radford University Carilion; assistant professor and frequent buster-of-myths David S. Anderson, Ph.D., tells National Geographic that Atlantis doesn’t hold water; a new study by LaRon Scott ’02 addresses education and race; Jessica Morrison ’08 preps Pulaski County Schools’ meal plan; and Arianne Bauserman ’03 has a few questions to answer.

  12. Radford University Board of Visitors approves tuition and fees for 2023-2024 academic year »


    In a special meeting held on April 28, the Radford University Board of Visitors discussed and voted on the tuition and fees for the 2023–2024 academic year. The Board of Visitors’ primary goal is to maintain the highest standard of education for Radford University students while minimizing the financial burdens on students and addressing increased inflationary pressures.