News & Events

  1. Kara Bowman: inspired to care for others »


    Kara Bowman, a senior in the biomedical science program at Radford University Carilion, has aspired to be a physician assistant since she was in seventh grade. It all started during a conversation with her mother.

  2. Esports is thriving at Radford, and beyond, thanks to Nick Sutton »


    Esports is the next big thing, and Radford University graduate Nick Sutton ’19 is leading the charge to bring the increasingly popular video game competition platform to the inter-collegiate ranks.

  3. Radford professor of mathematics leads team of researchers in publishing timely arguments concerning math instruction »


    A special issue of “Research in Mathematics Education” delves into the important and timely matter of mathematics teachers’ knowledge and measurements in place to determine the quality of math instruction in schools. Guiding the project from an editorial position was Radford University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Agida Manizade, Ph.D. 

  4. Department of History resumes commemoration of 75th Anniversary of World War II  »


    “World War II 75th Anniversary Series: Experience and Legacy,” sponsored by the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), McConnell Library and the Department of History, returns this semester with virtual access after being placed on hold during Spring 2020.

  5. With Zoom sessions, Alumni Relations keeps spirit of learning alive »


    Engaging alumni in a time of social distancing is a challenge, but the Radford University Alumni Association quickly developed a plan by creating the Highlander Wisdom series, a weekly series of free virtual workshops presented by Radford alumni who drew from their wide-ranging knowledge and expertise.

  6. Real estate paper earns Best-in-Track award for Radford University finance faculty »


    Radford University Davis College of Business and Economics faculty members Feifei Zhu, Ph.D., and Clarence Rose, Ph.D., received the Best-in-Track Award for Real Estate from the 2020 Academy of Finance Conference. 

  7. Save paradise by painting a parking lot? »


    Could painting asphalt parking spaces white curb the warming of the Earth’s atmosphere? A group of Radford University students is about to find out.

  8. Extended move-in marks exciting milestone for Highlanders  »


    Radford University students’ gradual return to campus this summer was an uplifting and encouraging sight to see. Many students hadn’t set foot on campus since the spring semester, when classes were shifted to an all-online format. 

  9. New Student Convocation 2020 delivers Radford experience in a virtual setting »


    It is an understatement to say the 2020 academic year at Radford University will be different. Most everything this year is different. One thing, however, remains the same, even with the backdrop of COVID-19: the Radford University family’s commitment to students’ success and well-being. President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., pledged those words in a brief video distributed to new students — the Class of 2024 — less than 24 hours before classes commenced for the 2020 fall semester. 

  10. New program helps students shake freshmen jitters  »


    Family Groups offered new students the opportunity to get acquainted with campus and one another before the start of classes.

  11. Radford University suspends Theta Chi Fraternity local chapter and eight members »


    Today, Radford University announced the interim suspension of Theta Chi Fraternity – Iota Zeta Chapter.  The interim suspension stems from COVID-19 related violations, including endangering conduct by hosting off-campus gatherings.  In addition to the chapter’s interim suspension, eight members, who are Radford students, have been placed on interim suspension.

  12. Cierra Womack: passionate about healthcare and medicine »


    Cierra Womack, a student in the Radford University Carilion (RUC) Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration program, is proudly passionate about healthcare and medicine. It was a twist of fate during her high school years that led her down her current path and pointed her toward her career aspirations.