News & Events

  1. VBHEC president’s visit focuses on internships, work-based learning »


    Ideas for increasing internship opportunities and hands-on work experiences for Highlanders dominated the discussion when the president of the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) met with a group of Radford University students, educators and administrators on April 5.

  2. Radford named Voter Friendly Campus »


    Radford University has been designated as a voter-friendly campus for 2023-2024 by NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 10 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Local media rings the front desk bell at the newly opened Highlander Hotel Radford; Professor of Sociology Aysha Bodenhamer addresses modern coal mining following a new CDC report on the trade; writer and Communication Professor Bill Kovarik offers historical context on Russia’s recent detainment of an American journalist; and transport manager Chad Kennedy ’00 takes up a podcast mic to talk supply chain issues.

  4. Nutrition and dietetics major scores coveted spot in summer research program »


    Leah Ellis, a sophomore, is the only external student participating in the Virginia Tech program this year, and she marks the first TOUR-Scholar to represent Radford University. Under a grant from the National Institute of Health, Ellis will research the effects of non-nutritive sweeteners on the human body, among other tasks. 

  5. Spring Commencement 2023: Colton Morris, Davis College of Business and Economics »


    Finance and accounting major Colton Morris has had investment training that stretches back through college to his high school days. After graduation, he’s taking a job at a North Carolina-based accounting firm, working as a valuation analyst. “I definitely feel like Radford has prepared me to be able to go out and do that,” he recently said. “I’m capable of going in and starting full speed.” 

  6. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visits Radford University Carilion for healthcare workforce roundtable »


    As part of a series of events held throughout Southwest Virginia over the course of a week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Radford University Carilion on Wednesday, April 12. Sen. Kaine led a roundtable discussion about how to best support the development of the healthcare workforce and address issues such as staffing shortages.

  7. Radford sets the stage for meeting of SCHEV »


    SCHEV was on campus March 20-21 for its bimonthly assemblies. Group members toured Radford sites, considered a slate of the state’s higher education issues and received a presentation about the university from President Bret Danilowicz. 

  8. Tesla executive to speak at 2023 Radford University Spring Commencement »


    One of the nation’s leaders in injury reduction, Tesla executive Laurie Shelby ’83, will deliver the keynote address at Radford University’s 110th Spring Commencement on May 5 and 6.

  9. Symposium drew crowds, sparked discussions at Davis College »


    The forum, a collaboration between Radford and five other universities, focused on research, networking and ideas and featured 66 presentations on a wide array of topics.

  10. The first Authors Celebration honors Radford University’s recently published writers »


    Over the past three years, more than 65 of the university’s authors have published work. A new event was held on March 27 to bring them together for an afternoon and to recognize their accomplishments. 

  11. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 7 »


    The inaugural edition of Highlander Highlights focuses on students participating in the “Experiential Learning on Display” program, as well as students who learned from media moguls in New York and those who planted trees in Eastern Kentucky to help with replenishing the forest on mining sites. 

  12. ‘A very special place’: The Highlander Hotel Radford officially opens »


    The Radford University community celebrated the opening of The Highlander Hotel Radford with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 4.