News & Events

  1. NPR staffer Arielle Retting ’12 wins Outstanding Alumni award »


    In the short time since she graduated from Radford University, Arielle Retting ’12 has built an impressive career in journalism as a writer and editor with such national media outlets as the Washington Post, Wired magazine and most recently NPR. During the fall semester, the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Advisory Board presented Retting with its 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award.

  2. Bret S. Danilowicz, Ph.D. named eighth president of Radford University »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors announced today the selection of Bret S. Danilowicz, Ph.D., as Radford University’s eighth president, effective July 1.

  3. Wicked Festival presenters take on tough issues »


    The inaugural Wicked Festival brought together almost 100 students from courses in political science, philosophy, peace studies and Appalachian studies to present their possible solutions for persistent public problems, also known as wicked problems.

  4. Graduating students awarded at Davis College of Business and Economics ceremony »


    Six business students who will graduate this month received acknowledgment at the Davis College of Business and Economics Honors Ceremony, held Dec. 1.

  5. New professor emeritus brings history to life for students »


    Mike Montgomery left his hotel, walked through the colorless, crumbled city and approached the nearest checkpoint. Passing between two vastly different worlds was a procedure he had navigated many times before during his prolonged stay in West Germany. But on this morning, he had an uncomfortable realization when he approached the officers guarding the Berlin Wall.

  6. Part-time MBA program ranked among country’s best by Fortune magazine »


    Fortune magazine has included Radford University's part-time Master of Business Administration program in its list of top part-time MBA programs for 2022.

  7. Aspiring music teachers strike a chord with babies and toddlers »


    Almost every Thursday throughout the fall 2021 semester, three Radford University senior music education majors made the short trip along Tyler Avenue to the Radford Early Learning Center to make happy music for babies and toddlers. As they musically guided the children with their early development, the Radford students blossomed into educators and prepared themselves to take on classrooms of their own next fall.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 29 »


    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  9. Bradshaw receives first student-funded scholarship at Radford University »


    Oak Bradshaw of Bland, Va., has been awarded the first ever student-funded scholarship at Radford University. Fund raising for the Highlander Senior Class Scholarship began in 2017, and the fund reached endowment level in December 2021. In four short years, more than 1,600 seniors made gifts to support this scholarship that goes to a deserving senior.

  10. Radford University BSN program ranked as best in Virginia by »


    The Radford University Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs have been ranked as the best BSN programs in the state of Virginia by

  11. Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee visits RUC as part of annual meeting activities »


    On November 19, members of the Commonwealth of Virginia Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee visited Radford University Carilion in Roanoke as part of the group’s annual meeting activities.

  12. Radford University listed among the top ‘green campuses’ for the 12th consecutive year »


    Radford University’s commitment to sustainability practices is once again being recognized by The Princeton Review, a national organization known for its college rankings, ratings and guidebooks.