News & Events

  1. New Highlanders come together at main campus and RUC convocations »

    8/31/2021

    Radford University welcome freshman and transfer students to main campus and RUC with new student convocations.

  2. Gifted students explore the arts in Radford’s Residential Governor’s School »

    8/31/2021

    Radford University hosted its annual Residential Governor’s School for Visual & Performing Arts and Humanities this summer, giving 250 high school students a taste of the college life in a four-week curriculum of cross-disciplinary classes and activities.

  3. Students get down to business as fall semester begins »

    8/30/2021

    Radford University comes to life with the arrival of students and the first week of classes for the fall 2021 semester.

  4. Binuk Samarasinghe: Biomedical science student aims to alleviate human suffering »

    8/27/2021

    Binuk Samarasinghe says the RUC biomedical science program offers him versatility. As he works toward his goal of becoming a physician, the program gives him the opportunity to conduct important healthcare-related research that can improve the lives of patients around the world.  

  5. Three Radford University Carilion online programs ranked in the top five nationwide »

    8/27/2021

    Three Radford University Carilion online healthcare leadership programs have been ranked as some of the best in the nation by Academic Influence, a company that uses artificial intelligence to arrive at its various rankings.

  6. Fall Convocation ceremony opens new academic year for faculty and staff »

    8/27/2021

    Radford University opened the new academic year with the annual fall convocation on the University’s main campus, Aug. 19, 2021.

  7. Help clean up the New River Saturday, Aug. 28 »

    8/25/2021

    Radford University and the City of Radford are partnering on an opportunity for community volunteers to help remove trash from a three-mile portion of the New River that runs through the city.

  8. New app available to ensure safety on and around campus »

    8/19/2021

    The Radford University Department of Public Safety has implemented Radford Safe, a free app that sends important safety alerts and provides instant access to campus safety resources.

  9. Incoming students become Highlanders during Quest summer orientation  »

    8/9/2021

    Quest, Radford University’s signature new student and transfer orientation program, is organized each year by the Office of New Student and Family Programs. It offers information and activities for incoming students and their families to learn more about the University. 

  10. High school students rocket through STEM program during Summer Bridge »

    7/29/2021

    In mid-July, 20 young women participated in Radford University’s annual Summer Bridge: Women in STEM program, a week-long residential camp for female high school students. The program offers hands-on learning experiences and provides a window into the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. 

  11. Purposeful play: Master of occupational therapy students host summer camps at RUC »

    7/26/2021

    The days of a typical summer camp are filled with fun, from sports and games to arts, crafts and snack time. The camps hosted by Master of Occupational Therapy students at Radford University Carilion this summer offered all that and more: the chance for campers to build their cognitive, physical/motor, sensory and social skills while their hosts gained real-world clinical experience.