News & Events

  1. Art exhibit featuring Radford student creations opens, with 14 awards presented »


    Nearly 90 works by more than 50 student artists – paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and more – are on display at the Art Museum on Tyler through Feb. 18.

  2. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 30 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Former Garden High School principal Janie Owens ’67 tells her story; Pulaski County educator Margaret Newcomb Leonard ’57 now has an academic award in her memory; and English professor Louis Gallo, Ph.D., unveils a vivid story in 350 words (or less).

  3. Political science professor named New York Times platform contributor »


    Radford University Political Science chair and Professor Chapman Rackaway, Ph.D., has been selected as a faculty contributor to The New York Times’ curricular tool, InEducation.

  4. Voice professor channels her recovery from illness into a new book »


    While recovering from a bout with spinal stenosis, voice Professor Denise Bernardini found extra notes to sing, plus ample material for her new self-help book.  

  5. Students Share Highlander Spirit in Richmond on Advocacy Day »


    A tradition that is in its 23rd year, Advocacy Day allows students to share the importance of their state-supported education with General Assembly members, and to ask elected representatives to consider voting for legislation that would benefit the university.

  6. City of Radford and Radford University to Partner on Initiatives »


    In a joint work session Monday, Jan. 30, leadership from the City of Radford and Radford University discussed areas of potential partnership and pathways for mutual success.

  7. BOV learns of faculty initiatives to boost student recruitment and retention »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors heard from university deans about their plans to better utilize faculty throughout their colleges to optimize student engagement, recruitment and retention at a special meeting on Jan. 25, 2023.

  8. Three Radford University faculty members named Dalton Eminent Scholar Award recipients »


    In recognition of their distinguished academic reputations, Radford University’s Office of the Provost has awarded three faculty members the university’s highest honor.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 23 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Two student veterans, President Danilowicz and Radford’s Military Resource Center all get their close-ups on a popular Lifetime television program; Ronald Gunn ’82 is recognized as a Virginia healthcare leader; and Kayla Burd Trujillo, B.B.A. ’15, vaults into her high school’s hall of fame.

  10. Radford nursing faculty member receives 2023 AANP State Award for Excellence in Virginia  »


    Radford University associate professor of nursing Katie Katz, D.N.P. ’13, M.S.N. ’09, is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2023 recipient of the AANP State Award for Excellence in Virginia. Each year, nurse practitioners across the nation are nominated by their colleagues to receive this prestigious award.

  11. U.S. News & World Report names three Radford programs among its “Best Online” rankings this year »


    Radford University was included on U.S. News & World Report’s individual lists this year for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” “Best Online Master’s in Education Programs” and “Best Online Master of Business Administration Programs.”

  12. Radford community’s Day of Service honors Martin Luther King Jr. »


    Radford University students, faculty and staff celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of service throughout the Radford, Roanoke and New River Valley communities.