News & Events

  1. Middle schoolers discover Radford magic on Science Day »

    1/23/2023

    A large group of curious sixth graders from Chestnut Grove Middle School in King, North Carolina, traveled nearly 100 miles to visit Radford University’s Center for the Sciences on Jan. 11, 2023. They explored and learned from Radford faculty and students about astronomy, botany, chemistry, physics and even some science involving zombies. 

  2. Board of Visitors to hold special meeting »

    1/23/2023

    The Radford University Board of Visitors will hold a special meeting on January 25, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. to discuss faculty workload optimization.

  3. Joyce expert discusses Bloomsday trails on ‘With Good Reason’ »

    1/20/2023

    If you’re a James Joyce fan, tune in to the “With Good Reason” radio program this week to hear Radford University Professor of English Jolanta Wawrzycka, Ph.D., speak about the Irish author’s route through Bloomsday in Dublin.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of January 16 »

    1/20/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Roanoke County’s longtime assistant police chief Chuck Mason, ’99, M.S. ’09, brings a half-century of law enforcement experience to his role as an adjunct professor of criminal justice; Robert Miller, M.S. ’06, opens the doors of his music center to help those affected by tragedy; and a campus recreation magazine drops in on Radford’s Esports Center.

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

    1/13/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: See which two faculty members claimed a spot on the Roanoker magazine’s “40 Under 40” list of young professionals. Also, Radford University Carilion’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is a good fit for student Andrea Gee, and an assistant director with Radford’s financial aid office, Shaunda Macomber, talks farm life.

  6. Literary workshop puts poetry in motion for counseling class »

    1/13/2023

    In November, Alan Forrest, Ed.D., a professor in the Department of Counselor Education, invited two local authors to his class on grief and bereavement. The writers, Colleen Redman and Katherine Chantal, read their work – pieces largely about loss – then asked the audience to share their own similar reflections.

  7. Student veterans to appear on ‘Military Makeover’ »

    1/12/2023

    Two Radford University student veterans will appear on an upcoming segment of “Military Makeover with Montel.” The episode airs on the Lifetime network at 7:30 a.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 13, and Thursday, Jan. 19. 

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

    1/9/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Emmie Dean ’13 is out on patrol in Fauquier County, and all signs are good that The Highlander Hotel Radford will blossom in the spring. 

  9. Radford University Names Robert "Rob" Hoover, Ed.D., Vice President for Finance and Administration »

    1/4/2023

    Robert Hoover, Ed.D, will join the Radford University leadership team as vice president for finance and administration, effective March 1, 2023. 

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of Dec. 19 »

    12/20/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Southeast Roanoke sets the stage for work by artist Jon Murrill, M.F.A. ’12; Stephanie Bolin ’14, now a teacher and coach at the high school she once attended, wins praise from her colleagues; and McConnell Library gets a shout-out from a new and distant patron.

  11. Alumnus graces pages of popular clothing catalog »

    12/20/2022

    Joey Crosby ’18 majored in geospatial science at Radford, serves the people of Connecticut as a constituent engagement coordinator and recently modeled for a Vineyard Vines catalog along with his partner, Chris, and their black lab, Georgia.

  12. Radford University alumna joins Radio City Rockettes »

    12/16/2022

    Caitlin Potosnak, ’12 dazzles thousands of holiday-spirited people every day with high-stepping precision choreography and sequined costumes.