News & Events

  1. Winter Commencement 2022: From Music City to RUC – and an M.S.H.S. »


    The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly affected the career trajectory of many professionals when it hit in 2019, and Anna Kate Draper’s experience was no different. Three years later, she is preparing to graduate from the RUC Master of Health Sciences program with a clinical research administration concentration—the first student to ever graduate from RUC with that particular degree concentration.

  2. Tiny art on display in inaugural Miniature Museum »


    On Wednesday, November 16, the GASA officially launched its Miniature Museum, a permanent display located in the lobby of the McConnell Library featuring tiny works of art created by Radford students.

  3. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 14 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: A Tazewell youth clinic founded by Renee Adair, M.S. ’11, gets some state start-up funding; Vinton business owner Chris McCarty ’89 bids farewell to his rental outlet after three decades; and child psychologists Alli Schreiner, M.S. ‘20, and Ally Marcus ’19 get a celebratory shout-out from Stafford County Schools.

  4. Students strategize the future, meet mentors at JumpStart »


    Each year, Radford University’s Center for Career and Talent Development holds the interactive JumpStart event, which is designed to help students boost their skills and begin working on becoming the best professional version of themselves.

  5. Radford celebrates Veterans Day with on-campus ceremony »


    Radford University saluted U.S. military veterans on Nov. 11, 2022, with a special on-campus ceremony that included guest speakers, songs and stories about the importance and impact of service to the country.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 7 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: A longtime advocate for safer work practices, Amy Johnson ‘09, D.N.P. ’13, is deemed Outstanding Woman in Agriculture by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee; and digital messaging director Erin Kelsh ’12 talks about her career and her education, and also lists a few of her favorite things. 

  7. Waldron College hosts fall 2022 interprofessional case study activity »


    Over 200 students participated in the 12th annual Waldron College lnterprofessional Case Study Activity on Nov. 4, 2022. Students from communication sciences and disorders, counseling psychology, physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy and social work programs collaborated on the case of Rosa Garcia, a sixth-grader whose family survived a fire, but face a long road to recovery and return to normal.

  8. SURF marks 10th anniversary of helping students pursue their interests »


    The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship recently marked its 10th anniversary, meaning a decade’s worth of Radford’s students – or more than 200 of them – have passed through it. This year’s class presented projects at the Summer Research Celebration on Oct. 12, 2022.

  9. Radford University alumna selected as winter commencement speaker »


    Radford University will celebrate winter commencement with two ceremonies at the Dedmon Center, 101 University Dr., on Dec. 9 and 10. The ceremonies include students from Radford main campus and Radford University Carilion.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 31 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Students in downtown Roanoke pick up STEAM for career exploration; the Highlander hotel nears its finish line; and Forbes magazine trades Qs for As with wealth manager Stephan Cassaday ’76.

  11. STEAM Day returns to Radford University Carilion and Roanoke »


    More than 100 students from local public, private and home-school education arrived at Radford University Carilion on Oct. 28, ready to be immersed in STEAM Day 2022. These eager students engaged with faculty and staff in several science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) areas.

  12. With eyes in the sky, science studies at Radford take flight »


    Radford University’s student-led Geohazards and Unmanned Systems Research Center is reaching new heights in engagement, research and community outreach.