News & Events

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 24 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Longtime nurse anesthetist and administrator Lois Stewart ’87 is named a fellow of a national association; the Atlantic Coast Conference taps the late Charlene Curtis for its UNITE award; an expert weighs in on Radford’s ongoing series of Indian art exhibits; and brewmaster Josh Skinner ’10 hops into a top spot at a Charlottesville, Virginia, institution.

  7. Indian theater troupe will present two short plays on Oct. 29 »


    New Brunswick, New Jersey’s ICS Theatre, an Indian performance troupe, will present two short plays – a comedy adapted from a 7th-century Sanskrit face and a sci-fi tinged drama – at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center.

  8. Radford University nursing programs named best in Virginia by »


    Radford University's School of Nursing has been ranked the best in Virginia by for 2023. The Radford nursing programs scored 98.53 out of a possible 100, landing them at the top of the list. This is the fifth annual ranking presented by the website.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 17 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Fincastle’s Cherry Ramsey and Debbie Mowles, both ’82, celebrate 40 years of work in child care; Franklin County Public Schools superintendent Bernice Cobbs, M.S. '07, prepares to step down after a quarter-century in education; and Juan-Carlos Molleda, M.A. ’97, a professor and dean at the University of Oregon, has been tapped for a national award. 

  10. Radford University named Hidden Gem in Virginia »


    Radford University is listed at No. 14 on Online Schools Guide recently released rankings of the Top 15 Hidden Gems in Virginia.

  11. RUC nursing student recognized with scholarship for embodying the strengths of the program »


    Emily Snow has excelled in the traditional bachelor of science in nursing program at RUC, earning the praise of the School of Nursing Interim Dean Wendy Downey, who says Snow embodies the strong, capable and compassionate aspects of the program. Snow has also received recognition externally for her performance as one of only 20 recipients nationally of the Henry J. Reilly Scholarship from the Reserve Organization of America.

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


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Musician and “Jazz Inspired” radio host Judy Carmichael passes the mic to WVRU-FM General Manager Ashlee Claud for a show-anniversary interview; WDBJ7 drops in on the Esports Center in Cook Hall;  and Professor of Biology Karen Powers, Ph.D., heralds the return of the Allegheny woodrat.