News & Events

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of September 12 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Director of Appalachian Studies Theresa Burriss, Ph.D., memorializes regional scholar Helen Matthews Lewis; Radford theater vets Sarah Coleman ‘18 and Drew Callahan ’19 prepare to take the stage in a Roanoke production; and Falyn Taylor ’19 begins her first fleet tour with the United States Navy. 

  2. Cybersecurity program awarded global accreditation »


    Radford University’s School of Computing and Information Sciences degree program in cybersecurity has achieved accreditation by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.  

  3. Master of Occupational Therapy students host children’s summer camps  »


    Every summer for the last few years, the occupational therapy labs on the main campus in Radford and at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke echo with the sound of children’s giggles, playful screams and excited chatter during free summer camps held for kids ages 3-6. Both the children and the occupational therapy students who run them benefit from the experience.

  4. U.S. News & World Report ranks Radford University in new category among best colleges »


    For the first time, Radford University was recognized among the top National Universities, a category which ranks schools that offer a range of doctoral programs in addition to undergraduate majors and master's programs.

  5. Radford University named in Washington Monthly's Best Bang for your Buck, National University rankings »


    Radford University is ranked among the nation's top public and private universities and the Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly's annual 2022 College Guide.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of Sept. 5 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The director of Radford University’s School of Social Work, Diane Hodge, Ph.D., LSCW, weighs in on socially assistive robots and their prospects in medicine; Deborah Icenhour B.S. ’73, M.S. ’74, takes charge of Virginia’s state fair association; and President Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., makes the rounds both on Twitter and IRL. 

  7. Radford University Board of Visitors addresses wide-ranging issues at September meeting »


    New Radford University President Bret S. Danilowicz opened the September meeting of the Board of Visitors by summarizing the strengths of the university and what he would like to see developed to best highlight what Radford has to offer students and communities across Southwest Virginia.

  8. Radford University Board of Visitors to livestream Sept. 9 full board meeting »


    The Board of Visitors quarterly meeting will be held Sept. 9, 2022 beginning at 9 a.m.

  9. Radford nursing named one of the top 10 in Virginia by »


    Radford University’s School of Nursing programs have been named among the 10 best in the Commonwealth of Virginia by A panel of five nursing professionals with over 55 years of combined nursing experience and seven nursing degrees reviewed nursing programs state-wide to compile the list.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of August 29 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Radford University students help take out the trash at the New River Cleanup on Aug. 27 at Bisset Park; and The Martinsville Bulletin gets to know Piedmont Arts Education Coordinator Sarah Short, M.S.Ed. '12.

  11. Student investment group expands its horizons to the Big Apple and beyond »


    In April, 15 members of Radford University’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization (SMIPO) took a four-day trek to New York City. While there, they participated in multi-day forums at the investment banking firms BNY Mellon and Goldman Sachs.

  12. Advice from the experts for Radford’s newest freshman class »


    The start of freshman year is almost always daunting, so we decided to solicit advice from the professionals. We posed three questions – designed to benefit Radford University’s newly arrived Class of 2026 – to faculty and staff, professors and instructors, and deans and department heads and this is what they told us.