News & Events

  1. New app available to ensure safety on and around campus »


    The Radford University Department of Public Safety has implemented Radford Safe, a free app that sends important safety alerts and provides instant access to campus safety resources.

  2. Incoming students become Highlanders during Quest summer orientation  »


    Quest, Radford University’s signature new student and transfer orientation program, is organized each year by the Office of New Student and Family Programs. It offers information and activities for incoming students and their families to learn more about the University. 

  3. High school students rocket through STEM program during Summer Bridge »


    In mid-July, 20 young women participated in Radford University’s annual Summer Bridge: Women in STEM program, a week-long residential camp for female high school students. The program offers hands-on learning experiences and provides a window into the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. 

  4. Purposeful play: Master of occupational therapy students host summer camps at RUC »


    The days of a typical summer camp are filled with fun, from sports and games to arts, crafts and snack time. The camps hosted by Master of Occupational Therapy students at Radford University Carilion this summer offered all that and more: the chance for campers to build their cognitive, physical/motor, sensory and social skills while their hosts gained real-world clinical experience.

  5. New dining options coming to the Radford University campus this fall »


    By the first day of classes this fall, Radford University students, faculty and staff will have new dining options to explore at Dalton Hall and the Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center on campus. Renovations are taking place in both locations this summer to enhance the dining experience.

  6. Flora and fauna flourish — organically — in the Radford University Greenhouse  »


    Dwarf pomegranates. A corpse plant. An Australian tree fern. A timid tarantula. These are just a few examples of the lush vegetation and exotic critters blossoming in the Radford University Greenhouse this summer.

  7. ‘Next generation of leaders’ participates in Boys State on Radford University campus »


    Radford University welcomed hundreds of young men to campus in late June for the 78th session of the American Legion Boys State of Virginia.

  8. Hear how the Front Porch Project connects Radford University nursing students with geriatric patients, even during a pandemic »


    School of Nursing Associate Professor Sarah Gilbert spoke to the With Good Reason public radio program recently about the Front Porch Project, which gives Radford University nursing students an opportunity to connect with the adults they are learning to care for. 

  9. New book celebrates best writing from annual Highland Summer Conference »


    Selected essays, poetry and works of fiction and nonfiction have been compiled into one book showcasing and celebrating the best writing from Appalachian writers and students from a popular summer conference held on the banks of the New River at Radford University.

  10. Radford University selects new associate vice president of University Relations »


    Becky Brackin, director of communications and marketing at Angelo State University (ASU) in San Angelo, Texas, has been selected as the next associate vice president of University Relations at Radford University.

  11. Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates the construction of a world-class hotel »


    A special groundbreaking ceremony was held on June 15, 2021, to officially introduce The Highlander, a boutique-style hotel to be located on Tyler Avenue across from Radford University’s main campus.

  12. Radford University dedicates Hemphill Hall to celebrate its seventh president »


    Members of the Radford family gathered in the atrium of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Science (CHBS) Building on June 15, 2021, to formally dedicate the building as Hemphill Hall, honoring the leadership and legacy of Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D.