News & Events

  1. Highlander Highlights: Week of November 27, 2023 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  2. Winter Commencement 2023: Valerie Ray, College of Visual and Performing Arts »


    In fusing her love for artistic expression with her technological abilities, graphic design student Valerie Ray is already winning regional advertising awards and taking part in professional projects. 

  3. Radford University Launches Provisional to Professional Pathway for Provisionally Licensed K-12 Teachers in Virginia »


    To create a convenient way for Virginia teachers with provisional licensure to earn full credentials, Radford University is launching the Provisional to Professional Pathway project beginning Dec. 1.

  4. Medical laboratory science program students participate in Cell Bowl »


    This fall, students in the Medical Laboratory Science program at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke participated in the Cell Bowl, a nationwide competition between medical laboratory science and medical laboratory technician programs.

  5. Winter Commencement 2023: Kendra Bolen, Artis College of Science and Technology »


    Kendra Bolen has a knack for discovery. Take the summer of 2022, for example, when the Radford University geology major volunteered with a group of paleontologists conducting field work on a ranch in Montana.

  6. Winter Commencement 2023: Grace Burke, Waldron College of Health and Human Services »


    Communication Sciences and Disorders student Grace Burke spent many hours immersed in theatre and the arts, which she said taught her how to better communicate her thoughts and feelings — a distinct advantage over many of her peers that endured the COVID pandemic. Those hours, Burke said, paid off by giving her insight into what she wanted to do with her professional life as a speech therapist.

  7. Radford University Board of Visitors to Hold Quarterly Meetings Nov. 30, Dec. 1 »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly meetings on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 1 in Room 340 of Kyle Hall (701 Fairfax Street) in Radford.

  8. Radford University's Winter Commencement 2023 Speaker: A Trailblazer in Healthcare Leadership »


    Radford University is honored to welcome Susan Carroll '96, MBA, M.H.A., as the distinguished speaker for the Winter Commencement ceremony, set to inspire the graduating class of 2023.

  9. Summit highlights cybersecurity careers for rural students »


    Radford University hosted the Classroom to Career Cybersecurity Summit 2023 Nov. 9 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia. The daylong event was designed to strengthen the coordination among regional businesses and governments, K-12 schools and workforce development agencies to prepare rural students for the changing needs of the current workforce.

  10. Students’ research into persistent problems on display at Wicked Festival »


    Radford University students participated in the bi-annual Wicked Festival on Nov. 9, 2023. The goal of the festival is to give undergraduate students, from freshmen to seniors, the tools and resources needed for them to become experts and problem-solvers for complex, persistent and “wicked” public issues. 

  11. Geospatial science student’s work gets to the core of climate influence »


    Manually coring trees can be difficult and challenging, but it’s well worth the effort. Just ask Mira Smith. In the spring 2023 semester, the senior worked on research, in the field and in Radford’s Tree Ring Lab, with geospatial science professor and dendrochronologist Stockton Maxwell to study how climate affects tree growth.

  12. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 6, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: The Radford Tuition Promise and other recent university announcements make a local media splash; Katie Harlow ’14 talks about her move to working in higher education; and a local business magazine says The Highlander Hotel Radford fits into a recent trend of universities that can now also offer lodgings.