News & Events

  1. Exonerated man shares his personal journey, offers advice to criminal justice students »

    10/7/2019

    Ricky Jackson is not your typical guest speaker. At the time of his exoneration, Jackson was the longest-serving person to be fully exonerated of all crimes. On Oct. 2, Jackson visited the Radford University campus to share his personal journey with students, faculty and staff in the packed auditorium of McGuffey Hall.

  2. Highland Games features world-class athletes and unforgettable competition »

    10/7/2019

    At the 23rd annual Radford Highlanders Festival on October 12, 2019, world-class athletes will descend upon Radford University’s campus to compete in the Raisbeck Memorial Games.

  3. Radford University Board of Visitors holds Fall quarterly meeting »

    10/7/2019

    The Radford University Board of Visitors (BOV) met September 26, 2019 and September 27, 2019 for its quarterly meeting. The meeting was hosted in the Mary Ann Jennings Hovis Memorial Board Room located in Martin Hall on the main campus. 

  4. Literacy series earns statewide recognition, brings renowned authors to campus »

    10/1/2019

    Radford University’s community partnership with Radford Public Library has received statewide recognition for its “Radford Reads + Radford University” literacy series that brings renowned authors to campus and connects students with the broader community.

  5. Entrepreneurship leads graphic design student to New York Fashion Week »

    9/27/2019

    When Honors College graphic design student Sophie Smith launched her online clothing storefront on Depop, she wanted to meet a niche of the market: alternative 90s clothes. Little did she know that by fulfilling that need, she would land up in New York City for the world-renowned New York Fashion Week.

  6. Ricky Jackson to share his journey through the justice system at special event »

    9/27/2019

    Radford University students, faculty and staff will have a chance to hear firsthand from Rickey Jackson, who was wrongfully convicted and subsequently spent four years on death row before having his sentenced converted to life in 1977.

  7. Strong partnerships between Radford University and local businesses on full display  »

    9/27/2019

    While taking in the full hospitality of Radford University President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., and First Lady Marisela Rosas Hemphill, Ph.D., leaders from around the local business community gathered for a special reception at the Governor Tyler House.

  8. Outstanding College of Humanities and Behavioral Science faculty honored for their excellence »

    9/27/2019

    At the start of the fall 2019 semester, three College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) faculty members were honored for their dedication to teaching, research and service.

  9. The BB&T Davis College Innovation Challenge is everyone’s business »

    9/27/2019

    The BB&T Radford University Davis College Innovation Challenge has established a reputation on campus and in the community for providing a platform for students from all majors to identify market opportunities and design novel solutions to meet those needs.

  10. Radford University cuts ribbon on its new lab for student entrepreneurs »

    9/27/2019

    Radford University officially opened its new home for student entrepreneurship Thursday, Sept. 26, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kyle Hall.