News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 20 »

    6/24/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Golfer-to-watch Callum Tarren ’14 and his clubs meet up at the U.S. Open, once again; Cindy Haynie ’87 tells tales of the tiling trade; and WFXR News spotlights Radford Athletics’ campaign to raise funds for a mobile production broadcast trailer. 

  2. Steven Bachrach, Ph.D., named dean of Radford University’s Artis College »

    6/23/2022

    Following an extensive national search, Radford University has selected Steven Bachrach, Ph.D., for the role of dean of the Artis College of Science and Technology. 

  3. Orion Rogers focuses on transforming students’ lives »

    6/23/2022

    An opportunity to use human cadavers to teach anatomy and physiology is what first persuaded Orion Rogers, Ph.D., to pursue a faculty position at Radford University. However, the “driving force” that has kept him at the university for the past 28 years, he said, has been the daily opportunities to make an impact on the lives of others.

  4. Marten L. denBoer, Ph.D., has been named Radford University’s interim provost »

    6/22/2022

    DenBoer will begin serving in his new role July 1, 2022.

  5. Accounting professor Bruce Chase built programs from simple motto: “Why can’t we do that?” »

    6/21/2022

    Before his retirement in December, Bruce Chase, Ph.D., CPA, taught accounting at Radford University for nearly 30 years. He also founded numerous important initiatives for the business college, such as the Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center, the Virginia Government Finance Officers/Radford University Certificate Program and the student employment exposition known as Firm Night.

  6. Webb Telescope celebration packed with fun, science, games and learning »

    6/21/2022

    Radford University hosted a two-day James Webb Telescope Community Event on campus June 10 and 11 in the Center for the Sciences that offered fun, games and plenty of learning opportunities for science enthusiasts of all ages. 

  7. Radford University named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction »

    6/20/2022

    Radford University has been named a College of Distinction for 2022-2023 for its commitment to empowering students’ success through engagement, innovation and support as they follow their educational paths. Radford’s academic programs in business, education and nursing were also singled out for individual recognition, along with student support services for career development and military support.

  8. Stephanie Caulder, D.M., named dean of Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts  »

    6/20/2022

    Caulder, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, will also join Radford as a professor of music. A classical oboist, she previously taught music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 2020, she received the Distinguished Faculty Award in creative arts at IUP, where she served as both chair of the Department of Music and coordinator of graduate studies.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 13 »

    6/17/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Economics professor Jennifer Elias, Ph.D., talks with WFXR News about inflation and “shrinkflation”; the Radford Fishing Team casts its lines into Smith Mountain Lake and reels in a trophy; and the Virginia Production Alliance gives a hat-tip to Jayma Mays ’00, star of Disney’s upcoming fairy tale spoof “Disenchanted.” 

  10. Two Radford students awarded State Department scholarships for study abroad »

    6/17/2022

    Two Radford University students have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to apply toward their study abroad programs this summer and fall in France.