News Releases

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.” 

  6. 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.

  7. Radford University Board of Visitors Executive Committee approves tuition and fee increase for 2022-2023 »

    6/14/2022

    Radford University’s Board of Visitors Executive Committee approved tuition and fee rates for the 2022-2023 academic year for main campus and Radford University Carilion (RUC) at a special meeting on June 13, 2022.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 6 »

    6/10/2022

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Radford export Tamara Schuster, M.A. ’95, talks about her efforts to preserve her adopted hometown; photographer Bill Ratcliffe ’06, MFA ’09, takes out the trash in a new exhibit; and several RU graduates rise in the ranks of Roanoke County schools. 

  9. Radford University School of Nursing Launches Preceptorship Program with Universal Health Corporation »

    6/7/2022

    The Radford University School of Nursing has partnered with Universal Health Corp. to provide clinical placements and hours for graduate students enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner programs (M.S.N. and D.N.P.). The collaboration will provide opportunities for Family Nurse Practitioner students to obtain clinical experience at Universal Health locations across Virginia.

  10. Stockton Maxwell finds environmental secrets in tree rings »

    6/3/2022

    As a dendrochronologist, Associate Professor of Geospatial Science Stockton Maxwell focuses much of his research on vegetation dynamics and fire disturbance history using tree-ring analysis. He’s cored trees for research all across the United States, from Virginia to Maine to California, and exotic locations around the world, helping with efforts in Peru, Brazil and Zambia. Maxwell is a teacher, too, willing to talk with anyone, of any age or stature, about the science that captured his imagination nearly 20 years ago.