News Releases

  1. 4 grad programs named among nation’s best in U.S. News rankings »


    U.S. News & World Report released its 2023-24 Best Graduate School Programs rankings on April 25, listing four Radford University programs among the best in the country.

  2. Spring Commencement 2023: Meagan Cox, College of Visual and Performing Arts »


    After four years of working onstage and behind the curtain, theatre major Meagan Cox’s aim remains as straightforward as it is noble: "My main goal with theatre is to touch audiences, to make them feel something. I like to leave them having a better day.”

  3. Spring Commencement 2023: Justine McLaughlin, Artis College of Science and Technology »


    During her four years at Radford University, Justine McLaughlin has made many connections on campus with fellow students, faculty, staff and the occasional salamander. 

  4. Traditions Week offers something for all Radford undergraduates  »


    The event began as a single day in 2018 but has rapidly expanded to cover six days and celebrate freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as students at Radford University Carilion in Roanoke.

  5. First group of therapy dogs graduate during inaugural Barkalaureate  »


    Tartan Tails is Radford University's animal therapy program, which supports the well-being of the university community. Four-legged "students" first complete professional training, then are celebrated as the newest members of the program.

  6. Spring Commencement 2023: Xavier Prescott, College of Education and Human Development »


    As he counts down the days to graduation, Xavier Prescott recalls how a personal decision and a sudden life change led him to study sport management, where he found his calling and his groove: “One day I just woke up. It was a new semester. And, I tell you, I just went at it.” 

  7. Radford’s therapy dog team, Tartan Tails, will expand its numbers and efforts »


    First Lady Kay Danilowicz’s team currently includes two therapy dogs, but plans are in the works to raise that number to eight by the fall. 

  8. Professor discusses bird-window collision research on With Good Reason »


    The “With Good Reason” public radio program is currently airing an interview with Radford University Professor of Biology Karen Powers about her research examining the prevention of bird-window collisions.

  9. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 17 »


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

  10. Waldron College hosts eighth annual Interprofessional Symposium »


    Virtual sessions added a new opportunity for distance-learning students to participate in the eighth annual Interprofessional Symposium on April 13 organized by Waldron College of Health and Human Services. Students and faculty gathered in Heth Hall for the in-person sessions and to view the virtual presentations.