News Releases

  1. Forbes: Radford University among Virginia’s best online colleges »


    Radford University is one of the best online colleges in Virginia, according to

  2. Board of Visitors holds first meetings of academic year »


    A recap of recent successes, budgetary and planning actions, a discussion of affordability and tours of emerging facilities were among the highlights as the Board of Visitors held its quarterly meetings Sept. 7-8 in Kyle Hall.

  3. Highlander Highlights: Week of September 4, 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. 

  4. Wicked Society students to present research at Lisbon conference »


    Getting the opportunity to work toward solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems is not new to Radford University students, but having the chance to present their research before an international audience is. In late September, five Radford students will speak about their work on wicked problems at a conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

  5. Unknown mammals may lurk nearby, biology professor tells ‘With Good Reason’ »


    Unknown mammals are hiding in plain sight, according to a study from a group of researchers that included Radford University Assistant Professor of Biology Tara Pelletier. Hear Pelletier and other Radford faculty share their expertise on a variety of topics on the With Good Reason public radio program.

  6. Manizade co-authors book on research on teaching mathematics »


    Professor of Mathematics Education Agida Manizade is the leading editor and co-author of the newly published open-access book “The Evolution of Research on Teaching Mathematics: International Perspectives in the Digital Era.”

  7. Teachers teaching teachers: CEHD retreat strengthens partnerships in community »


    About 60 local teachers and administrators attended the Aug. 7 event, designed to better prepare teacher candidates and build valuable mentorships.

  8. Vesna Cotić Costello named interim chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy »


    Vesna Cotić Costello, D.H.Sc. has been named the interim chair of the Radford University Occupational Therapy Department. As one of the four original faculty members in the department that was founded in 2009, she brings valuable experience into her new role and plans to lead with humility and grace.

  9. Radford University recognizes Colorado Chief with Excellence in Policing Award »


    Radford University’s Center for Police Practice, Policy and Research presented its 2023 Excellence in Policing Award to City of Boulder (Colorado) Police Chief Maris Herold during a ceremony at the 31st annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference in Boulder in early August.

  10. Radford University Announces Fall Semester 2023 Enrollment Census Data »


    Radford University’s total enrollment for the 2023 fall semester is 7,418 students, including 5,638 undergraduates and 1,780 graduate students, according to census data collected on Sept. 4. Enrollment at Radford University Carilion (RUC) in Roanoke is 1,069 students, including 677 undergraduates and 392 graduate students.