News Releases

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

    4/21/2023

    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. 

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

    4/21/2023

    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.

  3. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 17 »

    4/21/2023

    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.

  4. Waldron College hosts eighth annual Interprofessional Symposium »

    4/17/2023

    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.

  5. Science fair brings young thinkers back to Radford campus »

    4/17/2023

    Radford University hosted the Blue Ridge Highlands Regional Science Fair March 3-4, giving middle and high school students an opportunity to show and talk about their scientific prowess and research to a university audience. 

  6. Ceremony honors 2022-2023 Dalton Eminent Scholars »

    4/17/2023

    Radford University honored recipients of the 2022-2023 Dalton Eminent Scholar awards with a ceremony on April 7 at the Joseph P. Scartelli Atrium inside the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts. 

  7. VBHEC president’s visit focuses on internships, work-based learning »

    4/17/2023

    Ideas for increasing internship opportunities and hands-on work experiences for Highlanders dominated the discussion when the president of the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) met with a group of Radford University students, educators and administrators on April 5.

  8. Radford named Voter Friendly Campus »

    4/17/2023

    Radford University has been designated as a voter-friendly campus for 2023-2024 by NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 10 »

    4/14/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Local media rings the front desk bell at the newly opened Highlander Hotel Radford; Professor of Sociology Aysha Bodenhamer addresses modern coal mining following a new CDC report on the trade; writer and Communication Professor Bill Kovarik offers historical context on Russia’s recent detainment of an American journalist; and transport manager Chad Kennedy ’00 takes up a podcast mic to talk supply chain issues.

  10. Nutrition and dietetics major scores coveted spot in summer research program »

    4/14/2023

    Leah Ellis, a sophomore, is the only external student participating in the Virginia Tech program this year, and she marks the first TOUR-Scholar to represent Radford University. Under a grant from the National Institute of Health, Ellis will research the effects of non-nutritive sweeteners on the human body, among other tasks.