News Releases

  1. Theatre major Annie Bolte takes the director’s chair with student production »


    After helming standalone scenes and a one-act play, theatre major Annie Bolte is now directing a highly ambitious student production of “The Aliens” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker. “This is the big league,” Bolte said of the project. 

  2. Highlander Highlights: Week of February 5, 2024 »


    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.

  3. Michael Ziegenfus explores Radford's global opportunities »


    Michael Ziegenfus isn’t wasting one single second of his time at Radford University. The junior physics major from Gloucester, Virginia, has taken full advantage of the many opportunities for success the university has to offer its students, from research to internships to study abroad opportunities.

  4. Online bachelor's and master's programs win U.S. News accolades »


    Radford University’s online programs for undergraduate and graduate students continue to garner recognition from U.S. News & World Report. The prestigious media company, known for its influential rankings of America’s best colleges and universities, included Radford in its listing of Best Online Bachelor’s Degree programs and Best Online Master of Education programs.

  5. Yarn Makers wove their winter magic to produce the group’s largest output so far »


    In January, the university’s fiber artist club knitted, crocheted and sewed 120 pieces of cold-weather wear as part of its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service giveaway.

  6. Mahin, Yurkofsky receive Dalton faculty awards »


    Radford University’s Office of the Provost has presented Dalton Eminent Scholar Awards to two faculty members in recognition of their distinguished academic reputations. 

  7. Radford University creates new College of Nursing, setting a statewide precedent »


    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) recently authorized the new College of Nursing, a name change also approved by the Radford University Board of Visitors. This is the only public institution in Virginia to have a separate College of Nursing.

  8. State funding to support programs for Pell-eligible students »


    The State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) has awarded $1.5 million to Radford University to support funding for pilot programs aimed at supporting enrollment and retention for students who are eligible for federal Pell grants.

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Jan. 29, 2024 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Sophomore basketball star Olivia Wagner draws accolades for her skills on the court; Vice President of Enrollment Management and Strategic Communications Dannette Gomez Beane addresses a delay on financial aid in an interview with WDBJ7; and Department of Political Science Chair Chapman Rackaway talks border issues with WSLS-TV. 

  10. Student-athlete Meredith Page testifies on NIL before congressional committee »


    Meredith Page, a member of the Radford University women’s volleyball team, testified before members of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., during the “NIL Playbook: Proposal to Protect Student Athletes’ Dealmaking Rights” hearing of the House Innovation, Data and Commerce Subcommittee on Jan. 18, 2024.