News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 24 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Sen. Tim Kaine drops by Radford University Carilion; assistant professor and frequent buster-of-myths David S. Anderson, Ph.D., tells National Geographic that Atlantis doesn’t hold water; a new study by LaRon Scott ’02 addresses education and race; Jessica Morrison ’08 preps Pulaski County Schools’ meal plan; and Arianne Bauserman ’03 has a few questions to answer.

  2. Spring Commencement 2023: Rory Croke, School of Nursing »


    Radford University Carilion senior nursing student Rory Croke wants to change the system as a whole, combining mental and physical health treatments to help people heal holistically.

  3. Green Team commemorates Earth Week with tree planting by the river »


    In the midafternoon on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, during Earth Week, the Radford University Green Team took a small step toward improving the Earth and the lives of its inhabitants by planting a Buckeye, a willow and a River Branch tree between the New River and Dedmon Center.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.”

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.