News Releases

  1. Orion Rogers focuses on transforming students’ lives »


    An opportunity to use human cadavers to teach anatomy and physiology is what first persuaded Orion Rogers, Ph.D., to pursue a faculty position at Radford University. However, the “driving force” that has kept him at the university for the past 28 years, he said, has been the daily opportunities to make an impact on the lives of others.

  2. Marten L. denBoer, Ph.D., has been named Radford University’s interim provost »


    DenBoer will begin serving in his new role July 1, 2022.

  3. Accounting professor Bruce Chase built programs from simple motto: “Why can’t we do that?” »


    Before his retirement in December, Bruce Chase, Ph.D., CPA, taught accounting at Radford University for nearly 30 years. He also founded numerous important initiatives for the business college, such as the Governmental and Nonprofit Assistance Center, the Virginia Government Finance Officers/Radford University Certificate Program and the student employment exposition known as Firm Night.

  4. Webb Telescope celebration packed with fun, science, games and learning »


    Radford University hosted a two-day James Webb Telescope Community Event on campus June 10 and 11 in the Center for the Sciences that offered fun, games and plenty of learning opportunities for science enthusiasts of all ages. 

  5. Radford University named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction »


    Radford University has been named a College of Distinction for 2022-2023 for its commitment to empowering students’ success through engagement, innovation and support as they follow their educational paths. Radford’s academic programs in business, education and nursing were also singled out for individual recognition, along with student support services for career development and military support.

  6. Stephanie Caulder, D.M., named dean of Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts  »


    Caulder, a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, will also join Radford as a professor of music. A classical oboist, she previously taught music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 2020, she received the Distinguished Faculty Award in creative arts at IUP, where she served as both chair of the Department of Music and coordinator of graduate studies.

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 13 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Economics professor Jennifer Elias, Ph.D., talks with WFXR News about inflation and “shrinkflation”; the Radford Fishing Team casts its lines into Smith Mountain Lake and reels in a trophy; and the Virginia Production Alliance gives a hat-tip to Jayma Mays ’00, star of Disney’s upcoming fairy tale spoof “Disenchanted.” 

  8. Two Radford students awarded State Department scholarships for study abroad »


    Two Radford University students have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to apply toward their study abroad programs this summer and fall in France.

  9. Radford University Board of Visitors Executive Committee approves tuition and fee increase for 2022-2023 »


    Radford University’s Board of Visitors Executive Committee approved tuition and fee rates for the 2022-2023 academic year for main campus and Radford University Carilion (RUC) at a special meeting on June 13, 2022.

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of June 6 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Radford export Tamara Schuster, M.A. ’95, talks about her efforts to preserve her adopted hometown; photographer Bill Ratcliffe ’06, MFA ’09, takes out the trash in a new exhibit; and several RU graduates rise in the ranks of Roanoke County schools.