News Releases

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. Spring Commencement 2023: Colton Morris, Davis College of Business and Economics »

    4/14/2023

    Finance and accounting major Colton Morris has had investment training that stretches back through college to his high school days. After graduation, he’s taking a job at a North Carolina-based accounting firm, working as a valuation analyst. “I definitely feel like Radford has prepared me to be able to go out and do that,” he recently said. “I’m capable of going in and starting full speed.” 

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visits Radford University Carilion for healthcare workforce roundtable »

    4/13/2023

    As part of a series of events held throughout Southwest Virginia over the course of a week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Radford University Carilion on Wednesday, April 12. Sen. Kaine led a roundtable discussion about how to best support the development of the healthcare workforce and address issues such as staffing shortages.

  7. Tesla executive to speak at 2023 Radford University Spring Commencement »

    4/11/2023

    One of the nation’s leaders in injury reduction, Tesla executive Laurie Shelby ’83, will deliver the keynote address at Radford University’s 110th Spring Commencement on May 5 and 6.

  8. Radford sets the stage for meeting of SCHEV »

    4/11/2023

    SCHEV was on campus March 20-21 for its bimonthly assemblies. Group members toured Radford sites, considered a slate of the state’s higher education issues and received a presentation about the university from President Bret Danilowicz. 

  9. The first Authors Celebration honors Radford University’s recently published writers »

    4/10/2023

    Over the past three years, more than 65 of the university’s authors have published work. A new event was held on March 27 to bring them together for an afternoon and to recognize their accomplishments. 

  10. Symposium drew crowds, sparked discussions at Davis College »

    4/10/2023

    The forum, a collaboration between Radford and five other universities, focused on research, networking and ideas and featured 66 presentations on a wide array of topics.