News Releases

  1. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 8 »

    11/12/2021

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  2. RUC biomedical science students, faculty and staff participate in wastewater epidemiology study »

    11/12/2021

    In a collaboration with the Virginia Department of Health, Western Virginia Water Authority and Carilion Clinic’s Basic Sciences Research Lab, with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Radford University Carilion biomedical science program has been participating in a study that compares methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater in the Roanoke and Salem areas. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is the causative virus of COVID-19.

  3. A strong passion for supporting others leads student to the D.P.T. program at RUC »

    11/12/2021

    If there are words that exemplify second-year Radford University Carilion Doctor of Physical Therapy student Natalie Weber, they are empathic, compassionate and caring. From the patients she works with to her classmates, Weber continually works to find ways to support others and improve their lives.

  4. Presidential Search Update »

    11/10/2021

    The Presidential Search Committee recently conducted 15 in-person interviews with candidates identified from a diverse pool as the most qualified to serve as Radford University’s eighth president.

  5. Children return to Radford’s campus for a spooky SOTA Halloween party »

    11/8/2021

    Children from across the region who were part of the occupational therapy camps last summer returned to Radford University’s campus for a fun, spooky time at a Halloween party hosted by the Student Occupational Therapy Association in October.

  6. Love of “complex machines” takes PA student from flying helicopters to providing healthcare »

    11/5/2021

    Kirsten Walker likes working with complex machines. She has transitioned from flying Blackhawk helicopters in the Army to being a student in Radford University Carilion's physician assistant program and working to care for the human body.

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of Nov. 1 »

    11/5/2021

    Highlighting notable mentions of Radford University faculty and students from local, regional, national and international news outlets. 

  8. Center offers support, advocacy for first-generation students  »

    11/5/2021

    Approximately 30% of undergraduates at Radford University are first-generation students. The Center for Opportunity and Social Mobility (COSM) opened its doors at the beginning of the fall 2021 semester with this in mind.

  9. Highlanders lend hands (and cans) at Radford Gives Back food drive »

    11/2/2021

    About 150 university students took part in the Radford Gives Back donation drive and, by Oct. 28, had collected 10,810 items of food to distribute to local schoolchildren on weekends.

  10. Friend of CVPA honored with musical celebration »

    11/1/2021

    Friends and colleagues celebrated the memory of Johann Norstedt, supporter of the arts at Radford University.