News Releases

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


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Longtime nurse anesthetist and administrator Lois Stewart ’87 is named a fellow of a national association; the Atlantic Coast Conference taps the late Charlene Curtis for its UNITE award; an expert weighs in on Radford’s ongoing series of Indian art exhibits; and brewmaster Josh Skinner ’10 hops into a top spot at a Charlottesville, Virginia, institution.

  2. Indian theater troupe will present two short plays on Oct. 29 »


    New Brunswick, New Jersey’s ICS Theatre, an Indian performance troupe, will present two short plays – a comedy adapted from a 7th-century Sanskrit face and a sci-fi tinged drama – at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center.

  3. Radford University nursing programs named best in Virginia by »


    Radford University's School of Nursing has been ranked the best in Virginia by for 2023. The Radford nursing programs scored 98.53 out of a possible 100, landing them at the top of the list. This is the fifth annual ranking presented by the website.

  4. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 17 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Fincastle’s Cherry Ramsey and Debbie Mowles, both ’82, celebrate 40 years of work in child care; Franklin County Public Schools superintendent Bernice Cobbs, M.S. '07, prepares to step down after a quarter-century in education; and Juan-Carlos Molleda, M.A. ’97, a professor and dean at the University of Oregon, has been tapped for a national award. 

  5. Radford University named Hidden Gem in Virginia »


    Radford University is listed at No. 14 on Online Schools Guide recently released rankings of the Top 15 Hidden Gems in Virginia.

  6. RUC nursing student recognized with scholarship for embodying the strengths of the program »


    Emily Snow has excelled in the traditional bachelor of science in nursing program at RUC, earning the praise of the School of Nursing Interim Dean Wendy Downey, who says Snow embodies the strong, capable and compassionate aspects of the program. Snow has also received recognition externally for her performance as one of only 20 recipients nationally of the Henry J. Reilly Scholarship from the Reserve Organization of America.

  7. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 10 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Musician and “Jazz Inspired” radio host Judy Carmichael passes the mic to WVRU-FM General Manager Ashlee Claud for a show-anniversary interview; WDBJ7 drops in on the Esports Center in Cook Hall;  and Professor of Biology Karen Powers, Ph.D., heralds the return of the Allegheny woodrat. 

  8. Physical therapy students promote access to adaptive recreation opportunities »


    Over the past few months, students and faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program at Radford University Carilion have organized and participated in adaptive activities designed to help broaden access to recreation opportunities in the region. The activities have been transformative for the participants, giving them the chance to experience water sports in new ways by increasing their independence and broadening their worlds.

  9. With president in tow, new geology students take a rockin’ road trip »


    The Department of Geology’s daylong new-student field excursion serves as an orientation for students who are new to the university’s geology major. It is open to freshmen and transfer students, as well as those Radford students who, before the fall semester, switched majors to geology. The trip gives students an opportunity to get to know fellow geology majors and their professors. 

  10. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 3 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Friends, fans and former colleagues pay tribute to Radford University’s first athletic director and men’s basketball coach, Chuck Taylor; several overviews of the Sept. 30 inauguration of President Bret Danilowicz; and coach and pianist Erica Sipes unveils a grand performance.