News Releases

  1. Video feed captures ospreys nesting on campus after long-distance migration »


    Earlier this month, ospreys returned to Radford University, continuing a tradition of nesting on our main campus this time of year. Clyde Kessler, a local ornithologist, first observed the nest in May 2019. It has been active every year since.

  2. Board of Visitors holds March meetings in Roanoke at RHEC »


    The Radford University Board of Visitors held its first quarterly meetings of 2024 inside the Roanoke Higher Education Center (RHEC) Thursday and Friday, March 21-22.

  3. Virginia History Day district contest draws more than 200 young competitors to campus »


    Students from a dozen local schools, each vying to advance to the state level, brought their research projects to Radford’s judges on March 15. With attendance at a high, the dozens and dozens of wide-ranging topics students selected ran the gamut from the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Hurricane Katrina to the Treaty of Versailles and Martha Graham.

  4. Dakota McBride: Celebrating music through performance and by helping others learn to play their own tunes »


    McBride, a senior music education student from Danville, Virginia, has been playing the saxophone since he was a sixth grader. He now hopes to teach at either the high school or collegiate level.

  5. Radford University’s Board of Visitors votes to set tuition and fees for 2024-25 academic year »


    In its March quarterly meetings, the Radford University Board of Visitors voted to authorize a 1.5% tuition increase for all undergraduate students, a 3% increase for all graduate students and a mandatory comprehensive fee increase of 3.59% for the 2024-25 academic year. 

  6. Highlander Highlights: Week of March 18, 2024 »


    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research and accomplishments happening on and off campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. 

  7. ‘Restoring Appalachia’ trip follows a new path »


    Floods in Kentucky force alternative spring break group to find another alternative: maintenance on the Appalachian Trail.

  8. Radford’s regional economic impact drives discussion at Onward NRV’s spring reception at Selu  »


    Radford University’s Division of Economic Development and Corporate Education welcomed members of Onward NRV, a regional economic development non-profit, to Selu Conservancy for an overview of the 2022 Radford University Economic Impact Study during the organization’s Spring Investor Reception on March 14.

  9. Radford University spells S-U-C-C-E-S-S as host of Scripps Regional Spelling Bee »


    With correct spellings in the 11th and 12th rounds of competition, Audrey Lee, a seventh-grader at Andrew Lewis Middle School in Salem, secured her spot alongside the nation’s top spellers in May’s Scripps National Spelling Bee thanks to her regional win on Saturday, March 16.