News Releases

  1. Highlander Highlights: Week of October 16, 2023 »


    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. 

  2. Radford University unveils new brand identity, embracing tradition and innovation »


    Radford University proudly announces the unveiling of our new brand identity, marking an exciting chapter in the institution’s history. The newly revealed Radford University logo, which includes a prominent “R” paired with the iconic Radford red color, visually represents our rich history and forward-thinking spirit.

  3. Radford University Offers Direct Admission for Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students »


    Radford University is excited to share an initiative that simplifies the application process and offers a streamlined pathway for incoming students.

  4. Games, music, clans and more highlight Highlanders Festival »


    Radford University’s annual Highlanders Festival took center stage on campus October 14, 2023, with a blissful mixture of sights and sounds and delicious treats.

  5. The HUB at Radford for Economic Development officially opens »


    The HUB at Radford for Economic Development officially opened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 17, 2023, hosted by the Radford University Division of Economic Development and Corporate Education and the Radford Chamber of Commerce.

  6. Highlanders in the News: Week of Oct. 13, 2023 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Grant Anders ’18, who now works for the Baltimore Orioles as a player development analyst, shares the sheer joy of “being a part of wins in the big leagues,” and Alexandria (Virginia) Police Capt. Courtney Ballantine ’00 discusses his summer spent participating in the FBI National Academy, which included a sprint along Quantico’s famed “Yellow Brick Road.”  

  7. Graduate student Kole Butler’s vocal performances go viral on TikTok »


    Clips of Butler singing and harmonizing with his music students have garnered millions of views on the popular social media platform, and his account is on track to reach 250,000 followers this year. 

  8. Highlanders Festival returns to campus Saturday, Oct. 14 »


    The annual Highlanders Festival celebrates the region’s Scots-Irish heritage and is presented through a partnership between Radford University and the City of Radford. The Oct. 14 festival is open to the public, and admission is free.

  9. Wicked awesome! Students win prestigious awards at Lisbon conference »


    Five Radford University students had the unique opportunity to travel to Lisbon, Portugal, to present their research on some of the world’s most perplexing, wicked problems to a distinguished group of researchers and academics at the 10th annual Responsible Management and Education conference.