News Releases

  1. ‘Chomped chimp’ leads alumna to anthropological find »


    While interning at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in 2018, Sadie Friend ’20 discovered a “chomped chimp,” rare recorded evidence of leopards scavenging on chimpanzees. Her findings led to an academic journal article and mention in Discover magazine. 

  2. For decades, retiring Professor James Lollar has helped students realize their potential »


    After 29 years at Radford, Professor of Marketing James Lollar, Ph.D., is retiring. “It is truly an honor and deeply humbling,” he said of the love and kindness he is receiving upon his retirement, and of the support for the scholarship that will honor his legacy.

  3. Highlanders Festival returns with clans, cabers, kilts and more »


    The annual Highlanders Festival provided fun for everyone with live music, sheepherding demonstrations, children’s games, craft and food vendors offering authentic Scottish fare.

  4. CHBS Endowment Fund Wall is a ‘thank you’ to donors and reminder to students that financial support is available to them  »


    Friends and supporters of Radford University and the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) gathered at Hemphill Hall on Oct. 1, 2021, for the unveiling and dedication of the Endowment Fund Wall.

  5. Leidy Montoya: M.O.T. student builds future on her healthcare experience »


    Leidy Montoya explored a variety of healthcare professions for over a decade before settling on becoming an occupational therapist. All of her roles, however, had one common element: patients and their well-being.

  6. Alumni celebrate Homecoming's return to campus in 2021 »


    From September 30 to October 2, alumni gathered on the Radford University campus to celebrate their Highlander pride and to come together as family.

  7. Event lets students experience REAL possibilities »


    Radford’s Academic Success Center, the Center for Career and Talent Development and many of the university’s faculty presented the REAL Experience on Oct. 4, an event in which representatives from more than 45 academic programs were on hand to talk with students about exploring academic programs and student-engagement opportunities as well as majors and minors within Radford’s new REAL Curriculum

  8. State of the University address highlights progress and promise »


    Interim President Carolyn Ringer Lepre, Ph.D., presented the annual State of the University address Friday morning, Oct. 1, 2021, in Bondurant Auditorium, highlighting and celebrating with the Radford family the progress the university has made in the past year and sharing the strategic initiatives that will propel it into the future.

  9. D.P.T. student Sally Sroge organizes team for annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s »


    Third-year Radford University Carilion Doctor of Physical Therapy student Sally Sroge helped raise $4,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association during the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Roanoke last year. In 2021, she aims to beat that goal which will help find further treatment and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease in the near future.

  10. Radford University Named to The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Southeast” List in Website Feature: "2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region” and “Guide to Green Colleges”  »


    Radford University is one of the 143 best colleges in the Southeast according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Radford in the Best in the Southeast section of its "2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region" website feature that posted in August 2021.