News Releases

  1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.  

  4. Stormy weather fails to dampen Highlanders’ Homecoming spirit  »


    Despite the rain and chill outside, Radford University gave a cozy, warm welcome to alumni for Homecoming 2022.

  5. Communication master’s now offered at higher ed centers »


    Radford University’s Master of Science in Strategic Communication program is now being offered at higher education centers in Abingdon, Martinsville and South Boston. 

  6. Professor emeritus travels far to deliver climate change address »


    Over the summer, Prahlad Kasturi, Ph.D., visited the Kargil Campus of the University of Ladakh in India to speak about and discuss climate change. The university is located in the Trans-Himalayas, in a region Kasturi said is particularly susceptible to environmental shifts.

  7. Radford University celebrates inauguration of Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as president »


    Radford University officially inaugurated Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D., as the eighth president in the 112-year history of the institution during a warm ceremony on a chilly Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2022 on the McConnell Library lawn. 

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of Sept. 26 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: Alumna Susan Sink '74, M.S. '78, is getting notoriety for her efforts in Virginia's agritourism business; alumni Brixton Albert '10 was featured in Forbes for his successful business efforts in virtual golf; and former volunteer assistant coach Vince Wyatt '15 has a new title leading athletics at a community college in Virginia. 

  9. Highlanders in the News: Week of Sept. 19 »


    This week in Highlanders in the News: A new group of exhibits and events, on and around the RU campus, shines a rare light on art emerging from North India’s Mithila region; head baseball coach Alex Guerra ’11 and assistant basketball coach James Haring talk to the pods; and Radford’s Mayor David Horton ’90 prepares for his second term in office. 

  10. Radford among Top 10 affordable college towns for homebuyers »


    Radford, Virginia, home of the Highlanders and Radford University, has been named by as one of America’s Most Affordable College Towns for Homebuyers in 2022. Radford ranked No. 8 on the list of places where, the website notes, “scholarly buyers can go to find a good deal on a home.”