News And Eventshttp://www.radfordathletics.comLatest news from Radford Universityen-us<![CDATA[Fall Convocation 2020: A tradition, with a twist]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/fall-convocation-2020.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/fall-convocation-2020.htmlNews Article

President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., led the University’s annual Fall Convocation for faculty and staff virtually. This long-standing tradition, historically held in an on-campus auditorium, was delivered this month via video.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Radford University launches new Teacher Ambassador program in partnership with NASA]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/teacher-ambassador-program.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/teacher-ambassador-program.htmlNews Article

Radford University has partnered with NASA to launch a new yearlong virtual Teacher Ambassador program designed for secondary math educators to gain STEM-related skills to take back to their classrooms and disseminate to their students and colleagues. 

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Radford University recognized in latest college rankings from U.S. News & World Report]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/us-news-college-ranking.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/us-news-college-ranking.htmlNews Article

Radford University’s strong academic tradition and dedication to excellence continue to attract public recognition. In U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges report, released this week, Radford is ranked No. 14 among Top Public Schools – Regional Universities South.

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Tue, 15 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[In a summer statistics course, Radford math education students become P-value all-stars ]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/defining-p-value.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/defining-p-value.htmlNews Article

An article in a popular and respected mathematics research journal touted 25 ways in which statisticians could misinterpret the definition of p-value. Miodrag Lovric, Ph. D., a career statistician and teacher with an astute sense of finding inaccuracies in statistics found the conceptual error in the author’s definition and challenged students in his summer statistics course to do the same.

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Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Kara Bowman: inspired to care for others]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/Kara-Bowman.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/Kara-Bowman.htmlNews Article

Kara Bowman, a senior in the biomedical science program at Radford University Carilion, has aspired to be a physician assistant since she was in seventh grade. It all started during a conversation with her mother.

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Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Esports is thriving at Radford, and beyond, thanks to Nick Sutton]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/esports-nick-sutton.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/esports-nick-sutton.htmlNews Article

Esports is the next big thing, and Radford University graduate Nick Sutton ’19 is leading the charge to bring the increasingly popular video game competition platform to the inter-collegiate ranks.

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Wed, 09 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Radford professor of mathematics leads team of researchers in publishing timely arguments concerning math instruction]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/manizade-mathematics-publication.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/manizade-mathematics-publication.htmlNews Article

A special issue of “Research in Mathematics Education” delves into the important and timely matter of mathematics teachers’ knowledge and measurements in place to determine the quality of math instruction in schools. Guiding the project from an editorial position was Radford University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Agida Manizade, Ph.D. 

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Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Department of History resumes commemoration of 75th Anniversary of World War II ]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/wwii-anniversary-2020.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/wwii-anniversary-2020.htmlNews Article

“World War II 75th Anniversary Series: Experience and Legacy,” sponsored by the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), McConnell Library and the Department of History, returns this semester with virtual access after being placed on hold during Spring 2020.

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Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[With Zoom sessions, Alumni Relations keeps spirit of learning alive]]>http://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/highlander-wisdom-series.htmlhttp://www.radford.edu/content/radfordcore/home/news/releases/2020/september/highlander-wisdom-series.htmlNews Article

Engaging alumni in a time of social distancing is a challenge, but the Radford University Alumni Association quickly developed a plan by creating the Highlander Wisdom series, a weekly series of free virtual workshops presented by Radford alumni who drew from their wide-ranging knowledge and expertise.

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Mon, 07 Sep 2020 00:00:00 EDT