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Radford University Baseball win over Virginia Tech Lewis Wheaton
Design Advisory Board connects with faculty, students Radford unleashes 15 hits in big win over Virginia Tech Lewis Wheaton '99 said several Radford professors impacted his career path

Campus Events

April 6 4th annual Diversity reception
3 - 5 p.m., Covington Center
April 8-9 International Guitar Festival
All day, Performance Hall in the Covington Center
April 9 Light it Up Blue 5K for Autism Speaks
8:30 a.m., Bisset Park
April 12 Interprofessional Symposium and Expo
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Lower level, Heth Hall

On Campus

Soon-to-be teachers flock to education career fair
Students looking for employment opportunities in PK-12 education packed into the Peters Hall for the Spring Education Career Fair. Read more

Leo Totten and a studentMuscling through spring break
A group of strength, fitness and conditioning majors did some heavy lifting when Olympic weightlifter Leo Totten taught a certification course on campus during spring break. Read more

Relay for Life logoRadford Relay For Life scheduled for April
The cancer research fundraiser is scheduled for April 16 in the university's Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYNew location for April 9 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Radford University Recycling is encouraging the campus community to participate in the New River Valley Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on April 9, at parking lot E at the Armstrong Complex.

In Athletics

April 6
Men's Tennis at James Madison, 3 p.m.
Softball at Appalachian State (doubleheader), 4 and 6 p.m.

April 8
Men's Tennis at Gardner-Webb, 3:30 p.m.
Baseball vs. Coastal Carolina, 6:30 p.m.

April 9
Women's Track & Field at Virginia Challenge (Charlottesville), all day
Women's Lacrosse vs. Presbyterian, noon
Men's Tennis vs. UNC Asheville, 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Gardner-Webb (doubleheader), 1 and 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. Coastal Carolina, 4 p.m.

April 10
Softball vs. Gardner-Webb, 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m.

April 11
Men's Golf at Coca-Cola Invitational (Spartanburg, S.C.), all day
Women's Golf at Big South Championship (Georgetown, S.C.), all day
Men's Tennis vs. South Carolina State, 3 p.m.

April 12
Men's Golf at Coca-Cola Invitational (Spartanburg, S.C.), all day
Women's Golf at Big South Championship (Georgetown, S.C.), all day
Baseball vs. Virginia Tech at Calfee Park, Pulaski, 6:30 p.m.

April 13
Women's Golf at Big South Championship (Georgetown, S.C.), all day
Men's Tennis at Big South Tournament (Lynchburg), TBA
Softball at Hampton (doubleheader), 1 and 3 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse at Longwood, 6 p.m.

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The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

April 6 – Opera Workshop Concert, 7 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

April 6-9 – International Guitar Festival, Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through April 12 – MFA Show, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

Through May 4Looking at Appalachia: A Fresh Approach, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

participants in the Interorifessuonal Education Practice ConferenceInterprofessional Education conference hosted by SON
The School of Nursing hosted its first Interprofessional Education and Practice Conference of Radford faculty on March 22. Read more

Art of ScienceArt of Sciences series kicks off with creepy photography lecture
Daniel Kariko kicked off the College of Science and Technology's "Art of Science, the Science of Art" series with a presentation on SEM photography and domestic insects. Read more

Polar Plunge participantsStudents take the plunge for Special Olympics
Dozens of Radford University students took a dip in the icy New River on March 19 in support of Special Olympics. Read more

Alumni NewsLynne Geisz '90 has been named by the Virginia Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a 2016 candidate for Woman of the Year.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

April 12: Radford University Day at Calfee Park
April 16-17: International Student Reunion
May 7: University Row at Virginia Gold Cup

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation is one of the School of Nursing's most loyal supporters. Over the years, Radford University-trained nurses have earned a sterling reputation in the health care industry. Learn more
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