April 22, 2016

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Radford University RU beats VT at Calfee Park Drew Thomas
Waldron College hosts Interprofessional Symposium and Expo Abby Morrow earns Big South Pitcher of Week honor "My experience at Radford is what drove my thirst to learn," said Drew Thomas '92, engineering geologist at ECS

Campus Events

April 26 Radford Advising Conference
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., lower level, Heth Hall
May 6-7 Spring Commencement

On Campus

Womens history month receptionCampus community reflects on Women's History Month
Women's History Month came to an end with a celebration of the many women who have shaped the university's storied history. Read more

Sit With MePresident Kyle joins students promoting women in technology
Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle was the featured guest at the "Sit With Me" event. Read more

nursing honorsInternational honorary nursing society inducts Radford 2016 class
Radford University nursing students were inducted into the Epsilon Psi chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Read more

McGlothlin travel awardsStudent awards ceremony highlights RU students' zeal for broadening their horizons
The International Education Center honored 12 Radford University students as McGlothlin Travel Grant recipients at its Student Awards Celebration. Read more

burn trailerArson investigation exercise fires up criminal justice students
In a unique professional opportunity, Radford University criminal justice students braved the aftermath of an inferno to sharpen their arson investigation techniques. Read more

SGA logoSGA announces election results
Radford University's Student Government Association elections were held March 28-31. Read more

COBECOBE community enjoys a day at the ballpark
Business and baseball collided at the College of Business and Economics' second annual COBE Day at the Ballpark. Read more

sex talkDramatic performance raises awareness of sexual assault
The "Speaking of Sex" theatrical performance educated students and faculty on sexual assault and consent on March 30. Read more

crime scene simulationCriminal Justice simulations give students hands-on experience
The events were designed to bring students' knowledge of theory to bear in real-world situations involving simulated crises and crime scenes. Read more

2016 SURF Fellows announced
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship has named 19 Radford University students Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows. Read more

Radford hosts National History Day
History came to life when the College of Education and Human Development hosted an enthusiastic group of middle- and high-school students. Read more

Kathryn RehbergGraduate Student of the Month: Kathryn Rehberg
Kathryn is a master's candidate in the Experimental Psychology program. Her research interests are in social and evolutionary psychology. Read her Q&A online.


Radford SustainABILITYEarth Day begins at home
There are plenty of ways you can make every day Earth Day. Improve your own small part of the planet by considering these suggestions for spring-cleaning, garden preparation and home improvements. Read more

In Athletics

April 22
Baseball vs. George Mason, 6:30 p.m.

April 23
Women's Track and Field at Phoenix Invitational (Elon, N.C.), all day
Women's Lacrosse vs. Coastal Carolina, Noon
Baseball vs. George Mason, 4 p.m.

April 24
Baseball vs. George Mason, 2 p.m.

April 26
Softball vs. Liberty (doubleheader), 4 and 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. East Tennessee State, 6 p.m.

April 27
Softball vs. Liberty, 2 p.m.

April 29
Women's Track and Field, Highlander Invitational, TBA
Baseball vs. Gardner-Webb, 6:30 p.m.
Softball at Longwood, 7 p.m.

April 30
Women's Track and Field, Highlander Invitational, all day

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

April 22 – Reception: BFA Studio Show 1, 5 p.m., Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

Through April 24Looking at Appalachia: A Fresh Approach, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

April 25-26 – Student Choreography Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Albig Studio Theatre

April 25 - Spring Choral Ensembles Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

April 27 – Wind Ensemble and Guest Conductor/Artist Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through April 26 – BFA Graphic Design Show, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

Through April 27 - BFA Studio Show 1, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

The News Now

SMIPO membersSMIPO wins big in New York
The Student Managed Investment Portfolio Organization earned a top ranking at the 2016 Global Asset Management Education Forum in New York City. Read more

day of serviceStudents participate in spring service day
Highlanders Give Back is a new initiative this semester and part of the university's commitment to creating new service opportunities. Read more

mcglothlin winnersMcGlothlin Awards honors teaching excellence
Two outstanding teachers were honored as winners of the McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence at a ceremony on April 7. Read more

Phi Beta Lambda earns awards at state leadership conference
Radford University students Amanuel Dereb and Kwabena Tuffour were winners at the Virginia Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference April 2. Read more

English professor among nature writers reading at Selu
English Professor Rick Van Noy is teaming with two other writers for a public reading to celebrate Earth Day on April 23 at the Selu Conservancy. Read more

DPT anniversaryDPT program achieves important milestone
Radford University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program celebrated its five-year anniversary March 31 in Roanoke. Read more

RUACSNational science meeting features Radford students and faculty
Eight Radford University chemistry majors presented their original research at a new level. Read more

nursingSchool of Nursing students join national nursing advocacy effort
Senior nursing majors Gary Cope and Thomas Hubbard joined School of Nursing Director Tony Ramsey for the three-day American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit. Read more

Creative services teamCreative Services wins gold
Radford University's Creative Services team won two Gold Awards at the 31st Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. Read more

Alumni NewsNina Kruziak Ulrich '00 has been named Marketing Coordinator with PBMares, LLP, located in Newport News, Virginia,

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

May 7: University Row at Virginia Gold Cup
May 11: Political Science and Criminal Justice Student and Alumni Networking Reception

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Congratulations Waldron College of Health and Human Services for winning the March Fund Madness competition. You have represented your college well and have truly proven which college is the most philanthropic college on campus this semester! Your contributions to your college will continue to make a difference for its students and its programs as well as help future Highlanders in your college persist and succeed!
Stay Connected

Fall Homecoming 2016 is scheduled for October 14-16. Stay connected on www.radford.edu/homecoming and the Office of Alumni Relations Facebook page for more information as it becomes available.

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