Aug 1, 2013
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National report on diversity ranks RU
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Alumni News

Governor appoints new BOV members an athletics picture Slash Coleman
Gov. Bob McDonnell appoints new members to the RU Board of Visitors (BOV) RU named #1 in Big South GPAs Slash Coleman '89 admits that he enrolled at RU to get away from his eccentric, but loving, family of artists.

Campus Events

Aug. 2-3   Summer Session II Final Exams
Aug. 3 Summer Session III final exams
Aug. 13 An Effective Internship Program: How to Attract Top Talent
9 a.m., COBE 320

On Campus

Amy Johnson and familyRU DNP candidate takes nursing to the fields and farms

Amy Johnson's ambitious Doctor of Nursing Practice capstone project springs directly from her roots. Read more.

3D printer in COBEComing soon: Business education in 3-D

Three-dimensional printing is a hot item in the news lately. Tons of products are being created from the sophisticated desktop manufacturing devices, from toys to replacement eagle beaks. Read more.

Tod Burke and Steven OwenProfessor Tod Burke receives Legion of Honor

Radford University faculty member Tod Burke has received the Legion of Honor, the highest award bestowed by DeMolay International, a leadership organization for young men ages 12 to 21. Read more.


RU SustainABILITYRecycle your cell phone to reduce waste

In the US alone, 120 million cell phones are thrown away each year. Recycle your cell phone at and the profits will be used to microfinance loans to economically challenged people, not to mention saving the environment from harmful e-waste.

In Athletics

Eddie ButlerEddie Butler moving up in prospect ranks

Former RU standout pitcher Eddie Butler turned heads at last week's MLB All-Star Futures Game when he worked a scoreless inning for Team USA and hit as high as 98 mph on the radar gun. Read more.

Coming up in RU Athletics:
Aug. 13: Women's Soccer vs. ETSU (Exhibition), 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

Visit the Athletics Calendar for more events


The Arts at RU

Music faculty perform to benefit wounded warriors
The virtuosic sounds of keyboard artist and RU faculty member Dr. Wayne Gallops will be on full display at Wind Driven II, a concert to benefit wounded warriors through Guitars for Vets, Inc. Read more.

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Lloyd JonesRU senior captures the flag and valuable hands-on cyber security experience

Lloyd Jones has won a $1000 award for capturing the flag at the recent Eastern Regional Cyber Camp. Read more.

Tony RamseySchool of Nursing Director named Fellow for National Nursing Leadership Conference

Tony Ramsey, director of the School of Nursing in Radford University's Waldron College of Health and Human Services, will be a Fellow at the Leadership for Academic Nursing Program in Colorado Springs. Read more.

Alumni News

immigration panelRadford University night at the ball park

Radford University alumni, faculty, staff and friends are invited to join "RU at the Ballpark" on Thursday, Aug. 8, as the Salem Red Sox take on the Winston-Salem Dash at 7:05 p.m. at Lewis-Gale Field in Salem. Read more.

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Alumni Events

Aug. 22: RU Alumni Employees Kickoff
Aug. 23: RU Legacy Parent Picnic

For more information about upcoming alumni events call (540) 831-5248 or see our schedule online.

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