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freshman convocation women's soccer home opener Molly Montgomery '02
Class of 2018 members celebrate at Freshman Convocation Highlanders host Villanova in home opener on Friday Moms make way for daughters' journey to RU

Campus Events

Sept. 3 DIY Tie Dye
Noon-4 p.m., Hurlburt Plaza

On Campus

President Kyle's budget update to RU faculty and staff
On Aug. 27 the Governor's office directed that the state's public institutions of higher education prepare savings plans for FY 2015. Read more

Fall convocationNew academic year at RU begins with 2014 Fall Convocation
RU formally began its 2014-15 year Aug. 20 with the Fall Convocation in Preston Auditorium in Porterfield Hall. Read more

New cadets in formationCadets fall in for Zero Week
Before most students had a chance to move in, the newest RU Army ROTC cadets were hard at work learning the program's ropes in "Zero Week." Read more

move in dayMove-in day reunites alumni as freshmen sons move on
As Jack Fraim, Patrick Phimmasone and Ryan Judd, three incoming freshmen, wrapped up the move-in process on Friday, a unique reunion occurred. Read more

First day of classesClasses commence at Radford University
A small achievement marked Jharet Crawford's first day of classes at RU. Read more

share a coke vanBE S.E.E.N. catalog of activities to engage students
With the return of students, RU kicked off its BE S.E.E.N. (Be Successful Through Engagement and Education) 2014 campaign. Read more


RU SustainABILITYShred-A-Thon opens RU Service and Sustainability Week

RU Recycling will host Shred-A-Thon, a free campus-wide shredding event, on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 1-5 p.m., or until the shredder truck is packed. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Friday, Aug. 29
Women's soccer vs. Villanova, 7 p.m
Men's soccer at Clemson, 7 p.m.
Volleyball at Morehead State, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 30
Volleyball at Morehead State, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Aug.31
Men's soccer at Charlotte, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 2
Volleyball vs North Carolina Central, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

art of Bill FisherArt Exhibits open RU's 2014-15 museum season
Exhibitions by artists Alison Weld and Bill Fisher, MFA '90, begin the RU Art Museum 2014-15 season. Read more

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 17 - Beyond the Tartan: Bill Fisher, Gallery 205

Sept. 8 - Artist Reception: Beyond the Tartan: Bill Fisher, 5-6 p.m., Gallery 205

Sept. 11 - Oct. 26 - The Visual Diaries of Alison Gordon Weld, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Sept. 29Artist Reception: Alison Gordon Weld, 5 p.m., Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

RU again recognized among nation's "Best Bang for the Buck" universities

RU as been recognized as a "Best Bang for the Buck" institution by Washington Monthly magazine for the second consecutive year. Read more

Greek Life Ice bucketGreek Life leader accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
As move-in day wound down Aug. 22 at Muse Hall, RU's Greek Life community readied for the next challenge. Read more

SCORESC.O.R.E. premieres programming that features student research
The SC.O.R.E. program has published online a series of multi-media projects to show, not tell, the stories of this summer's student research initiatives. Read more

SGA dinnerRU Student Government Association marks centennial milestone
Students, faculty and administrators celebrated a century of student leadership at RU's Centennial Student Government Association Kickoff Dinner on Aug. 20. Read more

Alumni News

Whitney MullenFor Whitney Mullen, move-in day at RU was less like going away to college and more like coming home. Read more

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Alumni Events

Aug. 31 - Men's Soccer vs. UNC Charlotte, pre-game social
Sept. 7 - Women's Soccer vs. Howard, pre-game social
Sept. 17 - Alumni Charity Challenge

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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