December 12, 2013
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Winter Commencement Highlanders win big over the Aggies Ed Blackford
2013 Winter Commencement Information Highlanders impressive in 20-point win over NC A&T Ed Blackford '99 concluded the fall 2013 RU Museum of the Earth Sciences lecture series on Dec. 3

Campus Events

Dec. 13 School of Nursing Pinning
1 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Dec. 13 Occupational Therapy Pinning Ceremony
3 p.m., Hurlburt Center Auditorium
Dec. 13 Graduate College Hooding Ceremony
5 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Dec. 14 Graduation Ceremonies for:
College of Education and Human Development
College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences

10 a.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Dec. 14 Graduation Ceremonies for:
College of Business and Economics
College of Science and Technology
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Waldron College of Health and Human Services

1 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Dec. 13 - Jan. 20 Winter Break
Dec. 14 -15 Selu Fine Arts and Crafts Market
Selu Conservancy
Dec. 17 Wintermester classes begin

On Campus

Winter CommencementLearn more about RU Construction
Watch real time video of the construction of a new center for sciences and student fitness center.

Kennedy presentationRU students present Kennedy Assassination research to panel of experts
Students in the semester-long course "Investigating the Kennedy Assassination" presented their contemporary interpretations on the case before a panel of Kennedy experts, academics and law enforcement officials on Dec. 3. Read more

Ride SolutionsRU Students Sign Cards for the Troops
In a show of holiday gratitude, members of the RU community have joined together to send cards to American troops serving abroad. Read more

Office of Undergraduate Research and ScholarshipOffice of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship invites Summer 2014 research proposals

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS) is inviting proposals from Radford University students in all disciplines for 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF). Read more

Three RU Faculty awarded McGlothlin international travel grants
Dr. Don Langrehr, Dr. Don Langrehr and Dr. Patricia Winter have been awarded McGlothlin International Faculty Travel Grants by the International Education Advisory Board. Read more

The constellation leoRU instructor selected for business journalism fellowship
Leigh Anne Kelley, an instructor in the School of Communication, was one of 30 fellows selected by The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism for four days of intensive study in business journalism. Read more

Nicole ChambatiGraduate Student of the month: Nicole Chambati
This month, the spotlight is on Nicole Chambati, an MBA candidate in the College of Business and Economics. Read her Q&A online.


RU SustainABILITYCampus stations help bicyclers get their fix

RU Sustainability has updated its bike map to include all Fixit Stations on campus.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Monday, Dec. 16
Women's Basketball vs. Appalachian State, 7 p.m.
Men's Basketball at Santa Clara, 7 p.m. (Pacific time)

Wednesday, Dec. 18
Women's Basketball at William & Mary, 7 p.m.
Men's Basketball at UNLV, 7 p.m. (Pacific time)

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

Visit the Athletics Calendar for more events


The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Dec. 14 – History of Photography Show, Gallery 205

Through Dec. 14 – BFA Graduation Show, All Day, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Laken CooperFirst Scholar-Citizen Graduates from RU this Saturday
When Laken Cooper graduates Saturday, she will be the first RU student to earn a degree with the Scholar-Citizen distinction. Read more

Gary SchirrUnique research project engrosses and challenges RU Physics student
From the field to the research lab, Brian Uthe is translating his drive for personal bests. The senior physics major from Frederick, Md., has channeled his competitive drive from one venue to another and is now embarked on an applied physics project investigating a way to make vehicles more efficient. Read more

Glen MartinRU professor awarded the 2013 Gusi Peace Prize
Glen T. Martin, a professor of philosophy has been named a 2013 Gusi Peace Prize Laureate by the Gusi Peace Prize Foundation (GPPF) for his efforts toward world peace. Read more

Radford City Police SealRU students present health and fitness plans to Radford City Police Department
RU students in the course "Research Methods in Criminal Justice" capped off a semester spent researching health and wellness in law enforcement by presenting their findings to Radford City Police Department. Read more

Alumni News

Santa Claus visited campus Saturday, Dec. 7 for the 20th annual Santa Breakfast in Muse Hall. The young and young at heart enjoyed breakfast, holiday crafts, Santa's stories and good cheer! Visit the Alumni Relations Facebook page for pictures of this RU tradition.


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Alumni Events

Dec. 12 - NOVA Alumni Holiday Highlander Hour
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Dec. 12 - Richmond Holiday Highlander Hour
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Dec. 27 - Ashburn Winter Highlander Hour
Learn more and RSVP

Jan. 4 - RU vs. Hampton University
Learn more and buy tickets

Give to Radford

Thanks to more than 4,000 generous donors in fiscal year 2013, who's gifts and pledges supported student scholarships and programs at the university. Radford University is appreciative of the generous supporters who have made a difference in the lives of our students, in the opportunities available through our outstanding programs, and in the future of the institution.

We recognize those who have made contributions to the university during the fiscal year 2013 in the Honor Roll of Donors. Thanks for being an important part of our Highlander community!

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