Feb. 7, 2015
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Alumni News

President Kyle named to Knight Commission RU Basketball Brenda Lilly
President Kyle joins commission on intercollegiate athletics RU sweeps High Point, leads Big South Brenda Lilly '91 credits Radford University for the leadership skills that she uses every day.

Campus Events

Feb. 9 Decision-making seminar
5 - 6 p.m., Heth 043
Feb. 11 Bear Factory
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Food Court Stage

On Campus

Business Career FairBusiness career fair matches students with employers
RU's Career Center provided business-minded students an opportunity to meet and talk face-to-face with recruiters from Fortune 500 companies. Read more

Kristen JaggerNew chair takes helm of DPT program
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Kristen Jagger is the new chair of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. Read more

Megan MaxwellAnimal Behaviorist Megan Maxwell will connect with RU psychology students
Maxwell's Feb. 12 visit will introduce students to the work done by animal behaviorists and how she works with families of dogs, cats or birds experiencing behavior problems or training deficits. Read more

Nathan PoppGraduate Student of the Month: Nathan Popp
Originally from Texas, Nathan Popp came to Radford University to pursue a MFA degree in the Department of Visual Arts. Read his Q&A online.


RU SustainABILITYRecyclemania 2015 is officially underway
Each spring, RU participates in the annual RecycleMania competition, which officially began Feb. 1 and runs through March 28. During that period, the campus community is encouraged to pitch mixed paper, mixed containers and cardboard in recycling bins located across campus. Their goal is 100,000 pounds of recyclable materials. Weekly results can be viewed online.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Feb. 8
Softball at Elon, Noon

Feb. 10
Women's Basketball vs. Longwood, 7 p.m.

Feb. 11
Men's Basketball vs. Longwood, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Feb. 12 – "A Legrand Affair": Jazz pianist Wayne Gallops and friends in concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through Feb. 19 – Adjunct Art Show, RU Art Museum at the Bondurant Center for the Arts

Through March 6 – Beyond the Tartan: Bill Wightman, Gallery 205

Through March 6 – Faculty Art Show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

wintermester in BelizeWintermester service learning project enriches WCHHS team with experience and cultural sensitivity
15 RU students and three faculty members "wintermestered" in Belize. Read more

Model UN heads to second competition
The students in the Model UN will participate in a "crisis committee" format, a new challenge for the RU club. Read more

appalachian studiesAppalachian Studies students make presentation in Arlington
RU's Appalachian Studies students presented its Floyd County oral history projects at the Appalachian Teaching Project Conference in Arlington. Read more

Grigory Ioffe & the president of BelarusSelu Garden and Service Club to kick off 2015 gardening season
The Selu Garden and Service Club will host a planning workshop for its 2015 garden on Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Barn at the Selu Conservancy. Read more

Alumni NewsKimberly Dawn Grosenbacher '89 was recently named 2015 Teacher of the Year at Boerne, Texas, Champion High School, where she teaches government. Previously she was awarded 2014 Texas Lawyers Auxiliary Teacher of the Year award, the VFW District 13 National Citizenship Education Teacher award and the Bill of Rights Institute Summer Fellowship.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Feb. 28 - RU Winter Celebration
11 a.m. - Polar Plunge
2 p.m. - RU Baseball vs. Binghamton
4 p.m. - RU Men's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb
6:30 p.m. - Alumni Men's Basketball Game

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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