Feb. 13, 2015
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100 Faces of RU RU Basketball Brenda Lilly
100 Faces of Radford project portrays student body Three-point shooting carries RU past Longwood Tariq Bokhari '03 says that the bond that RU graduates have is simply unexplainable

Campus Events

Feb. 13 Student vs. Faculty Math Competition
4 - 5 p.m., Walker 295
Feb. 13 Appalachian Awareness Day
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Feb. 13 Rock N' Bowl - Free Bowling and Pool
9 p.m. - 1 a.m., Hurlburt Gameroom
Feb. 14 Love and Basketball
9 - 11 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Feb. 15 Love and Basketball
9 - 11 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Feb. 18 Dine on Diversity
Noon - 1 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
Feb. 18 Keep Calm and Stress Less
3 - 4:15 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
Feb. 19 Health and Human Services Career and Internship Fair
1 - 4 p.m., Peters Hall Gym

On Campus

Up Til DawnRU students fundraise for St. Jude
St. Jude Up 'til Dawn is a nationwide student-led philanthropic program in which college students raise funds for and awareness of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Read more

Freedom of Speech is topic of next WCHHS Brown Bag discussion
The Waldron College of Health and Human Services will host an Equity Brown Bag discussion on limitations and issues regarding freedom of speech in the university community on Feb. 17 at noon in Waldron 354. Read more


RU SustainABILITYPack the truck at Shred-A-Thon
As part of RecycleMania 2015, RU Recycling is hosting a free campus-wide shredding event on Thursday, Feb. 26. Read more for shredding locations.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Feb. 13-14
Women's Track and Field at Marshall Invitational, all day

Feb. 14
Softball vs. Western Carolina (Spartanburg, S.C.), 11 a.m.
Women's Basketball at Charleston Southern, 2 p.m.
Softball vs. Furman (Spartanburg, S.C.), 5 p.m.
Baseball at Samford, 2 p.m. Central
Men's Basketball at Presbyterian, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 15
Men's Tennis at VCU, 10 a.m.
Men's Tennis vs. George Mason (at Richmond), 1 p.m.
Softball at University of South Carolina – Upstate, 1 p.m.
Baseball at Samford, 1 p.m. Central

Feb. 16
Men's Basketball vs. Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m.

Feb. 17
Women's Basketball at Winthrop, 7 p.m.
Baseball at North Carolina A&T, 3 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Feb. 17 – "Music Among Friends: Guitar in Chamber Music," Faculty recital – Robert Trent, 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

Feb. 20 – Give Your Heart to Art, 6 p.m., Covington Center

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

Jyotsna Sharman8 ways to a healthy lifestyle
Jyotsna Sharman, a registered dietician and assistant professor of nutrition at RU, explains ways to stay on track toward living a healthier lifestyle. Read more

camera trapRU biology faculty member plunges into the jungle for research
During a nine-day stint in the jungle, Assistant Professor of Biology Joy Caughron began Radford University's contribution to a giant global project in a narrowly focused way. Read more

Alumni NewsLaura W. Thomas '78 was appointed chief executive officer of TNCI Operating Company, LLC in Santa Barbara, Calif. Thomas will be responsible for leading the development and execution of TNCI's long-term strategy and ensuring the company's continued success.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Feb. 28 - Alumni Men's Basketball Game
Apr. 21 - Radford Baseball vs. Virginia Tech

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
To cap her distinguished career as a social scientist, Carole Seyfrit, professor emerita of sociology, left the door open for Radford University students to follow in her footsteps. With a $16,000 gift on behalf of the Center for Social and Cultural Research (CSCR), Seyfrit is enabling students to develop their research skills.
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