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Student Awards RU Baseball June Jennings
Student Awards Committee seeks nominations RU opens baseball season with series win at Samford June Jennings '86: Virginia's state inspector general, left RU with the mindset that hard work and commitment are critical to success

Campus Events

Feb. 22 The Way It Has To Be
2 - 4 p.m., Hawes Studio Theatre, Porterfield Hall
Feb. 24 Dine on Diversity
6 - 8 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
Feb. 25 Keep Calm and Stress Less Group
3 - 4:15 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
Feb. 25 Selma
7 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium

On Campus

Up Til DawnTango Buenos Aires is next University Performance Series
The dances and culture of Argentina arrive at Radford in this spectacular installment of the University Performance Series. Read more

Appalachian Awareness Day showcases area's rich culture
The day-long celebration of Appalachian culture took place in the Hurlburt Student Center on Feb. 13. Read more

Women's history monthRU to celebrate Women's History Month in March
March is Women's History Month and Radford University celebrates with a variety of events. Read more

Library to celebrate John Preston McConnell's birthday
The McConnell Library will celebrate the birthday of Radford University's first president on Feb. 23. Read more

PleiosaurMuseum of the Earth Sciences lecture recounts scientific exploration and discovery
Paleontologic Technician Christina Byrd of the Virginia Museum of Natural History recently shared her journey to understand the development and growth of the Plesiosaur. Read more


RU SustainABILITYShred-A-Thon happens Feb. 26
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. 23-24
Men's Golf at Wexford Intercollegiate (at Hilton Head Island, S.C.), all day

Feb. 24
Women's Basketball vs. UNC Asheville, 7 p.m.
Baseball at Virginia Tech, 3 p.m.

Feb. 25
Softball vs. Virginia Tech, 3 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Feb. 22 – The Way it Has to Be, Hawes Studio Theatre, Porterfield Hall

Feb. 23 - Mid-Winter Madrigals – Madrigals and more: Expressive Love, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Feb. 24 - Tango Buenos Aires: "Song of Eva Perón", 8 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

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

2014 STEAMVirginia STEAM Academy to return to RU this summer
The STEAM Academy will bring rising sixth, seventh and eighth graders from around the Commonwealth to the RU campus with a mission of exposing those eager-to-learn students to critical STEAM disciplines. Read more

RU listed among Best Public Colleges in America
Radford University has been named among the "Best Public Colleges in America" by The Business Journals. Read more

COSD names therapy assistants
Fourteen Communication Science and Disorders (COSD) undergraduates will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical experience as members of the Spring Class of COSD therapy assistants. Read more

Alumni NewsNicole Robinson '02, Corporate Vice President for Communications and Government Affairs, SES Government Solutions (SES GS), was elected chair of the Hosted Payload Alliance Board of Directors.

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
For more than four decades, Johann Norstedt has been a key supporter of the arts at Radford University. Following his retirement, he knew he wanted to continue that support with a special scholarship, the Johann & Marilyn Norstedt Scholarship for Voice, in recognition of the many evenings spent enjoying productions by the RU College of Visual and Performing Arts. Learn more about how you can make a difference.
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