July 13, 2018
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New College Institute signs as IMPACT's newest partner

IMPACT Executive Director Matt Dunleavy, Ph.D. (from left), President Hemphill, New College Institute Executive Director Leanna Blevins and Assistant Director of Academics and Communications Melany Stowespaceholder

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Alumni News

RiteCare luncheon Men's Basketbal European tour Jon Steinberg '93'
Luncheon wraps up summer RiteCare clinics
Men's Basketball to take preseason tour in Europe
Radford helped me become who I am today. - Jon Steinberg '93

Campus Events

Two-day Quest
Freshman Orientation: July 14-15

One-day Quest
Freshman Orientation: July 18

Transfer Quest
Transfer Orientation: July 17

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James RobeyDepartment of Dance announces new department chair
James Robey has been appointed the new Department of Dance chair and comes to Radford from Webster University.

Members of the Doctor of Nursing Practice cohort were on campus recently to prepare for their participation in the upcoming RAM regional medical clinic in Wise, Virginia.Expanded SON contingent joins regional health care outreach effort
To prepare the next generation of health care providers and connect with the community, Radford University School of Nursing faculty and students will join the Remote Area Medical clinic July 20-23 in Wise, Virginia.

Scates, left, with a participant in her research.Graduate alumna used virtual reality to ease cancer treatments
While at Radford University, Diana Scates MFA '18 used virtual reality to reduce stress and pain during cancer treatments for patients in a research project.

Radford University is hosting Global Education Conference 2018.Radford University is hosting Global Education Conference 2018
The College of Education and Human Development is hosting its third annual Global Education Conference. The one-day event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 18, at the university's Cook Hall.

Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles StoryLocal frontierswoman's story showcased in summer play
Several faculty, staff and students are starring in the local play, "Walk to Freedom - The Mary Draper Ingles Story."

Michael Meindl in HawaiiCOMS professor guest speaks in Germany, travels globe for research
Michael Meindl guest spoke at a German university and traveled to Romania, South Africa and Hawaii for research on documentaries.


E-liminating E-waste
As much as we love our gadgets, their production and disposal are a growing harm to the environment and our health. The toxic pollution created by discarded cell phones, televisions, ink cartridges, stereos and batteries can harm people. However, there are things we can do as consumers and citizens to address this problem.  

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The information in this section is provided as a courtesy from third party websites and does not imply official endorsement by the University.

July 13-15, 27-29
Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story: Nesselrod Bed and Breakfast

July 24
2018 Radford Parks and Rec Free Concert Series: Kat Mills: Bisset Park, 7-8 p.m.

July 25
Minor League Baseball: Johnson City Cardinals vs. Pulaski Yankees (Christmas in July): Calfee Park, 7-10 p.m.

July 26
2018 Wildwood Park Summer Nature Series: "Avian Anecdotes: Tales from Wildlife Rehab": Wildwood Park, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.


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June 21 - July 28
Radford City Fine Arts Show, all-day, Radford University Art Museum on Tyler

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Outside of Buckingham PalaceMath Professor Neil Sigmon leads study abroad to D.C. and England
Students set out on an adventure to study cryptology at several historic sites.

July update on the merger between JCHS and Radford University
The detailed process of bringing the two communities together has gained momentum.

Students to study dendrochronology in Wyoming
Geospatial Science Professor Stockton Maxwell and three students will participate in the North American Dendroecological Fieldweek later this month.

Steve Cassaday.Steve Cassaday '76 receives multiple honors from Barron's
World-renowned investment publication Barron's has ranked Cassaday the top financial advisor in Virginia on its annual 'Top 1,200 Financial Advisors: State by State' list.

Counselor Education faculty member featured on public radio show
Counselor Education assistant professor Sharon Jones is being featured in an interview on the With Good Reason public radio program focusing on summer reading recommendations.

Alumnus hikes Appalachian Trail
After receiving his bachelor's degree in social science and his teaching license in 2012, Radford University alumnus Andrew Frazier took one last big adventure before starting his career. He packed his bags and began a five-and-a-half month journey on the Appalachian Trail.

Luke William Hunt.Criminal justice professor, former FBI special agent takes prelaw curriculum to Canada
Luke William Hunt, assistant professor of criminal justice and prelaw advisor, traveled to the University of Toronto to internationalize Radford University's prelaw program.

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Tony Grantham '00 has been named assistant coach with the Navy football program. Grantham spent the 2017 season as the defensive coordinator at Western Illinois.

Alumni Events

July 13
Highlander Hometown Tour - Graze on Main Wytheville, Virginia

Highlander Hometown Tour - Skeeter's Wytheville, Virginia

July 14
Radford University Alumni and Friends Night at Kindred Spirit Brewing Richmond, Virginia

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