January 23, 2014
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MLK day of service Javonte Green, BSC Player of the Week Eileen Bramlett
Students and staff participate in MLK Day of Service Javonte Green garners second BSC Player of the Week honors Eileen Bramlet was a pioneer in the early days of the tech boom

On Campus

Physical Exercise Activity KampRU's PEAK program gets kids moving
Parents know finding activities to keep children active in the winter can be challenging, but professors and students in RU's Department of Health and Human Performance have a solution. Read more

Fitness opportunites for employees on campus
Say you made a resolution? Don't give up. Keep it going by meeting your wellness and fitness needs this semester with yoga classes on campus. RU employees also can join the Weight Watchers™ program at a discounted rate. Read more


RU SustainABILITYKing's pledge earns him a seat on the bench.

RU's Joe King was one of 10 winners selected recently to receive a park bench made from recycled plastic. King, the director of RU's Honors Academy was chosen in a drawing out of the more than 8,000 individuals and organizations that took an online "I Recycle" pledge in 2013. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Thursday, Jan. 23
Women's Basketball at High Point, 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 24
Women's Tennis vs. Charlotte, 5 p.m.
Swimming and Diving vs. North Carolina A&T, 5 p.m.

Jan. 24-25
Track and Field at Hokie Invitational, all day

Saturday, Jan. 25
Women's Tennis at Davidson, 10 a.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Campbell, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 26
Women's Tennis at Marshall, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 29
Men's Basketball at Winthrop, 7 p.m.

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The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Jan. 23 – Pianists Living on the Edge: A Sight-reading Spectacular – Faculty and Guest Recital by Erica Sipes and Richard Masters, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Jan. 26 - Joint Faculty Voice Recital, 3 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Jan. 28 - Feb. 6 - The G.A.S.A. Show, Gallery 205

Jan. 30 - March 7 - James and Umut Demirgüç Thurman: Synergies, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Feb. 5 - The United States Navy Concert Band , 7:30 - 9 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Carla CorrotoCarla Corroto article named one of the best articles of 2013
"When Will Architects Speak Up for Women's Rights?" from the July 1, 2013 edition of ArchDaily (an online architecture news outlet) made the "Editor's Choice" list of The 20 Best Articles of 2013. Read more

Eunyoung LeeRU Nursing Professor named Fellow by American Heart Association
Assistant Professor of Nursing Eunyoung Lee was recently elected Fellow of the American Heart Association. Read more

Adrian AronRU professor discusses sleep apnea on public radio program
Adrian Aron, an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, has worked on understanding the consequences of sleep apnea, especially on the cardiovascular system. Read more

Alumni News

Join the Radford University community for Winter Weekend 2014 on Feb. 14-15.
Take a plunge in the New River to benefit the Special Olympics and cheer for fellow alumni during the Alumni Basketball Game. Don't miss out on the fun. Register today!

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Alumni Events

March 8: Radford University Night at the Washington Capitals Game at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Pre-game alumni and friends event at Penn Social at 4 p.m. and game begins at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information

Give to Radford

The Arts Society at Radford University supports the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Its primary mission is to award scholarships to bright, talented and deserving students. Each membership in the Arts Society helps outstanding students realize their potential. In turn, their performances, exhibits and creative talent bring joy, entertainment and inspiration to the campus and the broader community. Join the RU Arts Society.

Stay Connected

As an RU alumnus you have unique gifts and experiences that you can share with current students and fellow alumni. Become an alumni volunteer to assist students in finding their first job, help organize an alumni event in your region, or speak to a class on campus or virtually. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (540) 831-5248 to find out how you can make a difference as an alumni volunteer.

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