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Joe Jones RU Basketball tops Highpoint Jay Rupert '95
RU community saddened by passing of beloved faculty member RU wins fourth straight over Highpoint "The connections that I made through RU have impacted my life tremendously," says Jay Rupert '95.

Campus Events

Jan. 28 Spring Business and Non-Profit Career and Internship Fair
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., COBE Multipurpose Room

On Campus

RU ReadsRU Reads displays campus diversity
Books tell stories to transform readers' perspectives. That powerful effect was on display Tuesday as Radford University unveiled the highlight of its RU READS: One Campus, Many Voices campaign. Read more

RU InvolvedNew RU Involved site launched
Radford University students were welcomed back to campus this week with an exciting new site to explore. The new and improved RUInvolved website launched on Jan. 20. Read more

PEAKRU'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 (HHP) have a solution. Read more

Nutrition students at seluStudents give the skinny on organic food choices
Each semester, Jyotsna Sharman, an assistant professor of nutrition at RU, challenges students enrolled in her Community and Cultural Nutrition course to plan and publicly present lessons targeting the specific needs of various communities. Read more

Graduate Student of the Month: Laura Noll
Laura is an MS candidate in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, in the Educational Technology concentration, as well as the Research Compliance Manager here RU. Read her Q & A online.


RU SustainABILITYRecyclemania 2015 is here with a goal of 100,000 lbs. of recyclables
Radford University's 2015 RecycleMania goal is 100,000 pounds, or 50 tons, of recyclable material. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Jan. 23-24
Women's Track and Field at Hokie Invitational, all day

Jan. 24
Women's Basketball vs. High Point, 2 p.m.
Men's Basketball vs. Liberty, 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 25
Women's Tennis at East Tennessee State, 9 a.m.

Jan. 27
Women's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m.

Jan. 28
Men's Basketball at Charleston Southern, 7:30 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Jan. 27A Musical Gathering – Youngmi Kim, Voice Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center
Jan. 26Opening Reception: Beyond the Tartan: Bill Wightman, 5 p.m., Gallery 205
Jan. 29 – Opening Reception: Faculty Art Show, 5 p.m., RU Art Museum at the Covington Center
Jan. 30-31Keep This For Me: Memories of the Last World War, Pridemore Playhouse  

The News Now

Healthy AgingNursing journal names text co-edited by RU professor "Book of the Year"
"Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians," co-edited by Radford University Distinguished Professor of Nursing, Virginia Burggraf, has been named a Book of the Year by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN). Read more

virtual tourResearch presentations by RU biology students start 2015
Five Radford University biology students rang in the New Year with research presentations at the Society for Integrative and Comparable Biology (SICB) annual meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jan. 3-7. Read more

Tony RamseyRU SON's Ramsey named to national nursing education association committee
Tony Ramsey, director of the Radford University School of Nursing in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services, has been named to the Government Affairs Committee (GAC) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Read more

national community service honor rollAnd the winner for best paper is…
RU Associate Professor of Finance Rodrigo Hernandez recently received the 2014 Academy of Economics and Finance Best Paper Competition award in Finance. Read more

Alumni NewsVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced recently that Jeanne Armentrout '81, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Carilion Clinic, has been appointed to the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Vision Impaired.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Feb. 3 - RU Men's Basketball vs. High Point Pre-game Social
Feb. 28 - RU Winter Weekend

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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