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Wintermester RU Basketball tops Highpoint Samantha Steidle '04
RU departments partner for unique Wintermester course Radford stages second-half comeback over Gardner-Webb Samantha Steidle '04, owner of The CoLab, always knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur.

Campus Events

Feb. 4 Dine on Diversity
Noon - 1 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
Feb. 4 Diversity according to South Park and Family Guy
7 - 8 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium

On Campus

Executive in Residence program continues in February
RU's College of Business and Economics is resuming its popular Executive in Residence program with an early February visit from a recognized leader in the government and nonprofit financial fields. Read more

Wintee Club fair participantsWinter Club Fair highlights RU's many opportunities for student engagement
Hundreds of students flooded Radford University's Recreation and Wellness Center on Jan. 23 for Winter Club Fair, which featured almost 100 unique campus clubs and organizations. Read more

RU planetariumRU Planetarium opens the sky to the RU community
The Radford University Planetarium is again sharing the wonders of the night sky and astronomy with the university and community this semester. Read more

Bill WightmanBeyond the Tartan brings "Careers I'll Never Have" to campus
Radford University alumnus Bill Wightman brings a sense of fun and self-exploration through conceptual art to Gallery 205 during 2015's first Beyond the Tartan exhibition. Read more


RU SustainABILITYStay warm this winter with these tips
Winter cold is in full force and RU SustainABILITY has a handful of tips to help you keep your home or residence hall room warmer through the chill. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Jan. 31
Men's Basketball vs. Winthrop, 4 p.m.

Feb. 2
Women's Basketball at Liberty, 7 p.m.

Feb. 3
Men's Basketball at High Point, 7 p.m.

Feb. 5
Women's Basketball at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Keep This For MeKeep This For Me: Memories of the Last World War
CVPA begins spring with this new musical work created by RU faculty and based on letters from those who served in WWII. Read more

Coming up in The Arts:

Jan. 31Keep This For Me: Memories of the Last World War, Pridemore Playhouse

Through Feb. 19 – Adjunct Art Show, RU Art Museum at the Bondurant Center for the Arts

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

Healthy AgingRUFSI contributes expertise to local forensic dig into puzzling cold case
Under trying January conditions, several law enforcement agencies engaged the Radford University Forensic Science Institute (FSI) in a forensic homicide investigation of a 40-year-old cold case. Read more

virtual tourFellowships for student summer research available from OURS
Aspiring Radford University student researchers have until Friday, Feb. 6, to apply for a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Read more

Geophysics students at national conferenceRU polar ice research team well-received at international geophysics conference
From Radford to Barrow, Alaska, and on to San Francisco, members of the 2014 Polar Ice Research Team have completed quite a journey … and earned valuable experience and some professional acclaim. Read more

Grigory Ioffe & the president of BelarusBelarus welcomes RU professor and author
As part of a three-day promotional tour in support of his recently published book, Grigory Ioffe, professor of geospatial science at Radford University, was taken aback by his reception as he visited Minsk, Belarus, in January. Read more

Alumni NewsWilliam Prettyman, III '87, CEO of Studio Center in Virginia Beach, recently announced the creation of the company's new division Studio Center Entertainment. It will produce original entertainment programming for television and online streaming. Studio Center, with six locations in five cities, fully produces more than 15,000 radio and television commercials and websites each year.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Feb. 3 - RU Men's Basketball vs. High Point Pre-game Social
Feb. 28 - RU Winter Weekend
2 p.m. - RU Baseball vs. Binghamton
4 p.m. - RU Men's Basketball vs. Gardner-Webb
6:30 p.m. - Alumni Men's Basketball Game

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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