Jan. 28, 2016
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Brian Hemphill Radford Mens Basketball Karen Bullard
Dr. Brian O. Hemphill visits Radford campus Radford at UNC Asheville to be televised on ESPNU "Radford gave me the confidence and drive to pursue my passions," said Karen Bullard '88

Campus Events

Feb. 1-2 Board of Visitors meeting

Feb. 17 Protocol Dinner
6-8:30 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
Feb. 24

STEM Internship & Career Fair
11 a.m. - 2 p.m., CSAT Building

March 18 Education Career Fair
1:30 - 5 p.m., Heth Lower Level

On Campus

Angela DavisAngela Davis highlights MLK Commemorative Program
The activist, author and scholar was the guest speaker at the Jan. 20 event. Read more

Music Therapy students raise the bar on licensure pass rates
With a 94 percent pass rate, Radford University students surpassed the national average. Read more


Radford 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

Jan. 29
Women's Track and Field at Thundering Herd Open (at Huntington, W.Va.), TBA

Jan. 30
Women's Tennis vs. Richmond (at Blacksburg), TBA
Women's Basketball vs. UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.
Men's Basketball at Winthrop, 4 p.m.
Women's Track and Field at Thundering Herd Open (at Huntington, W.Va.), all day

Feb. 1
Women's Basketball at Coastal Carolina, 7 p.m.

Feb. 5
Men's Tennis at William & Mary, 3 p.m.
Women's Tennis at Marshall, 5 p.m.

Feb. 6
Women's Tennis vs. Morehead State (at Huntington, W.Va.), TBA
Men's Tennis at VCU, 9 a.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Jan. 29 – Reception: Art of Feng No. 3, 5 p.m., RUAM Covington Center

Feb. 1 – Reception: Juried Student Show, 5 p.m., RUAM Covington Center

Feb. 2 – "Direct from Gdansk, Poland" – Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

Feb. 2 – Reception: Student Ceramics Show, 5 p.m., Gallery 205

Feb. 4 – Faculty Kicks Band Jazz Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Feb. 9 – Radford University Music Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through Feb. 17 – Juried Student Show, RUAM Galley Downtown

Through Feb. 19 – Student Ceramics Show, Gallery 205

Through Feb. 29 – Art of Feng No. 3, RUAM Covington Center

The News Now

BattleBotsRadford achieves important maker movement milestone
Radford University has been named a Make School by the Make School Alliance. Read more

SICBPresentations at scientific conference open Radford researchers' new year
To ring in their new year, 12 Radford University students gave talks or presented posters at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Jan. 3-7 in Portland, Oregon. Read more

Lindy MesmerRUBY impresses again at Youth Ballet Grand Prix
Dance faculty members Aleksey Plekhanov and Inessa Plekhanova received Outstanding Teacher Awards at a regional Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition. RUBY dancer Lindy Mesmer was named best in both ballet and contemporary categories. Read more

Alumni NewsMatt Donlon '82 and his business partners are developing Uzurv, a reservation app for users of tech-driven car services such as Uber and Lyft. He said Uzurv does for ride hailing services what OpenTable, an online reservation network, does for restaurants.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Jan. 30: Alumni Women's Basketball Reunion and Game
Feb. 27: Winter Celebration 2016
April 16-17: International Student Reunion

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
A $25,000 gift from the EQT Foundation will provide funding for the expansion of the College of Science and Technology's Science Days Outreach Program. The funds will help purchase teaching tools such as an energy display in the new Center for the Sciences building as well as new exhibits for the Museum of the Earth Sciences.
Stay Connected

Radford University's Office of Alumni Relations is planning many events for 2016! Stay connected and up-to-date on the latest activities by visiting the events calendar.

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