Jan. 12, 2018
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Campus Events

Jan. 14 Residence halls open
Jan. 15 MLK Day of Service
Jan. 16 Spring classes begin
Jan. 16 Ilyasah Shabazz, "Perspectives on Racial Justice THEN and NOW"
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Jan. 17 MLK Week – Dine on Diversity
1-2 p.m., Heth 157

On Campus

Waldron College hosts campuswide discussion of thorny issue of substance abuse
On Jan. 11, William Hazel, Virginia's Secretary of Heath and Human Resources, keynoted the Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice's symposium on substance abuse. Read more

Dance students on stage.There's no dancing around good nutrition
How do dance majors get through exhausting days of rehearsals and training? Nutrition majors have some answers. Read more

students in the podcasting studio.Criminal Justice, School of Communication graduate students create podcast
In a unique collaboration, 'Shawn Smith, assistant professor of criminal justice, and West Bowers, associate professor of media studies, created a three-episode podcast series focusing on policy and justice in the United States. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYStudents competing in residence hall sustainability challenge during spring semester
Radford University Sustainability and Housing and Residential Life are hosting this spring the Highlander Cup competition, a semester-long event aimed at teaching and engaging students with sustainability in their residence. Read more

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

Jan. 14: Family Matinee: The Nut Job 2, Radford Public Library, 2-3:35 p.m.
Jan 16: Irresponsible Science for Ages 8 & Up, Radford Public Library, 5-6 p.m.

In Athletics

Jan. 12
Men's Basketball at Gardner-Webb (A), 7 p.m.

Jan. 13
Women's Basketball at Charleston Southern (A), 3 p.m.
Women's Track & Field at Marshall Women's Classic (A), all day

Jan. 15
Men's Basketball vs. Liberty (H), 7 p.m.

Jan. 16
Women's Basketball at Longwood (A), 7 p.m.

Jan. 18
Men's Basketball vs. Longwood (H), 7 p.m.

Jan. 19-20
Women's Track & Field at VMI Keydet Invitational (A), all day

Jan. 20
Women's Basketball vs. Presbyterian (H), 2 p.m.

Jan. 21
Men's Basketball at Campbell (A), 2 p.m.

Jan. 22
Women's Tennis at North Carolina A&T (A), 2 p.m.

Jan. 23
Women's Basketball vs. High Point (H), 7 p.m.

Jan. 24
Men's Basketball at High Point (A), 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Jan. 26-27 – Before and Beyond Words, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Albig Studio Theatre, Peters Hall B112

Jan. 30-Feb. 2 – GASA Show, all-day, Porterfield Gallery

Feb. 2 – Give Your Heart to Art Dinner, 6-9 p.m., Covington Center

Feb. 3-Mar. 2 – Collector's Choice, all-day, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

Studio of Dorothy Gillespie.Students' internship honors Roanoke native, distinguished artist
Radford University students will get hands-on experience in a studio of the late Dorothy Gillespie, who is famous for her artistic career which included the making of nearly 200 sculptures to fill New York's Rockefeller Center plaza. Read more

Johnny Picado.Costa Rican student gets Radford University experience for a week
Johnny Picado, an aspiring special education teacher and student at Universidad Estatal a Distancia in Costa Rica, visited Radford University in the fall semester to learn more about his chosen profession and higher education in the United States. Read more

Andrea Sharpe-Robinson.Center for Accessibility services welcomes new leadership team
Andrea Sharpe-Robinson has been named director and Kate Daby assistant director for Radford University's Center for Accessibility Services, the former Office of Disability Resources. Read more

Alumni News

Gov. Terry McAuliffe appointed Martha M. Mugler '84 to the Virginia College Savings Plan Board. An 11-member board, consisting of experts in finance, investment management and higher education, governs the plan, which is also known as Virginia529.

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Alumni Events

Jan. 27: Alumni Volunteer Summit
Jan. 27: Winter Celebration

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford.

Join us for dinner and a special preview of the exhibition "Collector's Choice," which showcases artworks from the private collections of Radford University Arts Society members. Proceeds from the event benefit the Radford University Art Museum Acquisition Fund.

Be among the first to view this collection before it opens to the public!

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018
Covington Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

$85 per person

Register at connect.radford.edu/hearttoart

Stay Connected

Learn more about how you can make a difference for Radford University students and the University at the Second Annual Volunteer Summit on Jan. 27, 2018.

  • Be an insider and get the official scoop directly from Radford University experts.
  • Select breakout training sessions to learn more about volunteer opportunities.
  • Network with fellow alumni and friends.

The summit is free. Attendees will be treated to lunch, and alumni will receive two general admission tickets to the afternoon men's basketball game. Register today!

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