June 29, 2015
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students at Quest Women's lacrosse at Radford Colony Brown '91
Quest orientation underway for Radford University freshmen Radford Lacrosse readies for inaugural season with key recruits. Colony Brown '91 said her career path has a common theme of building, growing and taking risks

Campus Events

June 29 Summer II begins
June 29-30 Quest
June 28-
July 25
Governor's School
July 3 Independence Day observed
Classes not in session

On Campus

hattie-Strong winnersSix education students selected for Hattie M. Strong scholarships
Six students in Radford University's College of Education and Human Development teacher preparation program have been awarded $5,000 scholarships from the Hattie M. Strong Foundation. Read more

RU senior wins prestigious accounting scholarship
Senior accounting major Bryan Yanchulis has been awarded a scholarship by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Read more

Thomas DuncanThe Best Paper award goes to Thomas Duncan
Assistant Professor of Economics Thomas Duncan was part of a group who received the honor of Best Paper in the Journal of Private Enterprise. Read more

Transparent Language logoRU offers new software to help you learn the language of your choice
Thanks to a new partnership with Transparent Language, members of the Radford University community can tackle just about any language they like, from Afrikaans to Zulu, all from the MyRU portal. Read more


RU SustainABILITYWhat is your carbon footprint?
Summer is travel season: the open road, a summer ride across the lake, new places to explore. Please consider your carbon footprint—the impact your activities have on the environment—before you turn the key, board the plane or cast off from the dock. To start, measure your baseline using one of the carbon footprint calculators available on the Radford Sustainability website.

The Arts at RU

Thomas DuncanRadford University features new exhibit by Paul Frets and Charlie Brouwer
The first summer exhibition at the Radford University Art Museum Downtown features the artwork of emeritus art professors Paul Frets and Charlie Brouwer. Read more

The News Now

Odyssey of the MindRadford's Odyssey of the Mind earns first at world competition
The team competed at the World Finals Competition at Michigan State University and walked away with a first-place honor. Read more

AtwellCriminal justice professor examines death penalty in new book
Mary Atwell's "An American Dilemma" examines the controversy surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. as seen by other countries around the world. Read more

butterfly in prairie grassNSF grant propels RU team into Texas coastal tallgrass prairie
With the ink on the paperwork on a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant scarcely dry, Assistant Professor of Biology Chelse Prather and two Radford University students hit the road right after graduation bound for coastal East Texas. Read more

Radford Childcare groundbreakingRadford Child Care center breaks ground on new facility
The collaboration between Radford Child Development Inc. and Rainbow Child Care Center will be a boon to working families around the NRV when it opens in January 2016. Read more

Alumni NewsHomecoming and Family Weekend 2015 is scheduled for October 16-18. Mark your calendar and stay tuned to Radford University social media channels and www.radford.edu/alumni for the latest information

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Alumni Events

Aug. 1 - Baconfest, Roanoke

Aug. 8 - Radford University Day at the Nationals Park

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