March 21, 2015
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RU Nursing Men's basketball in CBI tourney Robert Mancini '83
School of Nursing again posts impressive licensing exam pass rate results Men's Basketball advances to round two of CBI Rob Mancini '83 says being a member of the SGA while at Radford helped him grow confidence and leadership skills

Campus Events

March 24 SGA candidate speeches
6 - 8 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center audtiorium
March 25 Diplomat in Residence Visit
Learn about international careers in Foreign Service
4 p.m., Heth 043
March 25 Photo Flashlight Keychains
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center Food Court
March 26 Career Premiere Job and Internship Fair
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Green Ridge Recreation Center, Roanoke
March 26 State of the Student Body Q&A
6 p.m., Student Recreation and Wellness Center, center MAC court
March 27 Late Night: Murder Mystery Night
9 - 11:30 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
March 30 St. Baldrick's Foundation
10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Student Centerl

On Campus

President Kyle meets with Student Affairs Management Team
Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle had the opportunity to meet with the Student Affairs Management Team on March 6. Read more

Dale ParrisRadford alumna is COBE's next executive in residence
The College of Business and Economics welcomes Dale Parris, vice president Roanoke Gas Company, as the college's March Executive in Residence. Read more

Anthony CorteseWoodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow arrives March 23
Anthony Cortese, co-director of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, will be the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow on campus March 23-25. Read more

Cliff and Donna BoydMuseum of Earth Sciences lecture features forensic anthropology's role in crime solving
For a grisly, but gripping, look at the science of forensic anthropology, Donna Boyd, eminent professor of anthropology and co-director of the Radford University Forensic Science Institute (RUFSI), shared insights from over 150 cases and consultations. Read more

Bud BennettMcConnell Library's Bud Bennett preserves the music of Appalachia
Archives specialist Bud Bennett has gotten media notice for his blog, Appalachian Music and Culture. The blog highlights the musical treasures in the Radford University collection. Read more

Search for lifeRU Planetarium to investigate mysteries of science
The RU Planetarium will feature "Search for Life in the Universe" and "Dinosaur Prophecy." The two shows will run through April 24. Read more


RU SustainABILITYGreekMania begins next week
Radford University Recycling is holding its second annual GreekMania recycling event March 24-27. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

March 21
Baseball vs. Liberty, 4 p.m.

March 21-22
Women's Golf at Low Country Intercollegiate (at Hilton Head, S.C.), all day

March 22
Men's Tennis at Eastern Kentucky, 10 a.m.
Softball at Presbyterian, 1 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Charleston Southern, 2 p.m.
Baseball vs. Liberty, 2 p.m.

March 22-24
Men's Golf at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate (at Williamsburg) all day

March 23
Men's Basketball at Vermont, CBI quarterfinals, 7 p.m.

March 24
Men's Tennis vs. North Carolina A&T, 2 p.m.
Softball at Elon, 2 p.m.
Baseball vs. East Tennessee State, 6 p.m.

March 25
Men's Tennis at UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

March 23 – Voice Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

March 24 – Music Among Friends: Guitar in Chamber Music, Robert Trent - Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

March 26 – Paradigm Shift, 7:30 p.m., Albig Studio TheatreThrough March 27 – Student Photography Show Reception, 5 p.m., Gallery 205

Through March 27 - Design Department Senior Exhibition, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Through March 28 – 2015 Juried Student Show, RU Art Museum at the Bondurant Center for the Arts


The News Now

Krisha-ChachraGovernor appoints new member to Radford University Board of Visitors
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that he has appointed Krisha Chachra, of Blacksburg, to the Radford University Board of Visitors (BOV). Read more

Matt ReppertRadford student, alumni collaborate to bring web design services to the local community
Matt Reppert, a corporate and professional communication graduate student, wanted to do something special in the Radford community. When he found out that a local business, Scarrette's Cinema, needed a new website he recruited some RU alumni to help get the job done pro bono. Read more

Mark WagstaffDomo arigato, Dr. Wagstaff
The Wilderness Education Association of Japan said "thank you" to Recreation, Parks and Tourism Professor Mark Wagstaff with one of its highest honors. Read more

Alumni NewsSavoy Magazine named Curtis Martin '92 as one of the 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers in America. The list is comprised of only 100 attorneys from leading law firms throughout the country and corporate counsel.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

April 14 - Radford Baseball vs. UVa
Apr. 21 - Radford Baseball vs. Virginia Tech
May 1 - Sunset Social, Virginia Beach
May 2 - Gold Cup, The Plains, Va

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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