March 29, 2015
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Thomas Jefferson Indoor track honors Michelle O'connor '91
The Thomas Jefferson Hour broadcasts from RU Indoor track season highlighted by nine all-conference honors and Coach of the Year "College is where you discover what you really want to do with your life." – Michelle O'Conner '91

Campus Events

March 30 The Vagina Monologues
7 - 8:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
March 30 St. Baldrick's Foundation
10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center
March 31 The Vagina Monologues
7 - 8:30 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
April 1 Dine on Diversity
Noon - 1 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
April 2 Miss Iowa 2013: Nicole Kelly - Changing Stereotypes
7 - 9 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level

On Campus

Dale ParrisMysterious local landmark disappearance featured in final 2015 Museum of Earth Sciences Lecture
Radford University Geology Professor Skip Watts and Geology Lab Coordinator George Stephenson will review the case of the disappearing Mountain Lake in the April Museum of Earth Sciences Lecture on April 7. Read more

History DayCEHD hosts National History Day
College of Education and Human Development faculty and students hosted and served as judges for National History Day. Read more

RU ReadsClosing celebration for RU READS scheduled for April 10
A Multicultural Dance Celebration will highlight the finale of Radford University's RU READS: One Campus, Many Voices. Read more

Ann CuddIs capitalism good for women?
Ann Cudd, a distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of Kansas, will address women and capitalism at COBE's Global Capitalism Distinguished Speaker Series March 30. Read more

The best in French film on display at the RU Tournees Film Festival
Seven diverse French movies will be featured at the Radford University Tournées Film Festival, which runs through April 7. Read more

John VeranoNoted biological anthropologist to offer modern look at human sacrifice of children
As alarming as each and every news report might be, violence toward children is not a modern-day phenomenon. For a lecture titled "Human Sacrifice on the North Coast of Peru: Recent Discoveries Pose New Questions" join John Verano, professor of anthropology at Tulane University, on April 2 at 5 p.m. in Russell 113. Read more


RU SustainABILITYHonor someone who is Keep'n It Green
Do you know someone who has been Keep'n It Green? If so, the Radford University Staff Senate wants to hear from you. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in Radford University Athletics:

March 30-31
Women's Golf at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate, all day

March 31
Baseball vs. William & Mary, 6 p.m.

April 1
Women's Tennis at Liberty, 2 p.m.
Softball at East Tennessee State (DH), 4 and 6 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

March 30Guest Artists Recital: Christopher Thompson, Violin, and Laura Thompson, Piano & Harpsichord, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

March 31A Night of Roots Music with the Java Brothers and A.J. Gaither's "Homemade One-Man Band," 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

The News Now

Krisha-ChachraRU COSD director earns prestigious leadership opportunity
Director of the Radford University Department of Communication Science and Disorders Diane Millar has been named to the inaugural Council of Academic Programs for Communication Sciences and Disorders Leadership Academy. Read more

Dale ParrisCOBE welcomes Alumna Parris as executive in residence
Alumna Dale Parris '85, vice president of Roanoke Gas Company, served as COBE's latest Executive in Residence. Read more

COSD 5K runRU COSD community jogs for noggins
The Radford University Chapter of the National Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) welcomed more than 60 students, faculty and friends March 21 for the "Joggin' For Your Noggin" 5K run on behalf of the Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia at Bisset Park. Read more

Alumni NewsMark your calendar for Homecoming 2015 scheduled for Oct. 16-18. Festivities include the Class of 1965 Golden Reunion, Women of Radford Luncheon, The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and The Alumni and Family Village. Stay tuned for more information!

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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.

Give to Radford
The AEP Foundation recently gave $10,000 in support of the College of Science and Technology's Science Days outreach initiative. The funds will be used for new shows for the Planetarium, exhibits for the Museum of the Earth Sciences and supplies for chemistry demonstrations and the Radford University Greenhouse. Learn more about Science Days and how this gift to Radford makes a difference for regional K-12 students.
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