March 18, 2016
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Radford University women's basketball Claire Geddry Cole Curcio
Women's History Month continues at Radford University Four Highlanders among Big South women's postseason honorees "I had many leadership opportunities …" – author Claire Curcio '64, M.S. '67

Campus Events

March 19 Polar Plunge
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Dudley's Landing at Bisset Park
March 19 Fashion Fete
7:30 - 9:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall
March 21 Deaf and Hard Of Hearing expert Betti Thompson
11 a.m - 1 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center lobby
March 23 An Evening with Judy Carmichael
6:30 - 8 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

On Campus

DRO hosts Disability Awareness Week
Radford University's Disability Resource Office will celebrate Disability Awareness Week March 21-24. Read more

Judy CarmichaelAcclaimed jazz pianist to perform and teach at Radford
Grammy Award-nominated stride pianist Judy Carmichael will be featured March 23 in "An Evening with Judy Carmichael." Read more

Monopoly housesWho wants to play Monopoly?
The Economics Department is hosting a Monopoly Tournament March 25 in Kyle Hall. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYTips for Green Spring Cleaning
Cleaning can be hazardous to your health – and to the environment. Many common household cleaners contain ingredients that have been linked with serious illnesses. When buying and using cleaning products, here are some things to keep in mind.

In Athletics

March 19
Women's Track and Field at Virginia Cup (Charlottesville), all day
Men's Tennis vs. Bluefield College, 9 a.m.
Softball at Charleston Southern (Doubleheader), 1 and 3:30 p.m.
Baseball at Lafayette (at Spartanburg, S.C.), 2 p.m.
Men's Tennis vs. North Carolina A&T, 2 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. North Carolina A&T, 2 p.m.

March 20
Men's Golf at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate (Williamsburg), all day
Women's Golf at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Sevierville, Tenn.) all day
Baseball vs. USC Upstate (at Spartanburg, S.C.), 1 p.m.
Softball at Charleston Southern, 1 p.m.
Men's Tennis at Gardner-Webb, 1 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Winthrop, 1 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Kennesaw State, 3 p.m.

March 21
Men's Golf at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate (Williamsburg), all day
Women's Golf at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Sevierville, Tenn.) all day

March 22
Men's Golf at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate (Williamsburg), all day
Women's Golf at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Sevierville, Tenn.) all day
Men's Tennis at Presbyterian, 2 p.m.
Baseball vs. Virginia Tech, 5 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

March 19 – Department of Design Senior Exhibition Reception, 1 p.m., Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

March 19 – Fashion Fete, 7:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium

The News Now

alaska research teamRadford research team making progress in Alaska
A team of Radford University students and faculty is among a group of adventurous researchers combing the Alaskan frontier. Read more

Jolanta-WawrzyckaWawrzycka to again teach at international conference
The esteemed James Joyce scholar has been invited to discuss pedagogy and translation at the 2016 International Trieste Joyce School. Read more

Joggin 4 Your NogginJoggin For Your Noggin' 5K on tap
Join brain injury survivors for exercise and fresh air in support of Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia on March 19 at Bisset Park. Read more

Alumni NewsEverett Painter '95 has been chosen as one of 10 Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) Leadership Fellows and one of only two CSI Interns. Painter is currently a Ph. D. student in Counselor Education at the University of Tennessee.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

March 31: Networking with College of Business and Economics in New York City
April 12: Radford University Day at Calfee Park
April 16-17: International Student Reunion
May 7: University Row at Virginia Gold Cup

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Join Radford University alumni and friends June 9 for the NOVA/D.C. Golf Tournament at the South Riding Golf Course in South Riding, Virginia. All proceeds from the event go to the Washington D.C. Alumni Chapter Scholarship.
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