Nov. 13, 2014
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Alpha Kappa Psi RU Highlander Angela Underhill
Alpha Kappa Psi hosts President Kyle Highlanders team up with Brownie Troop 80 for Project Linus Angela Underhill '86, M.S. '87 knew RU was the right choice from the start

Campus Events

Nov. 13 Open Mic Night
6–8 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Nov. 14 Arcade Night
9 p.m.–1 a.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Nov. 19 Global Sampling: A Taste from Around the World
11 a.m.–noon, Hurlburt 249-50
Nov. 22-30 Thanksgiving Break

On Campus

Open benefits enrollment period for same-sex spouses runs through Dec. 4
Enrollment is open for health benefits for Virginia's married same-sex couples. Read more

summer researchForum highlights joys and challenges of undergraduate research
Six RU undergraduate students who did research projects during Summer '14 shared their experiences at the Summer Opportunities Student Panel. Read more

fall career fairFair gives students a taste of what COBE has to offer
RU's College of Business and Economics hosted its Experience Fair Nov. 5, giving students insight into majors, clubs and all the college has to offer.
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middle school students on cmapusCrowd-sourced tree map to highlight Geography Awareness Week
Geography Awareness Week, featuring the fast-growing field of geospatial science and geography, will be a four-day extravaganza of movies, presentations and a crowd-sourced campus tree mapping expedition Nov. 17-20 at RU.
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mobile burn trailerArson truck to visit campus to give criminal justice majors hands-on training
A mobile arson crime scene will visit campus on Nov. 18 to offer students the chance to see how arson investigators work firsthand. Read more

we choose spaceRU Planetarium screens new feature
"We Choose Space," a film about the historic decision by President Kennedy to launch the space program and send man to the moon, will be featured at the RU Planetarium through Thanksgiving. Read more


RU SustainABILITYShow your #RecyclingSelfie
RU Recycling is reminding the campus community to take a selfie and post it on social media in celebration of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Nov. 14
Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Big South Conference semifinals (at Greensboro, N.C.), TBD
Men's and Women's Cross Country at NCAA Southeast Regional (at Louisville, Ky.), TBD
Men's Basketball at Richmond, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 15
Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville, 4 p.m.

Nov. 16
Women's Basketball at Virginia, 1 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Big South Conference (at Greensboro, N.C.), TBD

Nov. 17
Men's Basketball at James Madison, 7 p.m.

Nov. 20
Women's Basketball vs. Norfolk State, 5 p.m.
Volleyball at Big South Conference quarterfinals (Conway, S.C.), TBA
Men's Basketball vs. Howard, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 21
Volleyball at Big South Conference semifinals (Conway, S.C.), TBA

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Nutcracker dancersRU presents "Babe, The Sheep-Pig"
Radford University's School of Dance and Theatre presents "Babe, the Sheep-Pig," adapted from Dick King-Smith's beloved tale about a little pig with a big heart. There will be two public performances Nov. 15. Read more 

Coming up in The Arts:

Nov. 14 – 16The Nutcracker, Bondurant Auditorium
Nov. 14MFA Studio Show: Reception, 5 p.m., Bondurant Center for the Arts
Nov. 14BFA Graduation Show: Reception, 5 p.m., RU Art Museum at the Covington Center
Nov. 15Babe, The Sheep Pig Story, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse
Nov. 18Of Life Passes and Celebrations: RU Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center
Nov. 19 - Annual Student Conductor Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center
Through Dec. 10MFA Studio Show, Bondurant Center for the Arts
Through Dec. 11BFA Graduation Show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

WCHHSInterdisciplinary Symposium builds teamwork across disciplines for WCCHS
A 3-year-old child with special needs was the focus of nearly 200 students and faculty during the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' Interprofessional Education and Practice Symposium held in Heth Hall on Nov. 7. Read more

world food dayFeeding the world, caring for the Earth
RU students gathered in the College of Business and Economics Building recently to mark the 33rd annual World Food Day. Read more

Sreeram ReddyCargill VP is COBE's latest executive in residence
RU's College of Business and Economics continued its Executive in Residence program last week, hosting Sreeram Reddy for meetings and classroom discussions with students and faculty. Read more

Holiday sale to benefit SELU
An upcoming holiday fine arts and crafts holiday market will benefit RU's Selu Conservancy. The sale is scheduled for Nov. 15-16 at Selu.

Alumni News Ed ReamsEd Reams '91 was recently named news director for Madison, Wisconsin., ABC affiliate WKOW. Previously he served as assistant news director at WISN in Milwaukee, news director at WHSV in Harrisonburg, reporter and anchor at WDSU in New Orleans and as a reporter at WXIA in Atlanta.

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Alumni Events

Nov. 14 - RU Men's Basketball vs. Richmond Pre-game Social
Nov.17 - RU Men's Basketball vs. JMU and Pre-game Social
Dec. 6 - Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 7 - RU Men's Basketball vs. Virginia Tech Pre-game Social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Winning championships takes hard work, dedication and most importantly, TEAMWORK! Get in the game and #Give2RU on #GivingTuesday Dec. 2 to support the Highlander Athletics. Make a difference for student-athletes and programs!
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