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Jordon Lundin and Asyia Mitchell George Kite, III
Student forum addresses sexual assault Jordan Lundin and Asyia Mitchell capture All-Big South Honors CFO George Kite III, CFO, credits Radford experience for success

Campus Events

Nov. 13 Get Zen Night
9 p.m.- midnight, Muse Banquet Hall
Nov. 21 Thanksgiving break begins

On Campus

School of Teacher Education and Leadership welcomes middle schoolers to campus
About 300 students from William Byrd Middle School visited Radford University to get an early start on learning about the college experience. Read more

safety walk on campusSGA leads campus Safety Walk
SGA leaders joined a group of about two dozen university administrators and students on a walk through areas of the "light side," or the west side of campus. Read more

amazing astronomers of antiquityRadford Planetarium announces November features
Scientific mystery and imagination merge in the latest offerings by the Radford University Planetarium. Read more

Jacob PillisGraduate Student of the Month: Jacob Pillis
Jacob is a Master's of Science candidate in the Corporate and Professional Communication program. His research interests include the diffusion of innovations, website interactivity and social media. Read his Q&A online.


Radford SustainABILITYGet a recycling bin
Need a recycling bin for your office? If so, you may submit a request online.

In Athletics

Nov. 13
Men's and Women's Cross Country at NCAA Southeast Regional (at Earlysville), noon
Women's Basketball vs. George Mason, 7 p.m.
Volleyball at Gardner-Webb, 7 p.m.

Nov. 14
Men's Basketball at Georgetown, noon
Volleyball at UNC Asheville, 2 p.m.

Nov. 16
Men's Basketball at VCU, 7 p.m.

Nov. 17
Women's Basketball at North Carolina State, 7 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Nov. 14 – Guest Artist Recital – Martin Jones, piano, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 17 – Student Drawing Show Opening Reception, 5 p.m., Gallery 205

Nov. 17 – Percussion Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 18
– Symphonic Band Student Conductors Concert, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center
Through Nov. 19 - The Things They Carried: Military Art Exhibit by Ken Smith, Radford University Art Museum Gallery Downtown

Through Dec. 13
– Finzi-Contini Giardino Art Exhibit, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

Radford joins regional collaboration to educate on best practice for preventing drug and alcohol abuse
Radford University Assistant Professor of Nursing Linda Ely will lead a Radford University team implementing a three-year, $187,000 grant to prepare nurses and counseling students for drug and alcohol abuse prevention efforts. Read more

CHBS ambasadorsCHBS Ambassadors named
Several of CHBS' best and brightest have donned the blazer of the CHBS Ambassadors, a group dedicated to representing their college with honor. Read more

Jason DavisJason Davis named associate director of Honors Academy
Radford University has named associate professor of biology Jason Davis associate director of the Honors Academy. Read more

The Big ReadProfessor honors veterans through dance
As a part of the Big Read NRV, Assistant Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk has choreographed and staged an original dance performance, "Elegy," to honor the memory of soldiers lost in the Vietnam War. Read more

Alumni NewsKristin Gregory '10 is now the program coordinator for The New England Foundation for the Arts National Dance Project.

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Alumni Events

Nov. 14: RU vs. Georgetown Hoyas
Nov. 16: RU vs. VCU Men's Basketball
Dec. 5: Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 9: Holiday Hoopla, Radford vs. VT

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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