November 16, 2016
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Homecoming 2016 Big South Soccer Champions Route 8 donuts
Board of Visitors hold quarterly meeting Nov. 10-11 Radford wins first Big South Men's Soccer Tournament since 2000 "You're not just a number in a class. That's why I chose Radford," says Chris Nietzold '10.

Campus Events

Nov. 16 Tag Day Scavenger Hunt
All day, Campus-wide
Nov. 19-27 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 Custom Bumper Stickers
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hurlburt main stage
Dec. 10
Holiday Food Drive
Drop off food items at Hurlburt Student Center, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m
Dec. 16-17 Winter Commencement

On Campus

United one radford familyPresidential Forum engages campus in community building
For a dialogue about what it means to be a member of a caring community within a democratic society, Radford President Brian O. Hemphill hosted a forum, titled "United as One Radford Family," on Nov. 11. Read more

PreLaw SocietyPrelaw Society officially underway at Radford University
Radford students, faculty and staff, along with members of the legal community, came together in a celebratory dinner to mark the occasion. Read more

WCHHS symposiumSymposium to build future health care providers' teamwork and cultural competency
Graduate and undergraduate students from the Waldron College and colleagues from the School of Education practiced interprofessional teamwork and explored the effects of local culture at the fifth annual Interprofessional Education and Practice Symposium. Read more

Global Café a cultural experience for campus community
This fall, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion has introduced a new cultural program called Global Café. Read more

Messages of hopePsy.D. students send 'Messages of Hope'
Psychology doctoral students at Radford University are working on a positive community intervention program called "Messages of Hope." Read more

Rusty CappsRetired FBI special agent visits Radford
Rusty Capps came to Radford University to discuss the rise of ISIS and leaderless violence. Read more

Jim BorlingProfessor builds lasting relationships with students
Jim Borling remembers running home from school to catch the tail end of a baseball game. Not just any team, though. His Cubbies only played day games at the time. Read more

new culinary labCooking class is a recipe for success for nutrition and dietetics students
Jyotsna Sharman organized two afternoon classes this semester in the food lab to provide instruction to her nutrition and dietetics students about cooking healthier meals. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYFlipping the switch to single-stream recycling
Radford University is transitioning to single-stream recycling. That means placing paper, plastic and glass into a common container instead of separate recycling bins. Read more

In Athletics

Nov. 16
Men's Basketball vs. Central Penn, 7 p.m.

Nov. 17
Men's Soccer vs. Coastal Carolina (NCAA Tournament at Conway, S.C.), 2 p.m.

Nov. 19
Volleyball at Big South Tournament Semifinals (at Lynchburg), 4:30 p.m.
Women's Basketball at Davidson, 7 p.m.

Nov. 20
Men's Basketball at Akron, 7 p.m.

Nov. 22
Men's Basketball at Mercer, 7 p.m.

Nov. 23
Women's Basketball vs. Tennessee Tech, 4 p.m.

Nov. 25
Men's Basketball vs. Stetson (at Savannah, Georgia), noon

Nov. 26
Men's Basketball vs. Georgia Southern (at Savannah, Georgia), 2:30 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Davis & Elkins, 2 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Nov. 16 – Radford University Symphonic Band Student Conductors Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 11 through Dec. 12 – History of Graphic Design Show, All-day, Gallery 205

Dec. 2 through Dec. 14 – BFA Show, All-day, Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Dec. 3 – Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Dec. 5 – Informance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Peters Albig Studio Theatre, B112

Dec. 7 – Radford University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Dec. 8 – Radford University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

The News Now

COBEThe Princeton Review: Radford's MBA Program among the nation's best
The College of Business and Economics has been named one of the best business schools in the United States by The Princeton Review. Read more

President Hemphill with representatives of Monash UniversityRadford partners with elite international university
President Brian O. Hemphill signed a MOU to partner with Monash University, one of Australia's premier universities, adding a prestigious opportunity for Radford students seeking an invaluable international education experience. Read more

Fact book earns more awards for excellence
Radford University's Institutional Research, Reporting and Assessment office has again been recognized for its extraordinary work. Read more

Radford pilots statewide child welfare professional development program
Four Radford students are the first recipients in Virginia of a program that includes a $10,000 scholarship in exchange for post-graduate work in child welfare at the state level. Read more

DPT mock trialDPT students step out of the clinic into a courtroom
Radford's Doctor of Physical Therapy students exchanged white coats for suits and the clinic for the courtroom in Roanoke. Read more

COSD students to make professional development trip
The 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia on Nov. 17-19 will be a prestigious platform for Radford's Kenzie VanDerwerker and her COSD colleagues to make research presentations. Read more

pre-dentistryPre-Dental students get hands-on experience at medical conference
Members of the Pre-Dental Club traveled to the Medical University of South Carolina to participate in the annual Pre-Dental Day. Read more

Haoqin GongFlying Tigers take off at Reagan National Airport, land in Radford
The work of Haoqin Gong was featured in collaboration with Radford University's graphic design students and professors at Reagan National Airport in a showcase of East and West artistic culture this past summer. Read more

Alumni NewsTerrance Evans '10 has been hired as director of business development for MetroGistics, an industry leader specializing in creating vehicle-shipping solutions for customers of all sizes.

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Alumni Events

Nov. 19: Radford Volleyball Big South Tournament Game and Pre-game Social, Lynchburg
Dec. 3: Holiday Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 4: Men's Basketball Pre-game Social, Chapel Hill

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