Nov. 14, 2017
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Veterans Day ceremony.

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Mildred Rigney Johnson. Radford Highlanders athletic logo. Betsy Powers Conte.
  Radford alumna named new dean of Admissions   Radford athletics posts strong graduation success rate   "I received a great foundation at Radford University."
Betsy Powers Conte '73

Campus Events

Nov. 18-26 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 5 City of Radford holiday parade
7 p.m.
Dec. 7-8 Board of Visitors
Dec. 15-16 Winter Commencement

On Campus

safety walk participants.Students participate in campus safety walk
A large group of students explored campus to address lighting, crosswalks and other safety measures. Read more

Waldron college symposium participants.Symposium nurtures health care teamwork across disciplines
A wounded warrior and his family were the focus of almost 200 students and faculty during the two sessions of the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' Interprofessional Education and Practice Symposium on Nov. 3. Read more

James Webster.Alumnus brings energy to BB&T Global Capitalism Lecture Series
Jamie Webster '98, a senior director at the Boston Consultant Group Center for Energy Impact, delivered the keynote address Nov. 3 at the College of Business and Economics BB&T Global Capitalism Lecture Series Luncheon. Read more

Criminal Justice students get hands on experience.CSI Radford: Criminal Justice shows that investigations aren't like TV
Tod Burke's Criminal Justice Investigations course showed that crime scenes aren't solved in 60 minutes. Read more

High school students learn about advertising.High schoolers experience Adscape at Radford
High school students from across the Commonwealth of Virginia attended Adscape at Radford University on Oct. 26, an in-depth workshop focused on the field of communications. Read more

Officer Miller and Max.‘Speech & Debate’ cast deliver intense performance
Radford University's performance of "Speech & Debate" delivered a heavy dose of reality. Read more


Radford SustainABILITYBottled or tap?
In a taste test, could you tell the difference between tap and bottled water? The Radford University Sustainability Internship Team is on a mission to answer that question and to determine which, if either, taste better. Read more

City Happenings
The information in this section is provided as a courtesy from third party websites and does not imply official endorsement by the University.

Nov. 21: Irresponsible Science Program for Ages 8 & Up, Radford Public Library, 5-6 p.m.
Dec 5: 'Parade of Lights' Holiday Parade, 5-7 p.m.

In Athletics

Nov. 15
Men's Basketball at East Carolina, 7 p.m.

Nov. 16
Women's Basketball at North Carolina, 6 p.m.

Nov. 18-19
Volleyball - Big South Tournament (Dedmon Center), TBA

Nov. 20
Women's Basketball at Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m.

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

Nov. 25
Men's Basketball vs. James Madison, 4 p.m.

Nov. 28
Men's Basketball at Vanderbilt, 9 p.m. ET
Women's Basketball vs. UNC Greensboro, 11 a.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at Radford University

Coming up in The Arts:

Nov. 14 – Radford University Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 15 – Radford University Symphonic Band Student Conductor's Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Nov. 28 - Dec. 7 – History of Photography Class: Student Photo Show, all-day, Gallery 205

Dec. 1-12 – BFA Show, all-day, Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Dec. 1 – BFA Show Reception, 5-7 p.m., Radford University Art Museum Downtown

Dec. 2 – Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, 10-11 a.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Dec. 2 – Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, 2-3 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse

Dec. 2 – "Make We Merry" Holiday Choral Dinner and Concert, 6-9 p.m., Covington Center

Dec. 3 – "Make We Merry" Holiday Choral Dinner and Concert, 1-4 p.m., Covington Center

Dec. 4 – Informance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Albig Studio Theatre, Peters Hall B112

Dec. 6 – Radford University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Dec. 7 – Radford University Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Dec. 8 – Radford University Choral Ensembles Concert, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church in Roanoke

The News Now

Several Institutional Research publications recognized for excellence
The Southern Association for Institutional Research awarded the Institutional Research Office multiple honors to recognize excellence in the field of institutional research. Read more

Ellen Payne.HHP faculty member active in athletic training leadership development
Health and Human Performance Assistant Professor Ellen Payne has been accepted to participate in the National Athletic Trainers' Association Leadership Development Certificate program. Read more

Nursing students dressed up for Halloween.Radford Student Nursing Organization trick-or-treats for Red Cross
To restore the nation's depleted store of whole blood, Radford University's Student Nursing Organization hosted a Halloween Blood Drive on Oct. 31 in the Muse Banquet Hall. Read more

Sixth-graders go to college, for a day
For the past four years, the School of Teacher Education and Leadership has hosted sixth graders from Roanoke's William Byrd Middle School as part of the College in Six initiative. Read more

Art by Joel Gibbs.Graduate student has art accepted into exhibition
Master of Fine Arts candidate Joel Gibbs had two pieces of his art accepted into the annual FL3TCH3R Exhibition: Social and Politically Engaged Art, on display at East Tennessee State University's Reece Museum. Read more

City of Radford Christmas parade.Student clubs and organizations invited to participate in Radford Holiday Parade
The city of Radford's Holiday Parade, themed the "Parade of Lights," will take place on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. All Radford University groups, clubs and organizations are invited to participate. Read more

Alumni News

Rosemarie Rae '93 has been appointed vice chancellor and chief financial officer at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Alumni Events

Nov. 15: Charlotte Alumni Chapter Meeting
Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford.

Teaching Annual Giving (TAG) Day is a student-focused initiative that educates Radford University students about how financial gifts given by dedicated supporters of the University enhance our Highlanders' college experience. Tags will be posted around campus highlighting the positive difference philanthropy makes for Radford University students and campus. Students are challenged to snap selfies with as many tags as possible for a chance to win a prize! Learn more online!

Save the Date! #GivingTuesday is Nov. 28. Stay tuned for more info. 

Stay Connected

Mark your calendar for Winter Celebration on Jan. 27! Featured events include the Second Annual Volunteer Summit, the Highlander Social and men's basketball vs. Charleston Southern!

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