October 31, 2013
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Alumni homecoming and Family Weekend 2013 was great!


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Alumni News

SMIPO Highlander Hall of Fame Steve Robinson
SMIPO has completed its "march to a million" Big South honors Cheyanne James and Emma Deininger Governor McDonnell appoints alumnus to Board of Visitors

Campus Events

Nov. 1   "Hollow," an Interactive Documentary
5 - 7 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Nov. 1   Scholar-Citizen Student Club Meeting
6:30 - 7:30 p.m., 905 Tyler Avenue
Nov. 5   Live Performance: Committed
6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Hurlburt Student Center Food Court Stage

On Campus

New Transit busesRadford Transit gives RU sneak peek at new energy-efficient buses

Radford Transit (RT) rolled one of its two new energy-efficient buses to the clocks at Heth Hall, giving the RU community a firsthand look at the sleek, shiny transportation machine and, as RT Marketing Specialist Sheri Lewis said, a whiff of that "new bus smell." Read more

Dale MyersKennedy assassination expert electrifies the audience at RU

The audience in the auditorium of the Hurlburt Student Center listened in rapt attention as Kennedy assassination expert Dale K. Myers presented a forum based on his Emmy-winning presentation "Secrets of a Homicide: The JFK Assassination. Read more

President Kyle with student leadersNational Chemistry Week celebration features look at science and scientists
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Tim Fuhrer introduced eight of the leading lights of a revolutionary blend of science, mathematics and speculation during a presentation to open RU's celebration of National Chemistry Week on Oct. 21. Read more

Rachel KleinScottish International Education experience sharpens RU student's focus

With a heightened self-confidence, a sharper focus and a book of great photography, Rachel Klein returned to RU from a semester at the University of Glasgow. Read more

Kick off International Week at The Fair for the Nations
It's time to escape the daily life of RU and take a trip around the world at the second annual Fair for the Nations, to take place on Nov. 4, in Bondurant Auditorium. Read more


RU SustainABILITYSustainable food systems examined at RU World Food Day event

Radford University faculty and students explored sustainable systems for food security and nutrition during the university's annual observance of World Food Day. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Friday, Nov. 1
Volleyball at Liberty, 7 p.m.
Women's Soccer – Big South Tournament – first round at Radford, 7 p.m.

Friday - Sunday, Nov. 1-3
Men's Tennis at Jim Russell Memorial (Chapel Hill, N.C.) all day

Saturday, Nov. 2
Field Hockey at Liberty, 1 p.m.
Women's Basketball vs. Bluefield (exhibition), 2 p.m.
Cross Country at Big South Championship (Buena Vista), TBA
Men's Soccer at Winthrop, 6 p.m.

Sunday - Tuesday, Nov. 3-5
Men's Golf at Wendy's Kiawah Classic (Kiawah Island, S.C.), all day

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Men's Soccer at Liberty, 5 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

Visit the Athletics Calendar for more events


The Arts at RU

aileyy IIAiley II Brings New Dance Composition to Radford University Stage
On Monday, Nov. 4, the University Performance Series is proud to present an inspiring evening of professional dance on the Bondurant Auditorium Stage in Preston Hall. Read more

Coming up in The Arts:

Through tomorrow - Student Painting Show, Gallery 205

Nov. 1 - 20 - MFA Art Show, RU Art Museum at the Covington Center

Nov. 2 - Student Recital featuring Erin O'Neil, 3-5 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

Through Nov. 3 - Adjunct Art Show, The Bondurant Center for the Arts

To see more events, please visit the arts calendar.

The News Now

Rock the VoteSGA to sponsor election day voter rally on campus
The SGA will do their part to help voter turnout with the very first RU Get Out the Vote Rally on election day, Nov. 5, outside the Hurlburt Student Center. Read more

Student leadership workshop coming to campus courtesy of a former faculty member

Chris Niles, former director of the MBA program at Radford University, will return to campus to hold a workshop. Read more

Cosmic Collisions at the RU PlanetariumRU Planetarium introduces two new features
The RU Planetarium will premiere two new features, "Cosmic Collisions," and "We Choose Space," beginning this week. Read more

The Magazine of Radford UniversityThe Magazine of Radford University? There's an app for that

The Magazine of Radford University can be viewed online in a variety of formats. Read more

Alumni News

Cheer on the Highlanders as they take on the George Washington University Colonials in basketball on Nov. 8 in Washington, D.C. Learn more and purchase game tickets!


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Alumni Events

The Office of Alumni Relations has created the Highlander Success Series for alumni to network, build professional relationships and learn from each other through professional development seminars. The first two seminars are scheduled for Nov. 14 in Ashburn and Winchester, Va. Register and learn more!

For more information about upcoming alumni events, call (540) 831-5248 or see our schedule online.

Give to Radford

Show your Highlander spirit through the Highlander 5 senior gift challenge. All graduating seniors who make a gift of $5 or more will receive the red and white student philanthropy cord and be recognized during December's commencement ceremony. Your gift can be designated for the college, department or program of your choice. Beginning next week until graduation, you can get your cord at the Highlander 5 table in the Hurlburt Student Center every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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