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Artis Lab opening RU Hall of Fame Women of Radford
New 'Science on Display' facility, the ARTIS Lab, comes online Four added to Radford Athletics Hall Of Fame Alumni celebrate lasting friendships at Women of Radford event

Campus Events

Oct. 20 Bruised But Not Broken - An Epic Journey of Healing, Recovery and Triumph
5–6 p.m, Hurlburt Auditorium
Oct. 22 Guest Lecturer, Tim Wise
6–7 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium
Oct. 23 Spoken Word and Rap Battle (Featuring Jon Goode)
6–8 p.m., Hurlburt Auritorium

On Campus

President Kyle with ParentsRU parents and friends attend Conversation with the President
President Penelope W. Kyle invited RU parents to join her in an open discussion about university happenings during Alumni Homecoming and Family Weekend. Read more

alumni open meetingConnections and commitment discussed at RU alumni meeting
Several RU alumni gathered during Alumni Homecoming and Family Weekend for an open meeting. Read more

step dancingRU alumni and students step the night away
RU alumni and students joined together for a stunning step show production on Oct. 11 in the Hurlburt Student Center. Read more

Suneel GroverExecutive in Residence program brings top business leaders to campus
The College of Business and Economics opened its newly created Executive in Residence program by bringing to campus an alumnus with extensive experience in marketing and predictive and high performance analytics. Read more

TeotihuacanAztec Empire featured at premier of anthropology lecture series
"Conquest and Revolution: The Fall of the Aztec Empire" will be the topic of the first presentation by David Anderson, of the Department of Anthropological Sciences, in a four-part series on the Worlds of Ancient Mexico. Read more

Zuleika GonzalezDomestic violence speaker to unveil new artwork at RU
Zuleika Gonzalez, national speaker and domestic violence victim advocate, will spend a week at RU to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While at RU, Gonzalez will unveil the latest artwork in her series depicting her own experiences with abuse. Read more


RU SustainABILITYDams vs. free-flowing rivers: Students get a local perspective

In a room 40 feet under water, with stalactites hanging from the ceiling, students in the Environmental Ethics Honors class recently learned the positives and negatives in a debate about dams. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Oct. 18-19
Men's Tennis at ITA Atlantic Regional (Charlottesville), all day

Oct. 18-21
Women's Tennis at ITA Atlantic Regional (Blacksburg), all day

Oct. 18
Volleyball at Charleston Southern, 7 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. High Point, 7 p.m.

Oct. 18–19
Men's Golf at Camden Collegiate Invitational, all day

Oct. 20–21
Women's Golf at Fighting Camel Classic, all day

Oct. 21
Men's Soccer at Virginia, 7 p.m.

Oct. 22
Women's Soccer vs. Coastal Carolina, 4 p.m.

Oct. 24
Volleyball vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m.

Oct. 25
Women's Soccer at Winthrop, 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs Presbyterian, 4 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Gardner-Webb, 4 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 26 - The Visual Diaries of Alison Gordon Weld, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Through Oct. 18Clybourne Park, Pridemore Playhouse

Oct. 21 - Student Painting Show Reception, Gallery 205

The News Now

COBE among best business schools in U.S., says The Princeton Review
RU's College of Business and Economics has been named one of the most outstanding business schools in the United States by The Princeton Review. Read more

COBE advisory meetingCollege councils discuss progress at Radford
Several RU advisory councils met during Alumni Homecoming and Family Weekend. Read more

Waldron AmbassadorsWaldron College names 2014 class of ambassadors
Nine students have been named ambassadors of the Waldron College of Health and Human Services for 2014-15. Read more

Kevin SherfeyAirbus CFO speaks to COBE class
Kevin Sherfey '96, chief financial officer of Airbus, spoke to students in Mike Chatham's accounting class on Oct. 10. Read more

RU campaign encourages sharing stories
A campus wide campaign is asking students to reflect on a book that has affected the way they view the world. Read more

Alumni News

golden reunionClass of 1964 Golden Reunion
Members of the Class of 1964 celebrated their Golden Reunion during Homecoming Weekend. A special dinner was held in their honor on Oct. 11 at the Halwyck House, where President Penelope W. Kyle currently resides. Read more

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Alumni Events

Oct. 21 - RU Men's Soccer vs. UVa pregame social
Nov. 14 - RU Men's Basketball vs. Richmond and Pre-Game Social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Calling all December graduates! Close to 100 graduating seniors have gotten their student philanthropy cord for commencement. Have you?

Show your Highlander spirit through the Highlander 10 senior gift challenge. All graduating seniors who make a gift of $10 or more will receive the red and white student philanthropy cord and be recognized during May's commencement ceremony. Your gift can be designated for the college, department or program of your choice. From now until graduation, you can get your cord in Martin Hall, Room 226.
Stay Connected

Visit the Office of Alumni Relations facebook page for photo highlights of Homecoming Weekend!

Visit www.radford.edu/alumni to learn more.

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