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Sobel RU Hall of Fame Betty Mitchell Nelson
COBE's Global Capitalism Lecture Series set for Oct. 31 Highlander Hoops Hysteria set for Oct. 30 at the Dedmon Center Betty Mitchell Nelson '57, Dean of Students Emerita at Purdue University, learned leadership at RU

Campus Events

Oct. 29 Dine on Diversity: Guest Speaker, Gadi
Noon–1 p.m., Tyler Hall, lower level
Oct. 30 Zombie After Bark
8 p.m.–midnight, Hurlburt Plaza

On Campus

Safety WalkRU and Radford City collaborate on safety initiative
As the sun set on RU on Oct. 21, streams of light filled the city's streets and the campus' pathways as a bundled up group gathered to raise safety awareness.
Students, faculty and staff gathered on Oct. 21 for a Campus Safety Walk. Read more

Amazonian ResearchRU assembles Amazonian research team
Led by Assistant Professors of Biology Jason Davis and Joy Caughron, the first Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) hosted an information session on Oct. 21 in Reed Hall 201.
Read more

Amy EdwardsRU alumnus and senate budget committee director visits RU IT classes
Amy Edwards '00 talked to RU students Thursday about how the federal government is trying to ride the wave of big data and shared some guidance about the evolving role data analysts and managers can play in contributing to good governmental decisions. Read more

TeotihuacanZombie after Bark
The College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Student Leadership Board is collaborating with CHBS student organizations, CHBS leadership and RU After Dark to host a "zombie run" to benefit the Radford Animal Shelter. Read more


RU SustainABILITYSustainability educator to speak next week at RU

Eban Goodstein, director of the Bard College Center for Environmental Policy, will present two lectures on the RU campus next week. On Oct. 29, he will speak about the future of work and the new economy. On Oct. 30, Goodstein will outline opportunities for grassroots movements in helping to reduce environmental pollution. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

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.

Oct. 31
Volleyball vs. Liberty, 7 p.m.

Oct 31-Nov. 1
Women's Soccer at Big South Tournament Quarterfinals, TBD

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. 28 Shape and Form: Visual Merchandising Showcases, McGuffey 172

Through Oct. 31 – Student Painting Show, Gallery 205

Oct. 31Guest Artist: Milen Parashkevov, guitar, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center

The News Now

RU Institutional Research e-book earns top regional award
Did you know there are nine students enrolled at Radford University who share a Feb. 29 birthday? Or that the most common name among female students is Emily? Read more

Linda ElyNursing professors expand classroom with study abroad in Asia
To transcend cultures and study international health care, RU Assistant Nursing Professors Linda Ely and Eunyoung Lee are leading a Spring 2015 course to study Chinese medicine, the Korean health care delivery system and how to treat patients or clients from other cultures. Read more

Alumni News

Psy.D. graduates make a difference in their careers
Three cohorts of Doctor of Psychology students have now made the transition from Radford to the career world, each representing their university to the fullest. Read more

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Nov. 14 - RU Men's Basketball vs. Richmond and pre-game social
Nov. 17 - RU Men's Basketball vs JMU and pre-game social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
Now is the time to get in the game! Become a member of the Radford Athletics Club (RAC). The Radford Athletics Club provides support for the athletics department's annual funding needs, including scholarships, academic services, facility improvements, equipment upgrades, recruiting and travel support. Contact Travis Byrd at jtbyrd@radford.edu to learn more.
Stay Connected

Stay connected to your alma mater and find out more about alumni events in your area. Visit the alumni relations Facebook page for the latest information about upcoming events and to view photo galleries from recent ones.

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

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