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Nursing immersion week Gardiner Monte Haught '91
Nursing students learn gerontological empathy Gardiner named summer collegiate All-American Monte Haught '91 won an Emmy for Outstanding Hairstyling

Campus Events

Sept. 11 Volunteer and Service Fair
11 a.m.–3 p.m., Hurlburt Plaza
Sept. 12 Mental Health in the New River Valley
noon–1 p.m., Hurlburt Auditorium
Oct. 10–12 Family Weekend
Oct. 10–12 Fall Homecoming

On Campus

ResLife dinner with the presidentPresident Kyle welcomes Virginia Tech President Sands to campus
RU President Penelope W. Kyle recently welcomed Virginia Tech President Dr. Timothy Sands to campus for his first official visit to RU. Read more

ResLife dinner with the presidentPresident Kyle hosts annual Res Life gathering
President Penelope W. Kyle hosted a Res Life Dinner on Aug. 26 at the Covington Center. Read more

glow runRunners light up campus during Glo Run
Dozens of RU students dashed across the start line late Monday during the Midnight Glo Run. Read more

Michael LoganGraduate student of the month: Michael Logan
Michael is a M.A. student in the Department of Criminal Justice. His research interests include firearms, criminological theory, research methodology, and pedagogy. Read his Q&A online.


RU SustainABILITYService and Sustainability Week kicks off Sept. 8

RU's BE S.E.E.N. student engagement initiative will continue next week with the theme of Service and Sustainability.

Some event highlights include an Eat Local Meal, a river cleanup, a Shred-a-thon and an Organic Garden Work Day at the Selu Conservancy.

An event schedule can be found on RU's Student Activities page.

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Friday, Sept. 5
Men's cross country at Hokie Invite, 6 p.m.
Women's cross country at Hokie Invite, 6 p.m.
Women's volleyball at New Mexico State, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6
Women's volleyball vs. North Dakota State, in Las Cruces, N.M., noon
Men's soccer at East Tennessee State, 7 p.m.
Women's golf at Bucknell Invitational, all day

Sunday, Sept. 7
Women's soccer at Howard, 2 p.m.
Women's golf at Bucknell Invitational, all day

Monday, Sept. 8
Men's golf at Joe Feaganes Invitational, all day

Tuesday, Sept. 9
Women's soccer at Towson, 4 p.m.
Women's volleyball vs. Hampton, 6 p.m. (RUTV/Big South Network)
Men's golf at Joe Feaganes Invitational, all day

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Jhane Barnes designDesigner Jhane Barnes to speak at Radford University
Radford University welcomes the American Society of Interior Designers Virginia Chapter's guest speaker, designer Jhane Barnes to campus. Read more 

Coming up in The Arts:

Through Oct. 17 - Beyond the Tartan: Bill Fisher, Gallery 205

Sept. 8 - Artist Reception: Beyond the Tartan: Bill Fisher, 5-6 p.m., Gallery 205

Sept. 11 – Oct. 26 - The Visual Diaries of Alison Gordon Weld, Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

Sept. 29Artist Reception: Alison Gordon Weld, 5 p.m., Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

The News Now

Sandra FrenchSandra French named Interim Director of IDSL program

Sandra French, associate professor of communication, has been named the Interim Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies in Liberal Arts major (IDSL). Read more

Greek Life Ice bucketRU announces MBA director
Stacey Turmel has been named director of the Radford University College of Business and Economics' MBA program. Read more

Alumni News

Homecoming Weekend 2014 is just a month away! Visit the homecoming website to learn more about upcoming class reunions, anniversary celebrations and exciting activities throughout the campus. Come back to Radford and celebrate with us.

Read more alumni news
Alumni Events

Sept. 7 - Women's Soccer vs. Howard, pre-game social
Sept. 17 - Alumni Charity Challenge
Sept. 27 - Virginia Beach Neptune Festival
Oct. 10-12 - Fall Homecoming

Learn more about these upcoming events.

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