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Campus Events

Sept. 12 All Star Night
9 p.m.–1 a.m., Hurlburt Plaza
Sept. 17 Business and Non-Profit Career & Internship Fair
11 a.m.–3 p.m., COBE Multipurpose Room
Sept. 17 Keep Calm and Stress Less
3 p.m.–4:15 p.m., Tyler Hall, Lower Level
Sept. 18-19 BOV
Oct. 10–12 Family Weekend
Oct. 10–12 Fall Homecoming

On Campus

Greek LifeGreek Life community celebrates fall sorority recruitment
RU Panhellenic sororities are participating in Formal Recruitment in the fall semester for the first time in more than 20 years. Read more

Sigma XiInternational honor society of science and engineering chapter to be installed at RU
RU will join elite company on Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium. Read more


RU SustainABILITYDalton meal highlights RU's sustainability initiatives

Dalton Kitchen recently participated in RU's Service and Sustainability Week by featuring a menu full of local food items. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Sept. 12
Women's Soccer vs. Southern Virginia, 7 p.m.

Sept. 12-14
Men's Tennis at Fab Four Invitational (at Cary, N.C.), all day

Sept. 13
Men's and Women's Cross Country at Gardner-Webb Invite (at Boiling Springs, N.C.), 9:45 a.m.
Volleyball at Appalachian State (Boone, N.C.), 12:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Georgia State (at Boone, N.C.), 4 p.m.

Sept. 14
Men's Soccer vs. Incarnate Word (at High Point, N.C.), Noon
Women's Soccer vs. Old Dominion, 1 p.m.

Sept. 14-16
Women's Golf at William & Mary Invitational (at Williamsburg), all day

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

Rachel OliverRachel Oliver to perform at RU
Rachel Oliver is a freelance dancer, choreographer and movement instructor from Boulder, Colorado. She is currently the assistant director of CU Moving, an undergraduate dance touring company from Colorado University. Read more 

Coming up in The Arts:

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

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

Sept. 24 – Sept. 27 - Jack Goes Boating, Hawes Studio Theater

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

The News Now

LCI@RU receives national accreditation

The LCI was recently accredited, an acknowledgment that promotes them to the top tier of higher education language learning programs. Read more

CUR CUR deepens Radford's commitment to research
Radford University has upgraded to an enhanced institutional membership in the Council on Undergraduate Research, an organization known as the national voice of undergraduate research. Read more

Quiz Bowl Quiz Bowl registration is underway
Teams are forming now for Radford's annual Quiz Bowl Tournament, sponsored by the Honors Academy. Read more

Alumni News

Women of RadfordCelebrate Radford's history during the Women of Radford luncheon on Oct. 11. Dr. Holly Cline, chair of the Department of Design will discuss design through the ages. Register and learn more.

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Alumni Events

Sept. 17 - Alumni Charity Challenge
Sept. 27 - Virginia Beach Neptune Festival
Oct. 10-12 - Fall Homecoming

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 RAC provides support for our athletics department's annual funding needs, including scholarships, academic services, facility improvements, equipment upgrades and recruiting and travel support. Contact Meredith Fox at to learn more about how you can get in the game with the Radford Athletics Club.
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