Sept. 19, 2014
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RU students host sexual assault forum Jo Rimstad named Big South Defensive Player of the Week Jennie Teass Allman '67 says the values learned through such mentors as Bonnie Hurlburt have spun the fabric of her life

Campus Events

Sept. 22 Graduate and Professional School Fair
11 a.m.–2 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall
Sept. 24 Digital Caricatures
Noon–4 p.m., Hurlburt Food Court Stage
Sept. 25 Salsa Magic
6:30–8:30 p.m., Hurlburt Food Court Stage
Oct. 10–12 Family Weekend
Oct. 10–12 Fall Homecoming

On Campus

Joe CohnJoseph Cohn to speak about individual liberty on college campuses
The RU community will have a special chance to examine free speech and individual rights issues on campus when Joseph Cohn, legislative and policy director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, visits on Sept. 23. Read more

Iain ClellendCOBE's Department of Management selects new chair
The Department of Management in RU's College of Business and Economics has appointed Iain Clelland as its new chair. Read more

Logan WardNationally known author Logan Ward speaks with CORE Connections class
Freshmen enrolled in the CORE Connections class were assigned a shared reading this summer of author Logan Ward's "See You in 100 Years." The author visited with students on Sept. 10. Read more

Experience Business CasuallyCOBE professional development event prepares students for career fairs, job searches
RU's College of Business and Economics held its annual Experience Business Casually career development event Sept. 9, giving students a unique opportunity to network with business professionals who in turn provided tips for succeeding in the job and internship market. Read more


RU SustainABILITYShredding paper and a record

RU Recycling shredded documents and a set a new record during its fall semester Shred-A-Thon event Sept. 11 on the RU campus. Read more

In Athletics

Coming up in RU Athletics:

Sept. 20
Volleyball at Virginia Tech (at Blacksburg), 10 a.m.
Volleyball vs. UNC Wilmington (at Blacksburg), 5 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Elon, 6 p.m.

Sept. 21
Women's Soccer vs. Appalachian State, 1 p.m.

Sept. 22-23
Men's Golf at Janney VCU Shootout, all day

Sept. 24
Women's Soccer at Presbyterian, 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer at Appalachian State, 7 p.m.

Sept. 26
Volleyball at Liberty, 7 p.m.

Sept. 27
Women's Soccer vs. Charleston Southern, 2 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Presbyterian, 6 p.m.

For more Highlander highlights, visit RU Athletics.

The Arts at RU

3D printed objectsWhet your whistle: new additive and subtractive technologies in the Department of Design
The Department of Design is now home to two 3D printers, a power washing station, a laser cutter and a Computer Numeric Control (CNC) ShopBot. Read more 

Coming up in The Arts:

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

Sigma XiInternational honor society of science and engineering chapter installed at RU
RU achieved a new level of interdisciplinary scientific and research dialogue Sept. 16 when a campus chapter of Sigma Xi was installed. Read more

Planetarium RU planetarium opens for 2014-15 season
Viewers will be transported to the deck of the Titanic on the night of its fateful sinking in "Night of the Titanic," a star show now featured at the RU Planetarium on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Read more

Living Library breathes life into books on loan
During this event, visitors are given the opportunity to speak with "Books on Loan" to learn about others who are of varying age, sex, and cultural background in order to challenge prejudices, promote understanding, and encourage mutual respect. Read more

Alumni News

alumni at homecomingHomecoming is a time to gather with friends and reminisce about college days. On Saturday, Oct. 11, visit the Alumni Village on Moffett Lawn to walk down memory lane, speak with your college's dean or enjoy the alumni lacrosse game. For more information or to register visit the Homecoming website.

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Alumni Events

Sept. 27 - Virginia Beach Neptune Festival
Oct. 10-12 - Fall Homecoming
Oct. 21 - RU Men's Soccer vs. UVA pregame social

Learn more about these upcoming events.

Give to Radford
There are only a few weeks left in the Greek Life 85th Anniversary Giving Challenge. The sorority or fraternity with the highest giving percentage and most money raised will be recognized on Oct. 11 during Homecoming Weekend. Celebrate 85 years of Greek Life today!
Stay Connected

One of the highlights of Fall Homecoming Weekend is the Alumni Open Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. Alumni Relations will showcase the latest university news and discuss how you can volunteer. All alumni are encouraged to attend. Following the main meeting, SGA and the Black Alumni Networking Group will have special breakout sessions. Register for Fall Homecoming and put the Alumni Open Meeting on your calendar!

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