November 19, 2018
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Campus Events

November 28
Faculty Forum on Jefferson College merger, 3 p.m., Bonnie Auditorium

December 4
Campus Holiday Party, 3 p.m., Scartelli Atrium, Covington Center

December 14
Winter Commencement: School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Occupational Therapy Pinning Ceremony, and College of Graduate Studies and Research Commencement and Hooding Ceremony

December 15
Winter Commencement

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Davis College speaker talks about a career of helping African countries reach self-reliance.Davis College speaker talks about a career of helping African countries reach self-reliance
Cheryl L. Anderson of USAID delivered the keynote address Nov. 5 at the Radford University Davis College of Business and Economics Global Capitalism Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T.

Students take action to end hunger.Students take action to end hunger
The Department of Economics held its annual World Food Day panel discussion Oct. 16, with two student presenters focusing on the possibility of a zero hunger world by the year 2030.

Radford Makers learn failure's role in success.Radford Makers learn failure's role in success
Several members of Radford's Community of Makers put aside their usual tool kit of 3D printers, microcontrollers, electronics, power tools, multimedia and e-textiles and fabrics and learned to throw pots in the RU Annex Pottery Studio.

Symposium nurtures health care teamwork across disciplinesSymposium nurtures health care teamwork across disciplines
A hypothetical 3-year-old child with special needs was the focus of nearly 200 students during the Waldron College of Health and Human Services' Fall Interdisciplinary Symposium in Heth Hall on Nov. 2.

National Chemistry WeekNational Chemistry Week celebrated at Radford University
From Oct. 21-27, the Radford University Department of Chemistry celebrated National Chemistry Week, a science outreach program promoting positive messages about chemistry.

Dance performs WWI impact.Radford dance performance explores 'the war to end all wars'
To understand and convey the impact of World War I, Radford dance students premiered an original dance work, titled "Lost Souls: A Recollection of the Great War."

Matthew Oyos.Modern era of United States emerges under Teddy Roosevelt, says Radford professor
In Professor of History Matthew Oyos' new book on Theodore Roosevelt, he covers the iconic president's influence on the modernization of America.

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November 30
Howlin' Mudbellies in Concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Preston's at The River Course, Radford

December 22
Buddy Check 22 Social Event for Vets, 6-8 p.m., Radford Macados.


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November 20
Men's Basketball at William and Mary, 7 p.m., Williamsburg, Virginia

November 23
Women's Basketball vs. Temple, 1 p.m., Miami, Florida

November 25
Women's Basketball vs. Nebraska, Noon, Miami, Florida

November 26
Men's Basketball vs. Glenville State, 7 p.m., Radford

November 30
Men's Basketball at Texas, 7 p.m. (Eastern), Austin, Texas

December 1-2
Women's Track and Field at Bast-Cregger Invitational, TBA, Salem, Virginia


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November 26
Informance, 7:30 p.m., Albig Theatre, Peters Hall

November 27 - December 6
Student Painting Show, Porterfield Gallery 205

November 30
Opera/Chorale Workshop "Journey & Refuge: We Can Mend the Sky," featuring "Amahl and the Night Visitors," 7:30 p.m., Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center

December 1
Stuart Little, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse, Porterfield Hall.

December 5
Radford University Wind Ensembles and Chamber Winds Concert, 7:30 p.m., Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center

December 6
Radford University Concert Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center

December 7
The Nutcracker, 7:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall.

December 8
The Nutcracker, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

December 7-8
Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story, 7:30 p.m., Pridemore Playhouse, Porterfield Hall

December 9
The Nutcracker, 2 p.m., Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

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NACADA Conference.Radford advisors travel to Phoenix for NACADA conference
In early October, six Radford University advisors attended the National Academic Advising Association conference to share Radford's advances in advising and bring back new advising concepts.

Jane Manchin.Marketing faculty member challenged her students to create board games for children with dyslexia
Assistant Marketing Professor Jane Machin spoke on the With Good Reason radio program about a project in which her students created board games for children with dyslexia. Machin's interview is now available online and on podcast.

Aysha Bodenhamer.Black lung, coal mining inspires professor's research
Coal mining, long a staple industry in Appalachia, inspired Aysha Bodenhamer '10 when she was an undergraduate student at Radford University.

Roberto SantosProfessor published on micro-crime hotspot research
Police have been working for years to identify patterns of micro-crime hotspots and debating response. Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Roberto Santos, a former police commander, said that response to these events can reduce crime by about 20 percent.

Exhibition sets stage for students’ impending graduationExhibition sets stage for students' impending graduation
The Radford University Art Museum on Tyler Avenue hosted a reception on Nov. 9 featuring works by Master of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates in the studio art curriculum.

Radford art historian co-edits newly-published scholarly book
Professor of Art Carlee Bradbury, co-editor of "Gender, Otherness and Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Art," recently published by Palgrave Macmillan in its prestigious New Middle Ages Series.

Radford University's Porterfield Ensemble brings Mary Draper Ingles’ heroism to regional audiencesThe Porterfield Ensemble brings Mary Draper Ingles' heroism to regional audiences
The Porterfield Ensemble, a Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema traveling company, presented "Walk to Freedom: The Mary Draper Ingles Story" at Eastern Montgomery High School as part of its Fall 2018 regional tour.

Radford University and Jefferson College physical therapy students join local effort to promote adaptive athleticsRadford University, Jefferson College physical therapy students join effort to promote adaptive athletics
Thirteen Radford University Doctor of Physical Therapy students dove in the Christiansburg Recreation Center pool to introduce area residents with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders to the fun of kayaking.

Radford dancers to premiere original work at international dance festivalRadford dancers to premiere original work at international dance festival
Three Radford dance students will spend their Thanksgiving breaks as performers and teachers in South Korea at the sixth annual Incheon International Contemporary Dance Festival.

Student receives scholarship for feminist camp in New YorkStudent receives scholarship for feminist camp in New York
Patricia Ramirez received a $1,250 scholarship to attend the Soapbox Feminist Camp in New York City in January.


Whitt Hall earns LEED Gold status
Whitt Hall has been granted LEED Gold certification, marking another achievement in Radford University's sustainability initiatives.

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Velma Jean Boyd Shannon '56, writing under the name Jeanne Shannon, has published a novella titled "The Sourwood Tree." The novella is set in far Southwest Virginia in the mid-20th century.

Alumni Events

November 27
Richmond Chapter Meeting

November 28
Roanoke Chapter Meeting

December 1
25th Annual Holiday Breakfast with Santa 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Muse Hall Banquet Room

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Save the date for the Holiday Breakfast with Santa, Saturday, Dec. 1. Join the Radford University New River Valley Alumni Chapter for the 25th Annual Holiday Breakfast with Santa. Families will enjoy a delicious feast, hear wonderful holiday tales and visit with Santa.

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