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Design News from the College of Visual and Performing Arts

  1. Oct 23, 2014

    Design Students Visit Atlanta Apparel Mart

    Fifteen students from the Department of Design went to Atlanta for the Spring 2015 Apparel Market Week Oct. 17-19.

  2. Sep 11, 2014

    Whet your whistle: new additive and subtractive technologies in the Department of Design

    Design and technology together in one building:  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.

  3. Sep 10, 2014

    A q&a with two merchandising design sophmores

    A q&a with Lauren Browning and Gigi Ganzer, sophomores majoring in merchandising design. Not only are they best friends, but each of them was also awarded the William C. & Betty J. Lusk Design Merchandising Scholarship March 2014.

  4. Aug 28, 2014

    Designer Jhane Barnes to speak at Radford University

    Fashion and textile designer Jhane Barnes is the special guest speaker for the American Society of Interior Designers Virginia Chapter and will offer a lecture Sept. 4.

  5. Aug 21, 2014

    The Lusks' Gift for Scholarships and Speaker Series Designs Future for Success

    Three major gifts to the Department of Design totaling $200,000 from William and Betty Lusk have established the William C. & Betty J. Lusk Design Merchandising Scholarship and a departmental speaker series. The scholarship provides awards to be given to two exceptional merchandising students every year.

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News from University Relations

  1. Oct 1, 2014

    RU design alumni don gerontology suit to walk in seniors' shoes

    For an exercise in empathy and professional development, two alumnae of RU's interior design department who design spaces for senior living centers and a professional colleague joined Nursing Professor Katie Katz on Sept. 25.

  2. Jun 17, 2013

    Faculty member's artwork earns national recognition

    Ken Smith has won his third George Gray award, an annual recognition from the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program.

  3. Feb 28, 2013

    Graphic design students own the ADDYs

    For the second year in a row, graphic design students from Radford University dominated the Western Virginia ADDY Awards.

  4. Sep 18, 2012

    Ad, Design Students Pull an All-nighter for a Cause

    Radford University advertising and graphic design students joined the American Advertising Federation Roanoke chapter recently for a 24-hour marketing and public service campaign known as CreateAthon.

  5. Aug 23, 2012

    Five RU Facts We Bet You Didn't Know

    Did you know...?

  6. Mar 21, 2012

    Spring Fashion Show Sizzles at Radford University

    High fashion steps out on the Radford University campus Saturday, March 24, with the 2012 Spring Fashion Show, the annual capstone event of the Department of Interior Design & Fashion

  7. Feb 9, 2012

    Design Students' Creativity Benefits the Homeless

    What does it feel like to be homeless? How do you sleep when there's nothing between you and the ground? What can be done to help?

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