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  1. Faculty team to present Appalachian research at conference. »


    Director of Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center Theresa Burriss, Department of Geospatial Science Chair Rick Roth, and Department of Biology Chair Christine Small will represent the United States as delegates to an international mountain conference in Brasov, Romania at Transylvania University Oct. 5-9.  

  2. Student-leaders recognized at special dinner  »


    A diverse group of students gathered on Sept. 24 in recognition of their role as leaders of Radford University's student body.

  3. The pages finally open on the Big Read NRV »


    The Big Read NRV, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, encourages community members to read a common book and attend events based on it.

  4. RUFSI recognized for assistance to law enforcement »


    Radford University’s Cliff and Donna Boyd, co-directors of the RU Forensic Science Institute, were presented with honorary membership into the Virginia Forensic Science Academy (VFSA).

  5. Alumna returns to share research on issues of gender in the workplace »


    Katie Lawson, assistant professor of psychological science at Ball State University, will return to her graduate alma mater Oct. 12 to present on gendered occupational segregation.

  6. Allison MacFarlan named new Information Security Officer »


    Radford University has hired Allison MacFarlan to serve as the Information Security Officer in the Division of Information Technology.

  7. Radford professor trains health care workers abroad »


    HHP Associate Professor J.P. Barfield traveled to Buenos Aires in August to train health care professionals to classify athletes with physical disabilities for sports.

  8. Find your place at the Fall Majors and Minors Fair »


    Attention students! Are you gearing up to choose your major? Are you looking to to make a change?

  9. Claude AnShin Thomas visits Military Resource Center »


    For the average college student, life, no matter how routine it feels, is about transition. For student veterans, that transition can be far more profound.