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News and Events

  1. Undergraduate Researchers Wins Prestigious EPA Award »


    A team of eight Radford University undergraduate students has received a coveted national award for its innovative approach to water purification.

  2. Students Bring Home Grand Champion Award for Research »


    A team of four RU undergraduate chemistry students combined to earn the Grand Champion Award for interdisciplinary research at the Sigma Xi Graduate and Undergraduate Poster Colloquium at George Mason University.

  3. Student Present Research on the National Mall »


    A team of eight Radford University students will present their water purification research and design project at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's People, Prosperity and Planet Student Design Competition.

  4. Senior Cited by American Chemical Society Chapter »


    RU senior Jacob Shelton was among 13 undergraduate chemistry students from the area honored on April 10 at the meeting of the Virginia Blue Ridge Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

  5. Chemistry Major Earns Prestgious Summer Forensics Internship »


    Cristina Spicher, a junior chemistry major with a forensic science minor, has always known she wanted to work in forensics.