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  1. Attending Fasnacht for the drums »


    ­Fasnacht may mean a carnival celebration to some, but to one Radford University music professor and his student, it was a way to learn a new drumming style and present it in the United States. Robert Sanderl, professor of percussion, and Jeremy Marks, a music major, recently traveled to Basel, Switzerland to study a unique form of drumming.

  2. Guest Actor Returns to Radford in New Role with production of “Twelfth Night” »


    Matt Radford, a professional actor who appeared a decade ago in a Radford University play returns to direct Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night; or, What You Will,” marking the revival of RU’s theatre guest artist program. The production opens April 14.

  3. Future employment, future students »


    Competition was a theme both Radford University theatre students and faculty experienced in different ways during the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) March 4-8 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  4. 14th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival »


    International guitarists, among whom play a six-single-stringed guitar and instruments with names such as Theorbo and Baroque Lute, grace the 14th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival April 10-12 at the Performance Hall in the Covington Center.

  5. Music Learning Theory workshop presented by Dr. Jennifer McDonel »


    Jennifer McDonel, assistant professor of music education at Radford University, presented an all-day workshop March 21, 2015, on Music Learning Theory (MLT) for music teachers and music students at Northern State University, in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

  6. The Beastie Within: A senior fashion design student presents her collection in Knoxville »


    Senior fashion design student, Savannah Fender, unveiled her first fall 2015 collection at Knoxville Fashion Week, March 3-5, in Tennessee.

  7. A Night of Roots Music with The Java Brothers and Special Guest A.J. Gaither’s “Homemade – One-Man Band” »


    Old cigar boxes, scrap lumber, spare bolts, and four strings make the bodies of A.J. Gaither’s homemade guitars. He brings these and his unique one-man band along with the Java Brothers March 31 to Radford University.

  8. Tournées Film Festival »


    Seven diverse French movies make up the first Radford University Tournées Film Festival hosted by a committee of faculty from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, starting March 22.

  9. Design student's work is in Knoxville's Fashion Week »


    RU design student Savannah Fender recently presented her fashion collection during Fashion Week in Knoxville, Tennessee.

  10. Nineteen student awards and some good advice at the Student Juried Art Show »


    Nineteen Radford University students won awards February 26 at the first Juried Student Art Show at the new gallery in the RU Art Museum gallery at the Bondurant Center Downtown.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. 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. Creative Arts come alive at RU »


    Radford University students find a multitude of ways to express themselves on campus and their work is on display during Creative Arts Week, from Sept. 29 through Oct. 5.

  3. Guest Artist Rachel Oliver to visit campus »


    Freelance dancer, choreographer and movement instructor Rachel Oliver will visit the Department of Dance at Radford University on Sept. 16, to offer master classes in modern dance technique as a guest artist.

  4. Art students push boundaries with Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships »


    Deb Lustig and Keela Dooley are senior art majors traveling in different directions. Both received Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF), but they each spent their summer delving into their unique passions.

  5. Governor's School comes to a close at RU »


    Some of the best and brightest of the state's high school students concluded their stay at RU for the Virginia Summer Residential Governor's Schools in the Humanities and the Visual and Performing Arts on July 19.