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  1. “A gentle leader”: Friends, faculty and colleagues remember student Paulette Wright »

    5/16/2023

    The history and social science major died in a December traffic collision, just months before she would have graduated. A posthumous degree was presented in Wright’s name at commencement on May 6.

  2. Radford graduates receive their degrees at Spring Commencement 2023 »

    5/9/2023

    Radford University conferred degrees on 1,198 undergraduate and graduate students at commencement ceremonies May 5-6, 2023.

  3. Spring Commencement 2023: Michaela Baker, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »

    5/4/2023

    You’ve read stories like this before. The one where a high school student arrives at Radford University for a college visit, absorbs the beauty of campus, is greeted by friendly and helpful staff and finds mentors among the world-class faculty. Michaela Baker’s story has all the ingredients of those familiar Highlander journeys but with her own fresh twist on the narrative.

  4. Highlander Highlights: Week of April 17 »

    4/21/2023

    Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research happening on campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty.

  5. Radford named Voter Friendly Campus »

    4/17/2023

    Radford University has been designated as a voter-friendly campus for 2023-2024 by NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project.

  6. Ceremony honors 2022-2023 Dalton Eminent Scholars »

    4/17/2023

    Radford University honored recipients of the 2022-2023 Dalton Eminent Scholar awards with a ceremony on April 7 at the Joseph P. Scartelli Atrium inside the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts. 

  7. VBHEC president’s visit focuses on internships, work-based learning »

    4/17/2023

    Ideas for increasing internship opportunities and hands-on work experiences for Highlanders dominated the discussion when the president of the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) met with a group of Radford University students, educators and administrators on April 5.

  8. Highlanders in the News: Week of April 10 »

    4/14/2023

    This week in Highlanders in the News: Local media rings the front desk bell at the newly opened Highlander Hotel Radford; Professor of Sociology Aysha Bodenhamer addresses modern coal mining following a new CDC report on the trade; writer and Communication Professor Bill Kovarik offers historical context on Russia’s recent detainment of an American journalist; and transport manager Chad Kennedy ’00 takes up a podcast mic to talk supply chain issues.

  9. Tesla executive to speak at 2023 Radford University Spring Commencement »

    4/11/2023

    One of the nation’s leaders in injury reduction, Tesla executive Laurie Shelby ’83, will deliver the keynote address at Radford University’s 110th Spring Commencement on May 5 and 6.