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  1. Advocacy Day encourages students to build impactful connections »


    Radford University’s 24th annual Advocacy Day in Richmond continued the longest-running tradition among Virginia’s four-year public institutions of student-led engagement with state lawmakers to advance issues critical to higher education as well as initiatives that benefit all residents of the Commonwealth.

  2. Highlander Highlights: Week of January 22, 2024 »


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

  3. Professor branches out – with a return to Radford roots »


    One hundred and ten years after Ellen Nora Hubble journeyed from her Smyth County, Virginia, home to Radford, her great-grandson, Matthew Turner, completed courses for an MBA in business analytics, placing him, along with his two sisters and brother, among four generations of Radford graduates. But there’s more to the story. Turner is also a professor of communication at Radford, who chose to challenge himself by earning a degree in “something completely different.”

  4. Winter Commencement 2023: Overcoming challenges made graduates more resilient »


    “Resilience … is a journey,” healthcare executive and keynote speaker Susan Carroll ‘96 told crowds during Radford University's winter graduation ceremonies Dec 7-9. “It is about facing life’s storms and emerging stronger. It’s not merely surviving challenges, but learning, growing and thriving through them.”

  5. Winter Commencement 2023 -Sonya Sanie, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences  »


    When Sonya Sanie came to Radford University, she knew she wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Sanie decided to major in political science, using her educational opportunities to focus on solving “Wicked Problems” – complex issues that do not have a clear solution.