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  1. The song of the siren and the beak of an owl »

    4/8/2015

    Sirens and sinful owls are beasts fit for a conference. Two Radford University students researched and presented these topics March 27-28 at the Ninth Annual Longwood University Undergraduate Medieval Conference in Farmville, Virginia.

  2. Attending Fasnacht for the drums »

    4/8/2015

    ­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.

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

    4/7/2015

    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.

  4. Future employment, future students »

    4/2/2015

    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.

  5. 14th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival »

    4/2/2015

    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.

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

    3/26/2015

    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.

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

    3/26/2015

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

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

    3/20/2015

    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.

  9. Tournées Film Festival »

    3/20/2015

    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.

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

    3/6/2015

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

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Arts Society celebrates six years of successful Give Your Heart to Art Events »

    1/31/2017

    This year’s Give Your Heart to Art evening, held Jan. 20, 2017, in the Covington Center for the Arts celebrated donor generosity. The evening provided guest speakers, a first look at upcoming exhibitions, and a special showing of work purchased with proceeds from previous events.

  2. Chapel Hill photographer set to visit Radford »

    1/26/2017

    Heather Evans Smith, a fine art conceptual portrait photographer, will visit Radford University on Feb. 6. As part of her visit, Smith will give a guest artist talk and be the juror for Southwest Juried Student Photography Show.

  3. Guitar festival takes students across the globe »

    1/25/2017

    Radford University students and faculty flew to Vietnam and Thailand in December to play in a series of guitar performances.

  4. Theatre professor uses Hamlet to teach students »

    1/19/2017

    Assistant Professor Molly Hood uses her real-world experience of portraying Hamlet to teach Radford University students about theatre.

  5. Radford professor performs in Portugal »

    1/18/2017

    Radford University Music Professor Robert Trent traveled to the birthplace of Portugal – Guimarãaes –  to perform in a guitar festival inside the historic Castle of Guimarãaes.