Students in Dr. Rhett Herman's Spring 2016 "SCI" Arctic Geo-Physics class pose at the top of the world! Students engaged in satellite "ground truthing" as well as research on polar ice cap melt.
Students in Dr. Mary Lalone's Engaging the Community course (SOCY 486) discuss their consultancy work with the Wilderness Museum at the Fall Scholar-Citizen Symposium. The symposium allows students in the "Scholar-Citizen Intensive" experiences to reflect on the meaningfulness of their high impact experiences including how the skills and knowledge connect to prior learning and inform their career and educational goals.
Roots with Wings
Radford University student mentors are collaborating with students at Floyd County High School and directors of the Floyd Story Center at the Old Church Gallery to collect oral history stories from World War II veterans of Floyd County.
During the Living Library event, visitors were given the opportunity to speak with "Books on Loan" to learn about others who are of varying age, sex, and cultural background in order to challenge prejudices, promote understanding, and encourage mutual respect.
Research in Action: Reptiles and Amphibians at Selu Conservancy
Matti Hamed, a senior biology major, is working with Matt Close, assistant professor of biology, to establish a long-term population study of reptiles and amphibians at Selu Conservancy to determine current species diversity and abundance.
Placing Paw Prints in Wildwood Park
Victoria Scott, a senior biology major, is working on a placing paw prints of different animals in Wildwood Park in hopes that children visiting the park will want to learn more about the animals who live there and spend more time in nature. The project is a collective effort of Radford High School biology classes, Lowe's, Pathways for Radford, and Radford University's Scholar-Citizen Initiative.