Found in Translation June 11, 2014 Though she has two English degrees, Leah Abel MA ’14 spends her free time immersed in Russian culture. The Caterpillar Master’s Fellow immersed herself in all things Russian this year to translate a collection of Dr. Kevin Stein’s poetry from English.
Summer Studies May 28, 2014 Follow Bradley student blogs on their global adventures during May Interim
Foreign Insights May 8, 2014 Diplomats discuss trans-Atlantic trade treaty with students
#WarHasLimits campaign shows plight of child soldiers April 15, 2014 Bradley students explored abuse of child soldiers through a March simulation organized by a team studying international humanitarian law. The simulation was part of a yearlong project organized by the Red Cross.
Understanding the power of a hoodie April 7, 2014 Flanked by an image of Trayvon Martin’s now-infamous hoodie, Duke professor Dr. Maurice Wallace deconstructed cultural meanings associated with the popular clothing choice.
Friedan panel talks women’s liberation March 17, 2014 Bradley University’s year long civil rights celebration continued March 12 with a female panel discussing “The Feminine Mystique,” written by Peoria native Betty Friedan.
Bradley's Friedan website aids elementary student in history paper competition March 11, 2014 Bradley University alumna Barbara Drake and eighth-grader Laney Hughes’ connection via Bradley University’s Betty Friedan Hometown Tribute Website seemed to be less a chance encounter and more a meeting of minds. When Hughes started her research for D.C. Everest Junior High School’s History Day research competition in Weston, Wisc., her inquiries led her back to Peoria in search of information about women’s advocate Betty Friedan.
Gill examines same-sex marriage and religious freedom March 11, 2014 Dr. Emily Gill, Caterpillar Professor of Political Science and author of An Argument for Same-Sex Marriage: Religious Freedom, Sexual Freedom, and Public Expressions of Civic Equality, was the featured speaker at the third Liberal Arts and Sciences Lecture Series, “Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom.”
Students become experts on U.S.-E.U. trade deal March 11, 2014 The eight students enrolled in Dr. Jeanie Bukowski’s European Integration course this semester have a unique opportunity to become experts on the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) free trade agreement.
Schierer named Co-Op/Intern of the Year February 20, 2014 Abby Schierer '14, a history major from Brimfield, Ill., was named the College of Liberal Arts and Science Co-op/Intern of the Year by Bradley's Springer Center for Excellence in Internships.
Allen Ghareeb ’13 Puts Service First at Bradley and Abroad December 12, 2013 As president of Fellows, an organization that promotes leadership and civic responsibility, and a member of SERVE, Bradley University’s service organization, Allen Ghareeb is no stranger to volunteer opportunities at Bradley.
Faculty Panel Discusses Religion Through Liberal Arts Lens December 2, 2013 Dr. Robert Fuller and three other Bradley faculty examined Fuller’s latest book, “The Body of Faith: A Biological History of Religion in America,” in November’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lecture Series. In addition to Fuller, the panel included professors from the biology, psychology, and history departments.
Bradley alumna named curator for NSTA November 21, 2013 Nicole Vick, ’13, graduated from Bradley University with a Professional Master of Arts in Environmental Science Education. She has now been selected as curator for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to roll out new national core standards for science as part of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Don't Trust Your First Judgment October 1, 2013 People are told, “trust your gut,” when making important decisions, but that may not be the best advice when deciding to hire a new employee according to Dr. Allen Huffcutt.
Adding value to a Liberal Arts education March 26, 2013 LAS’ first Entrepreneur-in-Residence Charles Spungen explains how a liberal arts education prepares students for the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship.
Two LAS students honored for community work December 11, 2012 LAS students Emmanuelle Bailey-Greene, a senior in psychology, and Caitlin Pribble, a freshman studying biochemistry and French, were recently featured in the Journal Star's Most Interesting Young Person contest.
Vote for Liz December 5, 2012 Senior English major Liz Scoville is one of three finalists in W.W. Norton’s worldwide recitation competition.
Dr. Shah Tarzi opens new LAS lecture series November 7, 2012 The series will celebrate Bradley faculty scholarship, collaboration, conversation and community as Dr. Tarzi discusses America and the world following the presidential election.
The many meanings of “foreigner” October 24, 2012 Philosopher Guillaume Le Blanc traveled to Bradley to examine the definition and treatment of foreigners in his lecture “Who is Called a Foreigner.”
Poetry gives grieving mothers some peace October 23, 2012 Illinois Poet Laureate and English professor Dr. Kevin Stein recites a poem honoring Gold Star Mothers, those who have lost a child in service to America.
Local teachers share new expertise at STEM Education retreat September 20, 2011 On August 27th, recent graduates of the Professional Master’s of Arts in Elementary Math, Science and Technology Education program hosted a professional development retreat, sharing their newfound knowledge and skills with K-12 educators in the Peoria region.
Bradley University’s Lab Day brings great success May 3, 2011 When talking about Bradley University’s National Lab Network event, you can sense the excitement and satisfaction in the voice of Susie Stear, project specialist with the Bradley Center for STEM Education.
English Department hosts 1st annual writing crawl May 3, 2011 The English Department hosted its 1st annual writing crawl to Springdale Cemetery on April 29. The field trip promoted free writing outside of the classroom at an inspiring location and was open to all students, faculty, and staff.