Professor Jones Celebrates 45 Years at Bradley September 23, 2014 Academic year 2013-2014 marks Phil Jones’s 45th year as a member of the History Department. Receiving his PhD from Duke in the spring of 1968, Dr. Jones joined the department that fall.
Newest Faculty Member: Dr. John Nielsen September 23, 2014 Dr. John Nielsen comes to Bradley having been a member of the faculty at Loyola University of New Orleans and having taught at Columbia College, Benedictine University, and Concordia College.
History Department Brings Speakers to Campus September 23, 2014 Dr. Anna Clark, Dr. Matthew Garcia, and Dr. John D'Emilio were guest lecturers for our 2013-14 Armstrong Lecture. Dr. John Stagg will be our Fall lecturer this year.
History Major Victoria Berkow Receives Awards September 23, 2014 Victoria Berkow (BU '14), a History major from Arlington Heights, was recently recognized with a number of awards for her work as a photojournalist, headline writer, and editor-in-chief of The Scout, Bradley’s student-run newspaper.
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.
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.
Joseph Crumrine History Major and Actor April 29, 2013 Our History major, Joseph Crumrine took part in the “Broadway Lights,” an event organized by the Bradley University Opera Workshop, on Friday April 12th.
Phi Kappa Phi History Initiates May 3, 2012 The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Bradley University inducted new 2011-2012 members in the Fall and in the Spring.
History Majors Enter Posters at the OTEFD Expo May 3, 2012 Two students representing the LAS History department each produced and presented posters highlighting their original historical research at the OTEFD 2012 Student Scholarship Exposition, April 18-19th, 2012, at the Renaissance Coliseum.
Phi Alpha Theta May 3, 2012 The history honor society continued a longstanding tradition at Bradley University of celebrating scholastic excellence.
Armstrong Lecture 2012 May 3, 2012 Professor Daniel Botsman of Yale University delivered the annual Armstrong Lecture on April 10, 2012.
History Club 2012 May 3, 2012 Bradley History Club is an exciting and growing organization devoted to increasing the public understanding of history on Bradley's campus and the intellectual growth of its members.
The Earthquake in Japan and Its Aftermath August 9, 2011 On March 11, 2011, an earthquake with the largest magnitude in Japan’s recorded history struck off the northeastern coast of the Japanese main island of Honshu.
Five Graduates Reflect and Look to the Future August 9, 2011 Whether they plan to pursue master’s degrees in public administration or history, work for a museum or library, seek a full-time position in human resources, or write a book, five 2011 Bradley graduates are counting on their degrees in history from Bradley University to help them pursue their dreams.
The History Club August 9, 2011 The 2010-2011 academic year was a busy one for the History Club. The club held numerous game nights, and a movie night was held once a month, with members watching and discussing The Patriot, Apollo 13, A Knight’s Tale, and Lions for Lambs.
Phi Alpha Theta Invites New Members August 9, 2011 The Bradley branch of the national history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, continued its longstanding tradition of celebrating scholastic excellence by inviting several students to become members.
Faculty Activities August 9, 2011 Not only has the Department of History faculty been busy teaching this academic year, but they also have been occupied with numerous other activities.
Helping Haiti August 9, 2011 It was a Bradley history class in the late 1970s that got Rick Pierson thinking about his future.
LaHood Scholarship Takes History Major Inside Washington June 20, 2011 Katherine Childs, a history major with minors in women’s studies and political science, was awarded a Ray and Kathy LaHood Scholarship for the Study of American Government, which is sponsored by the Dirksen Congressional Center in Pekin and the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service at Bradley University.