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Revved and Ready

These senior mechanical engineering students are building a Formula racecar and a wealth of skills.


Diving Deep into Adventure

Life has taken this alum over land, air and into the seas all around the world!


Staying Afloat and Having Fun

Water polo may be the Sport of Kings, but for the members of the Bradley Water Polo Club, it's a great excuse to have fun with friends and build endurance.


Bradley University Speech Team is Runner-Up in National Speech Championship

The team narrowly missed the championship, but turned out a great performance.


Fighting Pretty Empowers Women Living With Cancer

A new female-led organization on campus is shining a light to help women diagnosed with cancer in the area.


My Bradley Internship at Boeing

Overcoming imposter syndrome leads to a confidence-building internship.


Goal Tending

This Bradley sophomore is bringing new resources to women in sports communications.


The Bradley Scout Returns from a Weekend of Success

The Bradley Scout, Bradley’s student-run newspaper, scoops up several awards at annual ICPA conference.


New Safe Space at Bradley Welcomes Female Students

After nearly two years of planning, the new Women’s Center at Bradley has opened.


My Bradley Internship at Chemring

Peyton Girard discovered a love of aerospace engineering during her internship.


My Bradley Internship at Bloomberg

A first-generation marketing major gets a break in the Big Apple.


Daring to Fail

One of our brightest Alumna has found herself leading teams at Microsoft and Netflix thanks to her commitment to personal growth.


Creativity, Collaboration, Craft: Making Music for Video Games

In an industry of infinite possibilities, these students set out to bring sound to the stories.


LGBTQ+ Students Have a Space of their Own on Campus

Covered in lavender colored walls and rainbow decorations, the Kaleidoscope Center, housed within the Michael Student Center, is a safe space for LGBTQ+ students on campus.


Behind the scenes of a self-playing guitar

This Bradley alumnus made big moves building a robotic guitar that can play itself.


Bradley Student Scores a Touchdown with Special Internship

Senior Brihanna Jefferson got the internship of a lifetime along with 49 other students from across the country.


London Calling … for Sustainability Studies

Students and professors from the Foster College of Business and the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology converged in London for the first study abroad convergence course on sustainability.


Enrollment Commitment Deadline Extended to June 1

Bradley extends the deadline due to FAFSA delays.


Hometown Hero

This Peoria native is making the most of his Bradley scholarship.


Capturing the Climb

Winter is the start of the outdoor fun for the group of glacial mountaineers who tackle icefalls at Starved Rock State Park. Their cool flavor of adventure was captured by Matthew Klein '22 in his documentary "Ice Climbers of Starved Rock"


Testing Mettle with Twisting Metal

With an art installation for her MFA review under her belt, this grad student is casting her future in bronze.


NASA and Bradley Remember Robert Henry Lawrence Jr.

Spotlighting the efforts and impact of our fallen astronauts, NASA looks to the first Black American to join the ranks


Finding Home Halfway Around the World

These international student superstars are leading the charge for future generations.


Bravely Reaching Full Potential

How does a student achieve their post-college goals before graduating? The unique blend of personalized education and engaged faculty members at Bradley makes this a possibility and Chelsie Tamms '16 is proof! Her life plans were fast-tracked after becoming a Brave.


Bradley Announces Major Capital Grants from IBHE

Bradley University has been awarded more than $14.8 million in capital grants from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to fund two key campus projects.


Betsy Hull named VP for Finance and Adminstration

Bradley University has announced Betsy Hull has accepted the role of Vice President for Finance and Administration for the university.


Fall 2023 Deans List

Nearly 1,850 students were named to Bradley’s Dean’s List for Fall 2023.


The Underground Fight to Foster Community

This indie booking agent bridges the gap between business and music, making the most of a special time in the local music scene.


My Bradley Internship at DVI

One student’s pursuit to help individuals make the right decisions with their personal finances led to a fulfilling internship.


Better food at better prices? You betcha!

This student and her Bradley volunteers are providing produce for cheap so you can stay healthy.


Pack a bag for J-Term! The Ultimate Education Experience

Five students share their experiences from their J-term Study Abroad in London.


My Bradley Internship at RLI

An MBA student wanted to hone his IT operations knowledge in a real-world setting.


Bullseye! There’s A New Club on Campus

Meet the students losing arrows and loving every minute


A Creative Vision and Loving Tribute

A winding journey back to Bradley allowed this alumni to start a home for his passions that also carries a heartfelt legacy.


My Journey to Bradley

Junior Stephanie Bridgeman-McClaskey has taken a non-traditional route to Bradley, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.


Music for the Love of the Game

The Bradley Band keeps the energy pulsating through each basketball game.


Advocacy Posters on Display at Heuser Art Center

Grad student and Communications Instructor, Paige Dean, has unveiled four large-format advocacy posters to bring awareness to the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse.


What do you get when you give?

One student’s commitment to service saw growth in her community and herself. Here’s how you could do the same!


Mixing majors and minors to great success

Here’s how these students are stepping toward law school and you can too!


Bradley Student Attends Prestigious Summit at West Point

Senior Jacob Chorak was selected as a delegate to represent Bradley at the Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA) at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Nov. 1 – 4.


Foil, Épée, and Saber … Oh My!

BU Fencing Club is a fun way to get active and learn some new skills.


UX Design Students Develop Real-World Solution for Caterpillar

Four teams of User Experience (UX) Design students have been working all semester to solve a UX issue for Caterpillar’s pre-registration service site for its SOS fluid analysis program.


What is the key to telling stories to different audiences?

From Baby Boomers to Gen Z, marketing students are learning the skills to communicate with everyone.


Three Bradley Students Earn National Scholarships

Three Bradley students are among 25 students from across the country selected in a competitive process to attend the national conference of the World Affairs Councils of America.


My Bradley Internship at Mattel

A lifelong fascination with designing toys became a reality for one student.


How Would You Fare in a 24-Hour Creative Challenge?

30 Bradley students were put to the test and met the time crunch head on.


Speech Scholarships Awarded to High School Seniors Attending Bradley

Centurion Society Inductees Jay ’59 and Joan ’69 Janssen are passionate about two things: Bradley University and its award-winning speech team.


When Patients are the Teachers, DPT Students Excel

Grad students in the DPT program get hands-on experience while patients receive critical therapy services.


Completing the Canvas: The Benefits of Building Your Own Major

This art therapist bridged the gap between her interests, and you can, too!


Want a job at the Circus?

Faith Gager landed Bradley’s first internship with Cirque du Soleil’s most technically challenging production.


If You Love To Dance, Have We Got A Club For You!

Bradley Ballroom provides the perfect outlet to move and make new friends on campus.


How Do You Succeed in Sports and Science?

Maria Perakis’ talents on the green translate to her important research work in the lab.


How do we get over our implicit biases?

A Bradley psychology student is leading the charge to break down those barriers.


Bradley Staff and Faculty Recognized at Founder’s Day Celebration

Several staff and faculty were presented awards for their outstanding service and dedication to Bradley University and its students.


Harsh Judgment: A Look at 19th Century Gender Values from Peoria’s YWCA

A Bradley senior dug deep into some long-forgotten records to learn there was no easy escape for a woman in an abusive relationship.


Want to Investigate Big Crime? An Internship with the FBI Could Be the Start

How a chance meeting turned into an FBI internship for one student.


Bradley University Excels on US News and World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges List

Bradley University has made its mark on the prestigious US News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges List. The university has secured multiple rankings in various categories on the annual list, released September 18.


A Fulbright Research Project Can Take You Places, Like Vienna

Amanda Riggenbach explores the impact of the Holocaust on the descendants of survivors.


How Jordan Tatgenhorst Found Fulfillment in On-the-Job Training

An internship at Komatsu challenged her and in turn, boosted her confidence.


How the Buddy System Can Help You Earn Your Degree

Two friends embark on their FNP and DNP degrees together.


What’s the secret to the perfect internship?

Inspired by her love of a video game, Alexsandra Wesolowski switched majors and aligned her passions with her career goals.


How To Turn Your Art Degree Into a Post-Grad Career

Studio art alum Megan Williams converts her drawings into digital t-shirt designs.


Unpacking ‘It’ in the Classroom: How You Can Explore Media Exploitation with Young Learners

Blending methodology and majors to explore the celebrity experience for women, these students are prepping classroom discussions for years to come.


Can a book help you find a great internship?

Grace Hutchison forged her own path guided by a book.


How Bradley biology students plan to bring conservation science to the masses

Professor Anant Deshwal plans to adapt Bradley’s conservation research into the popular nature documentary genre.


Are You Hungry?

If you live on campus, you’re in luck. There are plenty of great food options within walking distance.


What To Expect When You’re Visiting Bradley

Curious what’s in store for you on your visit to Bradley this summer? We’ve got the full primer here, plus food and coffee recs!


Going Beyond the Classroom

Devin Soldati’s summer internship shed light on challenges in rural hospitals.


How to Build Leadership Skills Personalized to You and Your Career

A reinvigorated Bradley Fellows scholarship program gave senior Lindsey Donlan the tools to succeed in her nursing career.


Wilma Nielsen Trains Her Body and Mind to Race into Bradley History

The Swedish track star became the first All-American in any sport at Bradley in 10 years. Now she's eyeing the global stage.


Could you feed a family of four a balanced meal for $10?

This challenge that was put to the test for students in FCS 103.


Frame-by-Frame Fundamentals

These Bradley animation students got hands-on experience with an industry expert and his stop-motion skeletons.


Spring 2023 Deans List

Nearly 1,700 students were named to Bradley’s Dean’s List for Spring 2023.


Microphones and Friends: How You Can Hit Record on Having Fun

This radio-turned podcasting group's rebirth brings a unique look at Bradley's campus and new opportunities for students.


Extra-Terrestrial: Space Homes Will Be Built from Sulfur Concrete or Possibly Bamboo.

Bradley senior Mitch Thiel led NASA-supported research on the construction of habitats on Mars


LGBTQ+ Students Bring More Opportunities to Campus

From Pride Prom to Lavender Graduation and more, meet the students empowering their peers to be themselves.


Urine Trouble?

Physical therapy students are searching for the cause and training for the solution to a common problem.


These Students Want to Make Your Environment Better

In Environmental Sociology, class projects encourage activism in creative ways.


Don’t See A Club You Like? Start your Own!

That’s just what student Kiki Fisher did in 2021, when she formed the Women’s Rugby Club.


The Engine Powering the Chicago Auto Show's Social Media Reach? Bradley Student Interns

The annual event, which draws 300,000-plus attendees, provides terrific hands-on experience.


Making A Wearable Statement

In a dress fit for the runway, Dean Jessica Clark is showing off the handiwork of two apparel production and merchandising majors.


A Handy Solution to Your Dry Skin

A search for a more practical hand lotion led to a profitable small business and the winning entry in the Big Idea Competition.


How Foreign Regimes Infiltrate Your Favorite Sports

A Bradley golfer and honors student looked at a new pro golf league that marks the latest example of “sportswashing.”


The Surreal Cereal Ideal: Meet the Students Scoring Breakfast by the Bowl

Pitting grains against each other for the sake of fun, this organization aims to take the serious out of cereal.


Do the Robot: STEM Competition Comes to Bradley

STEM students of all ages came together to showcase their outstanding interdisciplinary skills and awesome robots.


How to Explore Peoria in 11 Weeks

BU Explore Peoria student group showcases the city's fun amenities with weekly off-campus events.


From Parent Volunteer to Legend on Peoria's South Side

This former Peoria educator took a non-traditional path to acclaim, paving the way for a street named in her honor.


JET Program: A Teaching and Cultural Exchange Opportunity in Japan

Learn more about this highly competitive program from two recent Bradley graduates.


Keeping Peoria firefighters healthy and fit, one yoga stretch at a time

Bradley physical therapy students create an 8-week fitness program that keeps first responders in peak physical shape


A Place for Finding Friends: Admitted Students Take In Bradley's Offerings

With the future in the foreground, families came from miles in every direction to pay the university a visit.


The Spirit of Support: Q&A with Jocelyn Watkins

Bradley’s new Title IX Coordinator has lots of plans for the future of our campus.


Dual Identities: Journalism Professor by Day, Romance Author by Night

Sara Netzely, aka Sara Whitney, has applied her love for writing in her sizzling romance novels.


How shaping your arts intake helps dismantle oppression

When this Bradley alum saw injustice in the visual arts space, they looked inward to develop lasting change


And the Oscar Goes to ...

If you watch the Academy Awards this weekend, you may just see a Bradley alum give an acceptance speech.


A Chance Encounter Leads to a Coveted Internship

Landing an internship in your field can be the gateway to a promising career.


Ready, Set, Improv!

What do you get when you take 10 people, give them a couple of random topics and put them on stage? A whole lot of fun and unexpected comic relief.


Learning how to see things differently

Assistant Professor Jae H. Chae guides his graphic design students through a lesson in 3D typographic forms.


Two Thumbs Up: Brandon Towns reviews your favorite movies for RogerEbert.com

A budding filmmaker since 8th grade now has his eye on even bigger projects.


Advocacy in a New Age: How to Ally with LGBTQ Youth

This alumna puts inclusivity at the forefront in the fight for safe communities.


How to Make the Most of a Bradley Education

This Bradley STAR has worn a variety of fun hats across campus. Doing so led to a great internship opportunity.


Introducing the Michel-LaHood Summer Congressional Internship Program

A new internship award will fund a once-in-a-lifetime internship experience at the U.S. Capitol for up to three Bradley University students, thanks to a recently established partnership between Bradley and the Dirksen Congressional Center.


Active Minds Advocates Mental Health Awareness

A student-led group is providing a safe space for students to talk and support each other, while breaking the stigma around mental illness.


Announcer, Pitcher, Backstage Pass: What you need to turn sports into a career

Following one sports-related opportunity after another, this student knows how to play the game. Combining soft skills with hardball tactics and a penchant for fun, his trek from farm town to Tinseltown is only the beginning. But it was his time at Bradley that prepared him for all the twists and turns along the way.


Her craft changed her life: How social justice becomes a career for junior Danyelle Butler

She saw wrongs and needed to right them. With her second title published, can one student author shift the script behind bettering underprivileged lives and set herself up for a fantastic future?


Fall 2022 Dean’s List

Nearly 1,900 students were named to Bradley’s Dean’s List for Fall 2022.


Bradley Esports Bring Competition to a Keystroke Craft

Newly introduced to a national conference, Bradley players entertain online audiences every night of the week.


How Do You Get Ahead in the Marketplace?

Bradley’s ALPFA chapter provides professional development and networking opportunities for Latinx students.


Getting Self-Driving Taxis on the Road

The next time you call for a taxi, there may not be a driver behind the wheel, with help from this engineering alum.


Ms. Hampton Goes to Washington

A summer internship as a congressional staffer teaches this political science major how the legislative process really works.


Keeping the Music – and Memory – of a Jazz Legend Alive

Using very modern media tools, this Bradley alumnus introduces jazz legend Bix Beiderbecke – his great-grand uncle – to a new generation.


Yvonne Murphy’s American Internship

Going virtual allowed this international IT student to forge career connections with an American firm from her home in Ireland.


Did You Hear That? A Study into How Brains Perceive Music

An innovative study seeks answers to why we hear vocals in music when they’re not actually there.


Swinging for the Fences Half-Way Across the World

Two Bradley alumni have spent the majority of 2022 living in Daejeon, South Korea, for a unique opportunity and cultural experience.


Undecided? AEP Can Help You Find Your Major

Using Bradley’s innovative Academic Exploration Program leads a student to discover her passion – and a new major.


When Your College Town Becomes Your Forever Home

When he arrived in Peoria in 1981, little did this journalist realize he would stay for 41 years and become a local media institution.


What Are The Parallels Between Counseling and Martial Arts?

A practitioner and teacher of counseling and jiu-jitsu, Erik Braun explores similarities in these disciplines and how they can enhance each other.


How Difficult, But Necessary Medical Questions Led to an Award-Winning Project

A capstone project looks to ensure patients retain control of their medical care – even in a worst-case scenario.


From Carpet Cleaning to the Exec Suite: How Doug Rogers’ Persistence Paid Off

Never one to shy away from challenges, this Bradley alumnus overcame obstacles to blaze a trail up the corporate ladder.


Breaking and Entering – For a Class Assignment

Bradley’s innovative class on Advanced Ethical Hacking gives students the ability and opportunity to play a high-stakes game of intrusion – and the students have won every time.


Earning Your First Emmy Award on the Biggest News Story in the Country

When domestic terrorism struck Nashville Christmas morning, this journalism major demonstrated grace under pressure while in the director’s hot seat.


Mind Games: Using Marketing to Stop Potential Terrorists

Using his marketing background, this Army major battles to win hearts and minds as a psychological operations expert.


You’ll Never Have to Pull Weeds Again

Bradley engineering students develop an autonomous lawncare robot to get rid of all those pesky weeds ruining your lawn.


You Don’t Know What You’re Capable of Until You Try

A little encouragement and self-belief leads student to perfect internship.


Celebrating Jewish Life – and Community – On Campus

Jewish student life thrives at Bradley’s Hillel, fostering a strong sense of community and friendship among Jewish and non-Jewish students.


Playing Mind Games: How to Make Your Future a Little More Comfortable

An honors research project seeks to make virtual reality experiences more pleasant for users, who often suffer from virtual motion sickness.


A Teach-In to Reach-Out to Save the Planet

Bradley University joined hundreds of institutions around the world to take part in a global teach-in for climate justice.


Bradley Basketball Great Looks Back and Looks Forward

Although her Bradley basketball career came to a premature end, Gabrielle Haack’s record-setting accomplishments and determination foreshadow a brilliant future.


Bringing the Olympic Dream to Millions of Viewers

If you watched any of the 2022 Winter Olympics, there’s a good chance you saw the work of a pair of NBC Sports interns from Bradley.


Social Media Turns Matthew Klein’s Hobby into a Big Break

This Bradley senior framed tragedy with beauty to bring an HBO Max documentary to visual life.


There’s Nothing Like the Arts, Especially When They’re Live

Concerts, performances and exhibitions return to Bradley’s campus, and live audiences applaud once again.


Hiking Your Way Toward Meaningful Social Impact

The winning entry at this year's Social Impact Challenge will help make being in the Great Outdoors more enjoyable.


Hip to the Task: Wrestling Announcer Wants to Grab Your Ear

Christian Hip-Hop artist Josiah Williams is all about the wrestle and flow.


2020 Grad Helps Get the Vaccine Out

Working for her hometown health department puts Ashley Slack on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight.


How Do You Build Community Connections?

Growing up as part of an immigrant community gives Alejandro Perez insights into larger issues and ideas for change.


Jeff Ledford Gets Up to Speed With His Plans

New grad driven to win in tight-knit world of dirt-track stock car racing.


Josh Otusanya Might Be the Funniest Person to Teach You About Life

An accounting major strikes comedy gold giving life advice on TikTok.


AsiaKai Dang Combines Her Education and Identity to Combat Hate

Drive and persistence led the digital activist to her dream job, helping uplift minority communities.


How to Enjoy Greek Life in the Age of Coronavirus

Sororities and fraternities adjust to a range of pandemic-related restrictions and limits.


How To Be The Change You Seek

Through both professional and personal pursuits, Taiwo Ninalowo powers human lives.


Calling All Actors: Joe Fulton Could Become Your New Best Friend

Emmy-nominated TV editor develops the final look for an episode.


A Successful Music Career May Mean Having Another Option

You may love to perform, but learning the business side of the entertainment industry could be the key to career success.


Unlocking New Ways to Prevent and Treat Illness

From medical research to training others, Feras Altwal M.S. ’14 hopes to find answers and help healing.


Women’s Basketball Makes First-Ever NCAA Tournament Appearance

The Braves beat Drake 78-70 in the Missouri Valley Conference championship to earn an automatic invitation to the Big Dance.


Unique Duo Holds Down the Anchor Desk

Student broadcasters further their dreams and tell creative stories on Bradley newscast.


When Animating Disney Movies Isn’t Your Only Fairytale Ending

Jack-of-all-trades animation major finds new ways to bring art to Peoria through digital magazine.


Pandemic or No, the Smith Career Center is Looking Out for Your Future

SCC staff can help you start preparing for life after Bradley as early as first year.


Starting a Six-Figure Business While in College

Natalie Konopka ’20 took advantage of all Bradley has to offer and used it to leverage a successful online clothing boutique.


Blending Academic Backgrounds Bolsters Research

TMJ project opens doors to physical therapy careers for students with engineering and sociology backgrounds.


Allison Walsh Believes in the Power of Storytelling

Filmmaker aims to document the often-untold everyday stories that are all around us.


French Fluency at Your Fingertips

Bradley students are furthering their language skills by texting directly with native French speakers.


Bradley senior develops program to aid in low-income secondary students

SpeechFluent helps Black and Latinx high school freshmen and sophomores improve their educational experience.


Social Work Students Take Center Stage in Battle Against COVID-19

While many classes shifted online, these essential workers spent 420 hours in the community helping others.


Want to Build Better Communication Skills? This Alum Has Some Helpful Tips

Speech team alum helps STEM professionals tap into their public speaking abilities.


Mechanical engineering major balances STEM with the creative arts

Graduating senior Nickolas Payne finishes his degree while pursuing creative writing and a love of studio art.


Zac Copper Washes Windows, Fixes Fire Damage and Kills Coronavirus

A fluke government contract turned the entrepreneurship major's hobby into a thriving cleaning and restoration business.


New Grad Elects to Make Voting Easier

App aims to drive turnout by putting key information in the palm of your hand


Artist Uses His Work to Create Unity

Using historic printing technology, an artist brings people together for a more egalitarian community.


Kimani Hewitt Shows Up and Knows His Worth

A remote summer internship created an enhanced learning experience for this human resource management major.


Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Bradley’s Latinx organizations plan a number of events surrounding the annual fall festival.


Colin Corbett Steps Up for COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

The assistant professor of economics joins other Peorians seeking to help end the coronavirus pandemic.


Andy Masur Calls for the Big Leagues

Grad steps into big-league role as regular radio announcer for his hometown team.


Capturing the Moment

Artist Michael Adams '02 channels his thoughts onto canvas over time and layers.


Girls Lighting the Way

EMBA graduate’s nonprofit aims to steer girls on a path toward successful careers and lives.


Moving Into a New Semester

Even with changes for COVID-19, the excitement of arriving and settling on campus remains.


An Oasis in the Desert

Alum steps up to find and deliver supplies to the far-flung Navajo Nation.


Moving forward

State transportation chief driven to make systems responsive to emerging needs and changing times.


Germ fighter

Chemistry grad in the front lines of the fight against communicable diseases, including COVID-19.


Stepping Up to Serve

Owen Mallery ’21 feels driven to give back to his small hometown.


Caught up in the game

Game designer provides an opportunity to live and work in other times and places.


Rapid Response Test

Brian Krueger ’05 heads a team that developed one of the first approved tests to detect the virus that causes COVID-19.


COVID-19 Cuts Opportunity Short

Teacher’s long-awaited Fulbright experience in Malaysia cut short by global COVID-19 pandemic.


Digging Disc Golf

Junior Jeremy Rapp aims to get others into the groove of disc golf.


Balancing Act

Carson Allen '23 combined remote study with helping his family restaurant feed the community.


Combat Colors

A new video game by two Bradley interactive media professors pits two players against each other, each wearing tinted goggles.


Keep Your Distance

You can help flatten the curve on the global pandemic. This chemistry experiment illustrates how.


Scientific Laws

STEM grad makes a choice and sails through a long career as a law professor.


Communication software bridges gap for ASL users

Working with team members from diverse disciplines, Pierre Paul ’19 made his translation project a reality.


Want to Discover the Next Shigeru Miyamoto?

See how Bradley students are helping high schoolers develop their game design talents.


Archivist in Training

Rich opportunities for undergraduate research helped Samantha Lechowicz ’20 find her calling.


Bradley Prepares for Dual Presidency

President Roberts and Incoming President Standifird lay out the first steps of their dual presidency


‘If we’re patient with each other, it’ll be OK’

Associate Professor of Organizational Communications Elena Gabor’s first impressions of the new normal.


A Silver Tongue

Na’Allah uses speech skills to buoy team and promote religious understanding


Best of Campus: March

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Hunkering Down in Peru

Trio finds spring trip extended due to the global COVID-19 pandemic causing the country’s shutdown.


So, You Want To Be In Pictures?

Group gives students a chance to develop cinematic visions.


Braves Win Back-To-Back MVC Championships

The Braves beat Valpo 80-66 for their second consecutive conference win.


Better Than Air Guitar

Want to make music but can’t play? This student invention will do it for you.


Best of Campus: February

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Getting an International Head Start

Prestigious conference gives Hunter Driggers ’19 new insights.


Grassroots Leaders

Engaged students breathe new life into campus NAACP chapter.


Lander Braggs found his dream at Bradley

Mechanical engineering brought him to Bradley, but his love for music kept him here.


Linking up with supply chains

Parental advice pays dividends as industrial engineering studies lead to job.


Bringing Books to Life

How sophomore Keelan Rodgers became an illustrator for two published works.


Best of Campus: January

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Solving Mysteries in the Mountains

Alumna treats rare conditions as a traveling physical therapist in the western U.S.


Kicking It

Club soccer offers opportunities on and off the field


A Hitchhikers’ Guide to Europe

Roadtrips and cross-cultural education spark Meyers’ interest in international business.


Healing Aches, Pains and Strains

Former athlete discovers physical therapy passion by helping friends recover from basketball and soccer injuries.


Exploring Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet

Biochemistry research finding organic solutions to superbugs


Best of Campus: December

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Top Stories from 2019

Relive the year’s best news in our top 10 most-viewed stories on the university website.


Dancing the Night Away

Swing dance tales from a spooky cabin and other hoppin’ spots


Best of Campus: November

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Diamonds are Maria Schroeder’s best friends

A softball standout is still on the field but trades her spikes for social media tools.


One Giant Leap for Engineering

Bradley student designs, builds replica hatch from Apollo 11 mission.


Practicing the Art of Science

With pencil and scalpel in hand, Johnson takes an artistic path to medical school.


Data Driven

How do students learn about Big Data? By studying in Bradley’s new business analytics curriculum.


Quartet Members Hit the Right Notes

After starting in Bradley Chorale, two grads still in rhythm together.


Best of Campus: October

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Campus Celebrates Convergence Center Dedication

Ceremony highlights educational opportunities in new $100 million building.


No Dropping Out

Bradley family helps student through medical nightmare


Research Rundown

Tips for improving productivity and employee morale.


A Fighting Chance

Char Figueroa '16 was a first-gen student. Now she helps others succeed.


Flight of a Lifetime

Rogers captures memories for Greater Peoria Honor Flight.


Professor to serve on County Board

Joining the Peoria County Board isn’t a trivial pursuit for one professor.


Sit in on: Aging – A Life Experience

How do we communicate and help our aging population? This class can show you how.


Best of Campus: September

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Working together for progress

Karen Farris-Cotton ’96 puts her communication background to work partnering for change.


Peoria roots, far-reaching talent

Music has been the ticket for Roger Roszell ’57 MBA ’59.


Turning Pro: Bradley Experience Makes Sports Dream Come True

Robert Hack ’15 used his experience behind the scenes at Bradley games to tackle a career in pro sports.


US News & World Report Names Bradley Best in Illinois

U.S. News and World Report has released its Best Colleges 2020 rankings and Bradley is named best in the state in numerous categories.


On the Move with Adam Byerly '11 MS '15 [VIDEO]

We caught up with Adam Byerly '11 M.S. '15, who teaches computer science, researches AI, plays guitar and is a Rubik's Cube addict.


Best of Campus: August

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Mobile Style

Brick and mortar stores aren't the only way to pursue a career in retail ownership.


Guitar hero by night, course builder by day

Bradley’s instructional designer thrives on constant creativity


Coming This Fall

Bradley's new Business and Engineering Convergence Center to open in October.


Roberts to Retire

University’s 11th president will step down May 2020.


Best of Campus: July

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Cure Potential

Senior Jennie Houser has researched possible cures for serious diseases and ways to combat drug resistance.


One Giant Leap for Engineering

Bradley University mechanical engineering major Andrew Barth ’20 brought a piece of space history to life for the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing.


Birthing a Business

Accounting grad creates subscription service


Pressing ahead with her art

Working with an historic method of printing lets an artist make a modern impression.


Taking His Shot

Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye reflects on his Bradley Experience.


Going places: New psychology award makes study abroad possible

Jasmine Oriekaose first to win travel award


Best of Campus: June

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Trying the director’s chair

Baty guides Bradley’s spring theatre show


A Man and His Machines

A lifelong innovator, Steve Pierz MBA ’94 brings his engineering and business savvy to build a bricklaying robot Down Under.


Sit in on: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

How does our lifetime of experiences, starting at birth, influence our behavior?


Adversity leads to career decision

A serious childhood illness paved the way for one student’s career choice.


Convergence in the Community

Convergence projects like the Bradley Fellows Program teach leadership skills and civic responsibility.


Best of campus: May

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Dahia Jackson creates a guy

Animation major’s quirky video short is a contest winner


Exploring Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet

Biochemistry research finding organic solutions to superbugs


The 54-year plan: Septuagenarian gets his degree

After successful career, psychology grad finishes what he started


On the Move with: Jon Neidy [VIDEO]

A walk-and-talk with Jon Neidy, executive director of the Smith Career Center and assistant vice president for student affairs, as he prepared for the Spring Job and Internship Fair.


Onward, Ever Onward

The Bradley family cheered nearly 1,000 graduates at the university’s annual spring commencement ceremony the Peoria Civic Center.


Sit in on: Consumer Behavior

How does where you live, where you grew up and everyday interactions influence what you buy — even down to your preferred brand of cereal?


Best of campus: April

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


First Jobs Don’t Last Forever

A former champion on Bradley’s speech team is on her fourth career choice with no signs of slowing down.


Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Sports communication major Nathan Nunez ’19 walked into his office for the first time and stared out the window in awe of his good fortune.


Bradley victorious nationally – again and again

Bradley’s speech team continues its tradition of excellence with two more national titles.


Cleaning up on the court, the classroom and around campus

Senior nets a wide range of accomplishments in four years on campus.


Setting a hall of fame example

Bradley Hall of Fame runner inspires on the track, on the water and in life.


Dentistry: the least-bloody medical career

Ben Herring ’22 finds career interest through job shadowing experience.


From the ashes: MFA grad creates a haven in West Africa

Renaissance woman Angela Franklin-Faye MFA ’85 is an artist, educator and advocate for international education.


Best of campus: March

Enjoy this month’s round up of campus happenings in pictures.


Braves’ valiant NCAA effort not quite enough

In what was a heartbreaking loss for the Braves and their fans, Bradley men’s basketball nearly clinched the first game of the NCAA’s March Madness against no. 2 seed Michigan State.


First cousins bonded by kidney transplant

Resilient education grad encourages organ donation: “You could save a life”.


Sit in on: Music In Media

Students learn the importance of music choices in media in our latest story on Bradley cool courses.


Athletics on Upward Trajectory

Athletics, particularly on the national stage, has always been a point of pride for Bradley University.


Tales of a young actor

Modeling and acting not only helped create a college fund, they also enhanced O’Donnell’s Bradley experience.


Leap of faith

Taking a big step into the unknown pays off for Bradley runner Niamh Markham.


Best of campus: February

It’s been a busy month on campus with basketball wins, engaging speakers and a job fair. Take a look:


Epilepsy: More prevalent than people realize

Bryan Anderson ’94 and his team at the Chicagoland affiliate of the Epilepsy Foundation of America work to help people with this misunderstood disease.


Off the beaten path: Engineering grad grateful for desert adventure

Michelle Gerrity Klein '12 went off the beaten path to compete in the 1,500-mile Rebelle Rally last October.


No identity? No problem

For 25 years, Bradley women’s basketball coach Andrea Gorski ’92 wanted her teams’ identity to be a tenacious defense and free-flowing offense, blending styles she learned from her high school coach, Nancy Sullivan, and her Bradley mentor, Lisa Boyer.


No identity? No problem

Women’s basketball carves new path to record-breaking year.


Braves’ tennis coached by father/son duo

After decades playing and coaching tennis at the high school, college and recreational levels, Steve Tyler still has a passion for the game.


Best of campus: January

The new year brought lots of new snow as the polar vortex descended on campus; construction continued on the business and engineering complex; the annual Spring Forum had lots of great discussion; and Braves’ fan cheered their big win over Illinois State.


Sit in on: Social Entrepreneurship

For our series on great Bradley courses, this month we take you to students pursuing causes they’re passionate about by looking at organizations that make an impact.


Opera Stage To Life Stage

A mezzo-soprano with the Met trades her singing skills for listening skills.


Art Becomes Her

Rediscovering watercolor painting helps longtime artist heal.


Gaming and Celebrities

Students show off creation at international convention


Foodie Fun For Life

Dietetic interns launch healthy snack program in Peoria schools.


Sit in on: Sports, Media, and Society

For our series on great Bradley courses, this month we take you to the world of sports communication and the student who found her voice.


From farm to international table

A childhood spent on the farm ultimately led this alumna to plant-based living and to exotic locales like India and Costa Rica.


Playing by the (new) rules

A sense of sportsmanship and fair play underpins athletics. But is it keeping up with changes in technology, injury concerns, fan expectations and the growth of e-sports?


Sit in on: Samurai in Japanese History

What was the class that made you think a little differently about the world? In this new series, we ask faculty to share fascinating ideas from some of the favorite classes they teach.


Best of campus: 2018

Many great things happened this year at Bradley University. Here’s a look back at 2018.


Two Guitars, One Drum Set and Three Sharks

Bradley students come together in a punk rock group with a unique sound.


Best of campus: November

In this new series we bring you images from recent happenings on campus. This time we feature a pumpkin-eating squirrel; the founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the first campus snowfall; and the 4th annual Charley Steiner Symposium.


Emmy Win: Career Boost or Statue?

Winning an Emmy award is certainly a prestigious honor, but does it help your career? Two Bradley award-winners share their perspectives.


Together We Work [Video]

For “Together We Work,” musician Josiah Williams ’14 recruited family and friends and enlisted artist Chelsie Tamms ’16 to create signs. Williams serves as neighborhood enhancement coordinator for the city of Peoria, and Tamms owns Lettering Works, a custom lettering and design company.


Sit in on: Human Centered Design

What was the class that made you think a little differently about the world? In this new series, we ask faculty to share fascinating ideas from some of the favorite classes they teach.


Honoring Two We Lost

Last week, the Bradley family learned of the tragic deaths of two of its longtime employees, Susan Berry Brill de Ramírez and Antonio “Tony” Ramírez Barron ’78.


Is Time Travel Possible?

Time travel has long been a subject of fascination, leading to plots for novels, comic books, movies and more. Associate Professor Jose Lozano looks at how the tenets of physics relate to this enduring topic.


On the Move with Annie Schuver '18 [VIDEO]

We caught up with Annie Schuver ’18, the National Forensic Association’s 2018 national champion in impromptu speaking, who shared her Bradley Experience and some of the more interesting facts she learned with the speech team.