Best of 2014

December 23, 2014

From academic achievements to a new University mascot, 2014 brought the Hilltop many proud moments that were chronicled on Bradley’s website and social media. Take a look back at the top 10 most-viewed web stories. You are also invited to like, share, or tweet your favorite highlights from the past 365 days.

On February 22, Bradley fans met Kaboom!, the new mascot. Kaboom!’s reveal was the most-viewed event of the year. Watch video highlights and an interview with the mascot below.

Bradley also received high marks from U.S.News & World Report and The Princeton Review. The University moved up to the No. 4 spot in the U.S.News rankings and received a “Best Midwestern University” designation from Princeton Review. These stories were the second and third most-viewed stories.

The rest of the top 10 stories showed Bradley students’ achievements in diverse learning environments. Among other top stories, readers followed students’ blogs from January study abroad trips and read of top interns’ accomplishments on the job.

The top-10 most-viewed web stories in 2014 are:

  1. New University Mascot Unveiled
    Watch video highlights from Kaboom!'s premiere game
  2. Bradley Ranked 4th by U.S.News & World Report
    University also recognized as a Great School at a Great Price
  3. Among the Best
    Princeton Review includes Bradley in top colleges list
  4. Congratulations, Graduates
    Bradley celebrates Class of 2014
  5. Journals from the Road: London & Paris
    Follow the adventures of students studying abroad during January Interim
  6. Exemplary Interns
    University’s Smith Career Center announces top interns of 2013
  7. Record Concert
    Wiz Khalifa concert sets campus concert attendance record
  8. Welcome, Class of 2018
    Busy weekend welcomes students to the Hilltop
  9. Newborn Nurse
    Hospital externship offers neonatal experience
  10. Summer Studies
    Follow Bradley students on their adventures across the globe during May Interim