Top Reads

December 26, 2017

From academic achievements to unique student experiences, 2017 brought many proud moments 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.

The top 10 most-viewed web stories from 2017 are:

One of the Best
Bradley University continued a streak of 20-plus years as a top-10 university in U.S. News and World Report’s annual America’s Best Colleges rankings.

Breaking Basketball Barriers
Former women's basketball team manager Taylor Jackson '17 is pursuing NBA coaching dreams.

Summer Orientation
Bradley’s extensive summer orientation ensures all students get their university career off to the right start by introducing them to campus life and to the challenges and opportunities they will encounter along the way.

Crazy Train to Peoria
From Iowa to Illinois, with visits to Nebraska, Oregon and countless towns along the way, Nick Kelly’s life has been a wild ride.

Splendid Speakers
Bradley University hosted the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament the first weekend in April and finished fourth as a team.

Senior Sound Bites
Read reflections from a few of the May graduates.

Honoring Bob Michel
Retired Congressman Robert H. Michel ’48 passed away on February 17.

Quality Education
Bradley is once again named one of the best in the country for student engagement according to the 2nd annual edition of The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings.

24-7 Education
Bradley students wanting to make the most of their academic experience find a home in the Honors Program, which offers opportunities for deep conversations and learning experiences beyond the normal classroom setting.

Comic-Con for Programmers
Graduate computer science student Afreen Rahman entered her first two hackathons to gain programming experience.