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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.


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

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.


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.


Rocking out

One professor decided to combine her artistic skills and some garden-variety stones to let her students know someone cares and supports them during the rocky times at college.


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.