Bradley http://peoriapublicradio.org en Bradley University grad programs double in global interest http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-grad-programs-double-global-interest <div>Bradley University's graduate school programs &nbsp;are seeing a surge of interest from international students. Nearly 800 students applied to graduate programs starting this fall. That's double the applications from a year ago. Doctor Jeff Bakken is dean of Bradley's Graduate School. He says the university stepped-up social media outreach for international students to attract them to the area:</div><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:40:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 26523 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University grad programs double in global interest Bradley University plans $7 million in cuts http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-plans-7-million-cuts <div>Bradley University is looking to make $7 million in cuts this summer to hit a balanced budget next academic year. Bradley President Joanne Glasser says this fall’s freshman class is projected at 970 students. That’s 110 fewer students compared to last year’s freshman class, although the numbers could change before school starts in the fall.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:35:57 +0000 Alex Rusciano 24350 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University plans $7 million in cuts Bradley students’ Rules of War campaign in national competition http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-students-rules-war-campaign-national-competition <p>Bradley University students are getting recognition for a campaign that highlights global human conflict. &nbsp;The students partnered with the Central Illinois Red Cross as part of the International Humanitarian Law campaign. The campaign had students from across the country create projects to showcase how people are treated during times of conflict. &nbsp;Bradley University’s campaign created simulations about child soldiers and being judged by a war tribunal to highlight the effects of conflict. Thu, 08 May 2014 21:52:25 +0000 Tami Yost 23024 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley students’ Rules of War campaign in national competition EU diplomats talk free trade at Bradley University http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/eu-diplomats-talk-free-trade-bradley-university <div>Bradley University hosted a panel with foreign diplomats to talk about negotiations for the latest possible free trade agreement. &nbsp;The U.S. and European Union are in talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Angela Weck directs the Peoria Area World Affairs Council that hosted the event. &nbsp;She says an eventual agreement will impact Central Illinois:</div><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 00:01:54 +0000 Alex Rusciano 22681 at http://peoriapublicradio.org EU diplomats talk free trade at Bradley University Bradley University’s animation program gets high ranks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-s-animation-program-gets-high-ranks <p>Bradley University is ranked as the 18th best animation school in the Midwest. This year's Animation School Rankings also list Bradley as the 83rd best animation school in the country. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:13:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 22634 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University’s animation program gets high ranks Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/civil-rights-leader-urges-courage-bradley-university-event <div>The only living member of the “Big Six” leaders of the Civil Rights Movement spoke at Bradley University today. Congressman John Lewis was also a close friend of Martin Luther King Junior. &nbsp;He urged the hundreds in attendance to have courage in standing up against injustice. &nbsp;But Lewis also praised Central Illinois for a strong history of leadership:</div><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:09:51 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21669 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Civil Rights leader urges courage at Bradley University event Bradley University to unveil new mascot Saturday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-unveil-new-mascot-saturday <div>Bradley University debuts its new gargoyle mascot this weekend. The University picked the gargoyle after a two-year process of focus groups on the issue. Bradley Athletics Director Michael Cross says the University will keep the &nbsp;‘Braves’ nickname for sporting events:</div><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:31:01 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19201 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University to unveil new mascot Saturday Bradley students heading to Russia for Olympic Games http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-students-heading-russia-olympic-games <div>Eighteen Bradley University students are interning for NBC during the Winter Olympics in Russia next month. &nbsp;Twelve students are working stateside, and six are heading overseas for the winter games. &nbsp;Students in the communications department do everything from front-line tasks to production jobs for NBC. Paul Gulliford chairs Bradley’s Communications Department. He says the students had in-depth training during the time they were preparing for the interviews with NBC for the slots:</div><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:45:51 +0000 Alex Rusciano 17998 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley students heading to Russia for Olympic Games Bradley University selects gargoyle as mascot http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-selects-gargoyle-mascot <p>Bradley University also has a new mascot. &nbsp;The university has selected the gargoyle to represent its athletic teams. &nbsp;Bradley officials say the move follows a two-year process of focus groups on the issue. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:13:43 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13609 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University selects gargoyle as mascot Bradley entrepreneurship program rises in national ranking http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-entrepreneurship-program-rises-national-ranking <p>Bradley University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program has risen in national rankings. &nbsp;A survey conducted by the Princeton Review for Entrepreneur Magazine looked at more than 2,000 institutions. &nbsp;Bradley’s program ranks 19th. &nbsp;That’s compared to getting the 23rd spot last year. &nbsp;Criteria for the rankings include having successful entrepreneurs as staff members and providing entrepreneurial experiences outside of the classroom. &nbsp;</p><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:24:58 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12198 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley entrepreneurship program rises in national ranking