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Posts published by “Michael Echeverri”

Panel expands knowledge on global mindset

The Peoria Area World Affairs Council presented a panel about education in a globalized economy in Westlake Hall last night to a crowd of Bradley students and Peoria locals. The panel consisted of Peoria Public Schools Superintendent Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat, Bradley education professor Heljä Antola-Crowe and…

Speaker shares experience with gender identity

Students had the opportunity to learn about the gender spectrum during a presentation by Jacob Tobia, a comedian LGBTQ+ advocate and author. Tobia recounted the ups and downs of their personal journey with their identity as a way of tackling the nuances of gender. Tobia…

Opening ceremony heralds Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off with an opening ceremony in the Garrett Cultural Center Wednesday. The month is meant to celebrate and highlight Hispanic culture and will include a variety of events hosted by the Association of Latin American Students and the Office of Diversity…

Accidental journalist shares knowledge, experience

Time magazine senior writer and bestselling author Lev Grossman gave a talk about his long and unorthodox career in journalism in the Peplow Pavilion last night. “I’ve been a journalist for about 20 years, and I’ve learned some things along the way,” Grossman said. “I’ve…

Library gets a facelift

After years of poor reviews, the Cullom Davis Library will finally undergo a major renovation this summer, the first since 1990. This year’s renovations will primarily concern the first and second floors. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while,” Library Executive Director…

Website update scheduled for summer

The Bradley website will be getting a major update this summer, changing the visual presentation and content of the site. “This is a project the Office of Marketing and Publications has been anxious to work on for quite some time,” Director of Web Marketing and…

Professor explores Vienna through movies

English professor Timothy Conley gave a talk about the cinematic portrayal of Vienna, Austria, in the Wyckoff room in Cullom-Davis Library Tuesday. The presentation was based on Conley’s book, “Screening Vienna: The City of Dreams in English-Language Cinema,” which was published February. Conley said he…

Small business feature: Costume Trunk

The opportunity to become someone else is just a quick drive down Main Street. The Costume Trunk, located at 710 W. Main Street, rents and sells theatrical, masquerade and mascot costumes as well as makeup, wigs and accessories.   “We’ve been here since 1981,” owner…

Professor chosen as Chemist of the Year

Bradley chemistry professor Kurt Field has been selected as the 2015 Illinois Heartland American Chemical Society’s Chemist of the Year. The American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society and a leading source for authoritative scientific information. “I am humbled to have received the…

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