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Bradley Hilltopics

Winter 2009 • Volume 15, Issue 1  

Web Exclusives
Krupa fills in for Schock | Fitzgerald to speak at commencement on Dec. 20 | BU professors address financial crisis | Hostage in Mumbai | BU senior participates in Fellows Program at Stanford | Science Foundation Grant | Parkinson's expert honored | Print and drawing exhibition coming | Alums meet BRAD COHEN ’96 | Front of the Class viewing party | Student nurses convention | Past faculty award recipients | Launching interest in engineering | Cape Buffalo hunt | Sewing class | Slideshows: Markin Center; Founder’s Day/Homecoming 2008; STEPS engineering camp

 

Fitzgerald to speak at commencement on Dec. 20

Patrick J. Fitzgerald, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois since 2001, will deliver the keynote address at Bradley’s commencement ceremony on December 20. Read more >

Bradley professors address financial crisis

A slide presentation presented by Dr. Joshua J. Lewer & Dr. Robert C. Scott of Bradley’s Economics Department addresses the roots of the current financial crisis. Read more >

Hostage in Mumbai

Emeritus professor Yahya Safdari was one of the hostages at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mubai last month. He was visiting India with his son Yusuf Safdari. Dr. Safdari taught mechanical engineering at Bradley from 1964 to 2005. Read a Journal Star interview with him by ERINN DESHINSKY ’05. Read more >

BU senior participates in Fellows Program at Stanford

A senior majoring in mechanical engineering was honored to be part of Stanford’s Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education Fellows Program. JONATHAN SAUDER ’09 spent a week in California. Read more >

Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation awarded Bradley a $600,000 grant for talented and disadvantaged students who enroll in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. Read more >

Parkinson's expert honored

DR. MICHAEL REZAK, MA ’72, the Department of Psychology’s 2008 Distinguished Alumnus, spoke on campus December 5 about his career in neuropsychology. Read more >

Print and drawing exhibition coming this spring

The 32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition will be held in March and April. Read more >

Alums meet BRAD COHEN ’96

Wedding-bound alums enjoy chance meeting with BRAD COHEN ’96 in Atlanta. Read more >

Lydia’s Lounge hosts Hallmark Hall of Fame viewing party

In a personal video, BRAD COHEN ’96 welcomes students to watch what it's like to live with Tourette syndrome in the movie based on his book, Front of the Class. Read more >

Student nurses convention

Bradley students hosted nursing students and faculty from across the state. Read more (sidebar) >

Past faculty award recipients

Six Bradley professors and instructors were honored for excellence on Founderís Day 2008. Take a look back at earlier recipients of the Putnam Award, the Samuel Rothberg Award, Caterpillar Faculty Awards, and the Francis C. Mergen Award. Read more >

Launching interest in engineering

Bradley University’s STEPS Camp provided area high school students an introduction to engineering last summer. Read more >

Cape Buffalo hunt

In his own words, MARK WOERNER í77 describes his African hunting trip to capture a Cape Buffalo. Read more >

Fond memories of sewing class

CHARLENE “SKIP” BECKER CRAVENS ’52 recalls going to Bradley Hall for sewing lessons in the early 1940s as a student at St. Marks Catholic School. Read more >

Slideshows

Markin Center pictorial tour from the pages of Bradley Hilltopics magazine

Founder’s Day/Homecoming 2008

STEPS engineering camp

 

Krupa fills in for Schock | Fitzgerald to speak at commencement on Dec. 20 | BU professors address financial crisis | Hostage in Mumbai | BU senior participates in Fellows Program at Stanford | Science Foundation Grant | Parkinson's expert honored | Print and drawing exhibition coming | Alums meet BRAD COHEN ’96 | Front of the Class viewing party | Student nurses convention | Past faculty award recipients | Launching interest in engineering | Cape Buffalo hunt | Sewing class | Slideshows: Markin Center; Founder’s Day/Homecoming 2008; STEPS engineering camp