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Bradley University students returning to campus for the spring semester will be quarantining again. But it won't look exactly the same as last fall's hunker down.

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A ultraviolet robot under development in Peoria could be an affordable and safe sanitation option for hospitals, offices, and other indoor spaces.

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A Bradley University online doctoral nursing student has died after contracting COVID-19.

Bradley University students won't have a pass/fail grading option available this semester.

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Bradley University's fall semester during the COVID-19 pandemic was unlike any other in the school's recent history.

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Bradley University graduate and social justice advocate Pierre Paul is leading a team working on a program to help hearing impaired individuals.

Bradley University's nascent esports program is growing by leaps and bounds during the COVID-19 pandemic, as students look for new ways to connect while remaining socially distant.

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Bradley University's COVID-19 campus positivity rate has dropped to its lowest-ever level, but the university also failed to reach its 250 tests-per-week goal for the first time in several weeks.

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Bradley University students won't get a spring break next semester. But they'll get a longer winter break to compensate.

Provost Walter Zakahi announced Friday that Bradley will cancel the traditional March 15-19 spring break as a COVID-19 exposure reduction measure. The spring semester will begin Jan. 27, a week later than usual.

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The pandemic has drastically changed how we watch movies. That's having a big impact not only on movie studios, but also theaters and streaming platforms.

It appears Bradley University's new post-quarantine restrictions on student activities have taken a big bite out of COVID-19's spread on campus.

Bradley University's COVID-19 positivity rate fell nearly by half as it comes out of a two-week, all-student quarantine.

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More people are looking for a distraction from life's troubles right now. Bradley University assistant professor of interactive media Tim Hutchings knows that firsthand — and he's created his own solution.

Bradley University is lifting the all-student quarantine on Wednesday, but many COVID-19-related restrictions will remain in place.

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Bradley University is making good on its promise to step up disciplinary enforcement to control the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

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Peoria City/County Health Department Administrator Monica Hendrickson said they're keeping a close eye on Bradley University to see if the two-week all-student quarantine is getting the COVID-19 spread on campus under control.

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Bradley University's one-week COVID-19 positivity rate now stands at 14.4% as the university experiences a spike in new cases.

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Whether in Dubai, Pittsburgh, or Peoria, Sam Kherat believes in preparing people for the 21st century workplace.

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Bradley University is looking to correct the institution's COVID-19 course with a two-week all-student quarantine period.

Bradley University is ordering all students to quarantine and learn remotely for the next two weeks.

Bradley University is reporting 18 new cases of COVID-19 among the campus community this week.

From Aug. 28-Sept. 3, a total of 216 tests were administered by Bradley University Health Services. That's fewer than the 250 to 300 tests the university said it would conduct weekly. Results on seven tests are pending.

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The class of 2020 had a lot taken from them by this pandemic. Not being able to finish their senior year was hard enough, but those students who are now college freshmen are struggling with gaining independence during these strange and unpredictable times.

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Could Bradley University adopt the University of Illinois' COVID-19 saliva test? Probably not right away, said Bradley University President Stephen Standifird.

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The first week of Bradley University's fall 2020 semester is done, but there's still a long way to go yet.

Bradley University is reporting a COVID-19 positivity rate of just over 2.5% as the first week of class wraps up.

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Bradley University will not reduce tuition or fees for students who take some or all of their classes online this year.

COVID-19 means the return to the Hilltop will look very different for Bradley University students this year.


Bradley University said a COVID-19 outbreak among 12 students was traced back to a small, off-campus gathering where no mask-wearing or social distancing happened.

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Concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are leading college sports associations to delay or cancel the start of their fall 2020 sports seasons.


Update 3:30 p.m.| Bradley University is confirming a COVID-19 outbreak involving members of its campus orientation program.