Millikin University to manage new Macon County Teen Justice Program
Millikin University, in collaboration with the Macon County State's Attorney's Office and the Andreas Foundation, are pleased to announce that the new Macon County Teen Justice Program will be operated and managed by Millikin University starting August 1, 2017.
Millikin faculty prepare for Total Solar Eclipse
The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, is fast approaching. The event is being described as the "Great American Eclipse" as it will be visible in totality only within a band across the entire contiguous United States.
Millikin camp aims to excite students about chemistry
Chemistry is a part of our lives every day and Millikin University is working to change the stereotypes surrounding the subject by providing chemistry summer camps.
Simulations prepare Millikin nursing students for critical thinking
For the last six years, Millikin University's Summer Nursing Internship program has helped student nurses to begin to "think like a nurse." The six-week program covers various topics including ethics, communication, end of life issues, decision-making processes along with test taking skills.
Millikin student-athletes receive academic honors
Millikin University, in conjunction with the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), announced its Jack Swartz Award Recipients and the CCIW Academic All-Conference team for the Spring season of 2017.
Millikin track and field athletes senior Emma Hoyer (Champaign, University H.S.) and senior Timothee McElroy (Mt. Zion, H.S.) were selected as the Jack Swartz winners for the Spring season.
Learning a Technique
Korinne Frankford, a senior at Millikin University, is looking forward to the day when she'll become a pharmacist. Frankford is a chemistry major from Alton, Ill., and her previous experiences of job-shadowing pharmacists in hospital and retail settings has confirmed her passion for wanting to attend pharmacy school.
Millikin Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship course to be held in Italy
In July 2016, Millikin University partnered with National Foodworks Services to create a food innovation and entrepreneurship course offered for the spring 2017 semester. The course was also made possible through a grant from the Lumpkin Family Foundation. The course was held at National Foodworks Services in Decatur, Ill.
Students 'create change' during SMASH Camp at Millikin
Millikin University once again teamed up with Decatur Public Schools to host Students at Millikin Academic Summer Holiday, better known as SMASH Camp, from June 5 – 30.
Millikin maintains its founder's traditions
Millikin University has operated under the philosophy of providing an education that combines theory with practice through a unique experience called Performance Learning. Through immersive experiences such as internships, co-teaching, running a business, presenting research to experts, and performing in front of audiences, Millikin students find new ways to live out their learning and reap the rewards of their hard work.