August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

Science Entrepreneurship Speaker Series focuses on job creation

The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE), a signature program of Millikin's Center for Entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce its speaker series for the fall 2017 semester. This fall, all presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the new University Commons on Millikin's campus. Presentations are free and open to the public, and no tickets or reservations are required. 

July 26, 2017 at 11:30am

Cells and Shells

Reptiles are known to be very tolerant of different bacteria such as Salmonella, says Millikin University biology major Whitney Gray. Past research has shown that reptiles rely on more innate immune spots rather than adaptive.

May 12, 2017 at 11:15am

Millikin biology major awarded Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship

Whitney Gray

Millikin University biology major Whitney Gray, a junior from Greenville, Ill., has been named the recipient of the Summer 2017 Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH).

May 9, 2017 at 11:15am

Millikin biology students win top awards at Tri-Beta Conference

Millikin University biology students earned the most awards at the 2017 Beta Beta Beta North Central 1 District Conference on April 22 at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

Led by research advisors Dr. Travis Wilcoxen, associate professor of biology, and Dr. Laura Zimmerman, assistant professor of biology, nine Millikin biology majors presented their research.

April 11, 2017 at 10:30am

Biology student earns Best Poster Award at Sigma Zeta National Convention

Members of Millikin University's Pi chapter of Sigma Zeta attended the 2017 Sigma Zeta National Chapter Convention at Marian University in Indianapolis, Ind., March 23-25. Close to 170 students and faculty attended the convention.

Sigma Zeta is a national honor society for undergraduate students majoring in the natural sciences, computer sciences, or mathematics.

December 13, 2016 at 2:15pm

Millikin students' research focuses on fight against cancer

Students under the guidance of Dr. Jennifer Schroeder, associate professor of biology at Millikin University, have spent the past semester researching the potential benefits of different cancer treatments.

December 13, 2016 at 10:45am

Wild bird feeding has become a great way to bring wild animals right into your backyard. The industry is also seeing more than $3 billion dollars spent annually on birdseed alone. As popular as bird feeding is, few people think about the negative impacts that feeding could have on the birds.

October 25, 2016 at 1:30pm

Many undergraduates at Millikin University have opportunities to engage in various research projects each academic year. Through research studies, Millikin students gain Performance Learning skills that are necessary for post-graduate work.

Inside the labs of the Leighty-Tabor Science Center, three Millikin students are working on breast cancer cell research this fall in collaboration with Dr. Jennifer Schroeder, Millikin associate professor of biology.

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