September 18, 2017 at 12:15pm

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra opening concert "Inspired by Shakespeare"

The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO) will kick off its 2017-2018 performance season with an opening night concert "Inspired by Shakespeare" on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin University's campus.

September 12, 2017 at 12:45pm

Millikin ranked among "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest

U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Millikin University as one of the leading institutions in the country. U.S. News & World Report's 2018 "Best Colleges" guidebook, released Sept. 12, ranks Millikin No. 11 in the "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest" category. Millikin was also ranked among the "Best Value Schools" in the Midwest.

September 11, 2017 at 2:30pm

Millikin enrollment increase draws on Decatur, international students

Freshman enrollment numbers are up at Millikin University for the 2017-2018 academic year. Millikin welcomed 474 first-year students to campus for the fall 2017 semester, an increase of 26 freshman students.

Among the first-year students is Decatur, Ill., native Haley Vemmer, a mathematics-actuarial science major, who was the 2017 valedictorian at St. Teresa High School.

September 11, 2017 at 11:30am

Millikin enrollment numbers up for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Millikin University has seen measurable growth in freshman enrollment numbers. This August, Millikin welcomed 474 first-year students to campus for the start of the fall 2017 semester, an increase of 26 freshman students.

September 8, 2017 at 12:30pm

Big Blue Backpacks program impacts local community in first year

Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin University student-run organization seeking to make a positive impact in the Decatur, Ill., community and the lives of children and families, began its second year of providing nourishment and wellness to students in need at Dennis Lab School on Sept. 8, 2017.

September 6, 2017 at 12:15pm

Millikin University to host Congress to Campus

Millikin University students and central Illinois area residents will have the unique opportunity to learn from two retired members of the United States House of Representatives during a Congress to Campus event on Thursday, Sept. 21, on Millikin's campus. The Campus Congress Program is provided by The United States Association of Former Members of Congress.

September 1, 2017 at 10:30am

Pro-Bot Programming

Computer programming may be an intimidating skill to learn. It's a process of creating a set of instructions to tell a computer how to perform a task. The Information Systems (IS) program in Millikin University's Tabor School of Business is helping lower the barrier of programming by offering a dual credit course called Programming Fundamentals.

August 31, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra continues Labor Day concert tradition

Beginning his second year as conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO), Dr. Sergey Bogza enjoys preparing the musical selections for the annual Labor Day Pops concert. The concert was one of his first opportunities to get to know his audience and the community.

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