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Alumni & Friends
The Big Blue What?
May 6, 2015, 6:15pm
When the late Carl Head, professor emeritus of engineering, first referred to Millikin’s 1916 undefeated football team as “Big Blue,” he created a quandary. What type of creature could...
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Alumni & Friends | College of Arts & Sciences
For an Extinct Bird ...
May 6, 2015, 6:00pm
Did you know that the last wild passenger pigeon now nests at Millikin? The bird’s wings were, shall we say, permanently clipped in March 1901 near Oakford, Ill., and shortly thereafter,...
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Alumni & Friends | Campus
Millideks Go Digital
May 6, 2015, 5:45pm
All 94 issues of Millikin’s yearbook, Millidek, covering the years from 1906 to 1999 — approximately 20,000 pages — are now available through an online archive site....
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Academic | Alumni & Friends
JMS Program Anniversary
May 6, 2015, 5:30pm
Did you agonize over choosing just the right topic for your JMS project as a Millikin student? You now have that in common with 40 years of MU alumni and students. This academic year marks...
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Alumni & Friends | Athletics
Wrestling Returns
May 6, 2015, 5:15pm
After an absence of seven years, wrestling is returning to the Big Blue lineup of NCAA Division III varsity program offerings for the 2015-16 academic year. The university is also exploring...
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