May 19, 2021 at 10:15am

 "Today marks the beginning of your independent life."

Commencement has a very special and symbolic significance. By definition, it means initiation, inception, or a time when something begins, and for the Millikin University graduating Class of 2021, it meant taking the next step.

May 17, 2021 at 1:15pm

Memorial for Arvid W. Adell

September 30, 1935 - May 13, 2021

Roscoe, Illinois

Arvid Adell was born on September 30, 1935 and passed away on May 13, 2021.

Arvid was the chairman of the Philosophy Department at Millikin University where he coached basketball and gold before his full retirement in 2013 and the Pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Decatur, IL until 2000.

May 14, 2021 at 2:30pm

"It's a community that is always tight-knit but always seemingly expanding."

One of the most challenging and unique academic years at Millikin University is coming to a close. Millikin and other institutions of higher learning were compelled to change almost everything they do because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now the spring 2021 semester has wrapped up and commencement is on the horizon.

May 11, 2021 at 2:15pm

Donations help provide research-quality instruments

On May 6th, three Decatur-based (Ill.) oncologists visited Millikin University's Chemistry Department to see first-hand how their personal donations made an immense impact in providing research-quality instruments that will allow Millikin students to grow as scientists, researchers, and maybe even, doctors.

April 30, 2021 at 3:15pm

Millikin students honored for scholarly work

Millikin University's Celebrations of Scholarship is the culmination of the academic year; an all-day event that puts the outstanding achievements of students from all majors front and center for the entire campus community to witness. It's a forum that recognizes academics and honors personal success. 

April 30, 2021 at 3:45pm

Speaking with the Stars

Denny Patterson HeadshotAnswering questions instead of asking them in an interview setting takes Millikin University alumnus Denny Patterson, Class of 2013, out of his comfort zone.