September 24, 2020 at 9:45am

Millikin student hones her craft in Theatre Design and Production

When Katelynn Watkins, senior design and production major from Pekin, Ill., enrolled at Millikin University almost four years ago she admittedly did not know anything about the School of Theatre & Dance's costume shop. Now in the fall semester of her senior year, Watkins is ready to take the theatre production world by storm when she graduates in spring 2021.

September 18, 2020 at 11:30am

MU student and professor team up for research study on art therapy

Art therapy is a unique expression of creativity that can foster healing and well-being. Whether you are creating art or viewing other people's art, it can boost self-esteem, develop social skills, cope with stress and help explore emotions, but how effective is it?

August 14, 2020 at 9:15am

"Every piece I make is different and has a different purpose"

Courtney Zimmerman has a passion for pottery, a talent she discovered as a student at Millikin University. Her motivation to develop her craft and become her own boss has led to successful pottery business she's built online and through social media.

January 3, 2020 at 11:30am

Millikin University's Art Therapy program opens doors to teaching artistic expression

Read this story and more in the 2019-20 Winter Edition of Blue Review

For some people art is a way to de-stress after a long day, and for some, it is a way to heal during and after a traumatic experience. The Art Therapy program at Millikin University prepares its students to be able to teach all the above.

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