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.

November 25, 2019 at 2:15pm

Annual event benefits local not-for-profit

"The things that we do in the community wouldn't be possible without people like you contributing your times, talents and funds to such a worthy cause," said Cindy Jackson, operations manager of The Good Samaritan Inn, as she addressed a crowd-filled banquet room in the University Commons on the evening of Nov. 22 on Millikin University's campus.

November 15, 2019 at 10:30am

Art student's printmaking work recognized by National Association of Women Artists

The printmaking artwork of Millikin University auditing art student Amy Stockwell has been accepted into the National Juried Exhibition "Printmaking and Encaustic Painting, Pressed and Waxed," sponsored by the National Association of Women Artists Inc. (NAWA).

July 9, 2019 at 9:45am

Blue Connection Artist-in-Residence uses painting to draw out emotions

Blue Connection, Millikin University's student-run retail art gallery located in downtown Decatur, Ill., is a space that has helped define Stephen Gardner's college experience.

May 14, 2019 at 3:30pm

Millikin students showcase short films and animations

Teams of filmmakers and animators were given a unique opportunity to create and exhibit their work at Millikin University's first "Images in Motion" film festival, presented by Millikin's Arts Technology Department. The film festival was held April 26 on Millikin's campus at Albert Taylor Theatre.

March 20, 2019 at 10:15am

MU students honored for artistic designs

Millikin University Arts Technology and Graphic Design students Elsa Rotramel, Molly McCool, Susan Chang, Kade Nylen, and recent graduate Tyler Clemons, each received 2019 Regional American Advertising Awards (ADDY) from the American Advertising Federation. The students were honored for their artistic designs at the Regional American Advertising Federation Awards Gala on Feb. 28 in Peoria, Ill.

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