Biology undergrads begin independent research experiences
Millikin University students are being flexible this summer as plans for their individual research projects have seen some changes. Due to COVID-19, students were not able to start their research when they originally planned and there will be many precautions as they start this essential part of their education.
Student's research examines how human actions effect fish
Millikin University junior biology major Alyssa Vignos, of New Berlin, Ill., has received a 2020 Billings Field Biology Summer Research Fellowship.
Millikin graduate motivated now more than ever to become a surgeon
The world has been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, faculty and staff at Millikin University have brought classes to online and distant learning modes, students have adapted and continued learning in new ways, all working to keep Millikin's Performance Learning mission going.
Millikin academic departments donate supplies to Decatur-area hospitals
In light of the shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millikin University Chemistry and Biology Departments as well as the School of Nursing donated supplies to HSHS St. Mary's Hospital and Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH) in Decatur, Ill., on Wednesday, March 25.
Rubi Rodriguez and Matt Brown on the Millikin experience, scholarships and "completing the circle"
One is studying biology, the other is studying business management. One is president of the Latin American Student Organization, the other is a linebacker on the football team. One is a Long-Vanderburg Scholar, and the other is a Presidential Scholar.
Biology majors using research to make a difference
Millikin student's "vision" is set on optometry
All Mackenzie Martin wanted to do as a young girl was pick up a book and read. When she was told that she needed to limit her time reading due to issues with her vision, she was traumatized.
A native of Paris, Ill., Martin went through a few years of constant visits to the optometrist office for vision therapy sessions.