May 23, 2018 at 12:30pm

MU student to work with nuclear pharmacists at Decatur Memorial Hospital

Millikin University physics and mathematics double major Marshall Youngblood has been named the recipient of the Summer 2018 Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH).

May 15, 2018 at 1:30pm

Project Wildbird puts Millikin on bird feeding research map

Since 2005, Millikin University has been making a name for itself with its wild bird feeding research. It all started with a previous study called Project Wildbird, a scientific study of the effects of backyard feeders on birds' health and well-being. Project Wildbird was a three-year, $1 million study on bird seed and bird feeder preferences across the United States and Canada.

April 19, 2018 at 10:15am

MU students learn how to take samples from wild animals

Students from Millikin University's physiological ecology course visited the Illinois Raptor Center in Decatur, Ill., on April 17 to learn how to take samples from wild animals and use the information to assess their health. The course is taught by Dr. Travis Wilcoxen, associate professor and chair of the Biology Department at Millikin.

April 17, 2018 at 12:45pm

Millikin Tri Beta Chapter receives Outstanding Chapter Award

Students of Millikin University's Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society presented their research at the North Central-1 District Convention of Tri Beta at St. Xavier University on April 7. The convention featured six oral presentations and 29 posters for a total of 35 presentations from students representing eight institutions.

April 2, 2018 at 9:45am

Biology major gears up for dental school by utilizing research opportunities

Allyson Isenhower knows exactly what she aspires to do post-graduation from Millikin University.  The junior biology major with a pre-dental concentration knows that her years spent on campus in labs, working on research projects and one-on-one studies with professors have efficiently prepared her for graduate school and her future career as a dentist. 

February 11, 2018 at 1:30pm

Beyond the Microscope

Rather than peering through a microscope, cancer researcher LeeAnn Swanegan Bailey ’96 now finds herself looking at the big picture — and it’s a really big picture.

August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

Science Entrepreneurship Speaker Series focuses on job creation

The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE), a signature program of Millikin's Center for Entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce its speaker series for the fall 2017 semester. This fall, all presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the new University Commons on Millikin's campus. Presentations are free and open to the public, and no tickets or reservations are required. 

July 26, 2017 at 11:30am

Cells and Shells

Reptiles are known to be very tolerant of different bacteria such as Salmonella, says Millikin University biology major Whitney Gray. Past research has shown that reptiles rely on more innate immune spots rather than adaptive.