April 28, 2021 at 3:45pm

Millikin students plant more than 100 trees

Dr. David Horn's Conservation Biology course at Millikin University not only focuses on the earth's biological diversity, but threats to the planet's biological diversity, how threats influence populations and species, and solutions to dealing with those threats. The course includes a laboratory component which serves as an integral part of the course.

January 28, 2021 at 1:45pm

How students in the College of Arts and Sciences are excelling in new learning environments

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered many things across Millikin University's campus during the academic year, from classes to athletics.

July 10, 2020 at 2:15pm

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.

May 22, 2020 at 1:15pm

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.

March 26, 2020 at 2:30pm

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.

November 29, 2019 at 9:45am

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.

October 14, 2019 at 11:30am

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.

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