July 29, 2019 at 11:45am

Millikin summer immersion course covers systems of the body

Millikin University's Summer Immersion courses provide unique opportunities for students to focus on one topic for a short term. Many of the classes offer creative learning activities to maximize student engagement.

February 26, 2019 at 12:45pm

Big Blue alums thriving in graduate school

Millikin University scholar athletes Erin Lukens, of Johnston City, Ill., and Anthony Bryan, of Plainfield, Ill., will continue their academic careers at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program after completing undergraduate degrees in biology at Millikin in May.

December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Long-Vanderbug Scholar pursuing medical school to become international physician

Born in Mexico, Millikin University honors student Rubi Rodriguez grew up in Wauconda, Ill., after moving there when she was six years old. She has found "home" wherever she may be. The junior pre-med biology major, with minors in Spanish and psychology, has found her place in a variety of organizations and programs at Millikin.

October 15, 2018 at 1:15pm

Millikin experience helps student thrive as a leader and mentor

Anna Harmon, a senior biology and pre-occupational therapy major who's planning to get a master's in registered occupational therapy, gives Millikin University credit for helping her realize her full potential. "My biggest takeaway from Millikin is that I'm capable of so much more than I thought I was," said the Buffalo Grove, Ill., native.

July 26, 2018 at 11:30am

Millikin students get firsthand look at South African culture and wildlife

This summer, a group of Millikin University students traveled to South Africa for the final stage of their spring semester course called the Ecology of Southern Africa. If you asked each student about the trip, you would get the same answer over and over: life-changing.

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 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.

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