Class of 2018 told to be confident in abilities and embrace challenges
More than 300 new Millikin University graduates were honored during Millikin's 114th Commencement Ceremony held May 20 at the Decatur Civic Center. Millikin's Class of 2018 received more than just diplomas during the ceremony; the new graduates received advice from speakers on embracing challenges and being confident in your abilities.
New Center to offer centralized, focused location for creativity
Millikin University officially broke ground on its new Center for Theatre and Dance during a ceremony held on May 18. Millikin faculty and staff have worked with architects to finalize floor plans and renderings, and construction will be fully underway in summer 2018 with a goal of completion by fall 2020.
Building on Dreams, Act II: I’m In!
Construction on Millikin University's new Center for Theatre and Dance will be fully underway in summer 2018. Millikin faculty and staff have worked diligently with architects to finalize floor plans and renderings as the construction is slated to be completed by fall 2020.
Millikin student uses honors project to create graphic novel
There is no denying that superhero films, comic books and graphic novels have seen a rise in popularity in recent years. A graphic novel is a powerful tool that involves storytelling with the art advancing the story.
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.
Musical Theatre major to take acting career to New York
Millikin Tennis co-captain leads by example
Millikin University Men's Tennis team co-captain Colin Sandgren, a junior psychology major from Forsyth, Ill., has a tattoo on his right forearm that reads "HOORAY." One of the reasons he got the tattoo a year ago was a conversation-starter.
Hip-hop performer featured artist at "The Big Event"
Millikin University welcomed Grammy-winning rapper and hip-hop artist T-Pain to campus as part of the University Center Board's (UCB) The Big Event on May 1.