May 14, 2021 at 2:30pm

"It's a community that is always tight-knit but always seemingly expanding."

One of the most challenging and unique academic years at Millikin University is coming to a close. Millikin and other institutions of higher learning were compelled to change almost everything they do because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now the spring 2021 semester has wrapped up and commencement is on the horizon.

May 13, 2021 at 1:45pm

Student's love for community leads to decision to stay local

While growing up in Mt. Zion, Ill., just about 20 minutes away from Millikin University's campus, Gracey Reynolds knew at an early age that she wanted to become a teacher. Throughout her time in junior high and high school, she was exploring her options, but as college drew closer, she felt a calling in her heart to pursue her passion for teaching.

May 11, 2021 at 2:15pm

Donations help provide research-quality instruments

On May 6th, three Decatur-based (Ill.) oncologists visited Millikin University's Chemistry Department to see first-hand how their personal donations made an immense impact in providing research-quality instruments that will allow Millikin students to grow as scientists, researchers, and maybe even, doctors.

May 7, 2021 at 1:30pm

Dancers and artists come together to showcase art and collaboration

For Millikin University seniors Hannah Ottenfeld and Thomas Ferro, the opportunity to serve as choreographers for Millikin's annual concert of dance, "Equinox," is a dream come true that has been in the works since their freshmen year.

May 5, 2021 at 11:45am

Millikin hosts on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Millikin University nursing students served as an integral part of an on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic held in the University Commons on May 4. Nursing students received firsthand experience by helping the Macon County Health Department administer vaccines to students, faculty, staff, and local community members.

May 3, 2021 at 3:15pm

Big Blue earns second title under head coaching duo of Whitney Sowers and Katie Tenboer

Millikin University earned its sixth College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) softball title following a two-game sweep of Elmhurst on May 1 at Workman Family Softball Field.

The Big Blue closed out the regular season with a 24-8 record in conference play (27-11 overall) after 10-2 and 14-2 victories over the Bluejays. Millikin won nine of its last 11 games.

April 30, 2021 at 3:15pm

Millikin students honored for scholarly work

Millikin University's Celebrations of Scholarship is the culmination of the academic year; an all-day event that puts the outstanding achievements of students from all majors front and center for the entire campus community to witness. It's a forum that recognizes academics and honors personal success. 

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