January 26, 2018 at 11:30am

Future teacher is finding her path by practicing

Jacquelynn Ruot always wanted to become a teacher. The senior early childhood education major from Niantic, Ill., hopes to teach preschool after she graduates from Millikin University, and she is taking all the necessary steps to prepare for her career by practicing in a real-world setting.

January 25, 2018 at 11:15am

Millikin to host public health scholar for 2018-19 Academic Year

Millikin University has been awarded a U.S host institution grant to host a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence during the 2018-2019 academic year. Millikin will host a public health scholar from Namibia or Botswana to increase student and faculty knowledge and understanding of public health issues and policy in sub-Saharan Africa.

January 18, 2018 at 2:15pm

Millikin student-athletes host Special Olympics skills demonstration

Millikin University women's basketball players partnered with the Illinois Wesleyan University women's basketball team to host a Special Olympics skills demonstration and 5-on-5 exhibition game on Jan. 17 at Millikin's Griswold Center that featured teams from Decatur, Lincoln, and Taylorville, Ill.

Following the event, Millikin and Illinois Wesleyan squared off in a CCIW matchup in the Griswold Center.

January 5, 2018 at 2:30pm

Director of Center for Entrepreneurship talks small business practice

"With all the hype about Blue Brew coffee shop, the most frequent question I've been getting is, 'What is a student-run venture?' said Julie Shields, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Millikin University.

January 2, 2018 at 11:15am

Improvements to Millikin's campus drive growth and economic impact

2017 has been a year of new momentum at Millikin University. In August, students arrived on campus to see Millikin transformed by the presence of the University Commons.

December 22, 2017 at 11:15am

Podeschi among 100 recipients nationwide to receive award

RJ Podeschi, assistant professor of information systems at Millikin University, was recently awarded the Love of Learning Award worth $500 presented by Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Podeschi is one of 100 recipients nationwide to receive the award.