May 16, 2017 at 1:45pm

Blue Brew partners with Hickory Point Bank to continue business in Fall 2017

Following a successful trial run, Millikin University and Hickory Point Bank & Trust are pleased to announce that Blue Brew, a Millikin student-run coffee venture, will continue as a food innovation and entrepreneurship laboratory starting in August 2017. The shop will be housed in the Hickory Point Bank & Trust building, located at 225 N. Water St. in downtown Decatur, Ill.

May 15, 2017 at 1:30pm

Millikin Agile team, Dennis students create unique dog toy

Innovation Generation, a project-based learning group at Dennis Lab School, teamed up with Millikin University, and Mechanical Engineer Matt Nickols, to create the Puppy Puzzler, a unique dog toy that the students hope to have on shelves by 2018.

May 10, 2017 at 9:45am

Business ideas become reality during Idea-to-Incubator Competition

During Millikin University's Celebrations of Scholarship, a day where multiple research presentations are held across campus, the Tabor School of Business brings competition to the forefront as students put their ideas on the line.

April 4, 2017 at 10:45am

Blue Brew

A new Millikin University student-run business venture could be making its way to central Illinois. Four Millikin business students launched a coffee shop for a short period of time called Blue Brew, located in the Hickory Point Bank Building in downtown Decatur, Ill.

The students tested the market with a one-week pop-up shop from April 3-7; the shop was open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

March 24, 2017 at 10:30am

BluSolar accepted into Iowa Startup Accelerator

BluSolar, a Millikin University student-led startup, has been accepted into the Iowa Startup Accelerator's (ISA) spring 2017 cohort. BluSolar, along with Global Healthcare Integrators (GHI), are the first startups to participate in ISA's new structure: a rigorous 12-month commitment where mandatory programming is condensed to Fridays to increase flexibility for entrepreneurs.  

March 10, 2017 at 10:15am

Graphic Design students awarded at Self Employment in the Arts Conference

The annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference is an opportunity for faculty and students to attend workshops and share best practices in entrepreneurship as artists. This year's conference, held Feb. 24-25 in Lisle, Ill., featured the 8th annual SEA College Juried Art Show where Millikin students took home two awards.

March 7, 2017 at 11:30am

Tabor School of Business inducts first members of Delta Mu Delta Chapter

The Xi Sigma chapter of Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business was installed at Millikin University during a ceremony held on Feb. 23 in Lower Richards Treat University Center on Millikin's campus.

February 27, 2017 at 1:30pm

Millikin startup BluSolar featured in Chicago Inno

BluSolar, a Millikin University student-led startup, recently placed runner-up at the Cleantech University Prize (UP) Pitch Competition in early February. The event was held at the Polsky Center for Innovation at the University of Chicago. BluSolar was one of eight innovative university-based cleantech companies in the Midwest competing for a chance to win $50,000.

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