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Student-run business to be food innovation and entrepreneurship laboratory
Blue Brew, a Millikin University student-run coffee shop, is set to open its doors 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.
Millikin Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship course to be held in Italy
In July 2016, Millikin University partnered with National Foodworks Services to create a food innovation and entrepreneurship course offered for the spring 2017 semester. The course was also made possible through a grant from the Lumpkin Family Foundation. The course was held at National Foodworks Services in Decatur, Ill.
Millikin Wire: Madison Ciaccio
Madison Ciaccio, a senior art therapy major from Mahomet, Ill., is the 2017 Robert Harrison Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery. She is currently studying painting and drawing, and works under the guidance of Professor Lyle Salmi, chair of the Art Department at Millikin. Ciaccio will showcase her artwork at Blue Connection from May 22 – June 30.
Millikin partners with institutions to honor top innovative students in Illinois
In recognition of high school students whose ideas and accomplishments are inspirational, Millikin University, Illinois State University and Pontiac Township High School are partnering to present the 3rd annual Celebrating High School Innovators Competition (CHSI).
Art Therapy undergrad named Robert Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection
Millikin University's Art Department and Center for Entrepreneurship have named Madison Ciaccio the 2017 Robert Harrison Crowder Artist-in-Residence at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery.
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.
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.
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.