August 6, 2021 at 12:30pm

Millikin student's research looks at making teeth more susceptible to staining long-term

As many of us have learned, what appeals to your taste buds is not always what's best for you or your teeth, especially sugary beverages like soda. Popular soft drinks can affect your teeth by weakening tooth enamel and staining – this is because of two main substances: phosphoric acid and chromogens.

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.

November 18, 2020 at 9:15am

Millikin Chemistry Department receives grant for state-of-the-art technology

Millikin University has been awarded a $25,000 grant from ADM Cares, the philanthropic arm of ADM, in support of instructional technology developments in the field of chemistry.

March 26, 2020 at 2:30pm

Millikin academic departments donate supplies to Decatur-area hospitals

In light of the shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millikin University Chemistry and Biology Departments as well as the School of Nursing donated supplies to HSHS St. Mary's Hospital and Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH) in Decatur, Ill., on Wednesday, March 25.

July 15, 2019 at 11:45am

Millikin student creates carbon electrodes using 3D printing

Carbon electrodes are a key component of electrochemistry. They are used for many electrochemical applications, ranging from investigating neurotransmitter movement in a brain to toxin detection in lake water.

June 26, 2019 at 11:45am

Millikin Chemistry Camp helps discover the fun in science

"This camp isn't about grades, it's about trying things and experimenting," Dr. Anne Rammelsberg explained to a group of science-minded high school students in a lab at Millikin University's Leighty-Tabor Science Center.

May 3, 2019 at 9:45am

Millikin event showcases breadth and depth of Student Research and Creativity

It's a day when no classes are held, but it doesn't mean the learning stops.

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 not only recognizes academics, it honors personal success.

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