September 17, 2021 at 11:45am

Millikin organization announces expansion, will serve 160 students with meals

Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin University-based organization seeking to address food insecurity in the Decatur, Ill., community and the lives of children and families, will begin its sixth year providing nourishment to students in need at Dennis Lab School.

September 7, 2021 at 12:30pm

Dr. Zimmerman to serve fellowship with Veterans Affairs Office of Health Services Research and Development

Dr. Laura Zimmerman, Class of 2005, and associate professor of biology at Millikin University has been awarded a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), with a placement at the Veterans Affairs Office of Health Services Research and Development.

August 16, 2021 at 1:30pm

"More than anything, it's the people that make college fun."

The following article comes from the Summer 2021 edition of Blue Review, Millikin University's Family Magazine

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.

August 2, 2021 at 12:30pm

"My teaching style is a mixture of seriousness about the subject matter with an enthusiasm for it that makes it fun."

The following article comes from the Summer 2021 edition of Blue Review, Millikin University's Family Magazine

July 23, 2021 at 10:30am

Summer Project exposes Millikin student to graduate-level research

During the summer months, most students say that time flies. Elexis Richardson, a Millikin University junior from Carbondale, Ill., has a different take on that popular phrase as she performs her summer research project for the Leighty Science Scholars Program.

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