College of Arts & Sciences Articles
MU Tri-Beta Biology Honor Society Chapter earns top honor
Recent Millikin University biology graduates garnered accolades for their research findings and presentation efforts this past spring semester.
Campers to engage in chemistry experiments and explore common techniques used by chemists, biochemists
Millikin University will host a hands-on learning Chemistry and Biochemistry Camp for junior high and high school students from Monday, July 25 to Thursday, July 28, 2022. The camp will run 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day in the Leighty-Tabor Science Center on Millikin University's campus.
Student research showcased at Midwestern Psychological Association Conference
Each year, the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA) hosts its annual meeting in Chicago, Ill., to share research across all areas of psychology.
"We're trying to get an opportunity to interact with the community, let the community voices be heard."
Millikin University and the Salvation Army teamed up to host part three of its 2022 Decatur Peace Summit Series on May 4 at the Salvation Army Community Center in Decatur, Ill.
Titled, "Where are we now?" community leaders during the event came together to brainstorm ways to support local teens and break the cycle of violence.
Millikin's Celebrations of Scholarship highlights academic excellence
Each spring, students from across Millikin University present the results of their research, scholarship and creativity through the university's annual Celebrations of Scholarship. Throughout the event, students showcase their scholarly and artistic accomplishments with new audiences, giving every member of the campus community an opportunity to share in the celebration of their achievements.
Millikin professor studies lead poisoning in birds of prey
America's bald eagle population has soared back after the species nearly went extinct several decades ago. But these birds of prey are being threatened once again. Bird flu has killed dozens of bald eagles this year and new research indicates that lead poisoning is also killing the birds.
Dr. Danielle Alesi to serve as scholar at Newberry Library's NEH Summer Institute
Dr. Danielle Alesi, assistant professor of history at Millikin University, has been named a Scholar-in-Residence at the prestigious Newberry Library in Chicago, Ill., where she will serve as a scholar this summer for the Newberry Library's National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, "Mapping the Early Modern World."
Millikin student-run newspaper honored for general excellence
Millikin University's student-run newspaper, the Decaturian, garnered several awards at the annual Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) conference, held March 18-20 in Chicago.
Stargazing to take place on roof of Leighty-Tabor Science Center
Public Observation Nights at Millikin University's Requarth Observatory are returning each Wednesday for spring 2022 beginning on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Public Observation Nights are free and open to the public.