June 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Millikin professor and student team up to research decision-making process among pregnant women

Millikin University's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program pairs a student with a faculty member to perform in-depth research throughout the summer months. An example of Performance Learning, the research is one of the "graduate level" opportunities undergraduates experience at Millikin.

June 19, 2018 at 9:45am

Students engage with food science during Millikin camp

Millikin University and Decatur Public Schools have partnered for another summer to present SMASH camp, which stands for Students @ Millikin Academic Summer Holiday. The 2018 camp, featuring 54 middle school students, is broken down into two two-week sessions in June, with the first session covering the topic of food science and the second session focusing on the topic of survival.

June 15, 2018 at 10:30am

Students look into Lyme Disease preventatives, diagnosis and treatments

Future Millikin University student Victoria Mineo, of Naperville, Ill., is looking forward to the many hands-on learning opportunities that Millikin has to offer when she starts her first year in the fall. Mineo recently got a jumpstart on her Performance Learning experience by participating in Millikin's annual Chemistry Camp held June 4-8.

June 1, 2018 at 9:30am

Millikin students work with local organization to develop community awareness campaign

Developing persuasive messages to change people's behavior can be a challenging task. It can also attract an audience if used effectively.

May 23, 2018 at 12:30pm

MU student to work with nuclear pharmacists at Decatur Memorial Hospital

Millikin University physics and mathematics double major Marshall Youngblood has been named the recipient of the Summer 2018 Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH).

May 21, 2018 at 1:30pm

Class of 2018 told to be confident in abilities and embrace challenges

More than 300 new Millikin University graduates were honored during Millikin's 114th Commencement Ceremony held May 20 at the Decatur Civic Center. Millikin's Class of 2018 received more than just diplomas during the ceremony; the new graduates received advice from speakers on embracing challenges and being confident in your abilities.

May 15, 2018 at 1:30pm

Project Wildbird puts Millikin on bird feeding research map

Since 2005, Millikin University has been making a name for itself with its wild bird feeding research. It all started with a previous study called Project Wildbird, a scientific study of the effects of backyard feeders on birds' health and well-being. Project Wildbird was a three-year, $1 million study on bird seed and bird feeder preferences across the United States and Canada.

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