College of Arts & Sciences Articles
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.
July 12, 2019 at 1:30pm
A classroom like no other
When Dr. Travis Wilcoxen was asked to teach a travel course on ecology, which included a trip to south Florida - his old research stomping grounds, he knew it would be a great opportunity to give students a unique learning experience.
July 2, 2019 at 10:00am
How a local Millikin student and an international student formed a lasting friendship
Madeline Bethard, a senior communications major from Decatur, Ill., transferred from Richland Community College prior to the start of her junior year. At first, she was having a difficult time adjusting to her transfer. Bethard was excited to meet new people and get to know the students at Millikin, but was concerned she wouldn't find new friendships right away.
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.
June 19, 2019 at 9:15am
Blue Review All Access: An interview with Millikin Professor, Dr. Eduardo Cabrera
Dr. Eduardo Cabrera, chair of the Department of Modern Languages at Millikin University, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. But he didn't immigrate to the United States in search of economic opportunities.
May 24, 2019 at 9:45am
Millikin theatre students team up with WJMU to develop voiceover skills
A career in voiceover work could lead to many exciting and creative opportunities for performers, including different kinds of projects, from audiobooks to animations.
May 22, 2019 at 1:45pm
Dr. Monroe to serve two-year term as President of ISHS
Dr. Dan Monroe, associate professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Millikin University, has been elected president of the Illinois State Historical Society (ISHS). Dr. Monroe will serve a two-year term as president of the ISHS.
May 20, 2019 at 1:15pm
New Millikin graduates told "Now is Your Time"
Gabby Catlin stood at the podium in front of a packed Decatur Civic Center, overlooking more than 300 graduates at Millikin University's 115th commencement ceremony and asked, "What legacy are you leaving behind?"
May 17, 2019 at 11:45am
Millikin students use project to inform Latino population of health issues
Every course at Millikin University has an objective that students are expected to reach. Some course objectives include community engagement or service-learning, leading to high-impact experiences.
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.