March 13, 2019 at 9:30am

Political science majors elected Governor and win Best Lobbyist Award

The Model Illinois Government (MIG) simulation is a unique opportunity for Millikin University students to debate on important political issues alongside students from other colleges and universities around the state. It's also an opportunity for students to work on their public speaking, parliamentary procedure, research and writing skills prior to attending the event.

March 1, 2019 at 1:30pm

Millikin's Italian language courses go beyond grammar and vocabulary

When it comes to studying modern languages at Millikin University, students are taught to master four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The Italian courses at Millikin, like programs in Spanish and French, place heavy emphasis on understanding the language, but more importantly, learning to appreciate the culture.

February 26, 2019 at 12:45pm

Big Blue alums thriving in graduate school

Millikin University scholar athletes Erin Lukens, of Johnston City, Ill., and Anthony Bryan, of Plainfield, Ill., will continue their academic careers at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program after completing undergraduate degrees in biology at Millikin in May.

February 14, 2019 at 11:45am

An eye-opening conversation on the "Browning of the Midwest"

Millikin University invites the local community to an eye-opening conversation with acclaimed writer Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Doug and Diane Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, located on the 1st floor of the University Commons on Millikin's campus. The event is free and open to the public.

February 13, 2019 at 11:30am

Dr. Julie Bates named recipient of 2019 Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication

Dr. Julie Bates, assistant professor of English at Millikin University, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication for her dissertation, "Toward an Interventionary Rhetoric for Technical Communication Studies."

January 25, 2019 at 1:30pm

Millikin students gain international exposure to the world of sports in the UK

Millikin University's January Immersion term offers a unique combination of courses that take place on campus and online, as well as a number of travel courses for students to gain international experiences before the start of the spring semester.

December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Long-Vanderbug Scholar pursuing medical school to become international physician

Born in Mexico, Millikin University honors student Rubi Rodriguez grew up in Wauconda, Ill., after moving there when she was six years old. She has found "home" wherever she may be. The junior pre-med biology major, with minors in Spanish and psychology, has found her place in a variety of organizations and programs at Millikin.

December 4, 2018 at 2:30pm

Gender and Politics class helps raise proceeds for Growing Strong Sexual Assault Center

Perhaps one of the best quotes on empathy is "You can't understand someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes." That saying was put into effect on Saturday, Dec. 1 as Millikin University hosted its first "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event to raise awareness about sexual assault and gender-based violence.

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