October 16, 2020 at 11:30am

Millikin student Ashten Smith makes masks for fellow flute players

When Ashten Smith, a senior music major, prepared to return to campus for school this fall, she and her flutist colleagues were faced with a problem regarding their rehearsals and performances: How were they going to play their flutes while wearing masks?

Unlike other musical instruments, flutes are played from the side, and the sound comes from the mouthpiece area.

September 24, 2020 at 9:45am

Millikin student hones her craft in Theatre Design and Production

When Katelynn Watkins, senior design and production major from Pekin, Ill., enrolled at Millikin University almost four years ago she admittedly did not know anything about the School of Theatre & Dance's costume shop. Now in the fall semester of her senior year, Watkins is ready to take the theatre production world by storm when she graduates in spring 2021.

September 18, 2020 at 11:30am

MU student and professor team up for research study on art therapy

Art therapy is a unique expression of creativity that can foster healing and well-being. Whether you are creating art or viewing other people's art, it can boost self-esteem, develop social skills, cope with stress and help explore emotions, but how effective is it?