Millikin students embrace creativity during annual expo
Creativity and innovation always collide during Millikin University's annual Arts Technology Expo. Presented by the Arts Technology and Administration Department, the Arts Technology Expo showcases student projects from the academic year and introduces the campus community to various student-run ventures.
Constitution Day panel features members of local media
The term "fake news" is something that has become widely used over the last four years and has generated many discussions about disinformation in conjunction with mainstream journalism. Millikin University's Department of History and Political Science brought this topic to the forefront as part of its annual Constitution Day event on Sept. 17.
Millikin students play vital role in Decatur Celebration preparations
Millikin professor and student team up to test communication theory with Greek community
Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult for students as they leave behind their families and begin a new chapter of personal development. As first-year students become adjusted to campus life and academics, it's important for them to develop friendships to gain the social support they need in a new environment.
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.
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.
Recent gift moves Nick Fund to official endowed fund status within Millikin
Millikin University student Sophia Schwalbach was only four years old when her brother, Nick, tragically lost his life to a fraternity house fire on Millikin's campus. And although Sophia and her family will never recover from Nick's loss, she has managed to turn tragedy into a life-saving mission statement.
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.
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.