Blue Connection Artist-in-Residence uses painting to draw out emotions
Blue Connection, Millikin University's student-run retail art gallery located in downtown Decatur, Ill., is a space that has helped define Stephen Gardner's college experience.
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.
Members of the Class of 2019 share Big Blue memories
Commencement is one of the most celebrated events. It's a time when graduates embark on the next chapter of their journey, leaving with the skills they've developed to follow their passions and engage in exciting challenges.
Campus expected to reopen July 8
Due to routine electrical maintenance, Millikin University's campus will be closed Monday, July 1 through Sunday, July 7, 2019, with an expected reopening at 8 a.m. Monday, July 8.
The campus south of Main Street in Decatur, Ill., will remain open for a limited number of scheduled classes.
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.
International fraternity traces roots to Millikin University
Better Men for a Better World. That is the motto for Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), one of the largest collegiate men's social fraternities with over 270,000 members. TKE's purpose is to contribute to the advancement of society through the personal growth of its members, and service to others, and its roots can be traced to Millikin University.
Members of Dissonance share love of a cappella with campers
Millikin University a cappella group Dissonance was started for not just the idea of competing against other a cappella groups, but for educating music and for the love of performing.
The group also knows the importance of enriching the community through performance, and their summer camp "Project A Cappella" speaks to that in many ways.
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.
Watch some of the best moments from Millikin's 2019 Commencement
In May 2019, more than 300 Millikin University graduates crossed the stage at the Decatur Civic Center to receive their degrees and begin the next chapter of their lives.