September 8, 2017 at 12:30pm

Big Blue Backpacks program impacts local community in first year

Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin University student-run organization seeking to make a positive impact in the Decatur, Ill., community and the lives of children and families, began its second year of providing nourishment and wellness to students in need at Dennis Lab School on Sept. 8, 2017.

September 6, 2017 at 12:15pm

Millikin University to host Congress to Campus

Millikin University students and central Illinois area residents will have the unique opportunity to learn from two retired members of the United States House of Representatives during a Congress to Campus event on Thursday, Sept. 21, on Millikin's campus. The Campus Congress Program is provided by The United States Association of Former Members of Congress.

September 1, 2017 at 10:30am

Pro-Bot Programming

Computer programming may be an intimidating skill to learn. It's a process of creating a set of instructions to tell a computer how to perform a task. The Information Systems (IS) program in Millikin University's Tabor School of Business is helping lower the barrier of programming by offering a dual credit course called Programming Fundamentals.

August 31, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra continues Labor Day concert tradition

Beginning his second year as conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra (MDSO), Dr. Sergey Bogza enjoys preparing the musical selections for the annual Labor Day Pops concert. The concert was one of his first opportunities to get to know his audience and the community.

August 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

Science Entrepreneurship Speaker Series focuses on job creation

The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE), a signature program of Millikin's Center for Entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce its speaker series for the fall 2017 semester. This fall, all presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the new University Commons on Millikin's campus. Presentations are free and open to the public, and no tickets or reservations are required. 

August 24, 2017 at 12:30pm

Becoming the Big Blue

A long-standing tradition at Millikin University, First Week is a signature orientation program held each academic year before classes begin. First-year students are invited to campus for First Week to get acclimated to all the services provided and all the different things that can be expected on campus.

August 22, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University celebrates opening of University Commons

Millikin University celebrated the opening of its new front door to campus, the University Commons, on Monday, Aug. 21. Throughout the day celebration, guided tours of the University Commons were provided, highlighting some of the technological and conceptual innovations in the building.   

August 21, 2017 at 2:15pm

Millikin students engage in service during Day of Action

One of the highlights of First Week orientation at Millikin University is the annual Day of Action. Day of Action is Millikin's opportunity to give back to the Decatur, Ill., community by sending students into the neighborhoods for service opportunities.

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