September 23, 2019 at 11:45am

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.

July 2, 2019 at 10:00am

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.

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."

September 6, 2018 at 11:45am

Millikin English Professor incorporates real practice with professional writing

For Dr. Julie Bates, Performance Learning is much more than a Millikin University buzz word, it's a practice. Dr. Bates is an assistant professor in the English Department and teaches courses focused on professional writing and editing, rhetoric and composition.

April 11, 2018 at 10:45am

Professor of Hip-Hop opens Civic Discourse Week

As a high school student, A.D. Carson '04 aspired to become a professional rapper. Years later, the Millikin University graduate has made a name for himself as not only a performing artist, but an educator serving as an assistant professor of Hip-Hop and the Global South at the University of Virginia.

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