Health & Wellness Articles
Dennis Lab students explore the affects of physical activity
The successful ongoing partnership between Dennis Lab School and Millikin University has made a positive impact throughout the wider Decatur, Ill., community. The partnership is designed to create a university-affiliated lab school that enhances 21st century project-based, real-world learning for Dennis students and provides increased teacher training opportunities for Millikin education students.
Dr. Victoria Bam brings global health perspective to the classroom
Teams of Millikin University students are gathered in a classroom on the 1st floor of the Leighty-Tabor Science Center trying to find solutions for health-related issues on a global scale. As the teams huddle to discuss their solutions, Dr. Victoria Bam can only watch and admire the effort her students are putting into the project.
How Millikin's Chef Pehr and Adam Hayes are changing the way students think about eating
Junior Adam Hayes, a nursing major from Lockport, Ill., is one of Millikin University's resident assistants. Hayes strives to make sure that his residents not only feel at home at Millikin, but that they have the resources they need in order to succeed during their first year.
A health guide for busy college students
College is a demanding time when students have to juggle many things including classes, studying, athletics and maintaining a social life. Sometimes students get so caught up in these aspects they forget to take care of themselves. It's an important time to develop healthy habits because they can impact your studies and hard work.
We compiled some healthy living tips to help you perform your best during your Big Blue experience.
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.
2019 Civic Discourse Week looks at "How Trauma Affects our Community: A Thoughtful Examination"
In the midst of an increasingly diverse array of perspectives, civic discourse helps demonstrate our shared responsibility to one another, our commitment to our systems and our willingness to choose to elevate the conversation.