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.

April 26, 2019 at 10:15am

Dr. Laura Dean named AABS Emerging Scholar

Dr. Laura Dean, assistant professor of political science at Millikin University, has been awarded a 2019 research grant from the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS). Dr. Dean is one of only three emerging scholars to receive a 2019 research grant from the AABS.

March 13, 2019 at 9:30am

Political science majors elected Governor and win Best Lobbyist Award

The Model Illinois Government (MIG) simulation is a unique opportunity for Millikin University students to debate on important political issues alongside students from other colleges and universities around the state. It's also an opportunity for students to work on their public speaking, parliamentary procedure, research and writing skills prior to attending the event.

February 14, 2019 at 11:45am

An eye-opening conversation on the "Browning of the Midwest"

Millikin University invites the local community to an eye-opening conversation with acclaimed writer Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Doug and Diane Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, located on the 1st floor of the University Commons on Millikin's campus. The event is free and open to the public.

December 4, 2018 at 2:30pm

Gender and Politics class helps raise proceeds for Growing Strong Sexual Assault Center

Perhaps one of the best quotes on empathy is "You can't understand someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes." That saying was put into effect on Saturday, Dec. 1 as Millikin University hosted its first "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event to raise awareness about sexual assault and gender-based violence.

October 23, 2018 at 12:30pm

Millikin welcomes U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan

Millikin University welcomed candidates for the 13th Congressional District seat, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, on Oct. 22 for an hour-long debate held in front of a large audience at the University Commons.

October 2, 2018 at 10:45am

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan to debate Oct. 22

Millikin University will host a debate between candidates for the 13th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) and Democratic challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. The hour-long debate will be held in the Bob and Debi Johnston Banquet Rooms located on the 3rd floor of the University Commons on Millikin's campus.

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