September 30, 2020 at 1:00pm

Amber Lusvardi offers insight into election season 2020

The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden took place on Sept. 29. The 90-minute back-and-forth event covered topics such as the coronavirus pandemic, the economy, the Supreme Court, race, climate change and election integrity. 

For each topic, the candidates each had two minutes to answer an introductory question, followed by an open discussion.

September 28, 2020 at 10:30am

Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in 2021

Millikin University is pleased to announce that Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa, a senior political science major with Spanish and pre-law minors from Chicago, has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in spring 2021.

March 16, 2020 at 10:15am

MU students elected to MIG leadership positions

Model Illinois Government (MIS) is a unique student-run simulation that includes colleges and universities from across Illinois that encompasses writing and debating legislation, understanding parliamentary procedure and running for political office.

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.

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