January 14, 2019 at 1:15pm

Commercial music major advancing his own success

Commercial music major Jonathan Williams landed at Millikin University thanks to some inspiration he received from his high school music teachers. After learning his teachers were graduates of Millikin, Williams decided he wanted to become a part of the Big Blue community. Flash forward to the present; Williams is writing his own music, learning about studio work and the music industry.

December 12, 2018 at 12:45pm

Millikin campus honors international holiday festivities

On Monday, Dec. 3, Millikin University's Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance at the University Commons was filled with holiday cheer as students and faculty had the opportunity to learn about various international holidays while enjoying free food, music, crafts and sleigh rides.

December 11, 2018 at 2:30pm

Student organization addresses the needs and concerns of women with focus on career development

Millikin University has more than 90 student organizations on campus offering opportunities for students to engage in both the academic and social aspects of the collegiate experience.

December 6, 2018 at 10:45am

Millikin's 85th annual Cookie Party gives students a boost before finals

As the fall semester winds down and students at Millikin University gear up for winter break, the campus community took part in the festivities of Millikin's annual Cookie Party – a welcoming event that celebrates the holiday season and helps students take a break from the stresses of final exams.

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.

November 13, 2018 at 11:15am

Annual event brings hunger and homelessness awareness to local community

Cold and wintry conditions couldn't keep a group of Millikin University students from bringing awareness about homelessness to the local community as Millikin's Human Service Connection and the Macon County Continuum of Care hosted its 9th annual Box City event on Nov. 9.

October 29, 2018 at 1:15pm

Passion for helping others drives Millikin nursing major

Nick Cravatta is a second semester junior nursing major at Millikin University. The Sullivan, Ill., native went to Lakeland Community College for the first two years of his college career and then searched for a four-year school to transfer to.

Though Cravatta applied to multiple colleges, once he visited Millikin's campus he knew that the Big Blue community was the place for him.

October 24, 2018 at 11:45am

Composing Teams that are Out of this World

NASA and its international partners are planning to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. Mission to Mars will challenge the frontiers of human collaboration as the crew lives and works in an extreme environment including prolonged isolation and confinement for the two-and-a-half year journey. Who should go on this journey? How will NASA build a team that can excel in this extreme environment?

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