March 4, 2021 at 1:15pm

Millikin creates Cybersecurity major to meet ever-increasing need of employers

Millikin University senior cybersecurity major Brandon Kane, of Forsyth, Ill., says the one unique aspect about going into cybersecurity or information systems is that it's needed everywhere, from hospitals to insurance companies.

January 29, 2021 at 3:00pm

Millikin class examines data and cybersecurity

Data is being accumulated by organizations at an unprecedented rate with much of the data relating to online activity, shopping behaviors, movement and demographics. Much of this is being used for the purposes of "surveillance capitalism" or the monetization of our data to drive targeted marketing and advertising. 

April 27, 2020 at 2:15pm

How Millikin students are adapting to online learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth a challenging and rapidly changing time for Millikin University and higher education institutions across the country.

Certainly no one expected the world to stop halfway through the spring 2020 semester, but the response from the Big Blue community has been positive and uplifting as students and faculty have helped one another adapt to distance learning.

February 20, 2020 at 12:45pm

New major will provide practical, hands-on learning experiences in IT infrastructure, networking and information security

Millikin University's Tabor School of Business has announced it will begin offering a major in Cybersecurity starting fall 2020.

September 5, 2019 at 10:15am

App designed to provide fast, reliable mobile experience for users to find Millikin content

Want to learn more about upcoming events on Millikin University's campus? Dining options or the latest Millikin news? This fall semester, Millikin University has launched its first mobile app called "MU2go," an app that provides quick access to content for students, faculty, families and friends who interact with the Big Blue community.

August 2, 2019 at 11:15am

Millikin instructor offers insight into ever-changing field of information systems

When teaching, Ed Weber likes to tell his students that a career in information systems is "a lot like a double-edged sword." One of the things he enjoys about the industry is that it changes every single day. Contrary to that, those changes can make it difficult to keep up, but there's always something new to learn.

June 10, 2019 at 11:15am

Research project puts Big Data Technologies into Millikin curriculum

"Big Data" has emerged into an important aspect for businesses when it comes to measuring analytics and success. It's changing the way that businesses can market their brands, helping drive more awareness to customers as well as helping companies understand what their customers want.

February 27, 2019 at 12:30pm

From ProBots to Virtual Reality, Millikin IS Summit covers technology trends

Millikin University hosted its annual Information Systems and Emerging Technology Summit Feb. 22-23 on Millikin's campus. High school students from the surrounding area attended two days of various activities gaining insight into the field of information systems from Millikin faculty, current students and alumni.