September 19, 2019 at 10:45am

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.

August 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

From finding creative storage space to Big Blue gear

It's always an exciting time when new students and upperclassmen return to campus for the start of a new academic year, and it's no different at Millikin University. Members of the Class of 2023 moved into residence halls on Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 as upperclassmen helped the new residents get settled in.

August 21, 2019 at 12:45pm

Top 5 Essentials for Living in a Residence Hall

The energy and buzz around Millikin University is back as students have returned to campus for the start of the fall 2019 semester. First-year students got the early jump with Move-In Day and the start of New Student Welcome Week. Members of the Class of 2023 moved into residence halls on Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 as upperclassmen helped the new residents get settled in.

August 21, 2018 at 11:45am

Millikin first-year students receive introduction to college

First-Year Experience Mentor Kelly Conrad says Day of Action is a unique opportunity to show new Millikin University students the Decatur (Ill.) community and to show, aside from Millikin, there are other reasons to come to Decatur.

July 25, 2018 at 1:15pm

Recent gift moves Nick Fund to official endowed fund status within Millikin

Millikin University student Sophia Schwalbach was only four years old when her brother, Nick, tragically lost his life to a  fraternity house fire on Millikin's campus. And although Sophia and her family will never recover from Nick's loss, she has managed to turn tragedy into a life-saving mission statement.

June 14, 2018 at 9:30am

Millikin visit coordinator offers insight into college tours

Shelby BaumTaking a college campus tour can make all the difference in helping make the right decision when it comes to selecting a school.

May 8, 2018 at 1:45pm

Millikin student continues initiative in memory of brother

Millikin University student Sophia Schwalbach has started a new chapter in helping increase awareness about fire safety on campus. The junior communication major from Decatur, Ill., hosted the 2nd annual "Nick Drive" in the Doug and Diane Oberhelman Center for Leadership Performance, located in the University Commons, on May 7.  

August 16, 2017 at 11:45am

New Millikin students take first step with Move-In Day

The start of the 2017-2018 academic year at Millikin University began with Move-In Day for first-year students on Aug. 15. Several returning students at Millikin helped the first-year students get moved in and acclimated to the campus environment.

May 11, 2017 at 12:30pm

Join Abi Magrath, a first-year music education-instrumental major, for a 360º virtual tour of Millikin University's Dolson Hall. Get an inside look at one of Millikin's Residence Halls and hear first-hand from a freshman about her experiences at Millikin.​

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