March 7, 2018 at 9:45am

Future educators sharpen interview skills with help from Millikin alumni

The phrase "practice makes perfect" can be used for many reasons, especially when it comes to preparing for a job interview. Practice interviews, or mock interviews, not only improve interviewing skills but they can help build confidence going into an actual interview.

February 2, 2018 at 9:45am

Millikin's New Musicals Workshop elevates collaboration

Collaboration is the hallmark of Millikin University's New Musicals Workshop immersion course. For more than a decade, students and faculty have had the opportunity to team up with professional writing teams to develop new musicals intended for commercial production.

January 26, 2018 at 11:30am

Future teacher is finding her path by practicing

Jacquelynn Ruot always wanted to become a teacher. The senior early childhood education major from Niantic, Ill., hopes to teach preschool after she graduates from Millikin University, and she is taking all the necessary steps to prepare for her career by practicing in a real-world setting.

January 2, 2018 at 11:15am

Improvements to Millikin's campus drive growth and economic impact

2017 has been a year of new momentum at Millikin University. In August, students arrived on campus to see Millikin transformed by the presence of the University Commons.

November 22, 2017 at 10:30am

Millikin student honored for leadership and excellence in curricular, extracurricular activities

Millikin University senior music business and information systems major Justin DeBo, of Normal, Ill., was honored as Millikin's recipient of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois' Student Laureate Award for 2017.

DeBo was presented with his award at the annual Student Laureate Convocation on Nov. 11 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

October 31, 2017 at 12:45pm

Paige Ehrat '17 begins career working for State Legislature

Paige Ehrat, a Millikin University 2017 graduate, has been hired as State Senator Chapin Rose's (R-Mahomet) Legislative Assistant in Springfield, Ill., and District Aide in Decatur, Ill. Ehrat, who lives in Decatur, works in Rose's capitol office during session days and out of his Decatur office on non-session days.

October 20, 2017 at 10:15am

Millikin students introduced to 3D Printing Technologies

3D printing is an emerging technology that is continuing to grow and gain interest in a variety of fields.

This fall semester, Dr. Kyle Knust, assistant professor of chemistry at Millikin University, is leading an honors seminar course on 3D printing. The course covers all topics related to 3D printing technology, including 3D scanning.

September 15, 2017 at 12:30pm

The Value of Hard Work: Alumni Spotlight Amanda Morgan '15

Before stepping on campus, Millikin University graduate Amanda Morgan '15 already knew the value of hard work. Her passion for wanting to learn and grow as a person has led to many achievements, previously as a student, and now as tech analyst/specialist for State Farm in Dallas, Texas.

July 26, 2017 at 11:30am

Cells and Shells

Reptiles are known to be very tolerant of different bacteria such as Salmonella, says Millikin University biology major Whitney Gray. Past research has shown that reptiles rely on more innate immune spots rather than adaptive.