December 9, 2019 at 12:30pm

Hands-on learning gives Arts Technology student the "edge" in graphic design field

Dedication, hard work and natural talent; that's what Millikin University sophomore Claire Eppley would say makes a great graphic designer. Eppley has all of those attributes, but she needed to develop the necessary skills to become successful in her future career field.

November 29, 2019 at 9:45am

Rubi Rodriguez and Matt Brown on the Millikin experience, scholarships and "completing the circle"

One is studying biology, the other is studying business management. One is president of the Latin American Student Organization, the other is a linebacker on the football team. One is a Long-Vanderburg Scholar, and the other is a Presidential Scholar.

November 11, 2019 at 10:45am

Millikin transfer student following his dream of working with athletes

Noah Jahangir went through his first two years of college unsatisfied with the atmosphere that he was in. As a student at Illinois State University (ISU), Jahangir was spending his time in lecture halls with 300 students and wasn't studying what he wanted to major in. Not to mention, he wasn't playing soccer, one of his true passions.

October 14, 2019 at 11:30am

Millikin student's "vision" is set on optometry

All Mackenzie Martin wanted to do as a young girl was pick up a book and read. When she was told that she needed to limit her time reading due to issues with her vision, she was traumatized.

A native of Paris, Ill., Martin went through a few years of constant visits to the optometrist office for vision therapy sessions.

September 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

Peer mentor finds his calling in nursing

If you ever see someone around campus dancing at the most random times, throwing the "OK" sign around too many times to count, or making some great beats and pretending to play the drums - you most likely have met Millikin University junior nursing major Marcus Hayes.

The Joliet, Ill., native is well-known for his high energy, contagious smile and dedication to his passions and studies.

August 16, 2019 at 11:45am

Blue Review All Access: Long-Vanderburg Scholar on pace to become international physician

July 2, 2019 at 10:00am

How a local Millikin student and an international student formed a lasting friendship

Madeline Bethard, a senior communications major from Decatur, Ill., transferred from Richland Community College prior to the start of her junior year. At first, she was having a difficult time adjusting to her transfer. Bethard was excited to meet new people and get to know the students at Millikin, but was concerned she wouldn't find new friendships right away.

February 8, 2019 at 10:15am

James Millikin Scholar uses project to create children's mystery musical

Haley Muller is a James Millikin Scholar (JMS) at Millikin University. She is part of a highly selective honors program designed to facilitate activities for students who engage in creative pursuits.

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