June 29, 2020 at 1:00pm

Millikin experience helps pianist become a better musician and performer

Leon Lewis-Nicol's story is one of dedication. A native of Freetown, Sierra Leone, the West African native taught himself the piano for 10 years before moving to the United States in 2016 – an accomplishment he's very proud of because "it shows that nothing is impossible regardless of one's background," he says.

June 5, 2020 at 12:15pm

Millikin graduate to pursue advanced degree in lighting design

The world has been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, faculty and staff at Millikin University have brought classes to online and distant learning modes, students have adapted and continued learning in new ways, all working to keep Millikin's Performance Learning mission going.

May 22, 2020 at 1:15pm

Millikin graduate motivated now more than ever to become a surgeon

The world has been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, faculty and staff at Millikin University have brought classes to online and distant learning modes, students have adapted and continued learning in new ways, all working to keep Millikin's Performance Learning mission going.

May 15, 2020 at 2:30pm

How one moment changed everything for a Millikin student

The world has been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, faculty and staff at Millikin University have brought classes to online and distant learning modes, students have adapted and continued learning in new ways, all working to keep Millikin's Performance Learning mission going.

March 9, 2020 at 1:30pm

Mathematics student lands career opportunity with Federal Government

Julia Krull, a junior mathematics major from Milwaukee, Wis., enrolled at Millikin University three years ago; since then, her educational journey has been like no other. Krull will be graduating early, in May 2020, and will begin a career that was shaped from an internship she held last summer.

February 17, 2020 at 1:15pm

Student entrepreneur wants to help make other people's dreams come true

One of the questions that Nick Harper, a senior entrepreneurship major from Decatur, Ill., gets asked is "What are you going to do after graduation?" The usual assumption is that he is going to start his own business, but that is not exactly what Harper has in mind.

With graduation coming up in a few months, Harper is looking toward the future; a future with endless opportunities.  

February 14, 2020 at 2:00pm

Millikin theatre student's original play centers on lives of inmates

When Taylor Porter was in the early stages of developing her original play, she looked to Millikin University's Shakespeare Corrected program for inspiration. What transpired was something unique; a movement-based production called "For Real, For Real."

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.

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