April 17, 2017 at 11:00am

Millikin University accounting students in the Tabor School of Business provided free tax preparation services to local residents in the Decatur, Ill., community before the filing deadline on Tuesday, April 18.

The service was hosted by the Decatur Public Library where Millikin IRS-certified students prepared, checked and filed federal and state tax forms as part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

April 10, 2017 at 1:45pm

Business representatives of the Chicago International Trade Commissioner's Association recently spent a few days in Decatur, Ill., learning about the Decatur economy and opportunities in the area for business development and expansion.

The representatives made visits to the Archer Daniels Midland Co. facilities, including its intermodal ramp that is part of the Midwest Inland Port, Mueller Water Products and Millikin University.  

April 4, 2017 at 10:45am

A new Millikin University student-run business venture could be making its way to central Illinois. Four Millikin business students launched a coffee shop for a short period of time called Blue Brew, located in the Hickory Point Bank Building in downtown Decatur, Ill.

The students tested the market with a one-week pop-up shop from April 3-7; the shop was open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

March 24, 2017 at 10:30am

BluSolar, a Millikin University student-led startup, has been accepted into the Iowa Startup Accelerator's (ISA) spring 2017 cohort. BluSolar, along with Global Healthcare Integrators (GHI), are the first startups to participate in ISA's new structure: a rigorous 12-month commitment where mandatory programming is condensed to Fridays to increase flexibility for entrepreneurs.  

March 17, 2017 at 10:30am
From transfer student, to business student, to teacher; Malcolm Branch's journey is not your average success story, but a lesson on taking chances and finding your niche.
March 13, 2017 at 12:30pm

The Macon County Homeless Council Continuum of Care works diligently to meet the needs of homeless individuals, veterans, children and families. To identify how many people are homeless in Macon County, the Continuum of Care has worked with Millikin University faculty and students for the last three years to conduct its annual Point-in-Time survey.  

March 10, 2017 at 2:30pm

A recent study has shown that the number of Illinois university startup businesses have surged to a record high. Illinois universities produced 285 startups in 2016, which is up 95 percent from the previous year. From 2012 to 2016, Illinois universities produced more than 800 startups, which is up nearly 100 percent compared to 2009–2013, according to the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition's (ISTC) annual report.

March 7, 2017 at 11:30am

The Xi Sigma chapter of Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business was installed at Millikin University during a ceremony held on Feb. 23 in Lower Richards Treat University Center on Millikin's campus.

Millikin's Tabor School of Business inducted 36 inaugural members during the ceremony, and two honorary members – Millikin President Dr. Patrick White and Millikin Provost Dr. Jeffery Aper.

February 28, 2017 at 2:15pm

When it came time to write his next book, Dr. J. Mark Munoz, professor of international management at Millikin University, wanted a challenge – a chance to explore a new subject. In doing so, Dr. Munoz ventured into a new path by studying geoeconomics, an increasingly important field of international business. The end result is Dr. Munoz's latest publication, "Advances in Geoeconomics" (Routledge, 2016).