August 7, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin graduate takes next step in education career

​Millikin University alumnus Lyn Williams '04 was recently appointed to principal of Southeast High School in Springfield, Ill. Originally from Decatur, Ill., Williams studied political science at Millikin and had aspirations of becoming a lawyer, but an unlikely event in 2004 led to a career-changing decision.

August 4, 2017 at 9:45am

University Commons from Above

This August the new front door to Millikin University's campus, the University Commons, will open. The $27 million University Commons blends together the Staley Library and student center functions into one central location, reconfiguring the existing library and infusing access throughout the 87,000 square-foot building.

August 2, 2017 at 2:30pm

Big Blue Alumni honored for making a difference

In its August 2017 edition, the Business Journal of Midcentral Illinois unveiled its annual 20 under 40 publication that honors members of central Illinois who make a difference in many ways.

August 2, 2017 at 1:30pm

Millikin studio art graduate creates city mural

Decatur, Ill., native and 2014 Millikin University alumnus Eric Weatherford has begun work on what will be the second of three murals painted as part of the Decatur Mural Project. The mural will be going up at the 100 block of S. Oakland Ave in the Oakwood neighborhood near Millikin University's campus.

July 20, 2017 at 2:15pm

Millikin students create music using wooden wind harps

Students from Millikin University's School of Music and Art Department having been working with Decatur, Ill., native and Millikin alumnus Craig Dongoski '88 to create music using wooden wind harps made by Dongoski called Aeolian harps. The Aeolian harps do not make music, they make noise. The harp plays when wind blows through it.

July 17, 2017 at 2:45pm

Millikin faculty prepare for Total Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, is fast approaching. The event is being described as the "Great American Eclipse" as it will be visible in totality only within a band across the entire contiguous United States.

June 30, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University graduates Jennifer Hood '11, Olivia Fehrenbacher Tasch '13, and Mike Tasch '09 have formed the folk music trio Chickadee Sermon. The group performs original and traditional acoustic folk music and their experiences have influenced their most recent musical endeavor.

June 19, 2017 at 1:15pm

Millikin University awarded Nurse Anesthetist Grant

Millikin University has been awarded a nurse anesthetist traineeship grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is in the amount of $19,433 and was announced on June 16 by U.S. Rep. and Millikin alumnus Rodney Davis '92 (R-Ill.).

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