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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Chris Cunnings

Lauren Rhodes, Views Editor

February 24, 2017

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Millikin’s very own School of Education welcomes Dr. Chris Cunnings, as the new science education professor. This semester’s School of Education students are receiving an “out of this world” science instruction from one...

Professor Spotlight: Jessa Wilcoxen

Rebekah Icenesse, Writer

November 21, 2016

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There’s a new teacher here at Millikin! Please welcome her into the Big Blue family. Coming from Greenville College, Professor Jessa Wilcoxen is new to the Millikin campus, but she is not new to the Digital Media department...

Professor Spotlight

Jason Messina, Writer

October 4, 2016

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Every year Millikin gets a brand new wave of freshmen but this year Millikin didn’t just get new students, it also got a brand new dean of the Tabor School of Business, Dr. Naijba Benabess. Because she is new to the school,...

Professor Spotlight: Mark and Jenny Samples

Hunter Soyak, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

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It’s always sad to see well-respected faculty depart from Millikin University. This year, Mark Samples, assistant professor of music, teacher of music history and ethnomusicology, along with wife, Jenny Samples—director of...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Casey Watson

Emily Chudzik, News Editor

March 4, 2015

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From a young age, astronomy and physics professor Dr. Casey Watson has always loved science. “Since I was very little, I’ve always enjoyed astrophysics, astronomy, anything to do with space. I enjoy other sciences, but...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Shelly Cordulack

Rachel Quanstrom, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015

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Dr. Shelley Cordulack is Millikin’s only art historian and art history professor. She teaches a wide range of art history that covers art from the baroque, renaissance, modern, and contemporary periods. As an art major, her...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Purna Banerjee

Emily Chudzik, News Editor

February 18, 2015

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What matters the most to Dr. Purna Banerjee, associate professor of English, is her students. She loves to watch them grow and flourish, and feels a strong sense of pride when they accomplish their goals. “My proudest accomplishment...

Faculty Spotlight: Edwin Walker

Ruby Porter, Photos Editor

November 19, 2014

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Edwin Walker, a graphic design instructor at the university, has forged a very distinct path in the Art Department. Walker graduated with a BFA from Millikin in 1985 before attending the Rochester Institute of Technology where...

Professor Spotlight: Professor William Zorn

Kayce Fuentes, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

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Professor William G. Zorn has been teaching here at Millikin University for five weeks, but students are encouraged to make no mistake; he’s noteworthy. Zorn began his professional education by getting his AA in communication...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Samuel Galewsky

Emily Chudzik, News Editor

September 10, 2014

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Dr. Samuel Galewsky is a professor of molecular genetics and cell and molecular biology here at Millikin University. He also teaches the well-known non-major class, biochemistry of foods. On top of that, he has a number of...

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