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Summer 2022

Commencement 2022

The Trees Inclined by Lila Goehring ’21: Bent Twigs are an ingrained Mills tradition. We examine the origins and take a look at some unique Mills family situations.

Transitions: The Transgender Policy by Moya Stone, MFA ’03: The final installment in our Transitions series goes back just eight years to the formation and introduction of the Mills transgender admissions policy.

Ready to Remember: Graduating arts students commemorated the end of an emotional year with installations and performances that met the moment.


Recent Updates for Alumnae

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Summer 2022

The Best of Both Worlds: Mills alums with deep ties to Northeastern share their perspectives.

An Update from the Alum Engagement Committee: Check in on what these Mills graduates are doing and submit your questions for a late-summer online forum.

Commencement 2022

Unforgettable: Tri-an Cao ’21, MFA ’22—now an alumna twice over—concludes her service as the Quarterly‘s student assistant with a retelling of her experience at the final Commencement at an independent Mills College.

The Trees Inclined: Fun facts and stories from families who sent multiple students to Mills.

Class Note from Amanda Page Harper ’09: Amanda and husband Loren restored the Mills Seminary plaques in Benicia!

Spring 2022

Mills Alums Moving Forward: A series of virtual discussion groups got underway this past fall, as an independent group of alums look to ensure that the community’s voice is heard during merger negotiations.

Alumnae of Color Scholarship Hits Milestone: The fund in honor of former president Alecia DeCoudreaux has reached $250,000, with 12 students receiving scholarships.

Winter 2022

Chosen Family: The strong bonds between three alumnae from the early ’90s, even though they come from different generations.

Reunion 2021: Candid and posed photos from the first on-campus Reunion in two years.

2021 Alumnae Award Profiles: The three superlative Millsies who were honored at Reunion 2021.

Fall 2021

Alumnae Fight to Save Mills: A rundown of the various efforts that popped after the announcement of the Mills transition on March 17, 2021.

Summer 2021

CARmencement 2020 and 2021

Echoes Across the Ages: The Quarterly‘s departing student worker, Lila Goehring ’21, writes about the surprising connections she’s already made with Mills alumnae of many ages.

The Magic Beans of Mills: Carol Holtzman Wolf ’80 reminisces about the summer she spent living with and caring for legendary Mills English professor Libby Pope.