Three working artists find reflection and inspiration when they make the Mills campus their home base in a semester-long residency program.
Author: Mills Quarterly
Amid the tumultuous social change of the 1960s and early ’70s, one woman’s undergraduate years were marked by racial barriers and prejudice–as well as personal, intellectual, and creative awakening.
For more than a century, Lisser Hall has been a laboratory for students and faculty exploring the boundaries of live performance. The building’s rich history includes great names in theater and dance, an unusual turn, and even a ghost!
Experimental music and urban design join forces to create a lively public art installation.
Mills alumnae explore standard notions of beauty and show what happens when women produce, examine, and reclaim images of themselves.
Not content with casual fandom, two alumnae elevate their interest in the rock’n’roll icon to become internationally recognized experts on his lasting cultural influence.
Students in the Master of Public Policy Program show how internships provide a valuable complement to classroom learning and a beneficial bridge to professional work.
On stage and screen, these three alumnae take on roles that challenge stereotypes based on gender and race. The theater experience, they say, provides a way for all of us to recognize our human connections.
An ambitious project in behavioral ecology, headed by Assistant Professor of Biology Jenn Smith, examines the social lives of squirrels—and gives students first-hand experience in conducting field research.
For Ellen Krosney Shockro ’64, achieving success in both athletics and academics is a matter of possibility and persistence.