Almost immediately after the merger agreement between Mills and Northeastern was signed on September 14, 2021, officials from both schools started a series of cross-continental visits to bring the two institutions together on a more personal level. The first visit, on September 27–28, saw Northeastern President Joseph Aoun travel to Mills along with some of
Category: Winter 2022
While the merger between Mills and Northeastern University won’t be complete until later this year, a new academic program at the College this spring will get the ball rolling. Leading Social Change will commence on the Mills campus during the 2022 spring semester, bringing 12-14 current Northeastern undergraduate students from Boston to Oakland to learn
Merging two institutions that carry more than a century of history apiece is no small task. At Mills, Vice President for Strategic Communications and Operations Renee Jadushlever is overseeing the project. Alongside her Northeastern counterpart, Senior Vice Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Mary Ludden, Jadushlever has assembled teams into 10 distinct “workstreams” that will collaborate
Since 1926, the Mills College Children’s School (MCCS) has conducted rich and varied research on child behavior and development—a history that Professor Emerita of Education Edna Mitchell wanted to document in its own book. Published independently last April, Early Childhood Education Through the Ages: A Partial History of the Mills College Children’s School covers the
By Ajuan Mance and Marilyn R. Schuster ’65 What is an Institute? In the weeks and months following President Hillman’s March announcement that Mills College would transition into a non-degree-granting institute, this question was asked many times. Sometimes incredulously, sometimes rhetorically, and sometimes with guarded optimism. However it was expressed, though, the meaning was clear:
On October 21, 2021, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Michèle Nichols Taylor ’88 to serve as the United States representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council, a position that carries the rank of ambassador during her tenure of service. A statement from the White House listed some of Taylor’s many accomplishments
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Oakland Public Library has explored different ways to engage the local community safely at home, including through educational webinars. Hosted by the Oakland History Center, the Fall History Series covered important places and organizations tied to Oakland, and on October 27, 2021, it presented “History & Legacy of
Candid and class photos from Reunion 2021. From September 23–26, we celebrated a triumphant return to campus for Reunion 2021! See more photos at facebook.com/millscollegealumnae. Photos by Dana Davis, Alli Novak, and Teresa Tam. Class Photos
A group of three Mills alumnae, each 12 years apart in age, count their bond as among the most important in their lives.
How can the art world move forward into a more just and inclusive space when its history is rooted in inequity?