“History with a ‘y’ denotes a singular narrative, but when we think about histories, our histories have multiple perspectives.” So said LaGarrett King, the keynote speaker of the School of Education’s (SOE) Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. “When people say you cannot teach history this way, or you cannot teach about Black
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Above: President Emerita Alecia DeCoudreaux (center) with two recipients of the Alumnae of Color Endowed Scholarship in her honor: the late Sharon Robinson ’14, MPP ’15 (left); and Bryana Jones ’17 (right). As of this February, the Alumnae of Color Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Alecia A. DeCoudreaux has reached a landmark $250,000, with the
Time in the tech world prompted Jessica Gonzalez ’13 to return home and update her family’s farm business.
As a follow-up to our winter 2021 piece detailing the fight for civil rights at Mills, we speak to four Black alumnae who experienced it firsthand.
On June 10, President Elizabeth L. Hillman sent an email to the Mills community about the Black Lives Matter movement. In it, she said, “Mills stands in solidarity with the members of our Black students, staff, and faculty and their allies against anti-Black racism, police violence, and racial injustice. In response to the rising Movement
In a roundtable discussion, three alumnae working in speculative fiction talk about how the genre has grown to encompass creators and fans from all walks of life.
Master luthier Monica Esparza ’99 learned how to craft traditional Spanish guitars at the source.
The beloved summer bridge program for first-year students marks a big milestone and looks to expand.
A pioneering nonprofit, founded by Tina Lee ’01, MBA ’02, combines technical training and social support to boost moms in launching technology careers.
First-generation students overcome a complex series of academic, economic, and cultural obstacles to find college success. Through integrated academic coaching and peer support, Mills is helping them get there.