For these three alumnae, the study of science and the art of dance create perfect harmony.
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.
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.
For Ellen Krosney Shockro ’64, achieving success in both athletics and academics is a matter of possibility and persistence.
The “starving artist” is a thing of the past when a unique business course gives writers, musicians, and others the necessary skills to pursue their creative goals.
Study abroad experiences enable students to open their eyes to a new sense of the world—and of themselves.
Students from all points of the globe find knowledge and confidence at Mills to improve communities near and far.
Women are vastly underrepresented in the high-tech industry, and many never even consider such work to be a viable option. But despite the obstacles, Professor Ellen Spertus and several alumnae show that women’s careers in computer science are attainable, exciting, and rewarding. Plus: a new professorship brings computer industry professionals into the classroom.
The study of religion illuminates a wide range of academic subjects, broadens understanding of history and current events, and provides insight on personal identities and motivations. A new minor provides a framework for this complex field of inquiry.
Graduates working in the fashion industry bring an artistic touch and entrepreneurial spirit to their roles. Most importantly, they say, the right clothing allows everyone to express a true sense of self.