A summer of campus work is in the books, which included the following projects: • Improvements in residence halls, including converting Reinhardt Hall back into housing with additional beds in the C wing and new paint and carpet, and putting Mary Morse back online with fresh flooring, a new roof, Internet connectivity, upgraded wiring, a new boiler, and
Five of the many couples that Mills has brought together share their love stories.
Nearly every building project that’s taken place on the Mills campus since 1992 bears the fingerprints of Karen Fiene. Known colloquially as the campus architect (her most recent title was director of facilities, compliance, and sustainability), Fiene first started working on Mills campus projects when employed by the architectural firm EHDD, initially coming on board to assist
This summer, the Mills campus received a much-needed refresh, including a power washing of sidewalks and buildings to bring back their shine. Other changes and updates include: Still to come (at press time) were the installation of 150 package lockers in Rothwell Plaza to augment services at the Mail & Copy Center, plus new wayfinding
Consistent maintenance of the many varieties of vegetation on campus is necessary to keep buildings and community members safe.
Graduating arts students commemorated the end of an emotional year with installations and performances that met the moment.
The new interactive art installation on campus.
As reported in the winter Quarterly, the work of 10 transition workstreams continues this spring, examining the questions arising from the merger between Mills College and Northeastern University. The efforts are now getting into the finer details, with the IT group comparing campus-specific information such as student technology needs and email systems, and the human resources teams looking at benefits options for
At the end of 2021, students in the Digital Journalism class unveiled Cyclone Radio, an audio magazine made for the members and stakeholders of the Mills community. Supervised by Assistant Adjunct Professor of Communication and Communication Program Head Keli Dailey and supported by We Are the Voices, this student-centered project shares the opinions, feelings, and
A spring semester offering since 2020, the Full Spectrum Doula Training course at Mills remains the only known doula class offered for college credit in an undergraduate program, and it became reality thanks to one student’s initiative. Tess Waxman ’22 first became interested in birth justice and doula training when she did her senior thesis