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Campus Refreshments

 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

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Student journalists explore Mills stories in new podcast

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

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Doula course offers equitable training for future public health workers

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

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Exchange Students

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

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Northeastern pilots spring social justice program at Mills

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

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The Transition Process

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

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The Mills Institute Comes to Life

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:

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Bert Gordon discusses Mills history online

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

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