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Change In Class

Fresh perspectives and new scholarship enliven learning By Pamela Wilson  What does reading Beowulf reveal about race? How can the literature of the Middle Ages teach us about the modern era? Associate Professor Diane Cady and her students have been posing these questions—and others—in Survey of British Literature I, a course she recently redesigned as

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Oaklander: Gwen Jackson Foster ’67

When Gwen Jackson Foster graduated from Mills in 1967, she returned to her hometown, Los Angeles. It took her four years to move back to Oakland. Her first job was with the Los Angeles County Department of Person­nel. “I was a psych major at Mills,” she says, “because I wanted to be a social worker:’

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