There are four different groups of students on the Mills campus this fall. They are: First-Year Four-Year Students This cohort of approximately 520 is the first group to enroll on Northeastern’s Oakland campus with the option to stay throughout their entire undergraduate careers. Since the programs unique to Mills College at Northeastern are still under construction (more info to come later
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Each site in Northeastern’s global network boasts its own programmatic theme, and at least for the 2023–24 academic year, the Mills campus will be characterized by the tenets of “experiential entrepreneurship.” According to academic officials, the theme extends beyond the business world. “It’s a set of skills, knowledge, and motivations that we want students to take away from the experience,” said Associate Dean Christie Chung
Photos from a once-in-a-lifetime experience studying abroad in Ireland.
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In joining with Northeastern University, Mills College became part of an R1 institution, which is defined by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as doctoral universities with “very high” research activity. And with that change comes more funding and support for faculty members pursuing projects beyond the classes they teach. In the 2022–23 academic year, those included seed grants
Carrie Maultsby-Lute, MBA ’11, professor of practice and the former director of the Center for Transformative Action, has been named to the new position of director of partnerships for Northeastern’s Oakland campus. In that role, she will work with Mills College at Northeastern University and the Mills Institute along with other on-site programs. “We want to build leaders while uplifting the region and its
On March 28, Northeastern’s Chief Inclusion Officer Karl W. Reid announced the first awardees of the Inclusive Impact Innovation Fund, which were culled from 59 entries submitted by faculty, staff, and students across the Northeastern network. One of the five winners was the Social Justice Peer Mentorship Program, which traces its roots back to sundry projects that have taken place in the public health and
As the Mills campus prepares to welcome first-year undergraduate students this fall who will be majoring in Northeastern programs brought to the West Coast, faculty members are pushing forward the academic development of Mills College at Northeastern specialties set to debut in fall 2025. In a faculty/staff meeting on May 3, Interim Dean Beth Kochly
On January 18, Northeastern’s Faculty Senate voted to admit Mills College as the 10th college at Northeastern with a vote of 29-0-1. The vote officially gave Mills College at Northeastern University the authorization to grant degrees, and it creates a pathway for Mills faculty to serve on the Faculty Senate and the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. In the meeting, Provost David Madigan said that Mills
Subjects such as book art, dance, and media studies are finding new life on the Mills campus this year in the form of pop-up classes. These unique one-credit electives are offered to students at no additional charge, and accommodate 10 to 20 participants who generally meet for a handful of sessions rather than a full semester. Visiting Associate