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Merger updates 

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

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Special classes pop up on campus 

The image shows a dance performance with four people on a lit up stage. Three young people motion towards another dancer on the right of the stage.

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

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Conference kicks off new Black Reparations Project

The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy, in conjunction with Northeastern Law’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) and UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, held its first Black Reparations Conference online on February 23-24. Speakers included California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber and California Reparations Task Force Chair Kamilah Moore as part of a robust agenda that brought together municipal

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Grants available to Women Who Empower

Mills alumnae are invited to apply for Northeastern’s Women Who Empower (WWE) Innovation Award.  WWE is in its third year of recognizing and funding women in the Northeastern community with entrepreneurial spirits. Previous awardees include Emily Man and Valeria Martinuzzi, who cofounded Venova Technologies to develop a new contraceptive device; Binja Basimike, who launched Kivu Venture Capital in the Democratic Republic

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Report From August Alum Forum

Image shows zoom meeting recording with multiple people. From top left to top right: Lynette Castille Hall. Has long white/blonde hair and brown glasses. Alumnae Relations has aurora borealis background, long black hair, and a black shirt. Dawn Cunningham has short brown hair and a turquoise v-neck shirt. Behind her is a book shelf. Nikole Adams has her hair pulled back and is wearing a black v-neck shirt. Her background is blurred, but behind her is a yellow wall. From middle left to middle right: Amanda Harper. Her blonde hair is pulled back and she is wearing a floral ruffled collar shirt. Lori Jacques has brown hair in a short bob, cat eyed glasses and a white vested blouse. Beth Kochly has dark shoulder length hair and a navy blue shirt. Her background is the Mills college campus. Beth Hellman in an office. She has short grayish/blonde hair, glasses, a purple shirt and a black button down blouse on. Behind her sits a picture on he wall. From bottom left to bottom right: Lucy Do has short dark hair and glasses on. Cristie Chung has shoulder length hair, glasses, and a cream colored top. Behind her is an image of Mills Hall.

On August 11, the Office of Alumnae Relations cohosted an online alumnae forum alongside the Alum Engagement Committee (AEC), a new group working with the Office of Alumnae Relations that formed last fall to support the relationship between Mills alums and the College as it embarked upon the merger with Northeastern. Questions were solicited through

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Merger Coverage

A repository for original articles and reposted content about Mills College’s merger with Northeastern University. Visit mills.edu/merger for more. Jump to: Board of Trustees Statement The following statement from the Board of Trustees was first published on the Mills website on April 15. Until July 1, you can view the original at mills.edu. We, the

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