For better or worse, Oakland has a reputation, but what’s the real story? These Mills graduates add nuance to the conversation about The Town.
A newer element of Northeastern’s research offerings is a series of “impact engines” and “accelerators,” which are cross-divisional projects dedicated to solving a broad range of specific societal problems—and one of them will call the Mills campus home. Professor of Business Practice Carrie Maultsby-Lute, MBA ’11, who also serves as the director of the Center
The alumnae who own these Bay Area businesses could use a boost during recovery from the pandemic.
The way forward for Mills involves stronger partnerships with the Oakland communities surrounding campus.
LAMMPS, the project otherwise known as Laurel Access to Mills, Maxwell Park, and Seminary, is transforming the area around campus.
“What is the role of universities in social change?” asks Ananya Roy ’92. As a leading scholarly voice in the conversation about economic systems, race, class, and gender, she is proposing new answers to that question—and new tactics to achieve greater equity.
Three working artists find reflection and inspiration when they make the Mills campus their home base in a semester-long residency program.
Summer internship programs for Mills students provide practical learning experiences and beneficial ties with the city of Oakland.
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:’
Sarah Perrilliat is one busy woman. She’s a designer, a poet, a speed walker, a world traveler, a volunteer, and—by the way—she works full time as a psychiatric social worker. After graduating from Mills in 1976, Sarah worked as a counselor for a community-based mental health program. Two years after she started, she was the