After a relatively uneventful fall semester, upcoming J-term and spring classes at Mills will continue with a pandemic-era hybrid approach that incorporates both online and in-person learning. While the mix will still heavily lean toward the virtual, several more courses will meet on campus in 2021, including lab sciences and art studios. There were plenty
Going virtual didn’t stop many alumnae from gathering to commemorate Reunion 2020.
Two graduates from the College’s pre-professional healthcare programs report on what they’re seeing in their hospitals and exam rooms.
At this point, it’s old hat to describe anything that’s happened in 2020 as “unprecedented.” And yet, the semester that kicked off at Mills College on August 26 is one that has no precedent in our 168 years, even through twoWorld Wars and another pandemic: classes conducted with very few students physically present on campus.
Poetry inspired by the pandemic and submitted by Mills graduates. If you wish to contribute, email email@example.com. Shelter in Place Perhaps today is the day the creatures of the earth take it back I miss touching you in the late afternoon, but by nightfall I am grateful for solitude A day to be empty to
A timeline of how COVID-19 affected Mills students, faculty and staff members, and alumnae in the first half of 2020. Click here for thoughts from the graduating Class of 2020, good wishes to the Class of 2020 from Mills alumnae, and alumnae tales and poetry from quarantine.
On March 20, Commencement festivities for the Class of 2020 were officially postponed, later announced to take place in the same timeframe as graduation for the Class of 2021. We still wanted to celebrate these newest alumnae/i as they wrapped up their time at Mills, whether they return for their official ceremony or not. The
Jean Jones Gurga ’92 has found her life’s work in helping those returning home from active duty in various roles at VA hospitals.
We asked for advice from alumnae to the graduating students in the Class of 2020, and they delivered. Shorter versions of these comments were posted on the Quarterly Instagram for the departing seniors and grad students to view, prompting one to say the following: “As a senior, these truly touched my heart. Thank you alums!”
Few of us have experienced something this sweeping in our lifetimes: a global pandemic bringing nearly everything around the world screeching to a halt. Many of you shared how you were being affected via an online survey sent out in the April issue of the (e)ucalyptus email newsletter. Read those responses below, and update us