Tag: students

Fall Dance Concert

Heather Stockton ’13, MFA ’18, performs “Viral Viragos,” a comedic interpretive dance of an infamous video of outrage over Bath & Body Works candles, in Lisser Hall on November 19, 2022. She was just one of a full slate of alum dancers and choreographers that participated in Return: Fall Dance Concert, a two-night event staged with the Mills Dance Department. The list of

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Student Life Adjusts Post-Merger

The Mills campus welcomed approximately 300 returning Mills students in addition to 500 first-year Northeastern students for the fall semester. The question of how to create a welcoming environment for all of those students is one that has occupied the collective minds of Mills’ Division of Student Life and Northeastern’s Student Affairs Office since well

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Commencement 2022

The last time the Mills campus hosted a full, traditional Commencement, in 2019, it was pouring down rain. But this year, in resuming the annual rite of passage for the first time since the start of the pandemic, graduates of the Class of 2022 and their guests were greeted with a blindingly beautiful day. Perhaps

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Student Services

TO HELP THOSE STUDENTS who need to earn only a few more credits before the merger, Mills is planning a condensed summer session between May 17 and June 30 so those within eight credits of graduation can complete their degrees before the transition. Read the most up-to-date info at tinyurl.com/mills–degree- pathways. DESPITE REPORTS TO THE CONTRARY, historic areas of study at

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Northeastern students learn Mills traditions

In mid-January, the inaugural cohort of Northeastern students—14 in total—set foot on the Mills campus for the first time. While the emergence of the Omicron variant made in-person get-togethers difficult, these new arrivals still received a full welcome to the spring semester at Mills.  Jillian Mosley ’18, director of orientation and family programs in the Division of Student Life, oversaw the onboarding process for

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Student journalists explore Mills stories in new podcast

At the end of 2021, students in the Digital Journalism class unveiled Cyclone Radio, an audio magazine made for the members and stakeholders of the Mills community. Supervised by Assistant Adjunct Professor of Communication and Communication Program Head Keli Dailey and supported by We Are the Voices, this student-centered project shares the opinions, feelings, and

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Summer research programs roar back to life

Abigail Jeffers ’21, who graduated last winter with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology, just experienced her fourth summer in scientific research with Mills faculty. Between conducting some sessions in person and others completely online, she was ready for whatever this summer might throw at her. “My experience two years ago allowed me to

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Adapting to the new status quo

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

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