What is a book? And what isn’t? The creations of Mills book art graduates offer surprising answers to these questions.
A newly acquired collection of ocean invertebrates enriches the Mills biology lab
Resilience and resourcefulness buoyed senior Melissa Berkay through a period
of homelessness to become a top scholar—and to set an open-ocean swim record.
Some people contend that gender-specific terms are exclusionary and hurtful to transgender and genderqueer people. Others insist that, particularly in the context of a women’s college, feminine words have power and history. As our understanding of gender is changing, so too is our language.
An ambitious project in behavioral ecology, headed by Assistant Professor of Biology Jenn Smith, examines the social lives of squirrels—and gives students first-hand experience in conducting field research.
Undergraduates at Mills gain valuable experience by engaging in high-level scholarship, from assisting in original laboratory research to presenting their own work at academic conferences.
The graduating Class of 2012 demonstrated their philanthropy with a well-orchestrated gift campaign that raised more than $8,000 and achieved a 42 percent participation rate.
The Mills Dance Department was founded on a code of experimentalism and innovation. Today, faculty and students continue to pursue a diverse and dynamic evolution of their art.
Selected writings from the winner of this year’s Mary Merritt Henry Prize for outstanding poetry by a graduate student
Summer internship programs for Mills students provide practical learning experiences and beneficial ties with the city of Oakland.