Tag: sustainability

A Campus Steward Retires

A picture of Karen Fiene talking to another person. She is caucasian with short brown hair. She has triangle earrings, a necklace, and a top covered in yellow circles, blue circles, and a black base.

Nearly every building project that’s taken place on the Mills campus since 1992 bears the fingerprints of Karen Fiene. Known colloquially as the campus architect (her most recent title was director of facilities, compliance, and sustainability), Fiene first started working on Mills campus projects when employed by the architectural firm EHDD, initially coming on board to assist

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Eating their words 

by Sarah Henry  At this year’s International Association of Culinary Professionals conference, the grande dame of food writing, ex-Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl, made an impassioned plea for our planet and the way we produce our food. She noted that the things that make fast food cheap—readily available fossil fuels, water, and predictable weather—are all in

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