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
A reprint of an article in the fall 2002 edition of Mills Quarterly about Diana O’Hehir’s works.
Consistent maintenance of the many varieties of vegetation on campus is necessary to keep buildings and community members safe.
Photo by Robbie Sweeny On April 13, the Mills College Trans Studies Speaker Series welcomed internationally-known technologist and network security expert Chelsea Manning for a talk show-styled event at Lisser Hall with Barbara Lee Distinguished Chair in Women’s Leadership Susan Stryker. Co-sponsored by We Are the Voices and the President’s Office, “Volatile Contexts: Identity, Technology
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
“History with a ‘y’ denotes a singular narrative, but when we think about histories, our histories have multiple perspectives.” So said LaGarrett King, the keynote speaker of the School of Education’s (SOE) Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action. “When people say you cannot teach history this way, or you cannot teach about Black
A spring semester offering since 2020, the Full Spectrum Doula Training course at Mills remains the only known doula class offered for college credit in an undergraduate program, and it became reality thanks to one student’s initiative. Tess Waxman ’22 first became interested in birth justice and doula training when she did her senior thesis
Above: President Emerita Alecia DeCoudreaux (center) with two recipients of the Alumnae of Color Endowed Scholarship in her honor: the late Sharon Robinson ’14, MPP ’15 (left); and Bryana Jones ’17 (right). As of this February, the Alumnae of Color Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Alecia A. DeCoudreaux has reached a landmark $250,000, with the
The Mills Community Farm gives students the chance to get their hands dirty while learning how to grow their own food–and about larger issues of inequality.