Speakers chosen for graduation

Mills College Weekly After a lengthy process, college officials and members of the senior class have chosen the speakers that will address the class of 2003 at graduation. According to President Janet Holmgren, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes, from the District of Columbia, will give the commencement address. Norton, the granddaughter of a former slave, is a […]

Weekly Summer Vacation

The Weekly will not publish again until early September. Have a good summer, we look forward to seeing you in the fall! -Weekly Staf

AAMC asks for senior pledges

In an effort to continue its tradition of raising money for faculty salaries, student scholarships and Alumnae Association operations, alumnae are asking seniors this semester to donate money after graduation. While many seniors are enthusiastic about contributing, others have mixed feelings about it. Senior pledge coordinator Jennifer Moxley ’93, a member of the Alumnae Associations […]

Mills joins UC Davis

The biology department recently partnered with UC Davis’s Center for Biophotonics, Science and Technology to explore a new area of technology and educate young women who are under-represented in the sciences. Biology professor Susan Spiller said the biophotonics partnership with UC Davis is not a major and that no money is coming to Mills. However, […]

New Provost

After being elected provost and dean of faculty last semester, art history professor Mary-Ann Milford started the spring semester with many goals for her new position and with support from the administration, faculty and students. Milford, former dean of fine arts, said that unlike those who have been provost and dean of faculty in the […]

Cashier sings praises of education, work at Mills

It was pay day, and while two work-study students were asking for ID’s and signatures and handing out pay checks in Sage Hall, Claudia Abadia, the cashier, was supervising them and working at her computer as the line of people got gradually longer. “It’s like a big rush and then it’s dead,” said Abadia “I […]

NOW award to President Holmgren

Mills College Weekly For her work reflecting a commitment to empowering women and social justice, President Janet Holmgren received an award last week at a luncheon in Sacramento from the California National Organization for Women. Sally Randel, vice president for institutional advancement, said that Holmgren was one of five California women honored at this event. […]

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