Life as a grad student: Not for the faint of heart, but well worth the effort

Chad Luz writes about their experience as a graduate student at Mills.

Building political community beyond the classroom

Graduating fellows Manar Harb ’17, Avren Keating ’17 and Karina Muniz ’17 all presented their work in the Reinhardt Alumnae House, reflecting on the challenges and triumphs of their time as fellows.

Aswat Women’s Ensemble shows music’s power to share culture

The women's ensemble shares folkloric, classical, contemporary, and sacred Arab music with the Bay Area, and came to Mills to do the same. (Photo courtesy of Najib Joe Hakim)

The Aswat Women’s Ensemble (AWE) concert performance, The Woman Power: A Musical Expression of Awe, was the third annual concert.

MFA dance performance leaves footprints in different directions

All Photos By Shinichi Iova-Koga

The MFA dance performance showcased Yawen Zou, Brynn Ogilvie, Erik Lee and Bhumi Patel’s theses.

STIFF: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Mary Roach’s “Stiff” provides a historical exploration of the role cadavers have played in the world of the living.

Courtesy of Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

Memory and writing at MFA Alumni reading

Themes of memory, trauma and recovery were expressed in the last Contemporary Writers Series.

The dancers' responses to prompts influenced the choreography. (Courtesy of Shnichi Iova-Koga)

MFA dance performance considers the emotional resonance of movement

“(Un)wavering” took place on April 14-15, and featured thesis choreography by Mills dance department MFA students Stephanie Hewett, Mytych and Yang Yang

‘Libraries Transform’ brought department successes together

The third annual Libraries Transform: Celebrating Faculty Authors event held a space for faculty and staff authors to share their published work in the Heller Rare Book Room.