Watch the playback of Commencement 2017, where we celebrated our graduating students and civil rights activist, MacArthur Fellow, and president of the Akonadi Foundation, Lateefah Simon, addressed the Class of 2017.
Mills College will award an honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters degree to Betty Reid Soskin, a tireless, outspoken and articulate voice dedicated to remembering discrimination and segregation of African Americans who worked in Richmond, California shipyards during World War II.
Graduates of the Mills College MFA in Prose Program, Nina La Cour and Christine Hyung-Oak Lee have each published new works garnering critical praise.
In Berkeley, Luna Dance Institute co-directors and Mills College alumnae Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng teach modern dance to children with a twist.
Mills College alumna Deborah Vaughan '71 was awarded the Della Davidson Prize by Dancers Group, a San Francisco Bay Area arts nonprofit focused on promoting dance through sponsorships and outreach.
The Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC) has donated $200,000 to Mills College to create two new scholarship funds in honor of the late Mills alumna Audrey Gibney '46.
Mills College President Elizabeth Hillman, an expert on sexual assault, harassment and discrimination in the US military, testified before Congress Wednesday in a hearing to address nonconsensual online pornography in the military.
The Morandi Museum in Bologna, Italy opened an exhibition by Mills College Studio Art Professor Catherine Wagner this month, featuring 21 photos inspired by works of the late Italian painter Giorgio Morandi.
Trisha Brown, postmodern dance giant, visual artist, opera director and Mills alumna (1958) died March 18 in San Antonio, Texas after a six-year battle with vascular dementia. She was 80 years old.
Mills College will celebrate its 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with an address by Lateefah Simon, a passionate and nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and racial justice.