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Black Lives Matter
Oakland, CA—June 10, 2020

Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman makes statement on Black Lives Matter after the funeral of George Floyd.

Biomedical engineer Gilda Barabino sits at her desk facing the camera with a smile, her desktop computer behind her.
Oakland, CA—March 9, 2020

This spring, accomplished researcher and engineer Dr. Gilda Barabino will become the latest speaker in a distinguished roster of preeminent women scientists to visit campus at the invitation of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series.

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Oakland, CA—February 10, 2020

Mills proudly joins this year's list of top-producing institutions for Fulbright-receiving students, crowning a decades-long track record of successful student placement in this premiere global exchange program.

Mills students wearing MPOWERed t-shirts
Oakland, CA—January 24, 2020

Mills College has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant by the Fletcher Jones Foundation to support MPOWERed for Transfer, a summer program designed to enroll, support, and prepare transfer students with success strategies that build on the assets and talents they bring to Mills.

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Oakland, CA—January 16, 2020

Tech Intersections: Womxn of Color in Computing is an affordable conference for underrepresented womxn of color in technology to come together and learn from each other's successes, challenges, and experiences.

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Oakland, CA—January 10, 2020

Mills College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Starr King School for the Ministry. Mills and Starr King have signed a Letter of Intent that marks the beginning of a formal process to relocate Starr King to the Mills campus beginning in fall 2020.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—December 18, 2019

It has been an eventful and productive year at Mills College! Here is a quick review of our biggest and proudest moments.

Latanya d. Tigner, who descends from a family of second liners in New Orleans, will lead the parade alongside members of Dimensions Dance Theater
Oakland, CA—October 31, 2019

Mills College's Dance and Theater Studies Department is pleased to announce a Second Line Parade on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 pm to celebrate 80 years of Performing Arts at Mills. The public is warmly invited to register.

Mills alum Kymberly Miller ’92, seen here at Children’s Fairyland, serves as executive director for the iconic Oakland theme park.
Oakland, CA—October 16, 2019

Whether fighting for social justice or creating space to foster curiosity and free expression, these Mills alums are stewarding Oakland to new heights and looking to help the Town's next generation of leaders find their voice.

Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky speaks at the 2019 Convocation ceremony at Mills College.
Oakland, CA—October 8, 2019

Mills alumnae/i, faculty, and students gathered to mark the official beginning of the new academic year, with some opening words of wisdom from activist, scholar, and pastor Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky.