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Nancy Cook
Oakland, CA—June 5, 2017

Mills College is pleased to announce a $3 million gift from the late Mills alumna Nancy Cook, '68 to solidify the study of photography as art at Mills.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—June 5, 2017

Mills President Elizabeth L. Hillman was named one of 2017's Business of Pride Outstanding Voices and one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times.

Chana Bloch
Oakland, CA—May 22, 2017

Professor Emerita Chana Bloch passed away on May 19, 2017 after a prolonged battle with cancer. At Mills from 1973 to 2005, Chana's powerful teaching and mentoring touched generations of students and faculty.

Park Ranger Recieves Honorary Degree
Oakland, CA—May 17, 2017

Amid a throng of news media and a documentary film crew, Mills College awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters degree to National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin, a tireless, outspoken voice dedicated to raising awareness about the discrimination and segregation of African Americans who worked in Richmond, California shipyards during World War II.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—May 16, 2017

Mills College, a nationally respected, independent liberal arts college for women with innovative graduate programs for students of all genders, has announced a blueprint to better meet students' needs and overcome financial challenges.

Commencement 2017
Oakland, CA—May 13, 2017

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.

Betty Reid Soskin
Oakland, CA—May 2, 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.

book and glasses
Oakland, CA—April 26, 2017

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.

modern dance trainig for youth
Oakland, CA—April 19, 2017

In Berkeley, Luna Dance Institute co-directors and Mills College alumnae Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng teach modern dance to children with a twist.

Deborah Vaughan
Oakland, CA—April 17, 2017

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.