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Mills Refutes Legal Claims
Oakland, CA—August 26, 2021

In response to the Ex Parte Application filed on August 26, 2021 with the Alameda Superior Court, Mills issues statement refuting all claims against the College.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—August 16, 2021

The Alameda County Superior Court ruled that Mills can continue discussions about a potential alliance between the College and Northeastern University with a vote as early as September 3, 2021.

Christy Chan, A+P+I Artist-in-Residence at Mills College, is participating in a roaming art exhibition through Dear America Project.
Oakland, CA—August 12, 2021

A mobile public art project led by Mills Artist-in-Residence Christy Chan foregrounds messages of resilience and antiracist solidarity.

Mills trustees make a statement against the lawsuit funded by the Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC).
Oakland, CA—August 9, 2021

Mills trustees who are alumnae of Mills College make a statement against the lawsuit funded by the Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC).

A graphic green and blue Fiske graphic reads: Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022
Oakland, CA—July 26, 2021

For the sixteenth consecutive year, Fiske Guide to Colleges features Mills in its go-to guide of the "best and most interesting" colleges in the nation.

An upward view of the clock face and bells of El Campanil clock tower on the Mills College campus in Oakland, California.
Oakland, CA—July 6, 2021

Mills President Elizabeth L. Hillman shares progress in exploring an alliance with Boston-based Northeastern University to continue Mills' legacy and expand its commitment to gender and racial justice.

An aerial view of groups of students on a lawn ringed by trees and red-and-white multi-story buildings.
Oakland, CA—June 17, 2021

Mills will begin formal discussions to combine with Northeastern University, a private, nonprofit, Boston-based research university with a global presence.

A teacher stands in a school hallway holding a clipboard.
Oakland, CA—June 11, 2021

Focused on antiracist, anti-oppressive pedagogy, the teacher credential program at the Mills College School of Education enters its second year.

A panoramic image of the Mills College Art Museum gallery space centers a wood-paneled wall featuring undergraduate artwork from artist E Daley with exhibitions from other artists visible in the background.
Oakland, CA—June 3, 2021

End-of-year shows at the Mills College Art Museum featuring works from recent graduates use mixed media to spark introspection and activism for museum-goers.

Join us for our 133rd Commencement as we proudly celebrate the academic achievements of our graduating students. During the online ceremony, Alicia Garza, principal at Black Futures Lab, author of <em>The Purpose of Power</em>, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter, will address our Class of 2021. The conferring of degrees will follow her remarks.
Oakland, CA—May 15, 2021

Watch the playback of the College's first-ever virtual Commencement, including the keynote address from Alicia Garza, principal at Black Futures Lab, author of The Purpose of Power, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter, followed by the conferring of degrees.