News Stories

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—July 11, 2018

In an opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle, Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman explains how U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's acceptance speech reveals his sexism.

President Elizabeth L Hillman
Oakland, CA—June 27, 2018

A new report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds that academic institutions need to make sweeping changes in the way they deal with sexual harassment.

The Hollywood Reporter logo
Oakland, CA—June 20, 2018

Mills alumna Daniella Pineda performed theatre as a kid but as an adult, acting wasn't on her radar. It didn't seem realistic," Pineda recently told the Hollywood Reporter.

Ant Nathan's art
Oakland, CA—June 18, 2018

Mills College alumna Amy Nathan '18, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award by the International Sculpture Center.

Professor Emerita Maggi Payne
Oakland, CA—June 18, 2018

Maggi Payne will bring her 2013 piece, “Theremin Morph” to the Garden of Mark at this year’s Garden of Memory summer solstice celebration on June 21.

Fairness Matters: Impact Awards
Oakland, CA—May 21, 2018

Mills Alumna and founder of TechActivist.Org, Idalin Bobé was recently honored at the 2nd Annual Fairness Matters: Impact Awards.

Claire Ptak
Oakland, CA—May 21, 2018

Mills Alumna Claire Ptak '97 broke tradition, foregoing the traditional tiered fruitcake, with her own stunning wedding cake creation for the royal wedding.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—May 15, 2018

Women of the Military Summit seeks to acknowledge contributions of women veterans.

Tina Lee
Oakland, CA—May 11, 2018

Mills Alumna and Founder of MotherCoders Featured in Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day and the Today show.

Johanna Brown Poethig
Oakland, CA—May 1, 2018

Multimedia artist, teacher, and agent of sociopolitical inquiry, Johanna Brown Poethig, MFA '92 displays her work in different private and public spaces around the globe.