News Stories

Catherine Wagner
Oakland, CA—March 19, 2018

Catherine Wagner's photo exhibit Near Abstraction is "intelligent and ravishing" says the Los Angeles Times.

Chronicle of Higher Ed logo
Oakland, CA—March 12, 2018

The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at new signature programs like MPOWER beginning fall 2018 at Mills.

Achy Obejas
Oakland, CA—March 9, 2018

This week, critically acclaimed novelist, award-winning journalist, poet, and translator Achy Obejas was named among five finalists for the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—March 6, 2018

Hillman to bring her vast expertise working on key women and gender issues to new advisory and board appointments.

Lokey School of Business and Public Policy
Oakland, CA—March 2, 2018

The Center for Socially Responsible Business will explore how to harness entrepreneurship to produce social, economic, and racial equity.

scholarship recipients
Oakland, CA—February 22, 2018

Mills College announced today that it awarded over $150,000 in Mills-Oakland Promise scholarships to 23 OUSD students at its Preview Admission Day as part of its commitment to making a transformative education more affordable and accessible to young women and girls.

Pro-choice Rally
Oakland, CA—February 21, 2018

Mills College undergrads joined Bay Area activists to support equality in healthcare and a woman's right to choose.

Ashley Fure
Oakland, CA—February 20, 2018

The works of composer Ashley Fure, with their unique combination of classical music and electronic instrumentation, were compelling and inspiring, says San Francisco Classical Voice.

Nina LaCour
Oakland, CA—February 16, 2018

The American Library Association recognizes Nina LaCour, graduate of the Mills MFA in creative writing program, with the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award for her young adult novel We Are Okay.

Ashley Fure
Oakland, CA—February 7, 2018

As part of its spring concert series, Mills College presents a lecture and a concert featuring the work of Ashley Fure, Jean Macduff Vaux Composer-in-Residence.