News Stories

Professor Andrew Flores
Oakland, CA—July 11, 2017

Read Professor of Government Andrew Flores' story, "Yes, there's racism in the LGBT community. But there's more outside it," in the Washington Post.

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.

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.

Mills Students
Oakland, CA—April 10, 2017

The Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC) has donated $200,000 to Mills College to create two new scholarship funds in honor of the late Mills alumna Audrey Gibney '46.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—April 7, 2017

Mills College President Elizabeth Hillman, an expert on sexual assault, harassment and discrimination in the US military, testified before Congress Wednesday in a hearing to address nonconsensual online pornography in the military.