Roscoe Mitchell, the Darius Milhaud Professor of Music at Mills College since 2007, has just released a two-disc set called Bells for the South Side to critical acclaim.
Mills College is pleased to announce a $100,000 two-year grant from JPMorgan Chase in support of the Ascend 2020 Bay Area collaborative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Berkeley, Luna Dance Institute co-directors and Mills College alumnae Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng teach modern dance to children with a twist.
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.