News Stories

Latanya d. Tigner, who descends from a family of second liners in New Orleans, will lead the parade alongside members of Dimensions Dance Theater
Oakland, CA—October 31, 2019

Mills College's Dance and Theater Studies Department is pleased to announce a Second Line Parade on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 pm to celebrate 80 years of Performing Arts at Mills. The public is warmly invited to register.

Mills alum Kymberly Miller ’92, seen here at Children’s Fairyland, serves as executive director for the iconic Oakland theme park.
Oakland, CA—October 16, 2019

Whether fighting for social justice or creating space to foster curiosity and free expression, these Mills alums are stewarding Oakland to new heights and looking to help the Town's next generation of leaders find their voice.

Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky speaks at the 2019 Convocation ceremony at Mills College.
Oakland, CA—October 8, 2019

Mills alumnae/i, faculty, and students gathered to mark the official beginning of the new academic year, with some opening words of wisdom from activist, scholar, and pastor Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky.

Photo of Jonathan Iris-Wilbanks, a new adjunct faculty member at Mills
Oakland, CA—September 18, 2019

Coming from a wide span of disciplines, our new faculty are bringing fresh perspectives and passion to their new posts.

We are excited to welcome activist, reverend, and scholar, Dr. Crystal J. Lucky as our Convocation speaker this year.
Oakland, CA—September 16, 2019

We are excited to welcome activist, reverend, and scholar, Dr. Crystal J. Lucky as our Convocation speaker this year.

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Oakland, CA—July 22, 2019

From Candomblé drumming to beekeeping, these Mills grads are making their mark and exploring new horizons in far distant places.

A print from the Mills College Summer Book Art Institute features a collage of image, shape, and text in semi-transparent shades of yellow, pink, and blue.
Oakland, CA—July 11, 2019

Accomplished book artists and printmakers join legendary Mills professor Julie Chen to offer a world-class summer workshop.

A diverse group of students gather in front of a multicolored banner that reads
Oakland, CA—June 3, 2019

A machine learning intensive with Google gave Mills students a crash course in cutting-edge data science.

Members of Mills College's Class of 2019
Oakland, CA—May 23, 2019

What's next for the Class of 2019? From grad school to first gigs, these recent graduates are on the move.

Mills Farm Greenhouse
Oakland, CA—April 19, 2019

In honor of Earth Day, Mills College is taking a moment to celebrate its ongoing commitment to clean energy, sustainability, and doing its part in protecting the planet.