News Stories

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.

Tatia's Story Poster
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2018

As part of a series of events in recognition of Black History Month, Mills College presents a screening of Tatia's Story, Life to Death in 10 Hours.

DACA Protest
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2018

While the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals hangs in the balance, hear how it affects two DACA recipients and Mills alums.

East Bay Express
Oakland, CA—February 5, 2018

Pregnant black women and infants in the East Bay are experiencing a disproportionate share of negative health outcomes. A recent East Bay Express article outlines the reasons why, and what's being done about it.

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Oakland, CA—January 23, 2018

Over the past five years, the US has seen a major rise in the number of coding bootcamps. In a recent EdSurge article, two computer science professors explain how the MA in Interdisciplinary Computer Science (ICS) program at Mills College is different.

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Oakland, CA—January 16, 2018

Juliana Spahr and Stephanie Young tell the Chronicle of Higher Education how female professors and students are affected by sexual harassment.

March Fong Eu
Oakland, CA—January 9, 2018

Mills College Mourns the Loss of Mills Alumna and Former California Secretary of State March Fong Eu ’47

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Oakland, CA—December 19, 2017

Mills Alumna Meghan Hunt '17 reveals that officers who are hungry and stressed are more likely to pull over African Americans in traffic stops.

Sheldon Smith Six Degrees of Freedom
Oakland, CA—December 4, 2017

Mills dance professor Sheldon Smith's world premiere of Six Degrees of Freedom reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle.