News Stories

Chinyere Oparah Birthing Report
Oakland, CA—October 23, 2017

New report documents human rights abuses in California's maternal health-care system and calls for corrective action by practitioners, health insurers, and policy-makers.

Farm Shovels
Oakland, CA—October 20, 2017

In partnership with Hip Hop for Change, Growing Together, and the Oakland community, the Mills Community Farm will plant 55 fruit trees next month.

Mary Cochran
Oakland, CA—October 20, 2017

Mary Cochran, a former Mills professor and dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company, has died.

KGO-7 logo
Oakland, CA—October 20, 2017

Local media features benefits of the new UC Berkeley-Mills College partnership formalized this week with a memorandum of understanding.

Catherine Wagner
Oakland, CA—October 13, 2017

An in-depth profile of Wagner's life growing up in the Bay Area and her evolution into a world-renowned artist appears in the current issue of Cultured.

Provost Chinyere Oparah
Oakland, CA—September 28, 2017

Mills College Provost and Dean of the Faculty Chinyere Oparah was recognized by The Association for Wholistic Maternal & Newborn Health for her work on birthing justice.

Roscoe Mitchell
Oakland, CA—August 16, 2017

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.

Lokey School of Business
Oakland, CA—August 9, 2017

Mills College is pleased to announce a $100,000 two-year grant from JPMorgan Chase in support of the Ascend 2020 Bay Area collaborative.

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.