Alumnae in the News

Art by Bridget Shaw ’14 chosen for Mount Shasta run

A native of the town, Shaw designed the artwork chosen for the 2017 Mount Shasta July 4th Fun Run/Walk t-shirt, crediting her parents and her teachers for her natural talent and learned skills.

Mount Shasta Herald, July 3, 2017

Marielle Jakobsons, MFA ’06, makes waves

When she’s not engineering sounds for the Sims video game series at Electronic Arts, electronic music graduate Jakobsons creates soundscapes that are inspired by cymatics, the art of creating patterns on fluids using sound vibrations.

Berkleyside, June 8, 2017

Novel by Micheline Marcom, MFA ’99, adapted for film

Three Apples Fell from Heaven, the story of an Armenian girl taken in by Turkish neighbors during the 1915 Armenian genocide, is to be directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.

Deadline, May 18, 2017

Nancy McCullough Blake ’83, MA ’90, resurrects drama class at local school

The fully booked elective, which Blake has taught on and off again over several years, offers Petaluma seventh and eighth graders the opportunity to work on public speaking and improvisation skills and to study in depth the works of Shakespeare and other playwrights.

Petaluma Argus-Courier, April 21, 2017

Sally Moses ’90 speaks out against sexual assault at New York protest

Outside Fox News headquarters where demonstrators demanded the firing of commentator Bill O’Reilly for alleged sexual harassment, Moses explained how Mills first opened her eyes to the issue.

The Huffington Post, April 18, 2017

Deborah Brooks Vaughan, MA ’71, honored for innovation in dance

Vaughan, who is co-founder and artistic director of Oakland’s Dimension Dance Theater, was awarded the Della Davidson Prize from Bay Area–based Dancers Group.

Mills Newsroom, April 17, 2017

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