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Friday, April 24, 2015

Happy hour in Portland

Time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Portland, OR
Join alumnae for happy hour at a renowned Pearl District restaurant.


Theater Studies Department production of The Laramie Project

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Mills College
See a workshop production of The Laramie Project.


Saturday, April 25, 2015

Brunch and wine tasting in the San Diego area

Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fallbrook and Temecula, CA
RSVP requested
Enjoy brunch and a wine tasting tour.


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Alumnae of Color Committee no-host brunch

Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Mills College
Cost: $8.50 per person at the door
Catch up with Mills friends and enjoy a fabulous Sunday brunch!



March 26, 2015

Gallery showcases alumnae success
As part of an initiative to boost student recruitment, the College has produced a web gallery to show prospective students how graduates find success through their Mills education. Learn what alumnae in various fields have accomplished—and share their stories with anyone who may be considering enrolling at Mills.

March 26, 2015

Vote by May 8 for alumna trustee
Three alumnae-nominated candidates are vying for the 2015–18 term. All alumnae are encouraged to cast their votes for one candidate online or by mail using the paper ballot on the back of the spring Mills Quarterly, which will arrive in mailboxes soon.

March 26, 2015

Book travel, lodging for Reunion 2015
All alumnae are welcome back to campus September 24–27 to reconnect with classmates and faculty, meet students, and enjoy workshops, art, music, and meals together. Special activities are planned for members of class years ending in 0 and 5. The Reunion registration form and preliminary schedule will be available online in June.

March 26, 2015

Sign up for Summer Session 2015
Re-experience Mills’ academic excellence firsthand! Summer courses, which are open to alumnae and the general public, will run May 18 to July 10 and may be audited or taken for credit. Topics range from creative writing, digital journalism, and chocolate studies to art history, philosophy, and accounting. New this year is an online writing workshop. Questions? Contact the M Center at 510.430.2000.

February 25, 2015

Faculty add spark to symphony
Fred Frith and Roscoe Mitchell, famed veterans of experimental music and professors of music at Mills, collaborated with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a performance combining avant-garde style with a classical ensemble.

Sheila Young ’02 credits hometown school for her work-ethic and success
Returning to Long Beach, California, for a medical residency, Young says she was inspired to pursue a career as a physician thanks to the mentorship she received in the high school’s medical academy, where half the students are at-risk.

Gazettes, April 9, 2015

Debut album by Sarah Davachi, MFA ’12, receives high praise
Barons Court, remarks the reviewer, has drawn comparisons to the works of famed avant-garde musician and former Mills professor Pauline Oliveros.

Georgia Straight, April 8, 2015

Samuel Levi Jones, MFA ’12, shows at Harlem’s Studio Museum
Winner of the annual $50,000 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize, Jones has arranged wall-mounted, sewn-together law book spines that speak to police brutality and the failures of the justice system.

BlouinArtinfo.com, April 7, 2015

Alex Vittum, MFA ’09, and Paul Dresher Ensemble present new sound installation
Sound Maze for Max consists of ten rooms that each house one or more large-scale invented musical instruments or sound sculptures. Audience–participants are encouraged to experiment with these inventions and discover new ways of creating sound and music.

Broadwayworld.com, April 3, 2015

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Join us September 24-27 for Reunion 2015, which honors all alumnae, particularly those with class years ending in 5 and 0. Make your travel and lodging plans now.

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