April 16, 2015
Mills named among greenest colleges for sixth year
The College is at number 18 on The Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which evaluates schools in the United States and Canada on their environmental stewardship.
April 13, 2015
Mills helps train water advocates
Worldwide, more than three million people die every year due to inadequate water supply and sanitation. Last week, Mills hosted an international learning institute for emerging women leaders who are increasing access to clean water in their regions. Women may be the key to reversing shortfalls around the globe, explained President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux in an interview on KCBS Radio.
April 6, 2015
Fact versus fiction: life at Mills
In a feature on the website Mashable, Mills students help dispel mistaken preconceptions about women’s colleges and bolster the case for an educational environment that is free from gender bias.
March 17, 2015
Student newspaper earns five awards
The Campanil student newspaper won recognition from the California College Media Association for its stories on racism, a dance student’s political struggle, Oakland protests, and sexual violence on college campuses. The publication was also named the sixth best non-weekly paper in the country.
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