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Friday, May 29, 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.

 

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Spring send-off in San Francisco

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: San Francisco, CA
RSVP requested
Meet incoming students, current students, and alumnae who live in your area at a potluck.

 

Spring send-off in Santa Rosa

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
RSVP requested
Meet incoming students, current students, and alumnae who live in your area at a potluck.

 

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Spring send-off in Oakland

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Oakland, CA
RSVP requested
Meet incoming students, current students, and alumnae who live in your area at a potluck.

 

  

May 5, 2015

Stories behind gender at Mills
As a growing number of women’s colleges follow Mills’ lead in formalizing their transgender admission policies, Mills students reflect on their day-to-day experiences as trans or gender-fluid individuals for The Huffington Post.

April 30, 2015

President to step down
Alecia A. DeCoudreaux will conclude her presidency in 2016, after five years at the helm of the College. During her tenure, Mills has made strides in implementing financial best practices, identifying new revenue opportunities, and developing a modern, flexible curriculum.

April 29, 2015

The value of higher ed
President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux joined a panel of public and private college educators at the Commonwealth Club of California to discuss the value of a college education to both the individual and the US economy, why college costs so much, the factors that contribute to rising student debt, and efforts to retain students through graduation.

April 29, 2015

Women’s colleges in the 21st century
The magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education named Mills among women’s colleges that are evolving to meet the student needs and economic realities of the 21st century while seeking to advance women in leadership roles. “Strong institutions such as Mills are more important than ever in providing the opportunity for women to break through . . . barriers,” states President DeCoudreaux.

New album, Platform, by Holly Herndon, MFA ’10, is “mesmerizing”
Making much of her music on a laptop, Herndon blends “layers of electronically manipulated voice with beats, noise, sibilant textures, and filtered sound.”

Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2015

Victoria Weisblat Looseleaf, MFA ’74, dubbed an “LA icon”
Award-winning arts journalist, media personality, poet, comic, harpist, professor, and more, Looseleaf claims, “I’ve had so many past lives, no wonder I’m so tired in this one.”

The Huffington Post, May 14, 2015

Mimi Steiner Douhan ’87 embarks on building new medical residency program in rural Ukiah
A lifelong family medical doctor, Douhan aspires to develop a community of locally grown primary care doctors.

Ukiah Daily Journal, April 24, 2015

Asiya Jabbaar, MA ’13 receives high marks for family child care business
With a master’s degree in early childhood education, Jabbaar views her role as educator rather than caregiver at her home-based Oakland business, which received five stars from a consortium of child care providers.

Ed Source, April 21, 2015

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