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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Chicago Area Branch fall book club brunch

Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Chicago, IL
RSVP requested
Enjoy a discussion with the author of Gideon’s Confession over brunch.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lecture by NOW co-founder Sonia Pressman Fuentes

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: Mills College
RSVP requested
Hear from Fuentes about the birth of the women’s movement and where it is today.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Reunion 2014

September 18 through 21, 2014

Mills College invites all alumnae to campus to join in four days of celebration. Visit the Reunion page to see the schedule of activities. To register, please contact Alumnae Relations Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at 510.430.2123 or alumnae-relations@mills.edu for assistance.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Mills After Dark happy hour

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Mills College
RSVP requested
All alumnae are welcome to join Reunion attendees at this happy hour featuring hand-mixed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and music by DJ Lady Ryan.


September 9, 2014

Mills among the best in the West
Named one of the top ten colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills was also recognized for providing high academic quality at a good price.

September 5, 2014

Business school hailed for positive impact
The Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business has been named one of the top-rated schools for social and environmental responsibility in Net Impact’s Business as UNusual guide to graduate programs.

September 2, 2014

What makes an A+ teacher?
In a HuffPost Live discussion, School of Education Dean Kathy Schultz denounced "the heavy weight of tests and accountability measures [that] supplant curriculum" in favor of careful teacher preparation and ongoing professional development.

August 26, 2014

College holds fast in top 10 of master’s universities
Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide issue has again placed Mills among schools that “focus on justice, scholarship, and the public good.”

August 21, 2014

College pioneers gender-inclusive admissions policy
Mills has become the first single-sex college in the country to implement an admissions policy for transgender applicants. In an interview on KQED Radio’s Forum, Vice President for Enrollment Management Brian O’Rourke and two current students discussed the groundbreaking approach.

August 14, 2014

Mills climbs the culinary charts
For three years running, The Daily Meal has named Mills among the nation’s top colleges for serving delicious meals, this year bolstering it to number 14 among 75 campuses.

Jocelyn Meggait, MFA '12, creates a free store, art gallery, and studio in Oakland's Dimond district
Meggait's latest project is one in a series of interactive installations that challenge consumerism and the assumptions of the capitalist market.

East Bay Express, September 10, 2014

Self-taught interior designer Lisa Gabrielson '91 shares her ideas of beautiful homes
An eclectic European influence is apparent in Gabrielson's work, which has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Southern Lady magazine.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 6, 2014

Musician Christopher Willits, MFA '02, celebrates the release of his album, Opening
Opening is a meditative "visual album" that presents ambient sound and images of the natural world.

www.sfgate.com, September 3, 2014

United Nations selects Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner '12 to present 2014 Climate Summit keynote address
Jetnil-Kijiner was chosen in a competition involving 544 candidates. Her home country, the Marshall Islands, is only a few meters above sea level and its existence is threatened by climate change.

www.wnd.com, September 2, 2014

Imperial Valley News, July 22, 2014

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