Mills College

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Mills College,

at Oakland, Calif.; for women; est. 1852 as the Young Ladies' Seminary at Benicia, Calif., moved 1871, chartered as Mills College 1885. The first women's college in the Far West, it has programs in English literature and creative writing, foreign languages and cultures, fine arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. It is noted for its fine arts department; other resources include the Center for Contemporary Music and the Children's School.
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My vision was now directed towards Mills Hall, the heart of the meditation.
Mills Hall comes into my view with multiple layers of the familiar, but even though it is the framework around which my daily life is centered I still meditate on the question: How do I seek meaning in the familiar?
I look at the photograph I took of Mills Hall and I am struck by how it is centered, with equal parts of sky and lawn.
Morgan went on to design five more buildings at Mills that introduced elements influenced by Spanish missions, a departure from the earlier Second Empire Victorian style of Mills Hall.
Beyond the initial siting of Mills Hall between two creeks with views to the San Francisco Bay, Mills grew rather unheeded in its early years, with no apparent plan or guidelines.
Although many elements of Ratcliff's plan were realized, the board of trustees did not condone the razing of Mills Hall and the nearby Julia Morgan buildings.
The first period, mainly developed under the college's founders, resulted in numerous buildings that remain today, including Mills Hall, El Campanil, Kapiolani Cottage, and Lisser Hall.
Cowan Gascoigne of the Leadership Company, 216-292-8181, or Crickett Karson of Mills Hall Walborn & Associates, Inc.
During her tenure, Holmgren oversaw the restoration of the campus historical landmark Mills Hall following the Loma Prieta earthquake, renovated the Littlefield Concert Hall and restored its nationally celebrated Boynton murals and frescoes, made extensive improvements to student residence halls, and expanded the graduate art studios and facilities.
University of New Hampshire's Mills Hall Residence and Commons Dining Hall in Durham, N.