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Mills dean calls for men to "lean in"
In an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle, Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands responds to the new book, Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg. The Facebook COO urges women to participate in leadership roles, but for real efficacy, counters Merrill-Sands, "we need men to 'lean in'—to join women as allies, advocates, and agents of change.

"What's the most important part of the MBA application process?" Associate Director of MBA Admission Shrim Bathey answers that question on The Official GMAT Exam's Ask the Experts Video Q&A.

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business named one of the top-rated MBA programs in recognition of its attention to sustainability and social impact, as featured in the 2012 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Gradate Programs.

Mills College graduates first MBA/MA in Educational Leadership joint degree student, LaRena Gibson. LaRena helped inspire the design and launch of this program. She will be pursuing opportunities in Learning and Training Development in the Financial Services Industry.

View video from our 2012 Center for Socially Responsible Business Conference 'Investing Within: Innovative Financing for Domestic Social Ventures'

Associate Director of Admission, Shrim Bathey, is featured expert on The MBA Tour's Virtual Panel on how to best prepare for attending an MBA recruitment fair.

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Net Impact Chapter Receives Gold Status

Graduate School of Business Dean Discusses Shifts in the Workforce on KCBS Radio

Graduate School of Business Dean and Authority on Women’s Workforce Issues Featured on KCBS Radio

Mills MBA Students "Dive Into Social Ventures" at the Center for Socially Responsible Business 2012 annual conference.

Mills College Business Students Selected to Compete in Challenge to Fight Global Poverty

Mills College ranked #5 by US News & World Report for Regional Universities in the West.

Lokey GSB students selected to compete in 3rd annual HULT Global Case Challenge Competition

Associate Director of MBA Admission, Shrim Bathey, is the featured expert on mba.com with a blog piece titled "What will it take to make me stand out as an applicant?"

"How to afford business school?" Advice from Shrim Bathey, Associate Director of MBA Admission on The MBA Tour's aMBAssador blog.

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Building is Recognized for Green Achievements

Dean Merrill-Sands moderates panel titled "Leading the Way: Female Sustainability Pioneers" at 2011 Net Impact Conference. The Lokey GSB sponsored six MBA students to attend.

Mills College Welcomes Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business

How Opportunity Fund CEO is Jumpstarting the Economy Through Microlending

Alumna Stacey Leanos '05 featured on Forte Foundation's 'Women in Business' website

Mills College Ranked in the Top 30 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands elected to Board of Directors of the Forte Foundation

Eight Mills MBA students take part in the Investing in Oakland summer internship program, a joint initiative between the City of Oakland and Mills College focusing on improving education, neighborhood safety, economic development, sustainability, and mentoring. MBA interns are working with Centro Community Partners and Inner City Advisors.

Mills College Announces Joint MBA/MA Degree in Educational Leadership in Response to California's Public Education Crisis

KCBS-AM, March 8, 2011. On the centennial anniversary of International Women's Day, Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands reflects on women in the business world and gender equity. "The role of women in leadership roles in the workplace, and in organizations, remains the most significant challenge that we have for the next decade, and I think we really need to focus on this," says Sands. Click here to listen to the audio file of the full interview.

'Management Success: Learning to Get Results Through Other People' featuring Melody Skinner, MBA '11

'Career Assessment: Getting in Touch with Your Talents' featuring Taja Lester, MBA '11

'The Juggle Struggle: Strategies for Balancing Work and Family' featuring Adrienne Barnes, MBA '11

Mills College Receives LEED Gold for Business School

Mills College Announces New Dean for Business School

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Last Updated: 5/7/14