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San Francisco Magazine Publishes Positive Feedback to Mills College Article

Oakland, CA–April 29, 2016 San Francisco Magazine shared public reaction and published accurate data after a negative article on Mills College ran in its April issue. Learn more »

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Mills Awarded Scholarship Grant from National Science Foundation

Oakland, CA–April 08, 2016 The National Science Foundation has awarded Mills College a $600,000 grant to support low-income, academically talented students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Learn more »

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mills Among Best Graduate Schools Nationwide

Oakland, CA–March 31, 2016 The Mills College School of Education and its MFA in Studio Art program are included in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings released in March. Learn more »

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Professor Carlota Caulfield is Featured Artist at International Conference on Collecting

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2016 Mills College Professor Carlota Caulfield is the featured artist at an international academic conference highlighting the culture and study of collecting Learn more »

Alecia DeCoudreaux

President DeCoudreaux Discusses College Access at Education Department Summit

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2015 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux discussed strategies to improve access to college for low income students during a daylong conference with US Department of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell in Washington DC on March 24. Learn more »

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San Francisco Magazine Article Unfairly Sensationalizes the State of Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2016 Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux and Board Chair Kathleen Burke have sent an open letter to the editor of San Francisco Magazine in response to an article titled Can Mills College Save Itself? Learn more »

Chinyere Oparah

Mills Professor Co-Edits New Book on Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Mills College Professor of Ethnic Studies Julia Chinyere Oparah has co-edited a new book called Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth. Learn more »

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Mills Library to Host Book Art Exhibit Featuring Innovative Work of Julie Chen

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2016 The Mills College library will host a book art exhibit of three-dimensional and movable book structures by Mills Professor Julie Chen, March 28 through May 31. Learn more »

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Mills College Technology & Society Lecture Features CEO of Sustainable Chemical Company

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Lisa Dyson, CEO of Hayward-based Kiverdi, a biotechnology company that creates chemicals from waste materials, will give a talk in the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy March 29 as part of an ongoing lecture series investigating the impact of technology on society. Learn more »

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Mills Professor Wins Book of the Year from African Literature Association

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Mills College Professor of French and Francophone Studies Brinda Mehta won the African Literature Association’s 2016 Book of the Year Award for Outstanding Scholarship for her latest work, Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence.
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Mills College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

Oakland, CA–March 03, 2016 Mills College was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2015–16, according to the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Learn more »

Mills Swimmer Makes School History

In First for Mills College, Swimmer Heading to NCAA National Championships

Oakland, CA–March 02, 2016 Mills College swimmer Melissa Berkay made school history by qualifying for the NCAA national championships in North Carolina this month. Learn more »

Elizabeth L. Hillman, 14th President of Mills College

Mills College Names Elizabeth L. Hillman as its 14th President

Oakland, CA–March 02, 2016 The Board of Trustees of Mills College (Oakland, CA), the oldest women’s college in the West, has selected Elizabeth L. Hillman as the 14th president in the College’s 164-year history. Learn more »

Mills Commencement Spearker Sylvia Earle

Deep Sea Explorer Sylvia Earle to Deliver 128th Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 24, 2016 Mills College will celebrate its 128th Commencement on Saturday May 14, 2016, with an address by internationally renowned deep sea explorer, marine biologist, and environmentalist Sylvia Earle.
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Ajuan Mance

Professor Ajuan Mance Pens New Book on 19th-Century Black Writers

Oakland, CA–February 23, 2016 When people think about 19th-century African American history, slavery mostly comes to mind, not the thriving intellectual culture of the North, according to Mills College English Professor Ajuan Mance, whose new book collects black writing for black readers from 1808 to 1910. Learn more »

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Mills College English Professor Kirsten Saxton Earns Teaching Prize

Oakland, CA–February 08, 2016 Mills College English Professor Kirsten Saxton has been named a recipient of the 2016 Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies for organizing the best undergraduate panel at the society’s upcoming annual conference in Savannah, Georgia.
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Fred Lawson

KQED's Forum Hosts Professor Fred Lawson Discussing the Current Situation in Syria

Oakland, CA–February 16, 2016 Professor of Government Fred Lawson was featured in a panel discussion on Forum that debated the ramifications of Russia’s recent bombing of a hospital in Syria. Learn more »

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Mills College Children’s School Celebrates 90 Years

Oakland, CA–February 16, 2016 This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Mills College Children's School, the laboratory school for the renowned School of Education at Mills College. Learn more »

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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Awards Prestigious Grants to Mills College Professor, Alumna

Oakland, CA–January 27, 2016 The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has awarded two individual grants to William Winant and Nora Chipaumire for their pioneering work in music and dance. Learn more »

Mills College Announces New Admission Policy and College Pathway Partnership

Oakland, CA–January 20, 2016 Mills College is excited to announce two new initiatives to increase campus diversity and broaden access to Oakland high school graduates. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/30/11