Professor Fred Lawson

Mills College Professor Fred Lawson Interviewed on KTVU-TV About Paris Attacks

Oakland, CA–November 17, 2015 Professor Lawson talks about why ISIS is striking out against the West.
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Who Makes a Good Leader? Mills College Professor Jenn Smith Provides Clues in Forbes Interview

Oakland, CA–November 12, 2015 Biology Professor Jenn Smith tells Forbes that experience counts for more than charisma when it comes to leadership. Learn more »

Molissa Fenley

New Book Examines Dance Professor Molissa Fenley’s 40-Year Career in Postmodern Dance

Oakland, CA–November 09, 2015 New book takes a multifaceted look at the work of Molissa Fenley, a pioneer in postmodern dance, with reflections and scholarly analyses of her choreography by fellow artists. Learn more »

Mills Professor Jenn Smith

Mills College Professor Jenn Smith Coauthors Research on the Nature of Leadership in Mammals

Oakland, CA–November 06, 2015 What makes a leader? Clues can be found in the animal kingdom, according to a recent article by Biology Professor Jenn Smith. Learn more »

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Mills College School of Education Receives Grant to Extend Civics Program in Oakland Schools

Oakland, CA–October 27, 2015 School of Education awarded grant to strengthen programs that help high school students become “community ready.” Learn more »

Mills College announces new MFA in Translation

Mills College Announces New Low-Residency MFA in Translation Degree

Oakland, CA–October 21, 2015 The Mills College English Department is launching the Bay Area’s first low-residency master of fine arts in translation degree. Learn more »

New January 2016 Course Schedule

Mills College Announces New January Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–October 07, 2015 Mills College is pleased to announce its new January session with seven courses for credit and audit. Courses are open to Mills undergraduate and graduate students, students from other institutions, alumnae/i, and the general public. Learn more »

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mills Among the Best Colleges in the West

Oakland, CA–September 09, 2015 Mills College has been named as one of the top-tier regional universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the eighth consecutive year. Learn more »

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Mills College Art Museum’s Public Works Exhibit Reviewed in East Bay Express

Oakland, CA–October 01, 2015 New show examines the politics and conditions of creating art in public spaces. Learn more »

The Daily Meal Names Mills One of the Top 75 Colleges for Campus Dining in America

Oakland, CA–August 31, 2015 For the fourth consecutive year, the Daily Meal website ranks Mills among the top colleges in the country in providing fresh, nutritious meals to students. Learn more »

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Latest Book by Mills English Professor Juliana Spahr Earns Plaudits in the New York Times Book Review

Oakland, CA–August 31, 2015 Spahr’s latest book of poetry examines what it means to be a person and a parent living in today’s environmental and political systems. Learn more »

Mills Ranked Top 20 Washington Monthly

Mills College Ranked in the Top 20 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Oakland, CA–August 25, 2015 Mills College recognized for contributions to public interest, community service, and rate of undergraduates who pursue PhDs. Learn more »

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Mills Named One of the Best 380 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 05, 2015 The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 11th consecutive year. Learn more »

Cyclones Earn Highest GPA Among College Swimming Coaches Association of America Teams

Oakland, CA–July 23, 2015 Cyclone swimmers earned the highest team GPA for swimming and diving teams among 406 colleges and universities across all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) divisions. Learn more »

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Mills College Receives Grant to Strengthen Environmental Science Programs

Oakland, CA–July 22, 2015 The W. M. Keck Foundation awards Mills College a grant to purchase new lab equipment. Learn more »

Mills Featured in Fiske Guide 10th Straight Year

Mills College Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 10th Consecutive Year

Oakland, CA–July 08, 2015 The Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Mills as a college that provides “ambitious women with a stellar education and a host of opportunities.”
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President DeCoudreaux Interviewed on KGO-TV About Efforts to Address Global Water Issues

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2015 Mills President featured as part of KGO-TV ABC7’s Beyond the Headlines discussion exploring solutions to local and international water issues.
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Professor Dan Ryan’s New Book Discusses Why Community Organizations Struggle to Be Effective

Oakland, CA–June 17, 2015 Why is it so hard for community organizations to create change? Professor Dan Ryan provides some answers in his new book. Learn more »

VP Brian O’Rourke Sets the Record Straight on the Future of Mills in Washington Post Blog

Oakland, CA–June 04, 2015 Vice President for Enrollment Brian O’Rourke tells the Washington Post that Mills is alive and well. Learn more »

Mills College Explores the Politics, Culture, and Science of Superheroes

Oakland, CA–June 01, 2015 A unique seminar called POW! The Science, Culture, and Politics of Superheroes introduces new students to the Mills College experience this fall.
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Last Updated: 8/30/11