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Kirsten Saxton

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 »

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Mills Theater Studies Professor Victor Talmadge Acts in Cable TV Series

Oakland, CA–December 15, 2015 Victor Talmadge, director of the new Theater Studies Program at Mills College, has a role in WGN America’s Manhattan. Learn more »

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Multimedia News Stories by Mills Journalism Students Showcased

Oakland, CA–December 08, 2015 Digital storytelling class produces videos, blogs, podcasts, and other in-depth news stories on trending topics. Learn more »

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President DeCoudreaux Featured on KCBS Announcing Mills Will Retain its Dance Major

Oakland, CA–December 07, 2015 In a KCBS radio interview, President DeCoudreaux announced the decision to continue offering students an undergraduate major in dance. Learn more »

Mills College retains undergraduate dance major

Mills College Retains Undergraduate Dance Major; Faculty, Administration Find Common Ground to Revitalize Program

Oakland, CA–December 07, 2015 Mills College is pleased to announce it will continue offering students an undergraduate major in dance. The move allows Mills to retain the longest running college dance program in the United States, which offers major, minor and graduate degrees in the art form. Learn more »

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 »

Last Updated: 8/30/11