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San Francisco Business Times Recognizes Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux among Bay Area’s Most Influential Women

Oakland, CA–May 02, 2014 Mills President noted for her ability to empower women and girls through education. Learn more »

Mills Music Professors Roscoe Mitchell and Zeena Parkins Receive Doris Duke Artist Awards

Oakland, CA–April 28, 2014 Mills College is proud to announce that two professors from our internationally renowned Music Department have been honored with 2014 Doris Duke Artist Awards. Learn more »

Mills Sponsors Neighborhood Bike Ride as Part of Community Transportation Improvement Effort

Oakland, CA–April 24, 2014 Mills College is cosponsoring a community neighborhood bike ride on Sunday, April 27, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Learn more »

Mills Named one of the “Greenest Colleges” for the Fifth Year by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–April 18, 2014 Released just days before the celebration of the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition recognizes Mills as one of the most “greenest colleges” in the country. Learn more »

Forbes.com Names Mills one of the 50 Top ROI Colleges for 2014

Oakland, CA–April 16, 2014 Mills College graduates value their degrees at a remarkably high rate, according to the 2014 “Grateful Graduates Index” published by Forbes.com. Learn more »

Dean Kathy Schultz Reacts to Gallup’s “State of America’s Schools Report”

Oakland, CA–April 11, 2014 In an interview on KCBS Radio, Mills College School of Education Dean reacts to Gallup’s “State of America’s Schools Report.” Learn more »

Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics Director to Explain the Mystery of Black Holes

Oakland, CA–April 8, 2014 The growth of supermassive black holes will be the topic of discussion at this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, titled “Black Holes, Galaxies, and the Evolution of the Universe: An Observer’s View.” Learn more »

American Chemical Society Honors Mills Professor Sandra C. Greer for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2014 Mills College Professor of Chemistry Sandra C. Greer receives award recognizing significant accomplishments by individuals who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional developments as chemists or chemical engineers. Learn more »

Mills College Presents Conference to Restore and Renew the Critical Purpose of Ethnic Studies

Oakland, CA–March 19, 2014 Mills College will host the 42nd annual National Association for Ethnic Studies conference, Research as Ceremony: Decolonizing Ethnic Studies, from April 3–5, 2014. Learn more »

Multifaceted Peace Corps Chief Compliance Officer to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 12, 2014 Mills College will celebrate its 126th Commencement on Saturday, May 17, 2014, with an address given by Daljit Bains who graduated from Mills College in 1999 with a biology degree and a desire to make a difference. As chief compliance officer at the Peace Corps, she is now helping make a difference in more than 65 countries. Learn more »

Mills College Joins Forces with American Conservatory Theater to Offer New Theater Studies Degree Program

Oakland, CA–March 07, 2014 Mills College will offer students a new theater curriculum beginning in the fall 2014 term, thanks to a partnership with San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). Learn more »

Mills College Conference Assembles Diverse Experts to Explore Growth in Social Enterprise

Oakland, CA–March 4, 2014 The daylong event will explore the dilemma of whether to scale or not to scale, which will eventually confront every organization seeking social impact—be they for-profit, hybrid, nonprofit, or public sector. Learn more »

Mills Professor Publishes Fifth Book, Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence

Oakland, CA–February 28, 2014 Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Mills College Brinda Mehta has published a groundbreaking new book entitled Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence (Routledge2014). Learn more »

American Conservatory Theater Brings Romeo and Juliet to Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 25, 2014 The American Conservatory Theater (ACT) brings Will on Wheels, the theater’s touring production of Shakespeare classics to Mills College. Learn more »

Congresswomen Lead Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum at Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 12, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a women’s economic empowerment forum at Mills. Learn more »

Congresswoman Barbara Lee and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Unveil Shirley Chisholm Stamp

Oakland, CA–February 01, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi unveil Shirley Chisholm Stamp at Mills College Learn more »

Mills College Welcomes Debra Chasnoff, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker

Oakland, CA–February 05, 2014 Visiting fellow’s highly acclaimed documentaries are hailed by educators as an effective tool to open dialogue and inspire activism related to challenging issues affecting young people’s lives and school environments Learn more »

Contra Costa Times Features Historic Event at Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 05, 2014 Mills alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee '73, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and former Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey celebrate the legacy of Shirley Chisholm. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Partnership with 100Kin10, a National Network to Grow STEM Teaching Force

Oakland, CA–February 04, 2014 The Mills College School of Education has been selected to become a partner with 100Kin10, a national network to recruit and prepare 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2012. Learn more »

Congresswomen Lead Women's Economic Empowerment Forum at Mills

Oakland, CA–January 27, 2014 Mills alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee '73, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (retired) to attend special event. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/30/11