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School of Education Awarded Grant of Nearly $3 Million from National Science Foundation

Oakland, CA–August 30, 2013 Twenty prospective STEM teachers will be prepared and supported for long-term teaching assignments in the Oakland Unified School District. Learn more »

Oakland Tribune Op-ed Explains How Mills is Helping Oakland Students Get “Community Ready”

Oakland, CA–August 28, 2013 Professor of Education Joseph Kahne and research director Ellen Middaugh shed light on a new initiative to inspire students in Oakland’s public high schools. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Interviews Mills Professor About Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Oakland, CA–August 27, 2013 Professor of Government Fred Lawson discusses international reactions to evidence that chemical weapons were used against Syrian civilians. Learn more »

Mills College Ranked in the Top 10 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Oakland, CA–August 26, 2013 Mills College recognized for contributions to public interest, community service, and rate of undergraduates who pursue PhDs. Learn more »

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Featured in Guide to Responsible Business Programs

Oakland, CA–August 19, 2013 Business as UNusual guide ranks the Lokey Graduate School of Business fifth in social impact category. Learn more »

Mills Helps Boost Digital Media Literacy and Civic Engagement in Oakland’s Public High Schools

Oakland, CA–August 16, 2013 Joseph Kahne and Ellen Middaugh discuss the launch of a program that enables students to apply skills they learn in the classroom to important issues in their communities. Learn more »

Mills Ranked Among the 100 "Greenest" Colleges by Sierra Magazine

Oakland, CA–August 16, 2013 Mills College ranked one of America's 100 “coolest schools” by Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club. Learn more »

Mills Named One of the Best 378 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 07, 2013 Based largely on student surveys, the 2014 guide counts Mills among the top 15 percent of four-year colleges in the country. Learn more »

$4.9 Million MacArthur Foundation Grant Funds Additional Research on New Media and Youth Participation in Politics

Oakland, CA–July 25, 2013 Mills Professor Joseph Kahne will continue groundbreaking work to understand and advance the ways youth become politically active. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–July 10, 2013 Mills featured as one of the “best and most interesting” colleges and universities in the country. Learn more »

Mills Provost Wins Philip Taft
Labor History Book Award

Oakland, CA–July 03, 2013 Compelling new book traces the history of African American service in the military.
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HuffPost Live Features Mills Dean
Examining the Bias Against Mothers in Academia

Oakland, CA–June 21, 2013 School of Education Dean Kathy Schultz describes how mothers in academia can succeed and why they should try. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts KGO-TV Special Recognizing Promising High School Graduates

Oakland, CA–June 19, 2013 Mills College assists KGO-TV with its annual salute to the Bay Area’s outstanding high school graduates. Learn more »

Associate Provost to Moderate Panel at
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

Oakland, CA–June 18, 2013 A panel led by David Donahue will address how independent filmmakers can help put fair LGBT media in California classrooms. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Interviews Mills Professor about Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons against its Own People

Oakland, CA–June 14, 2013 Professor Fred Lawson—an authority on Syria and the Middle East—discusses how the Obama administration may react to Syria’s actions. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–June 13, 2013 Award recognizes Net Impact Chapter as a leader in meeting rigorous requirements in its social, economic, and environmental programs.
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KCBS Radio Features Mills School of Education Dean on the Topic of Grouping Students by Ability

Oakland, CA–June 10, 2013 Katherine Schultz explains why the resurgence of a controversial classroom practice may not be a good idea. Learn more »

Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux Featured
in Diversity & the Bar Magazine Cover Story

Oakland, CA–May 31, 2013 In-depth article highlights how DeCoudreaux’s distinguished legal career and passion for higher education made her uniquely suited to lead Mills. Learn more »

Distinguished Scholar Kimberley L. Phillips
Named Mills College Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Oakland, CA–May 30, 2013 New provost brings decades of teaching, curriculum development, and faculty leadership experience to Mills. Learn more »

Mills English Department Welcomes Achy Obejas as Distinguished Visiting Writer

Oakland, CA–May 28, 2013 Prominent Cuban American writer who focuses on identity issues will teach and work closely with Mills students. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/30/11