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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Mills College Cyclones Earn Highest GPA Among NCAA Swim 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 »

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. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

President DeCoudreaux Discusses the Value of a College Education at the Commonwealth Club

Oakland, CA–May 19, 2015 President DeCoudreaux joined a distinguished panel of public and private college educators to examine the current state of higher education and what an education tailored to the needs of the 21st century could look like. Learn more »

Mills College President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux Chooses Not to Renew Contract

Oakland, CA–April 30, 2015 Kathleen Burke chair of the Mills College Board of Trustees, announced today that President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux has elected not to renew her contract as president when it ends in June 2016. Learn more »

President DeCoudreaux to Discuss the Value of a College Education at the Commonwealth Club

Oakland, CA–April 20, 2015 Mills College President to join other California university leaders in a panel discussion on the value of a liberal arts college education. Learn more »

Mills College Featured in Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges for Sixth Year

Oakland, CA–April 16, 2015 Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the top 50 green colleges in the United States and Canada by The Princeton Review. Learn more »

KCBS Interviews President DeCoudreaux on Opening of Women in Public Service Institute on Water

Oakland, CA–April 13, 2015 President DeCoudreaux discusses how women are key to solving the world’s water crisis and the convening of the WPSP Institute at Mills. Learn more »

World Famous Climate Scientist Explains the Consequences of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2015 Afforestation and its effects on the earth’s climate will be the subject of this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, titled "Plants, Waters, and Climate: Climatic Consequences of Afforestation." Learn more »

Emerging Women Leaders to Attend Women in Public Service Institute at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 23, 2014 Mills College proudly announces its Women in Public Service Project Institute: “Women, Water, and the World: How Women Can Solve the Earth’s Water Crisis,” April 11–20, 2015, in partnership with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the US State Department. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Exciting New Summer Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–March 17, 2015 From Managerial Accounting to Confections of a Chocoholic, community members are invited to register for a new summer session offering an eclectic mix of college courses. Learn more »

Mills Student Newspaper Wins Five Awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Annual Conference

Oakland, CA–March 17, 2015 Mills College student newspaper wins sixth place for best non-weekly newspaper. Learn more »

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 16, 2015 Libby Schaaf, dedicated community activist, Oakland native, and the city's new mayor will deliver the College's 127th Commencement address on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Learn more »

President of Mills College Alecia A. DeCoudreaux Elected to CVS Health Corporation Board of Directors

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2015 CVS Health Corporation has elected Alecia A. DeCoudreaux, the president of Mills College in Oakland, California, to its Board of Directors. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11