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Mills College MFA Candidates Use Poetry and Prose as Tools for Social Change

Oakland, CA–November 13, 2012 Mills implements a unique model of community outreach through student-run writing programs aimed at positively impacting neighborhoods. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Joint MPP/MBA Degree in Public Policy and Business Administration

Oakland, CA–October 31, 2012 Joint degree addresses growing need for professionals able to work within and across public, private, nonprofit, and government sectors. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Lecture on Former Professor of Studio Art and Beat Generation Artist Jay DeFeo

Oakland, CA–October 23, 2012 Art historian Greil Marcus highlights achievements of the late Jay DeFeo, whose work is featured at an SFMOMA exhibition. Learn more »

Mills College Student Appears on MTV Special
"It Gets Better 2"

Oakland, CA–October 05, 2012 The Emmy®-nominated MTV special, “It Gets Better,” will feature a Mills College student who credits Mills’ culture of inclusivity with her major life decision. Learn more »

Historic Performances Celebrate Rich Tradition of Fine Arts at Mills College

Oakland, CA–September 18, 2012 The rich legacy of fine arts at Mills College will be showcased in two evenings honoring former professor of music, John Cage, and Darius Milhaud Professor of Composition, Pauline Oliveros. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–September 12, 2012 Mills College has been named as one of the top-tier regional universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth consecutive year. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–August 28, 2012 The Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide has ranked Mills College among the top master’s universities in the nation. Learn more »

Mills Named One of the Best 377 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 22, 2012 Mills College has been selected as one of the top colleges in the country according to the 2013 edition of the Princeton Review’s Best 377 Colleges. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–August 21, 2012 Lokey Graduate School of Business named one of the top-rated graduate business programs in recognition of its attention to sustainability and social impact. Learn more »

Mills College Receives Grant to Further Lesson Study Research

Oakland, CA–August 9, 2012 Mills College has received a grant from the Toyota USA Foundation to support research into the practice of Lesson Study, a form of professional learning shown to improve teacher instruction and student learning. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–August 02, 2012 For the seventh consecutive year, Mills College has been featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Learn more »

Mills Professor Joseph Kahne Discusses the Impact of New Media and Politics on Youth on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2012 Mills College Professor Joseph Kahne discusses the surprising findings of a new study released today on new media and youth political action. Learn more »

Mills College Professor Joseph Kahne Authors New Study on Digital Media

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2012 Surprising findings revealed in largest national study to date examining the impact of new media and politics among young people in America today. Learn more »

$6.2 Million Grant Funding Maintains School of Education Program Supporting College-Bound Students

Oakland, CA–June 22, 2012 US Department of Education Upward Bound grants help provide access to college for low-income and first-generation students. Learn more »

Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Oakland, CA–June 22, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton collaborates with women’s colleges to achieve 50 percent mark for women in public service worldwide by 2050.
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Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Net Impact Chapter Receives Gold Status

Oakland, CA–June 18, 2012 Net Impact has awarded the MBA Net Impact Chapter at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business, one of this year’s prestigious Gold ratings.
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Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall Wins Prestigious American Institute of Architects Historic Preservation Award

Oakland, CA–May 04, 2012 The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently announced winners of its 2012 Historic Preservation Awards. The Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall was recognized for outstanding restoration work that has preserved part of the San Francisco Bay Area’s cultural heritage. Learn more »

Graduate School of Business Dean Discusses Shifts in the Workforce on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA–April 26, 2012 Deborah Merrill-Sands, dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College, shared her insight on workforce trends in a discussion of the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on KCBS. Learn more »

Graduate School of Business Dean and Authority on Women’s Workforce Issues Featured on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA—April 20, 2012 Deborah Merrill-Sands, dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College, shared her expertise on women and business in response to a new Pew Center Research study.
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Mills College Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Oakland, CA–April 19, 2012 Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the US and Canada by The Princeton Review. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11