News Archives

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 Learn more »

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. Learn more »

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 »

Mills College 125th Commencement Featured on KGO Radio’s Good News in Oakland

Oakland, CA–May 17, 2013 Story highlights Mills’ contributions to educating women, preparing leaders, and contributing to the community. Learn more »

Forbes.com “Grateful Graduates Index” Shows Mills Alumnae Value the ROI of a Mills Degree

Oakland, CA–May 15, 2013 Forbes.com index shows the value placed on a liberal arts education. Learn more »

Oakland Tribune  Op-Ed: Mills College Dean Says Next
Superintendent of Oakland Schools Must Understand Teaching

Oakland, CA–May 08, 2013 Mills Dean of Education Katherine Schultz—an expert on preparing teachers for urban schools—explains why current five-year plan should continue. Learn more »

Mills College Partners in Brainstorm Challenge to Develop Leadership Capacity in Women and Girls Globally

Oakland, CA–May 07, 2013 Initiative encourages individuals to contribute ideas that foster collaboration between women’s groups and increase women’s influence. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–May 03, 2013 Mills President noted for her ability to empower women and girls through education. Learn more »

Mills College Professor of Art Catherine Wagner Awarded Prestigious American Academy in Rome Prize

Oakland, CA–April 18, 2013 Highly selective award recognizes individuals representing the highest standards of excellence in the arts and humanities. Learn more »

Mills College Featured in The Princeton Review’s Annual Guide to Green Colleges

Oakland, CA–April 17, 2013 Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada by The Princeton Review. Learn more »

Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Address at Indiana University

Oakland, CA–April 17, 2013 DeCoudreaux—who received her JD from Indiana University—to receive an honorary degree from IU. Learn more »

Mills College Shows its Green Side with Earth Week
Activities Celebrating Campus-wide Commitment
to Sustainability

Oakland, CA–April 12, 2013 Assortment of fun and educational activities include a rubber duck race, an herbal remedies class, and a “how-slow-can-you-go” bicycle race. Learn more »

Mills College Students Featured in Huffington Post and Student Voice Blogs

Oakland, CA–April 12, 2013 Theresa Soares ’16 and Natalie Meier ’15 embody Mills students’ continued efforts to make a difference in their world. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11