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Mills College Children’s School Celebrates 85 Years

Oakland, CA–January 20, 2012 The Mills College Children’s School, which boasts a long, storied history of educating both teachers and children alike, proudly celebrates its 85th anniversary. Learn more »

Mills College Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships to Present Discussion with Veteran Educators

Oakland, CA–January 18, 2012 Teachers may enter their profession with great aspirations, but in the face of layoffs, limited pay, and standardized testing, how can they remain motivated and inspired? Learn more »

Mills College School of Education Announces New Fellowship for Urban Practitioners

Oakland, CA–December 16, 2011 The School of Education is pleased to introduce an urban practitioner fellowship that will be awarded to a student committed to serving in a high-needs urban district. Learn more »

Secretary Clinton Announces Mills College joins the Women in Public Service Project

Oakland, CA–December 16, 2011 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced at the Women in Public Service Colloquium that Mills College will join The Women in Public Service Project. Learn more »

Mills College Cyclones Recognized for Outstanding Athletic Achievements

Oakland, CA–December 15, 2011 The Association of Division III Independents has recognized the Mills College Cyclones in a range of sports for outstanding athletic achievements during the fall. Learn more »

Mills College Partners with State Department to Increase STEM Study by Women from Muslim-Majority Countries

Oakland, CA–December 10, 2011 Mills College is participating in the NeXXt Scholars Program, an international women's undergraduate STEM education initiative that launches today. Learn more »

Mills College Named a "Best Bets" in College Handbook

Oakland, CA–December 02, 2011 Mills College has been named a “Best Bet” college in a new guidebook, The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford. Learn more »

Mills Government Professor Weighs in on Middle Eastern Political Developments on KQED’s Forum

Oakland, CA–November 30, 2011 Mills College Professor of Government Fred Lawson, an authority on politics in the Middle East, shared his expertise on KQED Radio’s Forum program. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Symposium of East Bay Independent Schools Association

Oakland, CA–November 09, 2011 The Mills College Children's School, the oldest laboratory school west of the Mississippi, will host a symposium for the East Bay Independent Schools Association on November 18. Learn more »

Mills College School of Education Launches New Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships

Oakland, CA–November 04, 2011 The Mills College School of Education is proud to announce the opening of its new Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships on November 7. Learn more »

Mills College Teach-in to Tackle Issues of Justice and Wealth Distribution

Oakland, CA–November 04, 2011 College campuses are reviving a tactic from the turbulent 1960s and 70s to spark debate about today's social and economic issues. A similar scene will unfold Monday when philosophy Professor Martin Benjamin leads a teach-in. Learn more »

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Building is Recognized for Green Achievements

Oakland, CA–October 28, 2011 The City of Oakland is recognizing the Lokey Graduate School of Business building for its significant sustainable design features. Learn more »

Mills College and Education Partners Receive State Grant for Teacher Professional Development

Oakland, CA–October 24, 2011 Mills College and its partners have been awarded a state grant to prepare Oakland teachers for new core state standards. Learn more »

Occupying Wall Street and Social Change: a Look at its Potential and Pitfalls

Oakland, CA–October 19, 2011 What would it take for the Occupy Wall Street movement to successfully achieve social and policy change? Join Public Policy Professor Carol Chetkovich and the Mills College community in an open forum that explores this movement. Learn more »

Mills College Welcomes Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business

Oakland, CA–October 13, 2011 Mills College is pleased to welcome Deborah M. Kolb, an international expert on gender issues in negotiation and women’s leadership, as the distinguished visiting professor at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. Learn more »

How Opportunity Fund CEO is Jumpstarting the Economy Through Microlending

Oakland, CA–October 13, 2011 The Mills College Center for Socially Responsible Business presents “Microlending in the Bay Area: Successes and Challenges to Growth.”
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Harvesting Change: Farmworker Rights Conference at Mills College

Oakland, CA–October 12, 2011 Mills College, known for its unwavering commitment to social justice, will be the site of “Harvesting Change,” an independently organized TEDxFruitvale conference on October 14. Learn more »

President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux is Featured Guest on KQED's Forum

Oakland, CA–October 04, 2011 Mills President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux discussed her new role and the role of women’s colleges with host Michael Krasny on KQED Radio’s popular Forum program. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Popular Mathematician

Oakland, CA–September 28, 2011 Illustrious math professor and magician Arthur Benjamin is speaking to Mills College audiences this week. Learn more »

Mills Celebrates a New Chapter in College's History

Oakland, CA–September 23, 2011 Students, alumnae, faculty, and staff share their thoughts as Mills begins a new academic year with a new president. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11