News Stories

President DeCoudreaux Receives Community Leader Award from Women’s Cancer Resource Center

Oakland, CA–March 02, 2015 President and Mills College honored for long-standing support for Oakland’s Women’s Cancer Resource Center. Learn more »

New Artist-in-Residence Program at Mills Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland, CA–February 26, 2015 Professor of Studio Art Catherine Wagner discusses an innovative new artist-in-residence program for artists struggling with skyrocketing Bay Area housing and studio costs. Learn more »

Mills College Joins Indiana University Law School’s Scholarship Program

Oakland, CA–February 10, 2015 Indiana University’s Maurer Law School offers scholarships and mentoring to graduates of prestigious women’s colleges. Learn more »

Professor Kristina Faul Recognized in Report on Women’s Progress in Oceanography

Oakland, CA–February 04, 2015 Professor Kristina Faul is featured in the Oceanography Society’s report on the progress women have made in the field over the last decade. Learn more »

Mills Child Life Professor Wins Distinguished Service Award

Oakland, CA–January 30, 2015 Susan Marchant, professor at Mills School of Education, wins award for her career as child life specialist. Learn more »

Mills Professor Carlota Caulfield Receives Fellowship at the University of Barcelona

Oakland, CA–January 08, 2015 Professor and Head of Spanish and Spanish American Studies Carlota Caulfield has been awarded a visiting fellowship for her work on Catalan culture. Learn more »

Mills Staff Member Michael Beller Receives I Love My Librarian Award

Oakland, CA–December 03, 2014 Michael Beller, head of reference and access services at Mills’ F. W. Olin Library, was presented with the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Learn more »

East Bay Express Declares Mills Alumna Winner of Berkeley Council Race by 16 Votes

Oakland, CA–November 17, 2014 Lori Droste MPP ’11 edged to victory in a nail-biting race to win the Berkeley City Council District Eight seat. According to the final results, Droste defeated George Beirer seat by 16 votes.
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Mills Professor of Government Interviewed on BBC World News

Oakland, CA–November 07, 2014 Professor of Government Fred Lawson provides expert insight into US air strikes in Syria. Learn more »

Mills College to Present Concert in Honor of Composer Robert Ashley

Oakland, CA–October 27, 2014 Memorial concert celebrating the music of Robert Ashley to be held November 1 at Littlefield Concert Hall. Learn more »

Mills College Announces New January Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–October 27, 2014 Mills College is pleased to announce its new January session with six courses for credit and audit. Courses are open to Mills undergraduate and graduate students, students from other institutions, alumnae/i, and the general public. Learn more »

Mills College Distinguished Visiting Writer Achy Obejas Wins Fellowship

Oakland, CA–October 16, 2014 Mills College English Department’s distinguished visiting writer adds another prize to her collection. Learn more »

Mills Welcomes Gerald Graff, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and Education Expert

Oakland, CA–October 10, 2014 Visiting scholar presents "Parlez-Vous Arguespeak?,” a thought-provoking lecture about how to bridge the gap between teacher and student. Learn more »

Professor Fred Lawson Featured on TV and Radio Discussing the Latest Developments in Syria and Iraq

Oakland, CA–September 25, 2014 Media outlets tap expertise of Mills Professor of Government Fred Lawson as the United States bombs ISIS. Learn more »

Mills College President Wins Women’s Human Rights Award

Oakland, CA–September 24, 2014 President DeCoudreaux honored for her contributions to women’s education. Learn more »

Mills Professor Nalini Ghuman’s Book on Indian Music Published by Oxford University Press

Oakland, CA–September 15, 2014 First book by Mills music professor upends traditional view of British influence on Indian music. Learn more »

Mills History Professor Bill Issel Wins Merit Award from San Francisco Museum

Oakland, CA–August 25, 2014 History Professor Bill Issel’s years of contributions to the study and teaching of San Francisco history recognized. Learn more »

Groundbreaking Gender-Inclusive Admissions Policy Featured on KQED’s Forum

Oakland, CA–August 21, 2014 Vice President for Enrollment Management and two Mills seniors discuss implications of the College’s groundbreaking new admissions policy Learn more »

The Daily Meal Names Mills One of the Top 75 Colleges for Campus Dining in America

Oakland, CA–August 14, 2014 For the third consecutive year, the Daily Meal website ranks Mills among the top colleges in the country in providing fresh, nutritious meals to students. Learn more »

Mills Professor Wins Poetry Center Book Award

Oakland, CA–August 12, 2014 Mills College English Professor Stephen Ratcliffe wins prestigious award for decades of daily poems. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11