News Stories

Mills Sponsors Neighborhood Bike Ride as Part of Community Transportation Improvement Effort

Oakland, CA–April 24, 2014 Mills College is cosponsoring a community neighborhood bike ride on Sunday, April 27, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Learn more »

Forbes.com Names Mills one of the 50 Top ROI Colleges for 2014

Oakland, CA–April 16, 2014 Mills College graduates value their degrees at a remarkably high rate, according to the 2014 “Grateful Graduates Index” published by Forbes.com. Learn more »

Dean Kathy Schultz Reacts to Gallup’s “State of America’s Schools Report”

Oakland, CA–April 11, 2014 In an interview on KCBS Radio, Mills College School of Education Dean reacts to Gallup’s “State of America’s Schools Report.” Learn more »

Mills Professor Publishes Fifth Book, Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence

Oakland, CA–February 28, 2014 Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Mills College Brinda Mehta has published a groundbreaking new book entitled Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence (Routledge2014). Learn more »

American Conservatory Theater Brings Romeo and Juliet to Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 25, 2014 The American Conservatory Theater (ACT) brings Will on Wheels, the theater’s touring production of Shakespeare classics to Mills College. Learn more »

Mills College Welcomes Debra Chasnoff, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker

Oakland, CA–February 05, 2014 Visiting fellow’s highly acclaimed documentaries are hailed by educators as an effective tool to open dialogue and inspire activism related to challenging issues affecting young people’s lives and school environments Learn more »

Contra Costa Times Features Historic Event at Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 05, 2014 Mills alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee '73, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and former Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey celebrate the legacy of Shirley Chisholm. Learn more »

Congresswomen Lead Women's Economic Empowerment Forum at Mills

Oakland, CA–January 27, 2014 Mills alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee '73, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (retired) to attend special event. Learn more »

Mills VP for Enrollment Interviewed about Obama’s Call to Action

Oakland, CA–January 17, 2014 In response to President Obama’s call to action, Mills College VP for Enrollment Management Brian O’Rourke responds to the Administration’s agenda to make college more affordable. Learn more »

Mills Student Reporters Investigate Dramatic Changes at Oakland’s Public Libraries

Oakland, CA–January 15, 2014 KALW Public Radio show, Crosscurrents, features special reports produced by Mills students. Learn more »

Shirley Chisholm Stamp Dedication Ceremony Kicks off Black History Month at Mills

Oakland, CA–January 15, 2014 Mills College is proud to celebrate Black History Month by presenting several exciting events this year. Learn more »

Mills College Architect is First Woman to Win 2014 Architectural Gold Medal

Oakland, CA–December 17, 2013 Mills architect Julia Morgan has been posthumously awarded the first Gold Medal ever given to a woman by the American Institute of Architects. Learn more »

Professor of English Stephen Ratcliffe Featured on KUSF Radio

Oakland, CA–December 11, 2013 Poet, author, and critic Stephen Ratcliffe reads excerpts from his book Selected Days. Learn more »

Mills Public Policy Students Help Enhance Oakland Business Development

Oakland, CA–December 10, 2013 Merchants from Oakland's Eastlake District recently benefited from the combined brain power of Mills Master of Public Policy students. Learn more »

Mills Students Use Cartographic Skills to Aid Typhoon Recovery Effort

Oakland, CA–November 14, 2013 Mills students aid Philippine recovery efforts through online peer production mapping project. Learn more »

Mills Teacher Scholars featured in Educational Leadership

Oakland, CA–October 29, 2013 This month’s issue examines two different leadership models shaping the roles of teachers today. Learn more »

Associate Professor of English Kathryn Reiss Featured in The Atlantic

Oakland, CA–October 23, 2013 What are the eight habits of highly successful young-adult fiction authors? Best-selling authors share their strategies for success. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Exciting January Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–October 08, 2013 From flash mob performance art to the economics of climate change, community members are invited to register for a new January session offering an eclectic mix of college courses. Learn more »

The Daily Meal Names Mills One of the Top 60 Colleges for Campus Dining in America

Oakland, CA–September 19, 2013 Mills College has been named as one of the top 60 colleges for campus dining based on taste, nutrition, and sustainability. Learn more »

School of Education Awarded Grant of Nearly $3 Million from National Science Foundation

Oakland, CA–August 30, 2013 Twenty prospective STEM teachers will be prepared and supported for long-term teaching assignments in the Oakland Unified School District. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11