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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 »

Mills Professor Discusses How to Improve Civic Engagement in Schools on KQED’s Forum

Oakland, CA–August 08, 2014 School of Education Professor Joseph Kahne discusses how to help revitalize civics education in California schools. Learn more »

Mills Professor of Business Discusses the Barriers Women-Owned Businesses Face

Oakland, CA–July 25, 2014 Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Professor Michael Bush reacts to a recent congressional report and shares his thoughts on the barriers women-owned businesses face today. Learn more »

ABC7 News Recognizes Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux on Profiles of Excellence Series

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2014 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux was recently profiled on the ABC7 News Profiles of Excellence series for her important contributions to the community. Learn more »

Mills Professor of Music David Bernstein Appointed Editor of Music Theory Spectrum

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2014 Mills Professor of Music David Bernstein has been appointed editor of Music Theory Spectrum, the official academic journal of the Society for Music Theory published by Oxford University Press. Learn more »

Mills Professor Joseph Kahne Featured on Huffington Post

Oakland, CA–June 18, 2014 As a result of California’s curriculum standards, educators are finding it harder and harder to support youth civic engagement. Mills Professor of Education Joseph Kahne’s Huffington Post blog asks if graduation speakers should talk about improving the world if we’re not teaching students how. Learn more »

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Net Impact Chapter Earns Gold Status

Oakland, CA–June 03, 2014 For the third year in a row, Net Impact has awarded the MBA Net Impact Chapter at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College one of its prestigious gold ratings. Learn more »

Mills Student Reporters’ Stories to Air on KALW’s Crosscurrents Radio Show

Oakland, CA–May 29, 2014 Mills College student reporters spent 13 weeks investigating a surge of activism and academic activity at Skyline, the newest traditional high school in Oakland. Learn more »

Mills Professor Ajuan Mance Reflects on the Legacy and Life of Maya Angelou

Oakland, CA–May 29, 2014 In an interview on KCBS Radio, Mills College Professor of English Ajuan Mance reflects on the passing of legendary author Maya Angelou at age 86. Learn more »

Lokey Graduate School of Business Adopts "Hippocratic Oath for Business" at Mills College

Oakland, CA–May 23, 2014 As part of a growing movement among business school students around the country, MBA candidates at Mills took the Lokey Graduate School of Business Oath shortly before receiving diplomas.
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San Francisco Business Times Recognizes Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux among Bay Area’s Most Influential Women

Oakland, CA–May 02, 2014 Mills President noted for her ability to empower women and girls through education. Learn more »

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 »

Last Updated: 8/15/11