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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 »

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 »

Last Updated: 8/15/11