News Stories

Professor Dan Ryan’s New Book Discusses Why Community Organizations Struggle to Be Effective

Oakland, CA–June 17, 2015 Why is it so hard for community organizations to create change? Professor Dan Ryan provides some answers in his new book. Learn more »

VP Brian O’Rourke Sets the Record Straight on the Future of Mills in Washington Post Blog

Oakland, CA–June 04, 2015 Vice President for Enrollment Brian O’Rourke tells the Washington Post that Mills is alive and well. Learn more »

Mills College Explores the Politics, Culture, and Science of Superheroes

Oakland, CA–June 01, 2015 A unique seminar called POW! The Science, Culture, and Politics of Superheroes introduces new students to the Mills College experience this fall.
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President DeCoudreaux Discusses the Value of a College Education at the Commonwealth Club

Oakland, CA–May 19, 2015 President DeCoudreaux joined a distinguished panel of public and private college educators to examine the current state of higher education and what an education tailored to the needs of the 21st century could look like. Learn more »

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Mills Music Professor Roscoe Mitchell is Featured Cover Story for The Wire Magazine

Oakland, CA–April 23, 2015 Professor Roscoe Mitchell reflects on his long career as a musician, composer, and teacher. Learn more »

President DeCoudreaux to Discuss the Value of a College Education at the Commonwealth Club

Oakland, CA–April 20, 2015 Mills College President to join other California university leaders in a panel discussion on the value of a liberal arts college education. Learn more »

KCBS Interviews President DeCoudreaux on Opening of Women in Public Service Institute on Water

Oakland, CA–April 13, 2015 President DeCoudreaux discusses how women are key to solving the world’s water crisis and the convening of the WPSP Institute at Mills. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Exciting New Summer Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–March 17, 2015 From Managerial Accounting to Confections of a Chocoholic, community members are invited to register for a new summer session offering an eclectic mix of college courses. Learn more »

Mills Student Newspaper Wins Five Awards at the Associated Collegiate Press Annual Conference

Oakland, CA–March 17, 2015 Mills College student newspaper wins sixth place for best non-weekly newspaper.
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President of Mills College Alecia A. DeCoudreaux Elected to CVS Health Corporation Board of Directors

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2015 CVS Health Corporation has elected Alecia A. DeCoudreaux, the president of Mills College in Oakland, California, to its Board of Directors. Learn more »

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 »

Last Updated: 8/15/11