News Stories

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 »

Oakland Tribune Op-ed Explains How Mills is Helping Oakland Students Get “Community Ready”

Oakland, CA–August 28, 2013 Professor of Education Joseph Kahne and research director Ellen Middaugh shed light on a new initiative to inspire students in Oakland’s public high schools. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Interviews Mills Professor About Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Oakland, CA–August 27, 2013 Professor of Government Fred Lawson discusses international reactions to evidence that chemical weapons were used against Syrian civilians. Learn more »

Mills Ranked Among the 100 "Greenest" Colleges by Sierra Magazine

Oakland, CA–August 16, 2013 Mills College ranked one of America's 100 “coolest schools” by Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club. Learn more »

Mills Provost Wins Philip Taft
Labor History Book Award

Oakland, CA–July 03, 2013 Compelling new book traces the history of African American service in the military.
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HuffPost Live Features Mills Dean
Examining the Bias Against Mothers in Academia

Oakland, CA–June 21, 2013 School of Education Dean Kathy Schultz describes how mothers in academia can succeed and why they should try. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts KGO-TV Special Recognizing Promising High School Graduates

Oakland, CA–June 19, 2013 Mills College assists KGO-TV with its annual salute to the Bay Area’s outstanding high school graduates. Learn more »

Associate Provost to Moderate Panel at
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

Oakland, CA–June 18, 2013 A panel led by David Donahue will address how independent filmmakers can help put fair LGBT media in California classrooms. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Interviews Mills Professor about Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons against its Own People

Oakland, CA–June 14, 2013 Professor Fred Lawson—an authority on Syria and the Middle East—discusses how the Obama administration may react to Syria’s actions. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Features Mills School of Education Dean on the Topic of Grouping Students by Ability

Oakland, CA–June 10, 2013 Katherine Schultz explains why the resurgence of a controversial classroom practice may not be a good idea. Learn more »

Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux Featured
in Diversity & the Bar Magazine Cover Story

Oakland, CA–May 31, 2013 In-depth article highlights how DeCoudreaux’s distinguished legal career and passion for higher education made her uniquely suited to lead Mills. Learn more »

Mills College 125th Commencement
Featured on KGO Radio’s Good News in Oakland

Oakland, CA–May 17, 2013 Story highlights Mills’ contributions to educating women, preparing leaders, and contributing to the community. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11