News Stories

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 »

Forbes.com “Grateful Graduates Index” Shows
Mills Alumnae Value the ROI of a Mills Degree

Oakland, CA–May 15, 2013 Forbes.com index shows the value placed on a liberal arts education. Learn more »

Oakland Tribune  Op-Ed: Mills College Dean Says Next
Superintendent of Oakland Schools Must Understand Teaching

Oakland, CA–May 08, 2013 Mills Dean of Education Katherine Schultz—an expert on preparing teachers for urban schools—explains why current five-year plan should continue. Learn more »

San Francisco Business Times Recognizes Mills
President Alecia DeCoudreaux among Bay Area’s Most Influential Women

Oakland, CA–May 03, 2013 Mills President empowers women and girls through education. Learn more »

Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Address at Indiana University

Oakland, CA–April 17, 2013 DeCoudreaux—who received her JD from Indiana University—to receive an honorary degree from IU. Learn more »

Mills College Shows its Green Side with Earth Week
Activities Celebrating Campus-wide Commitment
to Sustainability

Oakland, CA–April 12, 2013 Assortment of fun and educational activities include a rubber duck race, an herbal remedies class, and a “how-slow-can-you-go” bicycle race. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11