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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 »

Mills College Students Featured on Huffington Post and Student Voice Blogs

Oakland, CA–April 12, 2013 Theresa Soares ’16 and Natalie Meier ’15 embody Mills students’ continued efforts to make a difference in their world. Learn more »

KCBS Radio Features Mills Professor's Unique Slant on Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Oakland, CA–March 27, 2013 Professor Ajuan Mance explains how a range of opinions on same-sex marriage exists within the LGBTQ community. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Exciting New Summer Course Schedule

Oakland, CA–March 20, 2013 From financial accounting to hip-hop pedagogy, community members are invited to register for a new summer session offering an eclectic mix of college courses. Learn more »

Mills Students Invited to Women in Public Service
Project’s Institute for Women’s Leadership

Oakland, CA–March 08, 2013 Students will collaborate with women from 16 nations to help advance women’s political leadership. Learn more »

Mills College President Honored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women

Oakland, CA–March 02, 2013 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux acknowledged for her decades- long commitment to the advancement of women. Learn more »

Mills College Professor of Art Hung Liu Profiled in Feature Article

Oakland, CA–March 01, 2013 Profile and images capture essence of Mills professor and cherished Bay Area artist Hung Liu. Learn more »

Combination of Fact and Fiction Yields Media Interest in Mills Professor’s Exhibition

Oakland, CA–February 22, 2013 Czech-Jewish storytelling blends writing, photography, art, artifacts, and letters to Franz Kafka. Learn more »

Mills Student Reporters Go Behind the Scenes of Oakland Public Schools for KALW Public Radio

Oakland, CA–February 04, 2013 Public radio reporting program allows Mills students to uncover hidden gems in the budget-worn public school district. Learn more »

Provost Sandra Greer Featured on Huffington Post Discussing Compelling Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education

Oakland, CA–January 18, 2013 Insightful article’s provocative thinking explains how a liberal arts education provides unlimited potential. Learn more »

Mills College Professor of Art Catherine Wagner’s New Exhibit Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland, CA–January 17, 2013 Mills College professor’s “seductive” photography exhibit, trans/literate, turns the lens on braille volumes of classic books. Learn more »

Mills College Professor Featured in Several Media Interviews Discussing the Latest Developments in Syria

Oakland, CA–December 14, 2012 Media outlets tap expertise of Mills Professor of Government Fred Lawson in reports on US involvement in Syria. Learn more »

Late Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Served Pivotal Role in the History of Music at Mills College

Oakland, CA–December 06, 2012 Mills Professor of Music David Bernstein provides historical background and insight into the late Brubeck’s storied career as a jazz innovator. Learn more »

Mills Professor Featured on KCBS Radio Examining Role of Chemical Weapons in Syrian Conflict

Oakland, CA–December 04, 2012 Mills Professor Fred Lawson breaks down complex developments in the Syrian uprising. Learn more »

HuffPost Live Features Mills College Professor of Education on the Debate over Cursive Writing in Public Schools

Oakland, CA–November 30, 2012 Mills College Professor Ingrid Seyer-Ochi describes the roots of arguments in favor of-and against-teaching cursive writing in public schools. Learn more »

KGO Radio Features Mills MFA Student Discussing Community Engagement through Poetry and Prose

Oakland, CA–November 29, 2012 KGO Radio’s “Good News Oakland” highlights Mills full-tuition assistantships and community writing programs. Learn more »

Mills College Government Professor Weighs in on Escalating Hostilities Surrounding Israel

Oakland, CA–November 16, 2012 Mills College Professor Fred Lawson was interviewed live on KCBS Radio about growing tensions in the Gaza Strip Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11