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Mills College Receives Grant to Boost Digital Media Literacy and Civic Engagement in Oakland High Schools

Oakland, CA–April 18, 2012 Mills College, in partnership with the National Writing Project and the Oakland Unified School District, has received a grant to support digital media literacy and civic engagement in high schools. Learn more »

Funding Social Ventures: Mills College Conference Explores New Ways to Create Positive Social Impact

Oakland, CA–April 03, 2012 With unemployment and poverty on the rise in the US, what is the best way to build thriving communities and economies? Learn more »

Iconic Musician and Mills College Professor Roscoe Mitchell Featured on KQED’s Forum

Oakland, CA–March 30, 2012 Roscoe Mitchell, the distinguished Darius Milhaud professor of music, was interviewed on KQED’s Forum about a lifetime of musical innovation and his upcoming concert. Learn more »

Lilly Ledbetter, Champion of Equal Pay for Women, to Speak at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 21, 2012 Lilly Ledbetter, a civil rights activist who spent a decade advocating for equal pay, will bring her story of determination and perseverance to Mills College. Learn more »

Alecia DeCoudreaux to Address Future Academic Leaders

Oakland, CA–March 20, 2012 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux has been selected to deliver a special address at the Executive Leadership Academy. Learn more »

Panel to Explore Misrepresentation of Women in the Media

Oakland, CA–March 07, 2012 Is the media’s disparaging portrayal of women making it more difficult for them to achieve leadership positions? The documentary Miss Representation explores this theory. Learn more »

Mills College Students to Document Recession’s Effects for KALW Public Radio

Oakland, CA–March 01, 2012 Mills College students are venturing into the world of journalism as they try their hand at investigative reporting. Learn more »

Mills College Professor Shares Insight on Syrian Conflict with NBC Bay Area News

Oakland, CA–February 29, 2012 Mills College Professor of Government Fred Lawson, an authority on Middle East politics, talked with NBC Bay Area host Brent Cannon about the situation in Syria Learn more »

Mills College Makes Big Waves in the Classroom

Oakland, CA–February 24, 2012 Mills College Cyclone swimmers have been awarded the team scholar all American award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Learn more »

Mills Teacher-Scholars to Present Progress, Successes

Oakland, CA–February 17, 2012 The work of the Mills Teacher Scholars Group, which is at the heart of addressing top priorities in the local district and nationwide, will be showcased during an event attended by educational leaders. Learn more »

Mills College Business Students Selected to Compete in Challenge to Fight Global Poverty

Oakland, CA–February 15, 2012 Mills College is proud to announce that a team of students from the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business will compete in the Hult Global Case Challenge. Learn more »

Mills College to Host US Department of Education Roundtable on Transforming the Teaching Profession

Oakland, CA–February 14, 2012 The Mills College School of Education will be the site of a roundtable discussion led by US Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow Geneviѐve DeBose. Learn more »

Mills College Architect Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

Oakland, CA–February 03, 2012 Mills College is proud to announce that Campus Architect Karen Fiene has been elected to the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for her significant contributions to the profession and society. Learn more »

Concert to Highlight Contemporary Music at Mills College

Oakland, CA–February 09, 2012 A convergence of music, video, and dance will culminate in a performance of sight and sound that reflects the legacy of musical innovation at Mills. Learn more »

Mills College School of Education Dean Discusses What’s Working in Schools

Oakland, CA–February 01, 2012 Poverty and a lack of funding are among the myriad issues public schools are facing. But School of Education Dean Kathy Schultz has plenty to say about what is successful. Learn more »

Mills College Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships to Present Discussion with Veteran Educators

Oakland, CA–January 18, 2012 Teachers may enter their profession with great aspirations, but in the face of layoffs, limited pay, and standardized testing, how can they remain motivated and inspired? Learn more »

Mills College School of Education Announces New Fellowship for Urban Practitioners

Oakland, CA–December 16, 2011 The School of Education is pleased to introduce an urban practitioner fellowship that will be awarded to a student committed to serving in a high-needs urban district. Learn more »

Mills College Cyclones Recognized for Outstanding Athletic Achievements

Oakland, CA–December 15, 2011 The Association of Division III Independents has recognized the Mills College Cyclones in a range of sports for outstanding athletic achievements during the fall. Learn more »

Mills Government Professor Weighs in on Middle Eastern Political Developments on KQED’s Forum

Oakland, CA–November 30, 2011 Mills College Professor of Government Fred Lawson, an authority on politics in the Middle East, shared his expertise on KQED Radio’s Forum program. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Symposium of East Bay Independent Schools Association

Oakland, CA–November 09, 2011 The Mills College Children's School, the oldest laboratory school west of the Mississippi, will host a symposium for the East Bay Independent Schools Association on November 18. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11