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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 »

Mills College Teach-in to Tackle Issues of Justice and Wealth Distribution

Oakland, CA–November 04, 2011 College campuses are reviving a tactic from the turbulent 1960s and 70s to spark debate about today's social and economic issues. A similar scene will unfold Monday when philosophy Professor Martin Benjamin leads a teach-in. Learn more »

Occupying Wall Street and Social Change: a Look at its Potential and Pitfalls

Oakland, CA–October 19, 2011 What would it take for the Occupy Wall Street movement to successfully achieve social and policy change? Join Public Policy Professor Carol Chetkovich and the Mills College community in an open forum that explores this movement. Learn more »

Mills College Welcomes Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business

Oakland, CA–October 13, 2011 Mills College is pleased to welcome Deborah M. Kolb, an international expert on gender issues in negotiation and women’s leadership, as the distinguished visiting professor at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. Learn more »

How Opportunity Fund CEO is Jumpstarting the Economy Through Microlending

Oakland, CA–October 13, 2011 The Mills College Center for Socially Responsible Business presents “Microlending in the Bay Area: Successes and Challenges to Growth.”
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Harvesting Change: Farmworker Rights Conference at Mills College

Oakland, CA–October 12, 2011 Mills College, known for its unwavering commitment to social justice, will be the site of “Harvesting Change,” an independently organized TEDxFruitvale conference on October 14. Learn more »

President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux is Featured Guest on KQED's Forum

Oakland, CA–October 04, 2011 Mills President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux discussed her new role and the role of women’s colleges with host Michael Krasny on KQED Radio’s popular Forum program. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Popular Mathematician

Oakland, CA–September 28, 2011 Illustrious math professor and magician Arthur Benjamin is speaking to Mills College audiences this week. Learn more »

Live Simulcast: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Keynote Address at Women and Economy Summit

Oakland, CA–September 08, 2011 Mills to host the East Bay live simulcast of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s keynote address: “Some Leaders are Born Women” on Friday, September 16, at 9:00 am. Learn more »

Mills Athletics Director Themy Adachi Named Administrator of the Year

Oakland, CA–August 31, 2011 Mills Athletics Director Themy Adachi will be honored as administrator of the year at a national conference in October. Learn more »

Mills Ranked in the Top 50 of America’s Coolest “Green” Schools

Oakland, CA–August 22, 2011 Mills College ranked in the top 50 of America’s coolest schools according to Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11