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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 »

President DeCoudreaux Featured on The Forum Discussing the Future of Higher Education in America

Oakland, CA–November 13, 2012 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux reflects on the value of a liberal arts education. Learn more »

Mills College MFA Candidates Use Poetry and Prose as Tools for Social Change

Oakland, CA–November 13, 2012 Mills implements a unique model of community outreach through student-run writing programs aimed at positively impacting neighborhoods. Learn more »

Mills College Hosts Lecture on Former Professor of Studio Art and Beat Generation Artist Jay DeFeo

Oakland, CA–October 23, 2012 Art historian Greil Marcus highlights achievements of the late Jay DeFeo, whose work is featured at an SFMOMA exhibition. Learn more »

Mills College Student Appears on MTV Special
"It Gets Better 2"

Oakland, CA–October 05, 2012 The Emmy®-nominated MTV special, “It Gets Better,” will feature a Mills College student who credits Mills’ culture of inclusivity with her major life decision. Learn more »

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Featured in Guide to Responsible Business Programs

Oakland, CA–August 21, 2012 Lokey Graduate School of Business named one of the top-rated graduate business programs in recognition of its attention to sustainability and social impact. Learn more »

Mills College Receives Grant to Further Lesson Study Research

Oakland, CA–August 9, 2012 Mills College has received a grant from the Toyota USA Foundation to support research into the practice of Lesson Study, a form of professional learning shown to improve teacher instruction and student learning. Learn more »

Mills Professor Joseph Kahne Discusses the Impact of New Media and Politics on Youth on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2012 Mills College Professor Joseph Kahne discusses the surprising findings of a new study released today on new media and youth political action. Learn more »

$6.2 Million Grant Funding Maintains School of Education Program Supporting College-Bound Students

Oakland, CA–June 22, 2012 US Department of Education Upward Bound grants help provide access to college for low-income and first-generation students. Learn more »

Women in Public Service Project Joins Forces with Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Oakland, CA–June 22, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton collaborates with women’s colleges to achieve 50 percent mark for women in public service worldwide by 2050.
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Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Net Impact Chapter Receives Gold Status

Oakland, CA–June 18, 2012 Net Impact has awarded the MBA Net Impact Chapter at the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business, one of this year’s prestigious Gold ratings.
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Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall Wins Prestigious American Institute of Architects Historic Preservation Award

Oakland, CA–May 04, 2012 The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently announced winners of its 2012 Historic Preservation Awards. The Jeannik Méquet Littlefield Concert Hall was recognized for outstanding restoration work that has preserved part of the San Francisco Bay Area’s cultural heritage. Learn more »

Graduate School of Business Dean Discusses Shifts in the Workforce on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA–April 26, 2012 Deborah Merrill-Sands, dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College, shared her insight on workforce trends in a discussion of the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on KCBS. Learn more »

Graduate School of Business Dean and Authority on Women’s Workforce Issues Featured on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA—April 20, 2012 Deborah Merrill-Sands, dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College, shared her expertise on women and business in response to a new Pew Center Research study.
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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 »

Last Updated: 8/15/11