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Mills Ranked Top 20 Washington Monthly

Mills College Ranked in the Top 20 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Oakland, CA–August 25, 2015 Mills College recognized for contributions to public interest, community service, and rate of undergraduates who pursue PhDs. Learn more »

Princeton Review 380 Best Colleges

Mills Named One of the Best 380 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 05, 2015 The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 11th consecutive year. Learn more »

Mills Featured in Fiske Guide 10th Straight Year

Mills College Featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 10th Consecutive Year

Oakland, CA–July 08, 2015 The Fiske Guide to Colleges recognizes Mills as a college that provides “ambitious women with a stellar education and a host of opportunities.”
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President DeCoudreaux Chooses to Make Next Year Her Last at Mills

Oakland, CA–April 30, 2015 Kathleen Burke chair of the Mills College Board of Trustees, announced today that President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux has elected not to renew her contract as president when it ends in June 2016.
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Mills College Featured in Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges for Sixth Year

Oakland, CA–April 16, 2015 Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the top 50 green colleges in the United States and Canada by The Princeton Review. Learn more »

World Famous Climate Scientist Explains the Consequences of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2015 Afforestation and its effects on the earth’s climate will be the subject of this year’s Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, titled "Plants, Waters, and Climate: Climatic Consequences of Afforestation."
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Emerging Women Leaders to Attend Women in Public Service Institute at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 23, 2014 Mills College proudly announces its Women in Public Service Project Institute: “Women, Water, and the World: How Women Can Solve the Earth’s Water Crisis,” April 11–20, 2015, in partnership with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the US State Department. Learn more »

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 16, 2015 Libby Schaaf, dedicated community activist, Oakland native, and the city's new mayor will deliver the College's 127th Commencement address on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Learn more »

Mills College Conference Explores Social Change Through Multi-Sector Partnerships

Oakland, CA–February 19, 2015 The annual conference of the Center for Socially Responsible Business at the Lokey Graduate School of Business will focus on solving complex community problems. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Funding of Three-Year Project Totaling $2.8 Million for the School of Education

Oakland, CA–February 18, 2015 Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports improved classroom instruction in US schools by spreading the use of Japanese lesson study practices. Learn more »

Mills College Readies for “Women, Water, and the World” Institute Exploring How Women Can Solve the Earth’s Water Crisis

Oakland, CA–January 27, 2015 Mills College is preparing to host a 10-day Institute, bringing together a wide variety of emerging women leaders from more than 25 countries. Learn more »

Trio of Artists Finds Innovative Home in New Mills College Residency

Oakland, CA–January 22, 2015 Art + Process + Ideas (A+P+I), a new artist-in-residence program at Mills College, offers private studios at a time when artists are struggling with skyrocketing Bay Area housing and studio costs. Learn more »

Alecia A. DeCoudreaux to Join the Board of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Oakland, CA–September 29, 2014 The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced that Alecia A. DeCoudreaux, the president of Mills College in Oakland, California, will be joining the foundation’s Board of Directors. Learn more »

Mills College Library to Host Exhibit of African American Rare Books

Oakland, CA–September 26, 2014 F. W. Olin Library reprises 1978 exhibit of seminal works in African American history. Learn more »

Call for Applications: Mills College Women in Public Service Project Institute

Oakland, CA–September 24, 2014 Mills College announces a call for applications for the Women in Public Service Project Institute, April 11–20, 2015. Up to 30 emerging women leaders will be selected from around the globe through a competitive application process to participate in an intensive, interactive Institute. Learn more »

Professor of Public Policy Carol Chetkovich to Receive Excellence in Teaching Award

Oakland, CA–September 23, 2014 Director of Mills Public Policy Program recognized for her contributions to public service education. Learn more »

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mills Among the Best Colleges in the West

Oakland, CA–September 09, 2014 Mills College has been named as one of the top-tier regional universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the seventh consecutive year. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–September 05, 2014 Business as UNusual guide ranks the Lokey Graduate School of Business 10th in social impact category. Learn more »

Mills College Ranked in the Top 10 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Oakland, CA–August 26, 2014 Mills College recognized for contributions to public interest, community service, and rate of undergraduates who pursue PhDs. Learn more »

Mills Named One of the Best 379 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 06, 2014 The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 10th consecutive year. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11