Press Releases

Award-Winning Documentary Producer and Advocate for Girls' Rights to Deliver Mills College Commencement Address

Oakland, CA–April 10, 2013 Holly Gordon, executive producer of the “landmark documentary,” Girl Rising, shares proof that educating girls can break cycles of poverty and make the world a better place. Learn more »

Get Ready for the Next One: Former USGS Director Marcia McNutt Gives Lesson in Earthquake Readiness at Mills College Event

Oakland, CA–February 28, 2013 Geophysicist presents insight on California quakes and disaster prevention at Russell Women in Science Lecture. Learn more »

Mills College Conference Assembles Country’s Foremost Experts in Social Enterprise

Oakland, CA–February 26, 2013 Social entrepreneurs will learn how to earn financial returns while addressing society’s needs and challenges. Learn more »

Mills College Receives Silver STARS Rating
for Campus-Wide Sustainability Efforts

Oakland, CA–February 15, 2013 High scores reflect Mills’ commitment to responsible environmental stewardship. Learn more »

Mills Presents NPR Senior National Correspondent Linda Wertheimer in Conversation with Christine Pelosi

Oakland, CA–February 11, 2013 The two inspiring women take the stage to kick off Women’s History Month at Mills. Learn more »

Hung Liu: Offerings Embodies Mills College Spirit of Cultural Expression through Art

Oakland, CA–December 18, 2012 Mills College Art Museum features two large-scale installations by renowned artist and Mills Professor of Art Hung Liu. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Joint MPP/MBA Degree in Public Policy and Business Administration

Oakland, CA–October 31, 2012 Joint degree addresses growing need for professionals able to work within and across public, private, nonprofit, and government sectors. Learn more »

Historic Performances Celebrate Rich Tradition of Fine Arts at Mills College

Oakland, CA–September 18, 2012 The rich legacy of fine arts at Mills College will be showcased in two evenings honoring former professor of music, John Cage, and Darius Milhaud Professor of Composition, Pauline Oliveros. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–September 12, 2012 Mills College has been named as one of the top-tier regional universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth consecutive year. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–August 28, 2012 The Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide has ranked Mills College among the top master’s universities in the nation. Learn more »

Mills Named One of the Best 377 Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 22, 2012 Mills College has been selected as one of the top colleges in the country according to the 2013 edition of the Princeton Review’s Best 377 Colleges. Learn more »

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

Oakland, CA–August 02, 2012 For the seventh consecutive year, Mills College has been featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Learn more »

Mills College Professor Joseph Kahne Authors New Study on Digital Media

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2012 Surprising findings revealed in largest national study to date examining the impact of new media and politics among young people in America today. Learn more »

Mills College Featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges

Oakland, CA–April 19, 2012 Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the US and Canada by The Princeton Review. Learn more »

Inspirational Champion of Refugee Children to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–April 10, 2012 Mills College will celebrate its 124th Commencement on May 12 with an address given by Luma Mufleh, an innovative social entrepreneur who gives voice to the experience of refugees in America.
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Mills Faculty Featured in Princeton Review’s the Best 300 Professors

Oakland, CA–April 03, 2012 According to the Princeton Review, Mills College has two of the best professors in the country. Learn more »

Mills College Debuts New Lecture Series to Help Inspire Future Female Scientists

Oakland, CA–April 03, 2012 Mills College is proud to announce the new Russell Women in Science Lecture Series: Leadership Beyond the Lab. Learn more »

Mills College Premieres Renowned Musician Roscoe Mitchell's Compositions

Oakland, CA–March 13, 2012 The Mills College Music Department is proud to present a concert of recent works by its Distinguished Darius Milhaud Professor of Music Roscoe Mitchell. Learn more »

Mills College President Honored as a Trailblazer by Women Leaders Group

Oakland, CA–March 05, 2012 Mills College President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux will be honored for her dedication to women’s education and for decades of leadership on April 30. Learn more »

Mills College Children’s School Celebrates 85 Years

Oakland, CA–January 20, 2012 The Mills College Children’s School, which boasts a long, storied history of educating both teachers and children alike, proudly celebrates its 85th anniversary. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11