Newsroom

A semicircle of international flags tower high against the backdrop of a blue sky.
Oakland, CA—July 16, 2020

The federal government drops plans to deport or deny entry to international students after Mills and hundreds of other colleges and universities press a lawsuit to protect students' right to continue their studies in the United States.

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Oakland, CA—July 9, 2020

To reduce the risk presented by COVID-19 while supporting the Mills mission, the College has crafted a plan for fall 2020 that combines flexibility and personal attention with new approaches to space, time, and social interaction.

Black Lives Matter
Oakland, CA—June 10, 2020

Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman makes statement on Black Lives Matter after the funeral of George Floyd.

Biomedical engineer Gilda Barabino sits at her desk facing the camera with a smile, her desktop computer behind her.
Oakland, CA—March 9, 2020

This spring, accomplished researcher and engineer Dr. Gilda Barabino will become the latest speaker in a distinguished roster of preeminent women scientists to visit campus at the invitation of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series.

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Oakland, CA—February 10, 2020

Mills proudly joins this year's list of top-producing institutions for Fulbright-receiving students, crowning a decades-long track record of successful student placement in this premiere global exchange program.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—January 24, 2020

Mills College has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant by the Fletcher Jones Foundation to support MPOWERed for Transfer, a summer program designed to enroll, support, and prepare transfer students with success strategies that build on the assets and talents they bring to Mills.

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Oakland, CA—January 16, 2020

Tech Intersections: Womxn of Color in Computing is an affordable conference for underrepresented womxn of color in technology to come together and learn from each other's successes, challenges, and experiences.

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Oakland, CA—January 10, 2020

Mills College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Starr King School for the Ministry. Mills and Starr King have signed a Letter of Intent that marks the beginning of a formal process to relocate Starr King to the Mills campus beginning in fall 2020.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—December 18, 2019

It has been an eventful and productive year at Mills College! Here is a quick review of our biggest and proudest moments.

Latanya d. Tigner, who descends from a family of second liners in New Orleans, will lead the parade alongside members of Dimensions Dance Theater
Oakland, CA—October 31, 2019

Mills College's Dance and Theater Studies Department is pleased to announce a Second Line Parade on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 pm to celebrate 80 years of Performing Arts at Mills. The public is warmly invited to register.