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Melissa Berkay Mills Swimmer

Mills Swimmer Makes Scholar All-America Team

Oakland, CA–July 22, 2016 Melissa Berkay, the Mills College swimmer who made school history when she qualified for the NCAA Division III national championships in March, was named recently to the Scholar All-America Team for her academic and athletic achievements. Learn more »

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Mills Receives National Environmental Award

Oakland, CA–July 18, 2016 Mills College received a national environmental sustainability award for its efforts to reduce water, gas and electricity use, and for its recycling, reusing and composting programs. Learn more »

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Mills MFA in Studio Art Program Receives Prestigious Awards

Oakland, CA–July 14, 2016 The Mills College MFA program in studio art announced cash awards from two prestigious arts organizations in recognition of faculty and student excellence. Learn more »

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Forbes Ranks Mills Among Top US Colleges

Oakland, CA–July 11, 2016 An education from Mills College is well worth the cost in terms of post-graduate salaries, according to Forbes newly released list of “America’s Top Colleges 2016.” Learn more »

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Mills Mathematics Professor Awarded Fulbright Teaching Grant to Italy

Oakland, CA–July 06, 2016 Mills College Mathematics Professor Steven Givant was awarded a one-year Fulbright US Scholar grant to teach and conduct research at the University of Trento in Trento, Italy beginning in September. Learn more »

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Mills College Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges for 11th Consecutive Year

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2016 For the 11th consecutive year, Mills College is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Learn more »

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Hollywood Legend Olivia de Havilland Sends a Shout Out to Mills in People Magazine

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2016 Asked if there's any advice she'd give to her younger self, she replies, "Take a long leave of absence from the Warner contract and go to Mills College, where the scholarship I had won in 1934 is still waiting for me!" Learn more »

Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman

Elizabeth L. Hillman Begins Presidency at Mills College

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2016 Elizabeth L. Hillman officially assumed her duties at Mills College today, becoming the 14th president of the 164-year-old women’s college.
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Mills Biology Professor Jenn Smith Delivers Commencement Speech at UCLA’s Institute of Society and Genetics

Oakland, CA–June 30, 2016 Mills College Biology Professor Jenn Smith said humans can benefit from studying cooperation among animals to create a better society during a commencement address at UCLA’s Institute of Society and Genetics. Learn more »

Katie Sanborn Mills College Board Chair

Mills College Elects New Board Chair

Oakland, CA–June 16, 2016 The Members of the Mills College Board of Trustees elected Katie Sanborn as the new chair of the board at their May 20016 meeting. Learn more »

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Mills Professors Host Literary Translation Festival

Oakland, CA–June 15, 2016 The Mills College MFA in Translation program is hosting its first Translation Festival at three Oakland venues in June to highlight new trends in translation. Learn more »

Alecia DeCoudreaux

Alecia DeCoudreaux Concludes Tenure as President of Mills College

Oakland, CA–June 14, 2016 Alecia A. DeCoudreaux’s tenure as president of Mills College in Oakland, California, draws to a conclusion in 2016. Learn more »

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Mills Student Wins National Journalism Competition

Oakland, CA–May 31, 2016 A radio news story about a 17-year-old El Salvadoran migrant fleeing gang recruitment earned Mills College student Maira Perez Velazquez a national college journalism award. Learn more »

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Conscious Company Magazine Ranks Mills MBA Program in Top 15 Nationwide

Oakland, CA–May 05, 2016 Conscious Company magazine included Mills College in its list of 15 top MBA programs nationwide based on social consciousness and affordability. Learn more »

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San Francisco Magazine Publishes Positive Feedback to Mills College Article

Oakland, CA–April 29, 2016 San Francisco Magazine shared public reaction and published accurate data after a negative article on Mills College ran in its April issue. Learn more »

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Mills Awarded Scholarship Grant from National Science Foundation

Oakland, CA–April 08, 2016 The National Science Foundation has awarded Mills College a $600,000 grant to support low-income, academically talented students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Learn more »

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mills Among Best Graduate Schools Nationwide

Oakland, CA–March 31, 2016 The Mills College School of Education and its MFA in Studio Art program are included in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings released in March. Learn more »

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Professor Carlota Caulfield is Featured Artist at International Conference on Collecting

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2016 Mills College Professor Carlota Caulfield is the featured artist at an international academic conference highlighting the culture and study of collecting Learn more »

Alecia DeCoudreaux

President DeCoudreaux Discusses College Access at Education Department Summit

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2015 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux discussed strategies to improve access to college for low income students during a daylong conference with US Department of Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell in Washington DC on March 24. Learn more »

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San Francisco Magazine Article Unfairly Sensationalizes the State of Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 25, 2016 Mills President Alecia DeCoudreaux and Board Chair Kathleen Burke have sent an open letter to the editor of San Francisco Magazine in response to an article titled Can Mills College Save Itself? Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/30/11