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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »


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 »

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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 »

Chinyere Oparah

Mills Professor Co-Edits New Book on Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Mills College Professor of Ethnic Studies Julia Chinyere Oparah has co-edited a new book called Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth. Learn more »

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Mills Library to Host Book Art Exhibit Featuring Innovative Work of Julie Chen

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2016 The Mills College library will host a book art exhibit of three-dimensional and movable book structures by Mills Professor Julie Chen, March 28 through May 31. Learn more »

Lisa Dyson

Mills College Technology & Society Lecture Features CEO of Sustainable Chemical Company

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Lisa Dyson, CEO of Hayward-based Kiverdi, a biotechnology company that creates chemicals from waste materials, will give a talk in the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy March 29 as part of an ongoing lecture series investigating the impact of technology on society. Learn more »

Mills College Professor Brinda Mehta

Mills Professor Wins Book of the Year from African Literature Association

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Mills College Professor of French and Francophone Studies Brinda Mehta won the African Literature Association’s 2016 Book of the Year Award for Outstanding Scholarship for her latest work, Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence.
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Mills College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

Oakland, CA–March 03, 2016 Mills College was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2015–16, according to the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/30/11