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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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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 »
Oakland, CA–March 02, 2016 Mills College swimmer Melissa Berkay made school history by qualifying for the NCAA national championships in North Carolina this month. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–March 02, 2016 The Board of Trustees of Mills College (Oakland, CA), the oldest women’s college in the West, has selected Elizabeth L. Hillman as the 14th president in the College’s 164-year history. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–February 24, 2016 Mills College will celebrate its 128th Commencement on Saturday May 14, 2016, with an address by internationally renowned deep sea explorer, marine biologist, and environmentalist Sylvia Earle.
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Oakland, CA–February 23, 2016 When people think about 19th-century African American history, slavery mostly comes to mind, not the thriving intellectual culture of the North, according to Mills College English Professor Ajuan Mance, whose new book collects black writing for black readers from 1808 to 1910. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–February 08, 2016 Mills College English Professor Kirsten Saxton has been named a recipient of the 2016 Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies for organizing the best undergraduate panel at the society’s upcoming annual conference in Savannah, Georgia.
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Oakland, CA–February 16, 2016 Professor of Government Fred Lawson was featured in a panel discussion on Forum that debated the ramifications of Russia’s recent bombing of a hospital in Syria. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–February 16, 2016 This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Mills College Children's School, the laboratory school for the renowned School of Education at Mills College. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–January 27, 2016 The Foundation for Contemporary Arts has awarded two individual grants to William Winant and Nora Chipaumire for their pioneering work in music and dance. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–January 20, 2016 Mills College is excited to announce two new initiatives to increase campus diversity and broaden access to Oakland high school graduates. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–December 15, 2015 Victor Talmadge, director of the new Theater Studies Program at Mills College, has a role in WGN America’s Manhattan. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–December 08, 2015 Digital storytelling class produces videos, blogs, podcasts, and other in-depth news stories on trending topics. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–December 07, 2015 In a KCBS radio interview, President DeCoudreaux announced the decision to continue offering students an undergraduate major in dance. Learn more »
Mills College Retains Undergraduate Dance Major; Faculty, Administration Find Common Ground to Revitalize Program
Oakland, CA–December 07, 2015 Mills College is pleased to announce it will continue offering students an undergraduate major in dance. The move allows Mills to retain the longest running college dance program in the United States, which offers major, minor and graduate degrees in the art form. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–November 17, 2015 Professor Lawson talks about why ISIS is striking out against the West.
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