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Three members of the Class of 2019 excitedly participate in the Mills Commencement ceremonies.
Oakland, CA—May 18, 2019

Watch the playback of Commencement 2019. See Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, the first person of color, first woman, and first millennial to represent Illinois’ 14th district, address the Class of 2019, followed by the conferring of degrees.

Mills Farm Greenhouse
Oakland, CA—April 19, 2019

In honor of Earth Day, Mills College is taking a moment to celebrate its ongoing commitment to clean energy, sustainability, and doing its part in protecting the planet.

Mills College Celebrates Congresswoman Lauren Underwood as 131st Commencement speaker
Oakland, CA—April 12, 2019

Mills College Celebrates Congresswoman Lauren Underwood as 131st Commencement speaker

Robert Moses
Oakland, CA—April 12, 2019

Mills College is honored to announce the arrival of Robert Moses and Dr. Katherine Lipari as distinguished visiting professors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Dr. Wendi S. Williams
Oakland, CA—April 11, 2019

Mills College is delighted to announce that Dr. Wendi S. Williams has been appointed as the new dean of the School of Education effective July 1, 2019.

Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia
Oakland, CA—April 10, 2019

Mills College is proud to join The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and 43 distinguished colleges and universities to found an Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education.

Professor Anahita (Ana) Mostafavi, is currently finishing her PhD at Princeton University in Biochemistry
Oakland, CA—April 3, 2019

Mills College is delighted to announce that five new tenure-track faculty are joining Mills in the 2019-20 academic year. Learn more about their backgrounds.

Middlebury at Mills students
Oakland, CA—March 28, 2019

For the 11th and final summer, Mills College will host Middlebury College's language immersion program. Mills wishes to recognize the strong, mutually beneficial partnership that has existed since 2009.

Mills College Professor, Dr. Darcelle Lahr, Director of the Women's Social Entrepreneurship Center and Angel Burns (the WSEC’s first-ever client), featured on KTVU - Channel 2
Oakland, CA—March 26, 2019

We celebrated the grand opening of the Women's Social Entrepreneurship Center (WSEC) in East Oakland. The WSEC fosters transformative change by providing tools for women of color to launch and grow their social ventures.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Head of Science, Dr. Cori Bargmann
Oakland, CA—March 12, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, as part of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, Mills College will be honored to host guest speaker Dr. Cori Bargmann, PhD, Head of Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.