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Mills College Inauguration Webcast
Oakland, CA—September 23, 2016

Watch the playback of President Elizabeth L. Hillman's inauguration and convocation 2016.

Best Colleges in the West
Oakland, CA—September 13, 2016

Mills College has been named one of the top regional universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report for the ninth consecutive year.

Oakland Magazine cover
Oakland, CA—September 2, 2016

Mills College was featured recently in an Oakland Magazine article for parents and students titled "Paying for College? Five Steps to Remember."

381 Best Colleges 2017
Oakland, CA—August 30, 2016

The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 12th consecutive year.

Excellence in Assessment
Oakland, CA—August 22, 2016

Mills College was recognized by a consortium of higher education organizations for developing a sophisticated data system to measure and improve student learning.

Melissa Berkay
Oakland, CA—August 18, 2016

The Mercury News reported today, that Melissa Berkay, a 25 year-old junior at Mills College set a world record for crossing the Catalina Channel. She also became the first American swimmer to ever cross the 20.2 mile Channel while swimming in the butterfly stroke only.

Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—August 8, 2016

On Friday, September 23, 2016, the Board of Trustees of Mills College will inaugurate Elizabeth L. Hillman as 14th president of the oldest women's college in the West.

The Campanil
Oakland, CA—August 1, 2016

Forum host Dave Iverson speaks with Historian Karen McNeill and Architect and Attorney Julia Donoho about the work of Architect Julia Morgan's legacy in the Bay Area, including her groundbreaking work designing El Campanil, a 72-foot, Mission-style clock tower at Mills College.

Books
Oakland, CA—July 26, 2016

Mills College received a $1.4 million, five-year grant from the US Department of Education to motivate and prepare low-income Oakland high school students for college.

Melissa Berkay Mills Swimmer
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.