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 »
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 »
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 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–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–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–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 »
Oakland, CA–November 17, 2015 Professor Lawson talks about why ISIS is striking out against the West.
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Oakland, CA–November 12, 2015 Biology Professor Jenn Smith tells Forbes that experience counts for more than charisma when it comes to leadership. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–November 09, 2015 New book takes a multifaceted look at the work of Molissa Fenley, a pioneer in postmodern dance, with reflections and scholarly analyses of her choreography by fellow artists. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–October 27, 2015 School of Education awarded grant to strengthen programs that help high school students become “community ready.” Learn more »
Oakland, CA–October 07, 2015 Mills College is pleased to announce its new January session with seven courses for credit and audit. Courses are open to Mills undergraduate and graduate students, students from other institutions, alumnae/i, and the general public. Learn more »
Oakland, CA–October 01, 2015 New show examines the politics and conditions of creating art in public spaces. Learn more »