News Stories

KQED leads community discussion at Mills College.
Oakland, CA—March 7, 2019

Will first-generation students be able to enter and achieve a college diploma? These and many other issues facing students desiring a higher education degree in California are critical topics for a two-part series hosted by the KQED Community Action Panel.

Mills Professor Lisa Urry and Mills student Ma'kaya Washington on set with KTVU news host Alex Savidge.
Oakland, CA—January 23, 2019

KTVU interviewed Mills student Ma'kaya Washington and Professor Lisa Urry about their travels to the US/Mexican border, part of a new academic course examining if there really is a crisis at the border.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—December 20, 2018

It has been an eventful and productive year at Mills College! Here is a quick review of our biggest and proudest moments.

Audrey Tanner
Oakland, CA—December 5, 2018

Dr. Audrey Tanner will join Mills College as Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing in January 2019. Dr. Tanner brings a vast amount of experience that crosses academic disciplines, regions of the country, and undergraduate and graduate programs.

students at commencement
Oakland, CA—September 4, 2018

A growing number of higher-education institutions have started freezing or dropping their prices in the face of declining enrollment and heightened price sensitivity.

War Tourism cover
Oakland, CA—August 27, 2018

Mills College Professor Emeritus of European History Bertram Gordon explores the role of war tourism during and after World War II.

President Hillman
Oakland, CA—July 25, 2018

UC Davis Global Affairs announced that the keynote speaker for its 2018 International Research Conference in September will be Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman who will be addressing the topic of sexual harassment of women in academia.

Cadogan Scholarship
Oakland, CA—July 20, 2018

The distinguished panel of 2018 Murphy Cadogan Awards Jurors have selected three Mills College MFA Studio Arts to receive Cadogan Scholarships.

Maggie Hunter
Oakland, CA—July 16, 2018

As small colleges across the country are making the decision to reduce the size of various departments, faculty members are finding themselves in a department of one.

ABC 7 news logo
Oakland, CA—July 13, 2018

The merits of a test optional policy at Mills are featured in a recent Channel 7 news story.