News Stories

Professor Jenn Smith
Oakland, CA—June 30, 2016

Mills College Biology Professor Jenn Smith said humans can benefit from studying cooperation among animals to create a better society during a commencement address at UCLA's Institute of Society and Genetics.

Mills College MFA Translation
Oakland, CA—June 15, 2016

The Mills College MFA in Translation program is hosting its first Translation Festival at three Oakland venues in June to highlight new trends in translation.

KALW logo
Oakland, CA—May 31, 2016

A radio news story about a 17-year-old El Salvadoran migrant fleeing gang recruitment earned Mills College student Maira Perez Velazquez a national college journalism award.

Lorry I Lokey School of Business
Oakland, CA—May 5, 2016

Conscious Company magazine included Mills College in its list of 15 top MBA programs nationwide based on social consciousness and affordability.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—April 29, 2016

San Francisco Magazine shared public reaction and published accurate data after a negative article on Mills College ran in its April issue.

National Science Foundation Grant
Oakland, CA—April 8, 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.

F.W. Olin Library
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.

Professor Carlota Caulfield
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 April 8-9 in Toronto.

Brinda Mehta
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.

Lisa Dyson
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.