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Sustainability Award
Oakland, CA—July 18, 2016

Mills College received a national environmental sustainability award for its efforts to reduce water, gas and electricity use, and for its recycling, reusing and composting programs.

Sandra Ono Sculpture
Oakland, CA—July 14, 2016

The Mills College MFA program in studio art announced cash awards from two prestigious arts organizations in recognition of faculty and student excellence.

Fulbright Award logo
Oakland, CA—July 6, 2016

Mills College Mathematics Professor Steven Givant was awarded a one-year Fulbright US Scholar grant to teach and conduct research at the University of Trento in Trento, Italy beginning in September.

Olivia de Havilland
Oakland, CA—July 1, 2016

Asked if there's any advice she'd give to her younger self, she replies, "Take a long leave of absence from the Warner contract and go to Mills College, where the scholarship I had won in 1934 is still waiting for me!"

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.