News Stories

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.

Chinyere Oparah
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.

Mills Swimmer Makes School History
Oakland, CA—March 2, 2016

Mills College swimmer Melissa Berkay made school history by qualifying for the NCAA national championships in North Carolina this month.

Professor Ajuan Mance
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.

Fred Lawson
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.

Professor Kirsten Saxton
Oakland, CA—February 8, 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.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Logo
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.