News Stories

Lokey School of Business and Public Policy
Oakland, CA—March 2, 2018

The Center for Socially Responsible Business will explore how to harness entrepreneurship to produce social, economic, and racial equity.

scholarship recipients
Oakland, CA—February 22, 2018

Mills College announced today that it awarded over $150,000 in Mills-Oakland Promise scholarships to 23 OUSD students at its Preview Admission Day as part of its commitment to making a transformative education more affordable and accessible to young women and girls.

Pro-choice Rally
Oakland, CA—February 21, 2018

Mills College undergrads joined Bay Area activists to support equality in healthcare and a woman's right to choose.

Ashley Fure
Oakland, CA—February 20, 2018

The works of composer Ashley Fure, with their unique combination of classical music and electronic instrumentation, were compelling and inspiring, says San Francisco Classical Voice.

Nina LaCour
Oakland, CA—February 16, 2018

The American Library Association recognizes Nina LaCour, graduate of the Mills MFA in creative writing program, with the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award for her young adult novel We Are Okay.

Ashley Fure
Oakland, CA—February 7, 2018

As part of its spring concert series, Mills College presents a lecture and a concert featuring the work of Ashley Fure, Jean Macduff Vaux Composer-in-Residence.

Tatia's Story Poster
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2018

As part of a series of events in recognition of Black History Month, Mills College presents a screening of Tatia's Story, Life to Death in 10 Hours.

DACA Protest
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2018

While the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals hangs in the balance, hear how it affects two DACA recipients and Mills alums.

East Bay Express
Oakland, CA—February 5, 2018

Pregnant black women and infants in the East Bay are experiencing a disproportionate share of negative health outcomes. A recent East Bay Express article outlines the reasons why, and what's being done about it.

laptop computer
Oakland, CA—January 23, 2018

Over the past five years, the US has seen a major rise in the number of coding bootcamps. In a recent EdSurge article, two computer science professors explain how the MA in Interdisciplinary Computer Science (ICS) program at Mills College is different.