Press Releases

Mills College Ranked 3rd Best Value and 9th Best Undergraduate Teaching College in the West
Oakland, CA—September 10, 2019

U.S. News and World Report also ranks Mills in two new categories, Best Innovative Schools and Best Social Mobility, and recognizes Mills as a Best Regional University for the twelfth year in a row.

2019 Inspiring Programs in Stem Award from Insight into Diversity Magazine
Oakland, CA—August 8, 2019

Mills College is proud to announce that the Jill Barrett Biology Research Program has been selected to receive the prestigious 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—August 7, 2019

For the 15th consecutive year, Mills College has been selected as one of the top colleges in the country by The Princeton Review and featured in their 2020 college guide, The Best 385 Colleges.

Student reading poetry
Oakland, CA—June 13, 2019

Mills College has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant to support a public humanities project that brings together Mills College creative writing and digital humanities students with poets and scholars working in Oakland and beyond.

Mills College Celebrates Congresswoman Lauren Underwood as 131st Commencement speaker
Oakland, CA—April 12, 2019

Mills College Celebrates Congresswoman Lauren Underwood as 131st Commencement speaker

Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia
Oakland, CA—April 10, 2019

Mills College is proud to join The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and 43 distinguished colleges and universities to found an Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Head of Science, Dr. Cori Bargmann
Oakland, CA—March 12, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, as part of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, Mills College will be honored to host guest speaker Dr. Cori Bargmann, PhD, Head of Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Graphic reading The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools for Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment.
Oakland, CA—February 27, 2019

Mills chosen from among 650 US colleges as one of the best for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—February 20, 2019

The students, faculty, and staff at Mills College invite the Oakland and Bay Area community to join us for an educational and fun month of Black History celebrations both on and off campus.

Alameda Promise Young Women
Oakland, CA—February 1, 2019

Mills College is proud to join forces with the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) to remove barriers to a top-ranked college education for young women.