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Biomedical engineer Gilda Barabino sits at her desk facing the camera with a smile, her desktop computer behind her.
Oakland, CA—March 9, 2020

This spring, accomplished researcher and engineer Dr. Gilda Barabino will become the latest speaker in a distinguished roster of preeminent women scientists to visit campus at the invitation of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series.

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Oakland, CA—February 10, 2020

Mills proudly joins this year's list of top-producing institutions for Fulbright-receiving students, crowning a decades-long track record of successful student placement in this premiere global exchange program.

Mills students wearing MPOWERed t-shirts
Oakland, CA—January 24, 2020

Mills College has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant by the Fletcher Jones Foundation to support MPOWERed for Transfer, a summer program designed to enroll, support, and prepare transfer students with success strategies that build on the assets and talents they bring to Mills.

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Oakland, CA—January 16, 2020

Tech Intersections: Womxn of Color in Computing is an affordable conference for underrepresented womxn of color in technology to come together and learn from each other's successes, challenges, and experiences.

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Oakland, CA—January 10, 2020

Mills College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Starr King School for the Ministry. Mills and Starr King have signed a Letter of Intent that marks the beginning of a formal process to relocate Starr King to the Mills campus beginning in fall 2020.

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.

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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