Press Releases

Andrew Flores
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2017

Seeing facial photos of transgender people reduced transphobia and discomfort among participants in the first national experiment of its kind, according to research published by Mills Assistant Professor of Government Andrew R. Flores

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Oakland, CA—January 9, 2017

Mills College is pleased to announce the development of a new computational literacy curriculum designed to give undergraduate students the skills to excel in an increasingly digitized higher education environment.

STARS Rating for Sustainability
Oakland, CA—October 10, 2016

Mills College is proud to announce it has been selected as one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada by The Princeton Review.

Shirley Malcolm
Oakland, CA—September 26, 2016

The challenges facing women of color in science over the last 40 years is the topic of this year's Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, titled "The Double Bind: Women of Color in Science, 40 Years and Counting!"

Best Colleges in the West
Oakland, CA—September 13, 2016

Mills College has been named one of the top regional universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report for the ninth consecutive year.

381 Best Colleges 2017
Oakland, CA—August 30, 2016

The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 12th consecutive year.

Excellence in Assessment
Oakland, CA—August 22, 2016

Mills College was recognized by a consortium of higher education organizations for developing a sophisticated data system to measure and improve student learning.

Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—August 8, 2016

On Friday, September 23, 2016, the Board of Trustees of Mills College will inaugurate Elizabeth L. Hillman as 14th president of the oldest women's college in the West.

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Oakland, CA—July 11, 2016

An education from Mills College is well worth the cost in terms of post-graduate salaries, according to Forbes newly released list of "America's Top Colleges 2016."

Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—July 1, 2016

Elizabeth L. Hillman officially assumed her duties at Mills College today, becoming the 14th president of the 164-year-old women's college.