Press Releases

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—May 16, 2017

Mills College, a nationally respected, independent liberal arts college for women with innovative graduate programs for students of all genders, has announced a blueprint to better meet students' needs and overcome financial challenges.

Commencement Speaker Lateefah Simon
Oakland, CA—March 22, 2017

Mills College will celebrate its 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with an address by Lateefah Simon, a passionate and nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and racial justice.

School of Education
Oakland, CA—March 14, 2017

The Mills College School of Education is included in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking released today.

Oakland, CA—February 27, 2017

Mills College announced a new student transfer partnership with Peralta Community College District today that provides enhanced opportunities for those seeking a four-year bachelor's degree.

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

Image of a laptop
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.