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U.S. News and World Report Ranks Mills Among 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. Learn more »

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Hollywood Legend Olivia de Havilland Sends a Shout Out to Mills in People Magazine

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2016 Asked if there's any advice she'd give to her younger self, she replies, "Take a long leave of absence from the Warner contract and go to Mills College, where the scholarship I had won in 1934 is still waiting for me!" Learn more »

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Mills Professor Co-Edits New Book on Black Women, Pregnancy and Childbirth

Oakland, CA–March 10, 2016 Mills College Professor of Ethnic Studies Julia Chinyere Oparah has co-edited a new book called <em>Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth</em>. Learn more »

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KQED’s Forum Features Mills Professor Fred Lawson Speaking on Aleppo, Syria

Oakland, CA–December 20, 2016 Mills Professor of Government Fred Lawson joined a panel of experts on KQED radio Monday where he spoke about the evacuations of civilians and rebel fighters from the war-ravaged neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo in Syria. Learn more »

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Mills Developing New Computer Literacy Curriculum for Undergraduate Students

Oakland, CA–December 15, 2016 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. Learn more »

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Mills Developing New Computer Literacy Curriculum for Undergraduate Students

Oakland, CA–December 15, 2016 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. Learn more »

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Mills Students Debut First Projects in New Podcasting Class

Oakland, CA–January 02, 2016 Mills College students in the new Introduction to Podcasting class have debuted their first collection of work, ranging from a heartfelt story about a father’s chance encounter with his hero, the late boxer Muhammad Ali, to a piece on “the blurry line between music and misogyny” in rap music.Mills College students in the new Introduction to Podcasting class have debuted their first collection of work, ranging from a heartfelt story about a father’s chance encounter with his hero, the late boxer Muhammad Ali, to a piece on “the blurry line between music and misogyny” in rap music. Learn more »

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Alumna choreographer tackles perceptions of black masculinity

Oakland, CA–November 30, 2016 Through dance, Zimbabwe-born Nora Chipaumire, MA ’00, MFA ’02, portrays perceptions of black masculinity to standing ovations in America and Europe. Learn more »

Mills Self-Defense Class Featured on ABC7 News KGO TV

Oakland, CA–November 29, 2016 Mills students are taking action to protect themselves from sexual assault. Learn more »

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Mills College Mourns the Loss of Composer Pauline Oliveros

Oakland, CA–November 28, 2016 Pauline Oliveros, a distinguished American composer who played a major role in the development of experimental music, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2016. She was a treasured member of the artistic community at Mills College. Her presence at Mills had a profound impact on her colleagues in the Music Department and on many generations of Mills students. Learn more »

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Mills President: Now More than Ever, World Needs a Place Like Mills

Oakland, CA–November 18, 2016 The days following our national election have had a significant impact on the Mills campus, and the college will continue to reaffirm its values in relation to the changing political landscape. Learn more »

Mills President Elizabeth L. Hillman Launches First in a Series of Facebook Live Interviews

Oakland, CA–November 18, 2016 In what promises to be a lively and engaging series of monthly interviews, Mills College recently hosted its first Facebook Live broadcast, Live from the Heller Room at Mills College, with college President Elizabeth Hillman. Learn more »

PEN Fellowship for Writers: Emerging Voices

Alumna Kirin Khan ’10 wins PEN fellowship for writers

Oakland, CA–November 10, 2016 The Los Angeles–based fellowship is designed to help launch the professional careers of promising new writers like Khan, who studied economics and math while at Mills. Learn more »

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Building Bridge to College, Mills Hosts Oakland Youth for Day of Fun, Sports

Oakland, CA–October 14, 2016 Forging ties with the East Oakland community and nurturing enthusiasm for higher education, Mills College hosted over 180 elementary school students Thursday, October 14 for a day of sports and fun on campus. Learn more »

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Mills College featured in Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for Seventh Year

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. Learn more »

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Mills Alumna Lands Her First Published Short Story in ‘Best American’ Anthology for 2016

Oakland, CA–October 10, 2016 A Mills College alumna has landed her first published short story in The Best American Short Stories 2016, published this month and edited by Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz. Learn more »

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Two Mills MBA Students Receive Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships

Oakland, CA–September 29, 2016 Two Mills College MBA students were honored with $10,000 scholarships from the Financial Women of San Francisco during a luncheon earlier this month. Learn more »

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Advocate for Diversity in STEM Fields to Deliver Russell Women in Science Lecture October 25

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!” Learn more »

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U.S. News and World Report Ranks Mills Among 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. Learn more »

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Mills Financial Aid Experts Featured in Oakland Magazine, Share Tips to Avoid Tuition Debt

Oakland, CA–September 02, 2016 Mills College was featured recently in an Oakland Magazine article for parents and students titled “Paying for College? Five Steps to Remember.” Learn more »

Last Updated: 7/21/17