September 9, 2014
Mills among the best in the West
Named one of the top ten colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills was also recognized for providing high academic quality at a good price.
September 5, 2014
Business school hailed for positive impact
The Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business has been named one of the top-rated schools for social and environmental responsibility in Net Impact’s Business as UNusual guide to graduate programs.
September 2, 2014
What makes an A+ teacher?
In a HuffPost Live discussion, School of Education Dean Kathy Schultz denounced "the heavy weight of tests and accountability measures [that] supplant curriculum" in favor of careful teacher preparation and ongoing professional development.
August 26, 2014
College holds fast in top 10 of master’s universities
Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide issue has again placed Mills among schools that “focus on justice, scholarship, and the public good.”
August 21, 2014
College pioneers gender-inclusive admissions policy
Mills has become the first single-sex college in the country to implement an admissions policy for transgender applicants. In an interview on KQED Radio’s Forum, Vice President for Enrollment Management Brian O’Rourke and two current students discussed the groundbreaking approach.
August 14, 2014
Mills climbs the culinary charts
For three years running, The Daily Meal has named Mills among the nation’s top colleges for serving delicious meals, this year bolstering it to number 14 among 75 campuses.
Jocelyn Meggait, MFA '12, creates a free store, art gallery, and studio in Oakland's Dimond district
Meggait's latest project is one in a series of interactive installations that challenge consumerism and the assumptions of the capitalist market.
East Bay Express, September 10, 2014
Self-taught interior designer Lisa Gabrielson '91 shares her ideas of beautiful homes
An eclectic European influence is apparent in Gabrielson's work, which has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Southern Lady magazine.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 6, 2014
Musician Christopher Willits, MFA '02, celebrates the release of his album, Opening
Opening is a meditative "visual album" that presents ambient sound and images of the natural world.
www.sfgate.com, September 3, 2014
United Nations selects Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner '12 to present 2014 Climate Summit keynote address
Jetnil-Kijiner was chosen in a competition involving 544 candidates. Her home country, the Marshall Islands, is only a few meters above sea level and its existence is threatened by climate change.
www.wnd.com, September 2, 2014
Imperial Valley News, July 22, 2014