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Saturday, November 01, 2014

Napa Valley wine tasting

Time: 10:30 am
Location: Yountville, CA
Cost: $25
RSVP requested
Join alumnae for a wine tasting at Hestan Vineyards.


Wednesday, November 05, 2014

East Bay Mills Branch happy hour

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Oakland, CA
RSVP requested
Enjoy drinks, bowling, and bocce ball at a new venue in Oakland.


Saturday, November 08, 2014

Walk with AAMC President Lucy Do ’75 in Lafayette

Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Location: Lafayette, CA
RSVP requested
Get some fresh air with alumnae as you walk around Lafayette Reservoir with Lucy Do.


Sunday, November 09, 2014

North Bay book group planning meeting

Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
RSVP requested
Suggest book titles and share ideas for a new local alumnae book group!



October 20, 2014

The myth of the apathetic student
In a Washington Post op-ed, Professor of Education Joseph Kahne contends that it’s not for lack of caring that youth appear to avoid civic engagement. When digital media gets incorporated into their education, they “connect to the issues they care about in informed and effective ways.”

October 16, 2014

Visiting writer wins fellowship
Critically acclaimed Achy Obejas, who is teaching at Mills during her two-year residency, has been selected as one of “America’s most accomplished and innovative artists” by United States Artists.

October 15, 2014

Mills sparks national conversation
New York Times Magazine recently examined the debate at women’s colleges on admitting transgender students, an issue that made national headlines when Mills announced its own breakthrough admission policy.

September 29, 2014

Hewlett Foundation appoints President to board
As a new member of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s board of directors, President Alecia A. DeCoudreaux has declared that she cares “deeply about the issues the foundation works on, especially education and women's economic empowerment.”

Marriage and family therapist Audrey Martin '80 debuts her jazz album
Living Room is the culmination of Martin's 17 year-long journey in learning the art of jazz. Her album is described as "...a ravishing repertoire that flows seamlessly between American Songbook standards and gems by pop and jazz singers/songwriters..."

www.berkeleyside.com, October 23, 2014

Janet Zamudio, MA '10, runs for a seat on the San Lorenzo Unified School Board
Zamudio believes current school board members do not engage sufficiently on district issues. If elected, she will ask questions, challenge assumptions, and look for ways to do things better.

San Jose Mercury News, October 20, 2014

New York's Vineyard Theatre will honor Margo Lion '66 at its annual gala
Hosted by filmmaker John Waters, the fundraiser pays tribute to Lion's 30-year career creating Tony Award-winning productions.

www.broadwayworld.com, October 16, 2014

Meeta Kaur, MFA '06, takes part in groundbreaking anthology of Sikh American women writers
Kaur is editor of and contributor to Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, and Faith. The 24 narratives take readers through universal issues facing all women as experienced by members of the Sikh religion, a faith little known in the United States.

San Jose Mercury News, October 15, 2014

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