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Saturday, December 06, 2014

Palo Alto Area Mills College Club holiday tea

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: Menlo Park, CA
RSVP requested
Join local alumnae and connect over treats at a holiday tea featuring a raffle drawing!


Sunday, December 07, 2014

East Bay Mills Branch holiday tea

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: Mills College
Enjoy treats and drinks with alumnae at the annual holiday tea.


Thursday, December 11, 2014

East Bay Mills Branch wine club

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Mills College
Join the East Bay Mills Branch wine club for this month’s tasting evening!


Sunday, December 14, 2014

San Francisco Mills Club holiday tea

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location: San Francisco, CA
Catch up with alumnae at a holiday tea.



November 19, 2014

Why does Barbie need boys?
Professor of Computer Science Ellen Spertus blasted the children’s book Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer for reinforcing the stereotype that women must rely on men to code.

November 7, 2014

Lawson on Syrian developments
In response to a BBC World News report on child soldiers in Syria, Professor of Government Fred Lawson provides insight on different militant groups in the region and their practice of recruiting underage youth to the front lines.

October 28, 2014

The case for US–Cuban cooperation
From fighting the Ebola virus to releasing political prisoners, collaboration and negotiation between the longtime foes is sorely needed but has been hampered, in part, by US internal politics. Mills visiting lecturer and Latin American political expert Arturo Lopez-Levy weighed in on recent conflicts.

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.

Career coach Jennifer Lin, MBA '11, shares how she assists women in achieving professional fulfillment
Lin, founder of 10 Things U Dream of Doing!, details the many benefits of having a career coach in your corner. Her client list includes Tamiko Blake, MBA '11.

Diversity Woman, Fall 2014

Pianist Lynn Schugren '69 performs in Grass Valley, California
The special concert benefits St. Joseph's Cultural Center, an organization that preserves a historical landmark building for community activities.

The Union, November 19, 2014

Lora Droste, MPP '11, wins Berkeley City Council election by 16 votes
Droste ran on a campaign focused on affordable housing, crime reduction, parks, and schools.

www.berkeleyside.com, November 13, 2014

Chile Lindo owner Paula Tejeda '08 combines Chilean artists and food in San Francisco
From selling empanadas door-to-door, to purchasing her restaurant, Tejeda is determined to "make Chile Lindo the Dean & Deluca of Chilean products."

www.missionlocal.org, November 13, 2014

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