December 8, 2014
Women of color left out of college sexual assault debate?
In a New York Times article, Professor of English Ajuan Mance asserts that the media have focused attention on mostly white fraternities, which “makes it more difficult for discussions of black women’s experiences, and probably those of other women of color, to find their way into mainstream conversations.”
December 2, 2014
Mills librarian wins hearts, minds, and award
Michael Beller, head of reference and access services, has been named one of the nation’s 10 most-loved librarians by the American Library Association, an honor cosponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and The New York Times. He has served the research needs of Mills students and faculty while sporting his characteristic bow ties since 2002.
December 1, 2014
Dance professor finds inspiration in students
Holley Farmer, a visiting assistant professor of dance who performed with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, explains how her teaching experience has informed her own creativity and technique.
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.
JoNelle Toriseva, MFA '04, appointed assistant professor at Genesee Community College in New York
In addition to her professorship, Toriseva will be the director of English and Communication Arts.
www.thedailynewsonline.com, December 17, 2014
Barbra Higbie '79 performs at Windham Hill Solstice show
Higbie and other musicians will appear with former Windham Hill Records founder Will Ackerman, who has not performed in the Bay Area since 2006.
Contra Costa Times, December 15, 2014
Hazel Wheeler '11, MBA '13, involves the Oakland community in creating a mural for women affected by violence
Wheeler is working with other Mills graduates to create a public art piece commemorating women killed in Oakland.
San Jose Mercury News, December 12, 2014
David Young Kim, MFA '14, helps China's renowned artist Ai Weiwei showcase his smuggled work at Alcatraz
Kim worked alongside artists and activists to mount the show for Weiwei, who is lauded as "one of the most controversial, prominent, and important artists of his generation."
SF Weekly, December 11, 2014