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