ePluribus co-founder asks Americans “How do you know what’s real and what’s not?”

On Sept. 25, ePluribus co-founder Aidan McCarty spoke to the Mills College community about the havoc fraudulent social media is wreaking on the American democratic process. Proposing a solution, he introduced his company’s tech-based platform for more credible civic engagement. On the heels of election interference in the 2016 presidential race, McCarty and his brother, […]

Mills marks the start of 2019-2020 academic year with Convocation

On Sept. 20, Mills College held its annual Convocation ceremony at Littlefield Concert Hall. Members of the Mills community, including alumni, gathered to mark the start of the 2019-2020 academic school year, commemorate the 2020 graduating class, and recognize academic achievements among students and faculty. Esteemed scholar and author Dr. Crystal J. Lucky joined the […]

Therapy dogs bound onto Mills campus, provide affection and comfort

On Sept. 4, therapy dogs from the Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation visited the Mills community on the lawn outside of F. W. Olin Library. Greeting students on that Wednesday were golden retrievers Fulton, Luka and Nigella. “Therapy dogs provide a trusting venue,” Rich Henika, Fulton’s handler, said. “It’s really nice that people are […]

Mills hosts a Creek to Bay Day, joins upcoming cleanup battle between Oakland and San Francisco

On Sep. 7, the Mills Sustainability Center hosted a Creek to Bay Day as part of the larger Oakland cleanup initiative and International Coastal Cleanup Day. Beginning at 10:00 A.M., members of Mills and the outside community helped clean up and steward an on-campus section along Leona Creek, named Post Road Restoration Site. “There’s a […]

Mills first stop on ‘Comfort Women’ for U.S. Troops tour

On April 18, Mills College hosted South Korean activists and lawyers for a panel on state-sanctioned prostitution for U.S. soldiers post-World War II, a practice referenced as “comfort women” or kijich’on. The event was part of South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander (SAMEAPI) heritage month on campus. “It’s a story of gendered politics, of […]

Mills joins higher education collaborative to prevent sexual harassment

Mills College is teaming up to launch an Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. This initiative is in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, as well as more than 40 other colleges and universities. “It’s consistent with our historic mission and our goal of pursuing gender and racial […]

Mills administration and faculty join the conversation at ASMC Open Forum

On April 8, the Associated Students of Mills College (ASMC) held a second Open Forum at the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy. Attendees discussed the impact of on-campus incidences that brought up concerns of racism and also the succeeding responses from campus leadership. Members of Mills administration and the art department […]

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