Anthropology professor leaves Mills after two and a half years

After two and a half years, Visiting Professor of anthropology Maura Finkelstein is leaving Mills for a tenure-track position at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Finkelstein, who specializes in cultural and social anthropology, said it is a luxury for an educator to have diverse students who are critically aware and take their education very seriously.  “You don’t get that everywhere,” Finkelstein […]

FFMC is working toward presenting to the administration on why Mills should divest from all fossil fuel related investments. (Octavia Sun)

Fossil Free Mills College aiming to help Mills’ future

Fossil Free Mills College (FFMC) is aiming to become a part of Fossil Free and is committed to removing their business interests and investments from fossil fuels.

Mills Choir celebrates music by female composers

After a semester of practice, the Mills College Choir performed 12 songs by female composers for a crowd of more than 50 people in the Littlefield Concert Hall.  The Choir’s third annual spring concert was on Sunday May 3; “Celebrating Women Composers: Where We Lead” was led by ensemble director Cindy Beitmen. The performance showcased the importance of female-composed songs.  During the Choir’s […]

Mills lab coordinator retires after 30 years

Known in the chemistry and physics department for keeping stock of the chemicals and lab equipment and a being helpful resource in the Natural Sciences Building (NSB), laboratory coordinator Pamela Ralston is retiring from Mills College after 30 years. The lab coordinator is in charge of the inventory and the maintenance of supplies needed to run […]

UC Berkeley professor lectures at Mills for fourth Annual RWIS

Dr. Inez Fung spoke about reforestation and plants reacting to climate change at the fourth Annual Russell Women in Science lecture series.

Mills addresses recent drought restrictions through changes on campus

Mills College is beginning a campaign to reduce water usage across campus and evaluate further potential reductions in response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s recent water restrictions.

Shasta Dam in Jan 2014. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Drought talk: water shortage across decades

As California continues in its drought, this article looks back at the drought from 1990.

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