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Representation as motivation

Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy I’ve never cried from happiness before. I’ve cried for anger, for grief, for frustration, for reasons of being overwhelmed. But “happy tears” has only ever been an expression I knew of and never needed to use. These big ol’ crocodile tears you’d only expect when the […]

What is SAMEAPI month?

At Mills, the month of April is designated as SAMEAPI Heritage Month. SAMEAPI stands for South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander (SAMEAPI) heritage month. This month’s events were planned by the SAMEAPI committee, which consisted of members from the Muslim Student Alliance, Asian Pacific Islander Student Alliance, Mandarin Club, Ethnic Studies Department, the Center, […]

‘Three Veils’ screening and discussion complex and deep

On Thursday, April 12, the South Asian Middle Eastern Asian Pacific Islander committee and the Department of Spiritual and Religious Life hosted a screening of Rolla Selbak’s 2011 movie, Three Veils, which focuses on three Muslim women, their lives and their intersections. “One of my favorite things about Three Veils is its title,” Mills professor […]

Mills student presents at UC Berkeley on the decolonization of Guam

On April 13, the Asian-Pacific American Student Development organization at UC Berkeley hosted Independent Guåhan for a conversation about the decolonization of Guam and the work being done through the organization. While Pacific Islander students make up 0.2 percent of UC Berkeley’s student population, the APASD group is making efforts to make visible the presence and […]

Bay Area becomes target of immigration battle

Despite some recent victories for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in federal courts, the Trump administration’s efforts to increase immigration restrictions and deportations continue, along with local and national efforts to protect and support those targeted by these measures. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the Trump administration on Feb. 26 to end […]

(Photo courtesy of Chad Lutz) The Mills College Board of Trustees and other community members listen to testimonies from faculty and students on June 22, 2017.

Mills College waits for Board of Trustees’ decision as officials endeavor to calm concerns

In the wake of what has been a tumultuous few weeks for much of the community of Mills College, apprehension among some faculty, students, parents and alumni has persisted as they await the outcome of decisions made to stabilize the college’s finances, which could include the elimination of several departments and the dismissal of up […]

Associate Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Judith Bishop

Mills College’s Dr. Judith Bishop: what you did and didn’t know

“Majestic,” “crystal clear,” “compassionate,” “life-changing” are the adjectives splashed on RateYourProfessor.com describing Dr. Judith Bishop, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Religious Studies. Despite the rave reviews, Dr. Bishop is one of the eleven faculty members targeted for termination under the current Financial Stabilization Plan. The layoff of beloved ranked and tenured […]

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