Past News & Events
Past News

We are excited to announce that Isabel Cortes (MPP '13) and Anne Moses, President of Ignite and Mills Public Policy Adjunct Professor, were named Susan B. Anthony Honorees by the National Women's Political Caucus Alameda North Chapter.

Congratulations to Lori Droste (MPP '11), Carla Hansen (MPP '11), and Natasha Middleton (MPP '13) on their acceptance into Emerge California, a rigorous training program for women who aspire to run for office. We look forward to seeing their names on a ballot in the near future!

Professor Sharyl Rabinovici was recently elected as a director at large of the Northern California Chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI). EERI is a national society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists working to reduce earthquake risk.

Professor Carol Chetkovich was featured as a social movements expert in Diablo Magazine's article about solutions to our nation's toughest problems. In her words: “We can't fix the economic problems until we fix the political system.” Read more here.

Past Events

2012 Election Events

Are you interested in hearing where our candidates stand on the issues?

Policy on the Plaza

On Wednesday, October 17, Mills MPP students presented nonpartisan analyses of issues on the November 2012 ballot.  If you missed the event, click here to read information prepared by the students.

Final Presidential Debate Party

The Public Policy Program will host debate viewing parties for the November 2012 Presidential Elections. Join us to watch and discuss the debates together...

October 22, 2012–Presidential Debate

5:45–9:00 pm
Student Union, Rothwell Center
Topic: Foreign Policy

Dr. Matthew Hubbard will open the evening with an update on national polling methods and findings.

Immediately after the debate, Professor Larry Magid will facilitate a conversation analyzing the debate and the topics covered.

For information, contact Ife Walker at RSVP is appreciated but not required.  Light snacks will be served.

Drop-in Admissions Information & Advising

Join us at a cafe near you for drop-in advising. Come get your questions about the program answered, as well as inside info about the application process and financial aid. And let us treat you to lunch!

 Friday, January 25, 2013
11:30am to 1:30pm—drop by anytime!
Awaken Cafe
1429 Broadway at 15th St, Oakland
Register here.
Public Transit: BART to 12th St or 19th St
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

11:30am to 1:30pm—drop by anytime!
Boudin Bakery & Cafe
619 Market Street, San Francisco
Register here.
Public Transit: BART or MUNI to Montgomery Street

Friday, April 5, 2013
11:30am to 1:30pm—drop by anytime!
Au Coquelet
2000 University Avenue, Berkeley
Register here.
Public Transit: BART to Downtown Berkeley


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Last Updated: 2/24/17