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Friendship and Fulbright bring Egyptian academic to Mills

The sequence of events that brought visiting professor Maha El Said to the Mills campus as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar for the fall semester can be traced as far back as 1993. That’s when she and Professor of English Elmaz Abinader first met at a conference in Cairo, where El Said has taught for decades,

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Faculty Afghan expert speaks out

Prior to joining Lead by Learning as its new director in April, Mizgon Zahir Darby’s varied career has included working as a journalist in the Bay Area and New York, directing in the nonprofit space, and founding a consulting firm. She’s also a second-generation Afghan American, her parents immigrating to the United States from Afghanistan

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Lighting the Way to a Kinder World

A+P+I Artist-in-Residence Christy Chan had something to say about the other pandemic brought on by COVID-19: rising anti-Asian racism and hate crimes. She turned to her filmmaking toolbox and set out to create the Dear America project, a series of works by herself and five other AAPI artists—including Professor of Studio Art Cathy Lu—that were

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